ToughRock® Veneer Lite-Weight Plaster Base board is designed to bond with skim coats of specially formulated veneer plasters. These plasters form a surface that is much harder than typical gypsum wall board, making it less prone to dents and scratches. ToughRock Veneer Lite-Weight Plaster Base board is manufactured to meet the requirements of ASTM C1396 Section 10; CSA-A82.27-M; and Federal Specification SS-L-30D, Type VI, Grade R.
Lighter in weight than traditional ToughRock® Veneer Plaster Base
Specially formulated face paper
nominal inches: 1/2″ (12.7 mm) ± 1/64″ (0.4 mm)
nominal: 4′ (1220 mm) + 0″ –3/32″ (2.4 mm)
8′ (2440 mm) to 12′ (3658 mm) ± 1/4″ (6 mm)
lbs./sq. ft., nominal (kg/m2): 1.5 (7.3)1
°F•ft2•hr/BTU (m2•K/W): 0.45 (0.08)2
10/8″ (32 mm)
1 Represents approximate weight for design and shipping purposes. Actual weight may vary depending on manufacturing location and other factors. 2 Per Gypsum Association document GA-235.
Georgia-Pacific has always made a quality 1/2″ paper-faced gypsum board. In the first half of 2015, Georgia-Pacific Gypsum introduced an upgraded 1/2″ paper-faced gypsum board called ToughRock® Fireguard 45™ Gypsum Board. The improved 1/2” board has enhanced fire-resistive properties and can replace standard and lightweight gypsum board in ALL 1/2″ wall and ceiling assemblies, including 24″ o.c. framed ceilings. ToughRock Fireguard 45 Gypsum Board is a standard weight 1/2″ interior wallboard that has achieved a 45-minute UL classified fire rating in select assemblies (consult local codes for actual requirements). For additional information concerning fire ratings and fire safety, go to www.buildgp.com/safetyinfo.
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