Ron Blank & Associates, Inc. - NGC09K
Abuse and Impact Resistant Gypsum: Stronger and Safer Walls
Learning Objectives:
1. Define key terms associated with gypsum and wall surfaces
2. Discuss ASTM C 1629 classification system for abuse resistant panels and ASTM test methods
3. Compare and contrast the performance of different gypsum board technologies
4. Discuss the installation process, performance features, various applications, and cost benefits of impact resistant gypsum

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: NGC09K
Credits: 1 AIA HSW CE Hour
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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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