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.
When used in a certified sound-rated assembly, Firecheck Type X will also contribute to required Sound Transmission Class (STC) values.
Firecheck Type X is suitable for various indoor uses, including:
Interior walls and ceilings
Area separation fire walls
Firecheck Type X offers several advantages over regular drywall:
Fire resistance: An enhanced level of fire resistance compared with regular drywall for both residential and commercial construction applications. Firecheck Type X is formulated to perform in accordance with ASTM C 1396, Sections 5 and C 36, Type X; and is UL labeled (Type LGFC6A).
Ease of installation: Fast installation, similar to that of regular drywall.