joint compound


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joint compound

[′jȯint ‚käm‚pau̇nd]
(materials)
A material used primarily to lubricate the threads of pipe joints and secondarily to prevent joint leakage.

joint compound

In gypsum board construction, a compound used for taping and/or finishing joints.
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com), Chicago, a leading manufacturer of gypsum wallboard, joint compound, and related gypsum products; cement board; and gypsum fiber panels.
For a basic joint, spread joint compound over the steam and embed a strip of joint tape in the compound.
The installer told my husband to fill it with joint compound, which he did, but it cracked; we put in new joint compound and it cracked again.
Using a putty knife, apply a thick layer of joint compound over crevices formed by wallboard edges.
Professional drywall tapers always fill a row of screw holes with one long stripe of joint compound, rather than filling every screw hole separately.
When recommending pipe joint compound, you need to know what the pipe will carry after installation--natural gas, oil, gasoline, water or other fluids or gases.
His attorney, David Jagolinzer, says Lagueux inhaled asbestos fibers while sanding hardened joint compound that contained Calidria asbestos mined by Union Carbide.
For his carefully composed, near-monochrome paintings and wall sculptures, Ketter, an American living in Sweden, uses common hardware-store materials--latex paint, joint compound, steel corner bead, gypsum wallboard--and methods borrowed from his experiences as a carpenter to create "trace paintings" in which labor and art are one.
Chances are it's caused by the difference in texture and porosity between the areas finished with joint compound and the adjacent uncoated face paper.
scrap pieces of gypsum wallboard - small piece of adhesive tape - nail, ice pick, or similar tool - small piece of string - pencil - keyhole saw, razor blade, knife, pocket knife, or serrated edge knife - coat hanger - ruler - screwdriver - joint compound - trowel - fine grit sandpaper
Unfortunately for the Strickland family and thousands of others, Union Carbide, according to the verdict, was supplying asbestos to the joint compound industry from the late 60's until 1978, when asbestos was finally banned from being used in joint compounds being sold in the U.
Setting compound shrinks less than regular joint compound, and it dries rock hard.

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