CertainTeed M2Tech® Moisture and mould resistant drywall features a unique technology that combines moisture and mould resistance and is specially engineered to provide enhanced protection against mould growth. Designed for use on interior walls and ceilings in standard residential, commercial, and institutional applications where enhanced mould resistance is preferred. M2Tech Moisture & Mould resistant drywall is also available in Type X for enhanced fire resistance.
M2Tech Moisture & mould Resistant Drywall:
- Achieves the best possible score of 10 for mould resistance per ASTM D3273
- Achieves less than 5% water absorption by weight after 2-hour immersion, as per ASTM C473 test method
- GREENGUARD Gold Certification
- GREENGUARD Indoor Air Quality Certification
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M2Tech® Moisture and mould Resistant drywall is a treated paper-faced wallboard with a moisture-resistant core enclosed in a 100% recycle moisture and mould resistant light violet coloured face paper and bronze back paper.
- Thickness: 1/2" (12.7mm), 5/8" (15.9mm)
- Lengths: 8' (2440mm), 10' (3050mm), 12' (3660mm) Width: 4' (1220mm)
- Edges: Tapered
- Paper: 100% recycled moisture and mould resistant light violet coloured face paper and bronze back paper
- Weight: 1/2" (1.6 lb/ft2 (7.8 kg/m2), 5/8" Type X (2.2 lb/ft2 (10.7 kg/m2)
For more detailed Technical Data, please see the Product Data and Submittal Sheet.
CertainTeed Regular Gypsum Board accepts most types of paints, textures and wall covering materials. The surface shall be primed and sealed with a full-bodied latex primer before applying a final decorative material. This will equalize the suction between the joint compounds and the paper surface. For best painting results, all surfaces, including joint compound, should be clean, dust-free and not glossy. If glossy paints are used, a thin skim coat of compound over the entire surface, Level 5 finish, is recommended to reduce highlighting or joint photographing. This method is also recommended for areas of critical sidelighting of natural or artificial light sources. A sealer application under wallpaper or other wall coverings is also recommended so the board surface will not be damaged if the covering is subsequently removed during redecorating. Joint treatment must be thoroughly dry before proceeding with primer-sealer application and final decoration. For a complete mould resistant system, use with M2Tech finishing products where available. For important specific fire safety information, please refer to the Gypsum Association's GA-600 Fire Resistance Design Manual or to the UL Fire Resistance Directory.
For complete installation instructions, please see Install Like the Pros, Gypsum Board Installation Guide.
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