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ProForm® All Purpose Machine Grade Joint Compound

Designed for tape application, fastener spotting and complete joint finishing of gypsum board.

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Vinyl base ready mix joint compound

Use for tape application, fastener spotting and complete joint finishing of gypsum board

  • Excellent adhesion/bond.
  • Designed for use in mechanical taping and finishing tools.
  • Mold Resistant

ProForm® All Purpose Machine Grade Joint Compound is a vinyl base ready mix joint compound that may be used directly from the container. Designed specifically for the professional and can be used in mechanical taping and finishing tools.

Machine Grade Joint Compound is designed for tape application, fastener spotting, and complete joint finishing of gypsum board. It can also be used to repair cracks in plastered walls, to texture surfaces, and to laminate gypsum board to other surfaces such as masonry or other gypsum board. It contains sufficient binder to secure the reinforcing tape and develops its strength and hardness by drying.

Advantages

  • Ready to use right from the container.
  • Excellent adhesion/bond.
  • Designed for use in mechanical taping and finishing tools.
  • Low VOC content - less than 2 grams/liter.

Availability

  • Mid-Atlantic
  • Southeast

ProForm® All Purpose Machine Grade Joint Compound has achieved GREENGUARD Certification.

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Product Details

Applications:

Finishing

Packaging:

Pail

Coverage:

123-140 lbs/9 gal per 1,000 sq ft

Pail Volume:

61.7 lb

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No material can be considered “mold-proof,” nor is it certain that any material will resist mold or mildew indefinitely. However, when used in conjunction with good design, handling, and construction practices, ProForm ready mix can provide increased mold resistance versus standard ready-mixed compounds. As with any building material, avoiding water exposure during handling, storage and installation and after installation is complete is the best way to avoid the formation of mold or mildew.

Ready mix pails or cartons should not be stacked more than two pallets high.

A good rule of thumb is to use nine gallons of ready mix for every 1000 sq ft of wallboard.

While not ideal, ProForm joint compound can go through up to 3 freeze-thaw cycles. Allow material to thaw at room temperature for at least 24 hours. When thawed, turn the container upside-down for at least 15 minutes. Turn pail right-side up, remove the lid and immediately remix with an electric drill. Ready mix should be lump-free and ready to use within 1 minute. Discard ready mix that does not remix to a lump-free consistency.

Nine months in good storage conditions. To prevent spoilage and freezing, maintain temperature at a minimum 50˚F (10˚C) and protect container from exposure to extreme heat and sunlight.

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