USG Announces Nationwide Availability of Lightweight Type X Wallboard

August 2015

USG, Chicago, has announced nationwide availability of the first and lightest Type X wallboard in the industry, USG Sheetrock® Brand UltraLight Panels Firecode® X. This panel is available in one of two Underwriters Laboratories Inc. (UL) Type Designations (Type ULIX and Type ULX), depending on geography. These panels are the industry’s first lightweight Type X gypsum panel designed for commercial and residential construction.

UL Type ULIX panels are available in the West North Central, Mountain and Pacific regions.

UL Type ULX panels are available in New England and in the Mid-Atlantic, South Atlantic and East Central regions.