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Caraustar offers new mold resistant gypsum facing paper

Feb. 27, 2007 - Caraustar Industries said that it has developed a new mold, mildew and moisture resistant product, SafeFace MR™, for the wallboard industry.

According to Caraustar, the new facing paper has been tested in accordance with ASTM D3273 protocol and wallboard made with SafeFace MR achieved ratings of 10—the highest level of performance for mold resistance."

The company said that SafeFace MR can be manufactured in all regular and specialty gypsum facing paper grades including creamface and grayback for interior drywall applications, shaftliner, sheathing, tile-backer and pre-deck products.

Wallboard made with SafeFace MR has application and finishing characteristics that are the same as regular wallboard, with no extra finishing time or cost, Caraustar added.

SOURCE: Caraustar Industries Inc.




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