PABCO LITECORE®

Key Benefits

  • Lightweight drywall for use on residential walls and ceilings

  • Sag-resistant, with a proprietary noncombustible, dimensionally stable gypsum core

  • Can be used on both walls and ceilings eliminating the need to source two different products for your project

  • For interior non-structural, non-fire-resistance rated applications in new or renovation construction

  • May be formed to a curve with a short radius, and used as a covering material for flat or curved surfaces

Product Description : Lightweight panel for walls and ceilings

LITECORE is an interior sag-resistant gypsum panel with a proprietary noncombustible, dimensionally stable gypsum core formulated to be lighter than regular wallboard. The product is intended for use in non-structural, non-fire-resistance rated wall and ceiling applications where framing is spaced not more than 24 inches on center.  This dual-purpose panel can be used on both walls and ceiling eliminating the need to source separate products.  Each panel is encased in 100% recycled paper on the face and back. It can be used for both new construction and renovation projects.  

Product Dimensions

TYPE UL CORE THICKNESS WIDTH LENGTH EDGE WEIGHT
PABCO LITECORE® N/A 1/2" 48" 8'-12' Tapered 1.4 lbs/ft2
PABCO LITECORE® N/A 1/2" 54" 12' Tapered 1.6 lbs/ft2

Technical Data

Composition Core: Naturally occurring gypsum and proprietary additives
Paper: 100% recycled paper on front, back and long edges
Manufactured ASTM C1396
Installation and Finishing

GA-216 Application and Finishing of Gypsum Panel Products


GA-214 - Levels of Finish for Gypsum Panel Products


ASTM C840 Standard Specification for Application and Finishing of Gypsum Board


Surface Burn

ASTM E84


Flame Spread 15
Smoke Developed 0

Combustibility

ASTM E136


Non-Combustible Gypsum Core


Sound Control

The PABCO® Sound Design Guide


Sound Design Tool


Product Documents