1/4" Flex Gypsum Board




 

1/4" Flex Gypsum Board

1/4" Flex designed to conform to curves without wetting.

1/4" Flex is a gypsum board specially designed for curved applications. Curved partitions and surfaces present an aesthetic alternative to conventional flat construction, enabling interior designers, building owners and home owners to create soft, innovative looks. 1/4" Flex provides the greater installation flexibility required to take the contour of frame placement. 1/4" Flex is ideal for curved staircases and ceilings as well as column enclosures in low and high-rise residences, sport facilities, schools, condominiums and office areas.
  • High edge hardness.
  • No wavy edges, warps, bows or deformities.
  • Uniform high-strength cores eliminate crumbling, cracking.
  • Edge tapers consistent to form perfect joints.
  • Excellent thermal barrier and sound attenuation qualities.

1/4" Flex Gypsum Board

  • Thickness: 1/4” (6.4mm)
  • Lengths: 8’ (2440mm), 12’ (3660mm)
  • Width: 4’ (1220mm)
  • Edges: Tapered
  • Core: Gypsum core enclosed in ivory-colored face paper and liner back paper
  • Paper: 100% recycled face and back paper

 

Applicable Standard:
  • Meets ASTM C 1396
 
For more detailed Technical Data, please see the Product Data and Submittal Sheet. 

1/4" Flex Gypsum Board

CertainTeed Regular Gypsum Board accepts most types of paints, texture and wall covering materials. The surface shall be primed and sealed with a full-bodied latex primer before applying a final decorative material. This will equalize the suction between the joint compounds and the paper surface. For best painting results, all surfaces, including joint compound, should be clean, dust-free and not glossy. If glossy paints are used, a thin skim coat of compound over the entire surface, Level 5 finish, is recommended to reduce highlighting or joint photographing. This method is also recommended for areas of critical sidelighting of natural or artificial light sources. A sealer application under wallpaper or other wall covering is also recommended so the board surface will not be damaged if the covering is subsequently removed during redecorating. Joint treatment must be thoroughly dry before proceeding with primer-sealer application and final decoration.

For complete installation instructions, please see Install Like the Pros, Gypsum Board Installation Guide.

1/4" Flex Gypsum Board

Please see the attached document for the complete warranty.

1/4" Flex Gypsum Board

CertainTeed Gypsum is committed to sustainability. Our 14 gypsum board manufacturing facilities, located throughout North America, operate with a responsible and environmentally conscious ethic that includes reclamation, preservation of natural resources, recycling and waste management.

The face and back paper used for our gypsum boards consists of 100% recycled paper and in-plant scrap is recycled back into the manufacturing process. Where sources are available, synthetic or “by-product” gypsum from the desulphurization of flue gases at coal-fired power plants is used. Currently three of our manufacturing plants (Carrollton, Kentucky; Moundsville, West Virginia and Toronto, Ontario) use 100% synthetic gypsum and the total recycled content for these synthetic gypsum plants is 96%.
 
Although LEED rating systems do not currently address emissions for all building materials and their effects on indoor air quality, finished CertainTeed gypsum board products have no reportable VOCs and will not affect indoor air quality.

 
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