gypcrete

gypcrete

[′jip‚krēt]
(geology)
A type of duricrust composed of hydrous calcium sulfate.
McGraw-Hill Dictionary of Scientific & Technical Terms, 6E, Copyright © 2003 by The McGraw-Hill Companies, Inc.
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The use of the deformed shank nail does not affect the use of finish floor products such as ceramic tile, vinyl, carpet, or floor toppings used for fire and sound control, such as gypcrete and light-weight concrete.
One of the "tricks" you see commercially is the use of a liquid gypsum floor leveling system that provides fabulous fire protection and acoustical properties (aka, "Gypcrete").
The surface at Spence lacks the non-pedogenic gypcrete crust that is widespread throughout the Atacama Desert because it had been removed by sporadic sheet flood erosion.
After a meeting with affordable housing developer Jim Schuler, who committed to steel-framed homes for his new subdivisions, Jackson launched Frametech, a subsidiary specializing in materials for steel and gypcrete homes.
The latter was accomplished by covering post-tensioned engineered floors with sound-deadening material from Owens Corning, capped with more than an inch of Gypcrete.
The post-tension engineered floors are covered with Owens-Corning sound-deadening material, then capped with more than an inch of Gypcrete from USG.
Beneath the sea of cherry lies a hefty sandwich of building paper, plywood, I-inch Gypcrete, then subfloor and I-joists.