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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Caption: After being fully assembled, the piece required several coats of joint compound to smooth out the hard edges created by the slicing technique.
"Mess ups" in measuring and large gaps left from assembling can be filled with the joint compound.
* 1963--Setting-type joint compound enhanced setting times and productivity.
He has used eBay not only to buy documents showing that asbestos manufacturers knew their product was harmful, but also to buy physical evidence: unopened cans of asbestos-containing joint compound manufactured in the 1960s and 1970s and a "fireproof" shirt made with asbestos fibers.
To finish off, you need to fill in all the plasterboard joints with a special joint compound and jointing tape .
Use this tough synthetic substance wet for sanding metal or for joint compound on wallboard.
Then hammer or screw the panel to the stud, making sure to dent into the paper just enough so that you will be able to hide the head with joint compound later.
- yardstick - keyhole saw or utility knife - two pieces of wood - claw hammer - joint compound - wallboard tape - putty knife - pieces of wallboard large - fine grit sandpaper enough to fit into stud space - sponge or larger.
What is the advantage of settingtype joint compound when taping drywall?
Can I fix these like drywall cracks--taping over them and using joint compound?

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