ToughRock® Fireguard X® Mold-Guard™ MAX-Abuse™ Gypsum Board is designed for wall assemblies in high-traffic areas where surface durability and indentation resistance are especially important, such as schools, hospitals, corrections facilities and offices. It also offers enhanced protection against mold and moisture exposure that can cause deterioration and/or stains. Tested per ASTM C1629 for surface abrasion, surface indentation, and soft- and hard-body impact, ToughRock Fireguard X Mold-Guard MAX-Abuse Gypsum Board is specially formulated to offer greater resistance to abrasion, rubbing, scraping, gouging and indentation on the surface.
Enhanced abuse resistance – greater resistance to incidental surface damage
Enhanced fire resistance – UL classified Type X
Superior moisture resistance in high humidity interior areas
nominal inches: 5/8” (15.9 mm) ± 1/64” (0.4 mm)
nominal: 4′ (1220 mm), ± 3/32″ (2.4 mm)
standard: 8′ (2440 mm) to 12′ (3658 mm) ± 1/4″ (6.4 mm)
lbs/sq. ft. nominal (kg/m²): 2.9 (14.2)
°F•ft2•hr/BTU (m2•K/W): 0.56 est. (0.10)
5/8″ (16 mm)3
1Represents approximate weight for design and shipping purposes. Actual weight may vary depending on manufacturing location and other factors. 2Per Gypsum Association document GA-235. 3Specified minimum values are as defined in ASTM C1396.
Certifications may vary by production location, please contact local representative for more information.
ToughRock® Max-Abuse can be installed onto 20 gauge (30mil) steel studs or wood framing in accordance with ASTM C840 and GA-216.