Ron Blank & Associates, Inc. - NGC09N
High Performance Gypsum: Protect against mold, moisture and exposure
Learning Objectives:
1. Identify the characteristics of high performance gypsum panels related to moisture, mold, fire resistance, and exposure
2. Recognize products available with high performance properties including exterior sheathing, shaftliner, interior panels and tile backer panels
3. Determine the appropriate use of high performance fire rated separation systems at shaft enclosures and separation walls
4. Assess the use of high performance gypsum panels for exposure conditions in extreme interior applications
5. Appraise the situations where tile backer board is appropriately used both with and without a tile finish
6. Compare the unique applications and benefits for each product category

National Gypsum is one of the largest gypsum board producers in the world. Gypsum board is National Gypsum's primary business, and these products are marketed under the Gold Bond® BRAND. The full product line includes XP® mold and moisture resistant, SoundBreak® XP® acoustical, and e2XP® exterior and interior extended exposure board. The company is a leader in product and process innovation. It is fully integrated, owning gypsum mines and quarries and paper mills to produce the heavy facing papers for gypsum board manufacturing.
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Course number: NGC09N
Credits: 1 AIA HSW CE Hour
Credit applies to: Organizations
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Number of questions: 10
Format: Multiple Choice and True/False
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Note: A score of 80% or higher is required to receive a certificate of completion.
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