USG Introduces High-Performance, Moisture Resistant Glass-Mat Panels for Pre Dry-in Construction

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USG introduces SHEETROCK Brand Glass-Mat Panels Mold Tough FIRECODE X, a high-performance interior wall panel with moisture and mold resistance.

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With warranted weather performance, these innovative panels deliver exceptional moisture and mold resistance when weather exposure is anticipated. Plus, they’re backed by the service and support only USG can provide.

USG (NYSE: USG), a leading wallboard and building products manufacturer, today introduces SHEETROCK Brand Glass-Mat Panels Mold Tough FIRECODE X, a high-performance interior wall panel with moisture and mold resistance. Ideal for new construction or renovation projects, SHEETROCK Glass-Mat Panels are optimal in the pre dry-in (aka “pre-rock”) application of wallboard before the building envelope is enclosed and can be used in protected exterior soffit applications.

“As a leader in wallboard innovation, we are continuously looking to deliver upon our customers’ changing needs and desires, and this product is a result,” says Scott Feste, director, wallboard products – marketing. “With warranted weather performance, these innovative panels deliver exceptional moisture and mold resistance when weather exposure is anticipated. Plus, they’re backed by the service and support only USG can provide.”

SHEETROCK Glass-Mat Panels feature a non-combustible moisture and mold resistant gypsum core encased in an inorganic fiberglass mat that sheds water and has tapered edges for easy finishing. They are UL classified as to fire resistance and easily score and snap, allowing a quick and easy installation with no sawing or special tools required. The facer mat is colored to match traditional drywall and is engineered to accept the application of USG finishing systems.

Scoring a 10 out of 10 on ASTM D3273 test for mold resistance, these panels provide the highest level of mold and moisture resistance available, and are guaranteed for three years against manufacturing defects and 12 months of weather exposure.

For more information about SHEETROCK Brand Glass-Mat Panels, please visit http://www.USG.com.

About USG
USG Corporation is a manufacturer and distributor of high-performance building systems through its United States Gypsum Company, USG Interiors, LLC, L&W Supply Corporation and other subsidiaries. Headquartered in Chicago, USG’s worldwide operations serve the commercial, residential, and repair and remodel construction markets. USG’s wall, ceiling, flooring and roofing products provide leading-edge building solutions for customers, while L&W Supply branch locations efficiently stock and deliver building materials nationwide. For additional information, visit the USG website at http://www.usg.com.

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