Plasterbase drywall

Continental Plasterbase is a base-layer gypsum board used for interior veneer plaster-finished walls and ceilings.

ABOUT
Continental Plasterbase is a base-layer gypsum board used for interior veneer plaster-finished walls and ceilings.

The board has a non-combustible gypsum core, covered with blue paper facings on the front, back, and long edges. The special-bonding blue veneer face paper creates an optimum plaster "working" rate and increases plaster adhesion. The board will accommodate up to two veneer plaster finish coats.

Plasterbase is designed for use in applications that require direct mechanical attachment to wood or metal framing. For best plaster working and adhesion properties, the veneer plaster should be applied as soon as possible after board installation.

While Plasterbase has some inherent fire resistance characteristics, this product is not intended to provide levels of fire resistance required by various building codes and standards and should not be used for such purposes. For fire resistance, use Continental Firecheck® Plasterbase Type X.

APPLICATIONS
Plasterbase is designed as a base layer for veneer plaster systems in both residential and commercial construction applications. It is used for:

  • Interior walls
  • Interior ceilings

ADVANTAGES
Ease of Installation:
Fast installation similar to regular drywall.

Compatibility: Provides a strong bonding surface for gypsum veneer plasters that meet ASTM C 587.

Identification:
Dark blue face paper clearly distinguishes Plasterbase from regular drywall.

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CERTIFICATIONS

PHYSICAL CHARACTERISTICS
Core: Non-combustible, dimensionally stable, inert gypsum

Paper: 100 percent recycled; front and edges = blue, back = gray

Long Edges: Tapered

Asbestos free; GREENGUARD certified, listed as a low-emitting