M2Tech® Type X drywall

CertainTeed M2Tech® Type X Moisture and Mold resistant drywall features a unique technology that combines moisture and mold resistance with enhanced fire resistance.

ABOUT
CertainTeed M2Tech® Type X Moisture and Mold resistant drywall features a unique technology that combines moisture and mold resistance with enhanced fire resistance. Designed for use on interior walls and ceilings in standard residential, commercial, and institutional applications where enhanced mold resistance is preferred, and fire resistance is required. Type X board features a specially formulated core providing fire resistance ratings when used in tested assemblies.

APPLICATIONS
M2Tech Gypsum Board is used for interior walls and ceilings in standard residential, commercial or institutional applications. It can be used for new construction or renovations over wood or steel framing. It is typically nailed or screwed to studs spaced 16" (400 mm) or 24" (610 mm) o.c., but can be applied by laminating or with the use of an adhesive.

M2Tech Type X Gypsum Board is used for the above mentioned applications requiring fire ratings.

ADVANTAGES

  • Fire resistance ratings up to four hours (M2Tech Type X)
  • M2Tech technology provides additional zone of protection against moisture and mold
  • Achieves best possible score of 10 for mold resistance per ASTM D3273*
  • Achieves best possible score of 0 for mold resistance per ASTM G21*
  • GREENGUARD® Gold Certified
  • Less than 5% water absorption by weight after 2-hour immersion, as per ASTM C473 test method
  • Uniformly flat, attractive appearance; no shadows
  • High edge hardness
  • No wavy edges, warps, bows or deformities
  • Uniform high-strength cores eliminate crumbling, cracking
  • Edge tapers consistent to form perfect joints
  • Excellent thermal barrier and sound attenuation qualities

CERTIFICATIONS

PHYSICAL CHARACTERISTICS
M2Tech® Moisture and Mold Resistant drywall is a treated paper-faced wallboard with a moisture-resistant core enclosed in a 100% recycle moisture and mold resistant light violet colored face paper and bronze back paper.

Thickness: 1/2" (12.7mm), 5/8" (15.9mm)

Lengths: 8' (2440mm), 10' (3050mm), 12' (3660mm) Width: 4' (1220mm)

Edges: Tapered

Paper: 100% recycled moisture and mold resistant light violet colored face paper and gray back paper

Weight: 1/2" (1.6 lb/ft2 (7.8 kg/m2), 5/8" Type X (2.2 lb/ft2 (10.7 kg/m2)