Ready Mix

ProForm® Lite Blue™ with Dust-Tech® Joint Compound

Vinyl base ready mix joint compound specifically formulated to reduce airborne dust while sanding.

Resources

3-Part Guide Specs

Literature

Submittals

Submittal Builder

Lightweight all-purpose joint compound

Reduce airborne dust while sanding

  • Reduced dust by up to 60%.
  • Sands without clogging sandpaper.
  • Mold resistant.

ProForm® Lite Blue™ Joint Compound with Dust-Tech® is a vinyl base ready mix joint compound specifically formulated to reduce airborne dust while sanding. A lightweight all-purpose compound that offers the same features and benefits as standard joint compound, but is 30% lighter, easier to sand, produces less airborne dust, and offers enhanced mold resistance. It is excellent for all phases of drywall finishing, patch work, and renovations.

Lite Blue Joint Compound with Dust-Tech is designed for use in all phases of finishing gypsum board, including taping, spotting fasteners, and finishing corner bead.

Advantages

  • Reduces airborne dust by up to 60%, saving time with quick, easy cleanup.
  • Lightweight. Approximately 30% lighter than conventional ProForm Joint Compound.
  • Reduced shrinkage. Up to 33% less shrinkage than conventional joint compound.
  • Easier pull. Spreads easier for quick application.
  • Sands without clogging sandpaper.
  • Ready to use right from the container after mixing.
  • Mold resistant.
  • Low VOC content - less than 2 grams/liter.
  • Same formula as ProForm® Lite Blue™.

Availability

  • Nationwide

ProForm® Lite Blue™ Joint Compound with Dust-Tech® has achieved GREENGUARD Gold Certification.

Specifications

Products that suit any project criteria

Product Details

Applications:

Finishing

Packaging:

Carton, Pail

Coverage:

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

Carton Volume:

3.5 gal

Pail Volume:

4.5 gal

Frequently Asked Questions

Ready to answer your product and installation questions

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.

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

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

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.

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.

Related Resources

Product details and technical documentation

EPDs

HPDs

Product MasterSpec

4 Design center

Design & Resources

Review ProForm details and technical information in the Design & Resource Center.

Design & Resource Center
Expert Connection

Expert Connection

Contact ProForm representatives who can help troubleshoot your project challenges.

Get Started

Need Technical Information?

Call 1-800-NATIONAL®

National Gypsum Company is the exclusive service provider for products manufactured by ProForm Finishing Products, LLC.