Firecheck Type X is gypsum board enhanced with glass fibers to offer greater strength and fire protection for use in interior walls and ceilings.
The board has a noncombustible gypsum core and paper facings on the front (ivory), back, and long edges. It is available in several edge treatments, and its ivory facing paper will accommodate a variety of decorative elements after proper surface preparation.
Firecheck Type X can be used in applications that require direct mechanical attachment to wood or metal framing, or as a component of fire-rated assemblies. It may also be used as a thermal barrier in roof assemblies when specified by the roofing manufacturer.
Note: Firecheck Type X is suitable for interior applications only and should not be used in environments where temperatures exceed 125 degrees Fahrenheit (52 degrees Celsius) for extended periods of time, or in areas of extreme humidity. To maintain performance integrity the board should be protected from exposure to adverse conditions during storage and construction. To ensure optimal Type X fire-resistance performance, users should follow the recommended installation procedures.