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Gypsum 101 – Uses and Benefits of Gypsum Board and Compound (GYP24_3)

Course Description:

This course reviews the gypsum board manufacturing process, gypsum board as a life safety device, types of gypsum board and joint compound, and the many benefits of gypsum board This course will review how gypsum board: The main mineral used in gypsum board How this mineral makes it fire resistant How gypsum board is made The benefits of using gypsum board Additional discussion will focus on the many variations of gypsum board, their performance characteristics, and how to implement these variations into your projects, to achieve your project’s desired results

Learning Objectives:

  • Benefits of gypsum as a life safety device
  • Identifying gypsum boards and joint compounds by type and use
  • Understanding of the fire-rated systems and the use of different gypsum boards to provide occupant safety
  • Recognize the value of gypsum as a versatile building material and sustainability contributor
  • Differentiate gypsum products and its advantages such as : o Fire resistance o Mold resistance o Durability when exposed to the elements o Enhanced safety and well-being buildings occupants
Credits: AIA 1 AIA (HSW HSW)

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