Gypsum board


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gypsum board

[′jip·səm ‚bȯrd]
(materials)
A plaster board covered with paper.

Gypsum board

A wallboard having a noncombustible gypsum core; covered on each side with a paper surface.A mineral used in drywall. Mining of gypsum disrupts habitats, uses energy, and causes pollution. Synthetic gypsum is made with fly ash, a by-product of manufacturing and energy-generating processes, which reduces the need for mined material. Recycled gypsum drywall is made with reclaimed drywall and waste from drywall manufacturing.

gypsum board

gypsum board: detail showing joint treatment
A wallboard having a gypsum core. This noncombustible core has a paper surface.
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