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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Gypsum is undertaking this project to meet increasing demand for our joint compounds in the robust construction markets in Florida and other Southeastern states," said James Metcalf, executive vice president, USG Corporation, and president, USG Building Systems.
Now there's an innovative new way to reduce airborne drywall dust with SHEETROCK(R) brand dust control joint compound from USG.
National Gypsum is proud to offer the broadest line of gypsum and related products to have achieved the industry's most stringent indoor air quality standards, and to be the only manufacturer to offer a complete line of GREENGUARD Certified joint compounds," said John Ferretti, general manager, interior finishing products.
Georgia-Pacific cannot evade liability for harm caused by a worker's exposure to the company's asbestos-containing joint compound simply by suggesting that we have to present proof of every individual time this worker was exposed to Georgia Pacific's product.
Technicians from MARCOR's Wilmington, MA, office, garbed in full protective suits, gloves, and respirators, is removing large amounts of asbestos-containing joint compound from the Giunta family home.
Years before the Mahoneys first used Georgia Pacific's asbestos-containing joint compound, Georgia Pacific knew that its product posed a substantial risk to workers.
It will provide the full line of ProForm[R] brand finishing products including joint compound, setting compounds, textures and tape.
Lujan had been exposed to asbestos, a known carcinogen, in the form of joint compound, for over 15 years while working in the construction industry," says Russell W.
But now -- thanks to a new all-purpose joint compound or mud -- there's an innovative way to significantly reduce airborne drywall dust.
USG Corporation is a Fortune 500 company with subsidiaries that are market leaders in their key product groups: gypsum wallboard, joint compound and related gypsum products; cement board; gypsum fiber panels; ceiling panels and grid; and building products distribution.
Joint compound is a simple substance containing plaster of paris, limestone and perlite.
This locked-in, gazing-out feel is brought to the fore in Institutional, which, using only drywall, joint compound, sparingly deployed greenish- and pinkish-gray paint, and an intractable silence, exudes a far creepier sense of being surveilled than does an entire buzzing, shouting exhibition of gizmos by Julia Scher.

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