Veneer Plaster Base drywall

CertainTeed Veneer Plaster Base consists of a solid set, fire-resistive gypsum core enclosed in a highly absorptive paper surface. CertainTeed Veneer Plaster Base is available in a variety of lengths and widths.  For interior use as a veneer plaster substrate.

ABOUT
CertainTeed Veneer Plaster Base is an interior gypsum board with a specially formulated face paper for use as a veneer plaster substrate. It consists of a solid set, fire-resistive gypsum core enclosed in a highly absorptive paper surface. CertainTeed Veneer Plaster Base is available in a variety of lengths and widths.

APPLICATIONS
CertainTeed Veneer Plaster Base is ideal for virtually any type of one- or two-coat veneer plaster system. It can be used in commercial and residential wall and ceiling construction, including wood or steel framing, or furring and masonry.

ADVANTAGES
Rapid installation reduces overall construction time.

  • Lower cost than regular plastering with equally attractive surface appearance.
  • Consistently high quality, defect-free board.
  • Uniformly flat, attractive appearance.
  • High edge hardness.
  • No wavy edges, warps, bows or deformities.
  • Uniform high-strength cores eliminate crumbling, cracking.
  • Edge tapers consistent to form perfect joints.

PHYSICAL CHARACTERISTICS
Thickness
: 1/2" (12.7 mm), 5/8" (15.9 mm) Type X, Type C

Lengths: 8' to 12' standard

Widths: 4' (1220 mm) standard

Edges: Square and Tapered

Paper: 100% recycled Ivory colored face paper and strong liner back paper.

Weight: 2.3 lb/ft2 (11.2 kg/m2)

Packaging: Two pieces per bundle; face-to-face and end-taped.
Special widths, lengths or edges may be available on special order. Consult your CertainTeed sales representative.

Applicable Standards: Meets ASTM C1396, Type X standards.

Surface Burning Characteristics: CertainTeed Veneer Plaster Base Type X Gypsum Board has a Flame Spread rating of 15 and Smoke Developed rating of 0, in accordance with ASTM E84, (UL 723, UBC 8-1, NFPA 255, CAN/ULC-S102). "UL Classified for Fire Resistance (ANSI/UL 263; ASTM E119) and listed under UL File No. CKNX.R3660" Consult the GA-600 Fire Resistance Design Manual or UL Fire Resistance Directory, Volume 1 for specific information regarding the construction of fire resistance rated assemblies.