Traditionally, the wallboard
production process starts by crushing gypsum rock, heating it to remove moisture, and then adding water to form a stucco slurry.
With Greentech Wallboard
, Spertech is developing a commercially viable alternative to traditional drywall that's emissions-free.
The North American wallboard
market represents over 50% of world demand.
is comprised of 98% recycled content, and produced with virtually no carbon emissions out of materials that would otherwise be deposited in landfills.
sales volume of 504 million square feet (MMSF) for this year's quarter was 39% greater than the 363 MMSF sold during the same quarter last year.
Located in northern California, approximately 90 miles from major markets such as Oakland and San Francisco, the new plant is designed to operate the world's largest wallboard
manufacturing line, with the capacity to produce approximately one billion square feet of SHEETROCK brand wallboard
Alerts are available for display on the Virtual Wallboard
application, with color changes to yellow and red based on threshold parameters.
Demand for CXP's products remains strong and while Cement price increases have been implemented in certain of CXP's markets, Gypsum Wallboard
prices fell during the quarter.
We are now producing wallboard
at about 215 feet per minute," said Plant Manager Steve LePage.
Using a radar system, researchers scanned the wall and found the technology to be effective in accurately pinpointing areas of hidden moisture behind the wallboard
The project will include improvements to the gypsum rock handling system, a new mill and related systems and a new wallboard
Further, after grinding contaminated wallboard
in separate unpublished studies, Stephen Lee, who supervises the Emergency Response Team at the Minnesota Pollution Control Agency in St.