Is it likely that heavy objects could strike or penetrate the wall? This impact-resistant gypsum board is designed for use in areas prone to cavity penetration, such as gymnasiums, correctional facilities, schools and hospitals.
XP® Hi-Impact® Gypsum Board offers the same mold, moisture and abuse resistant features as XP® Hi-Abuse® Gypsum Board, and in addition, it has fiberglass mesh embedded into the core, providing even more impact/penetration resistance.
It also has a specially formulated core to provide fire-resistance ratings. And you can use XP® Hi-Impact® Gypsum Board as a tile backerboard in dry areas or areas with limited water exposure, such as toilet/sink areas and areas above tile in tubs and showers.
Resists Impact: Offers greater protection against impact that can lead to indentation. Features fiberglass mesh embedded into its core, one of the toughest components. Provides the highest level of durability for your walls or ceilings. Helps to prevent damage that adds maintenance costs and reduces safety.
Gold Bond® XP® Hi-Impact® Gypsum Board has achieved GREENGUARD Gold Certification
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