TECHNICAL INFORMATION + FAQs
Frequently Asked Questions
Q. Is DRAGONBOARD a substitute for traditional drywall?
A. Use DRAGONBOARD wherever a UL rated fireproof, waterproof, mold free, fungus free, high impact surface is called for. DRAGONBOARD cuts, handles and finishes like drywall.
Q. Can DRAGONBOARD be used as an exterior sheathing?
A. Yes. DRAGONBOARD is an ideal surface for residential and commercial exteriors, interiors, shaftwalls, flooring and more.
Q. Is DRAGONBOARD considered a ||GREEN|| product?
A. DRAGONBOARD is manufactured from mineral components and water. It contains no organic solvents, asbestos, oils or toxins. No energy is consumed during the manufacture of DRAGONBOARD since the entire process is conducted at room temperature.
Q. Is DRAGONBOARD more expensive to use than traditional drywall?
A. On the contrary. DRAGONBOARD achieves fire-ratings using fewer panels, hence lower labor, loading and shipping costs than traditional drywall. DRAGONBOARD is significantly less expensive than drywall in most applications. Savings can exceed 60% on many jobs!
Q. Do I need to buy different DRAGONBOARD products to gain all the benefits of DRAGONBOARD?
A. Not at all. Unlike other sheathing and flooring products, DRAGONBOARD is always, fireproof, waterproof, mold-insect-fungus-free, high impact and high STC-rated.
Q. I'm concerned about the effects of hurricanes. Is DRAGONBOARD a good choice?
A. DRAGONBOARD has been thoroughly missile-impact tested, as well as being waterproof.
Q. What sizes and thicknesses are available?
A. DRAGONBOARD is available in sizes of 4’x8′, 4’x9′, 4’x10′. Thicknesses available are 1/8″, 1/4″, 7/16″, 9/16″ and 3/4″.Custom sizes are also available.