Gypsum with Fire Resistance and Easier Installation
The Easi-Lite lightweight gypsum board product line with the addition of a fire-resistant option is up to 30 percent lighter than standard 5/8-inch Type X board. The 5/8-inch Easi-Lite 30 features a specially formulated core with a 30-minute fire rating for walls, can be used in interior ceilings and is designed to be easier to transport, lift, carry and install. It is comprised of up to 99 percent recycled material and is easy to score and snap. Based on its lighter weight, up to 33 percent more product can be shipped on a flatbed, which can help reduce transport and fuel costs. Easi-Lite 30 is UL Classified for fire resistance and included in UL/cUL Design W423 for use in 30-minute single-layer wood and steel-framed wall assemblies. The entire Easi-Lite product line has achieved GREENGUARD Gold Certification and is low-VOC.