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Downloadable documents that reference all aspects of gypsum and working with gypsum board.

GA-214-2017 Quick Reference Guide PDF

GA-214-2017 Quick Reference Guide PDF

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Intended as a supplement to—not a replacement for—GA-214-2015 Recommended Levels of Finish for Gypsum Board, Glass Mat & Fiber-Reinforced Gypsum Panels this one page chart provides an essential overview of the five levels of finish and when and where to specify each.

GA-253-2018: Application of Gypsum Sheathing, PDF Download

GA-253-2018: Application of Gypsum Sheathing, PDF Download

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A must for anyone hanging gypsum sheathing or involved in EIFS work!

GA-236-2017: Joint Treatment Under Extreme Weather Conditions, PDF Download

GA-236-2017: Joint Treatment Under Extreme Weather Conditions, PDF Download

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A valuable reference guide for anyone involved with the application and drying of joint compounds and adhesives in extreme weather conditions

GA-214-2015: Recommended Levels of Finish for Gypsum Board PDF Version

GA-214-2015: Recommended Levels of Finish for Gypsum Board PDF Version

Product Code: GA-214-15-PDF
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Assists contractors to describe the desired finish for Gypsum Board, Glass Mat, and Fiber-Reinforced Gypsum Panels

GA-220-2016: Gypsum Board Winter Related Installation Recommendations, PDF Download

GA-220-2016: Gypsum Board Winter Related Installation Recommendations, PDF Download

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Learn how to avoid problems associated with cold weather with this publication!

GA-221-2017: Causes, Prevention and Repair of Joint Ridging and Centerline Cracking, PDF Download

GA-221-2017: Causes, Prevention and Repair of Joint Ridging and Centerline Cracking, PDF Download

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Describes the symptoms, causes, and repair methods for joint ridging in gypsum board surfaces.

GA-222-2014: Repairing Screw or Nail Pops, PDF Download

GA-222-2014: Repairing Screw or Nail Pops, PDF Download

Product Code: GA-222-14
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Describes the symptoms, causes, and repair methods for fastener pops in gypsum board surfaces.

GA-223-2017: Gypsum Panel Products, Types, Uses, Sizes, and Standards, PDF Download

GA-223-2017: Gypsum Panel Products, Types, Uses, Sizes, and Standards, PDF Download

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Summarizes the many different types of gypsum board used in the industry!

GA-225-2015: Repair of Fire-Rated Gypsum Panel Product Systems, PDF Download

GA-225-2015: Repair of Fire-Rated Gypsum Panel Product Systems, PDF Download

Product Code: GA-225-15
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Discusses everything from patching a small hole to full scale replacement of large damaged areas!

GA-226-2016: Application of Gypsum Board to Form Curved Surfaces, PDF Download

GA-226-2016: Application of Gypsum Board to Form Curved Surfaces, PDF Download

Product Code: GA-226-16
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Describes special application methods used to install gypsum board on curved wall or ceiling surfaces!

GA-227-2017: Recommendations for the Prevention of Ceiling Cracking, PDF Download

GA-227-2017: Recommendations for the Prevention of Ceiling Cracking, PDF Download

Product Code: GA-227-17
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Minimize centerline cracks by using resilient channels to create a less rigid attachment of the gypsum board to wood framing!

GA-229-2008: Shear Values for Screw Application of Gypsum Board On Walls, PDF Download

GA-229-2008: Shear Values for Screw Application of Gypsum Board On Walls, PDF Download

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Tests conducted in accordance with ASTM E 72 determine average ultimate shear values