GA Position Statements

May 13, 2019

The Application of AR/IR Panels on 20 Gauge Steel Studs

The Gypsum Association recommends 30 mil (minimum 0.0296” base metal thickness) steel studs for use with abuse-resistant and impact-resistant (AR/IR) gypsum panels to minimize the occurrence […]
May 2, 2019

Moisture in Gypsum Panel Products

The number of inquiries to the Gypsum Association about water-damaged gypsum panels always increases during the winter, early spring, after hurricane season or after any other […]
April 26, 2019

Gypsum Area Separation Firewalls and Utility Placement

The Gypsum Association has published a position document on Gypsum Area Separation Firewalls intended to clarify the criteria for the placement of utilities in the flanking […]