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ToughRock® Veneer Plaster Base

ToughRock® Veneer Plaster Base is a gypsum plaster base with a high-suction face paper. It is often referred to as "blue board" due to the blue face paper that is associated with plaster base boards.

The 5/8" board is standard weight and certified Type X for use in fire-rated assemblies. The 1/2" board is a lightweight product and can be used in walls and ceilings.

Details

ToughRock® Veneer Plaster Base is a gypsum plaster base with a high-suction face paper.

  • 5/8" (16.9mm) ToughRock® Fireguard X™ Veneer Plaster Base has been tested in fire-rated assemblies in accordance with ASTM E119 and CAN/ULC S101. It is UL certified and ULC listed Type X for use in a variety of fire-rated wood and steel-framed assemblies.
  • 1/2" (12.7 mm) ToughRock® Lite-Weight Veneer Plaster Base is lighter than the original ToughRock Veneer Plaster Base, making it easier to handle and install.
  • This type of board is often referred to as "blue board" due to the blue face paper that is associated with plaster base boards.
  • The special face paper is 100% recycled and is designed for the application of gypsum veneer plasters meeting ASTM C587.

Applications

Designed for the application of gypsum veneer plasters meeting ASTM C587.

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Safety & Sustainability

For important product fire, safety, and use information, go to buildgp.com/safetyinfo.

Frequently Asked Questions

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