USG Boral has introduced its latest plasterboard innovation to the
The new USG Boral Sheetrock brand plasterboard is lighter and easier to install,
and will redefine the plasterboard marketplace by creating a more productive
way to approach wall and ceiling board installation without compromising on time
or quality, according to Frederic de Rougemont, CEO of USG Boral Building
Featuring USG Boral’s patented technology and innovative chemistry, the new USG Boral Sheetrock brand plasterboard is 15 percent
lighter than USG Boral standard plasterboard, turning installation into a more
time efficient process. The lighter board delivers several benefits down the
supply chain with distributors finding the plasterboard easier to lift and
carry with less fatigue.
The lighter product also means less wear and tear on
equipment, whilst more lightweight boards can be loaded on delivery trucks,
resulting in potential fuel and freight savings.
Featuring a consistent core that’s easier to score and snap, installers
can reduce waste at the site, leading to potential material cost savings
for the client.
The Sag-Defying-Strength feature in the USG Boral Sheetrock brand plasterboard
makes it ideal for ceilings as the board is fundamentally reengineered for
improved sag resistance and improved strength-to-weight ratio. Sag-Defying
Strength also helps reduce the chance of damage during handling and
USG Boral is the joint venture initiative of USG Corporation and Boral
Limited, with the collaboration aiming to modernise the building industry and close
the gap across some of the fastest growing construction markets in the world.