What is DensGlass gold?
DensGlass Gold® is a unique, ”paperless” sheathing panel made of a treated, water resistant core, surfaced with glass mat facings. and a ”gold” colored primer coating.
Who makes DensGlass gold?
Rely on Georgia-Pacific Gypsum’s industry-trusted line of high-performance exterior gypsum panels, including DensGlass®Sheathing– the #1 architecturally specified fiberglass-mat gypsum sheathing. Widely recognized by its GOLDcolor, DensGlass®Sheathing has an exemplary track record that spans more than 30 years.
Is DensGlass a gypsum?
DensGlass® Sheathing Dens® Solutions are industry trusted, high-performing fiberglass mat gypsum panels suitable for your wall, roof, ceiling and floor projects.
Is a 5’8 DensGlass fire rated?
Fire Resistance DensGlass Sheathing is noncombustible as described and tested in accordance with ASTM E136 or CAN/ULC S114. 5/8” (15.9 mm) DensGlass® Fireguard® Sheathing is included in a variety of UL and ULC listings and other designs in the GA-600 Fire Resistance Design Manual.
What goes over DensGlass?
Most conventional exterior sidings and wall coverings — including wood, vinyl, composition, metal, stone, brick, wood shingles, shakes and plywood panels — may be applied over DensGlass Sheathing.
Is DensGlass waterproof?
It is a ready-mixed, flexible, waterproof coating which can be used on gypsum, cement or wood based sheathing substrates. Sto VaporSeal over DensGlass panels can be used on vertical above grade walls.
Can you nail into DensGlass?
DensGlass Sheathing can be attached parallel or perpendicular to wood or metal framing. Nails or screws, as listed in the fastener chart, may be used to attach DensGlass Sheathing to framing.
Is a 5’8 DensShield fire rated?
5/8( (15.9 mm) DensShield® Fireguard® Tile Backer is UL and ULC classified as Type DS and included in numerous assembly designs invested by UL and ULC for hourly fire resistance ratings, including1-hour and 2-hour wall assemblies.
What do you need to know about densglass sheathing?
1 DensGlass® Sheathing is the #1 architecturally specified fiberglass mat gypsum sheathing 1 2 Track record that spans more than 30 years 3 Helps add performance and durability to a wide range of fire-rated and non-fire-rated building assemblies
Why is densglass gypsum used for stone siding?
Widely recognized by the GOLD color, DensGlass® fiberglass mat gypsum sheathing has an exemplary track record that spans more than 30 years. It is a preferred substrate under brick, stone, stucco, siding and EIFS due to its ability to protect a structure against incidental moisture during and after construction.
Why are densglass panels used in structural framing?
DensGlass panels also protect and help stabilize structural framing.
Can you use stone veneer over densglass sheathing?
Masonry or stone veneer can be applied over DensGlass Sheathing just as it would be over any other type of sheathing. Attach the masonry ties securely through the panels and into the steel or wood framing. Space the ties as required by masonry courses. Apply water-resistive barrier as required by building code or design authority.