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Mold Defense®

Mold- and Moisture-Resistant Drywall (Treated Core)
Lafarge Mold Defense is designed for use in interior wall and ceiling applications and offers enhanced protection against mold and mildew that can cause deterioration and/or stains.
Mold Defense is designed for use in interior wall and ceiling applications and offers enhanced protection against mold and mildew that can cause deterioration and/or stains. It contains a non-combustible, mold-, mildew- and moisture-treated gypsum core with treated paper facings on the front (green), back and long edges. This product will accommodate a variety of decorative treatments after proper surface preparation.


Mold Defense is moisture-resistant and can be used in tile backer applications in dry areas or in areas where a degree of moisture may be expected, such as bathrooms and laundry rooms (not for use in shower and bathtub areas).
Mold Defense can be used in building applications that require direct mechanical attachment to wood or metal wall and ceiling frames, or attachment to existing surfaces using fasteners or adhesives. It may also be used as a thermal barrier in roof assemblies when specified by the roofing manufacturer.

Mold Defense Type X may also be used as a thermal barrier in roof assemblies when specified by the roofing manufacturer.

When used in a certified sound-rated assembly, Mold Defense Type X will also contribute to required Sound Transmission Class (STC) values.

Recommended installation procedures should be followed in order to ensure optimal fire-resistant performance.

Type X accommodates a variety of decorative treatments after proper surface preparation.

Mold Defense® Type X

Mold Defense® Type X is a gypsum board enhanced with glass fibers to provide greater strength and fire protection for interior walls and ceilings. It provides enhanced protection against mold and mildew, both of which can cause material deterioration and staining.

Advantages:
Low installation cost: Mold Defense Type X installs quickly and easily. It cuts and snaps like standard drywall.
Low installation cost: Mold Defense Type X installs quickly and easily. It cuts and snaps like standard drywall.
Mold resistance: Mold Defense Type X provides enhanced protection against the growth of mold and mildew.
Fire resistance: Mold Defense Type X is formulated to perform in accordance with ASTM C 1396, Section 7, Type X, and is UL labeled (Type LGFC2A).
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