DensArmor Plus Fireguard Abuse-Resistant Drywall Panels
  • Greater resistance to incidental surface damage, indentation, and penetration
  • Fire protection built in to its noncombustible core
  • Extra mold and mildew protection compared to traditional paper-faced gypsum
Give your wall assemblies extra resistance where it’s critical.

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.

Abuse Resistance

Enhanced abuse resistance – greater resistance to incidental surface damage

Fire Resistance

Enhanced fire resistance – UL classified Type X

Moisture Resistance

Superior moisture resistance in high humidity interior areas

SPECS

Physical Properties
Thickness

nominal inches: 5/8” (15.9 mm) ± 1/64” (0.4 mm)

Width

nominal: 4′ (1220 mm), ± 3/32″ (2.4 mm)

Length

standard: 8′ (2440 mm) to 12′ (3658 mm) ± 1/4″ (6.4 mm)

Weight

lbs/sq. ft. nominal (kg/m²): 2.9 (14.2)

R Value

°F•ft2•hr/BTU (m2•K/W): 0.56 est. (0.10)

Humidified Deflection

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
GREENGUARD Gold Certification

Certifications may vary by production location, please contact local representative for more information.

Product Resources

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Installation

Product FAQs

What type of framing is recommended for ToughRock® Max-Abuse?
Answer

ToughRock® Max-Abuse can be installed onto 20 gauge (30mil) steel studs or wood framing in accordance with ASTM C840 and GA-216.

Is ToughRock® Max-Abuse fire rated?
Should gypsum board be installed vertically or horizontally?
What should we do if the gypsum board gets wet?
What is the fire rating of ToughRock® Fireguard X® Gypsum Board?
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