PABCO ABUSE CURB®

Primary Uses

  • Interior,  abuse-resistance, mold-resistance and water-resistance are needed
  • High traffic interior walls such as corridors in schools, hospitals, offices and courthouses and correctional facilities
  • walls, ceilings and partition applications
  • New or renovation projects with frame spacing not more than 24 inches on center

PABCO ABUSE CURB® Type X is composed of a fire-resistant, non-combustible gypsum core that incorporated MOLD CURB® PLUS technology. ABUSE CURB® is the solution for situations where abuse-resistance, mold-resistance and water-resistance are needed.  The core is encased in 100% recycled heavy mold and water-resistant paper facing and backing.
  
Made in the USA

Core Thickness Width Length Edge Weight
ABUSE CURB®
Type X
5/8” (15.8 mm) 48” (1219 mm) 12’ (3658 mm) Tapered 2.9lbs/ft2

Composition:

Core:  5/8” Type X (UL Core Type: PG-5W) Gypsum Core
Paper: 100% recycled content heavy mold/mildew/moisture/water and abrasion-resistant paper on front, back and long edges

 

Manufactured:

ASTM C1396, ASTM C1629, Federal Specification SS-L-30D Type III & Grade WX

 

Installation:

PABCO Gypsum Installation Instructions
Gypsum Association GA-214, GA-216
ASTM C840

 

Surface Abrasion Resistance ASTM C1629:

Classification Level 2

 

Indentation Resistance ASTM C1629:

Classification Level 2

 

Soft Body Impact Resistance ASTM C1629:

Classification Level 2

 

Mold/Mildew Resistance ASTM D3273:

10 (Highest Rating)

 

Water Absorption ASTM C473:

≤5% by weight

 

Surface Burn ASTM E84:

Flame Spread 15
Smoke Developed 0

 

Combustibility ASTM E136:

Non-Combustible

See the Gypsum Association Fire and Acoustic Guide GA-600
Underwriters Laboratories, UL fire Resistance Directory Design Number:

Type X (PG-5W) 5/8” x 48” wide

U301U305U342U354U355U379,V304V310

Sustainably manufactured in Las Vegas, NV from raw material extracted from the same location. For a full analysis of LEED credits, sustainable attributes, and other environmental certifications, please see our LEED Credit Calculator Tool.

Recycled Content Credit MR4:

Pre Consumer Recycled Content Post consumer Recycled Content Total Recycled Content

11%

1%

12%

Regional Materials Credit MR5:

Manufacturing Plant Location Regional Materials Raw Materials Extraction Location

Las Vegas, NV, USA

93%

Las Vegas, NV, USA

Newark, CA, USA 90% Mexico