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ProForm® Ultra Lite® All Purpose Joint Compound

Ultra Lite is approximately 40% lighter than other conventional all purpose ready mix products and is ideal for all phases of finishing.

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Premixed lightweight drywall joint compound

Designed to be used for both hand and taping tools

  • Premixed lightweight drywall joint compound is ideal for all phases of finishing.
  • Ultra Lite® is designed to be used in all taping and finishing tools.
  • Mold resistant.

ProForm® Ultra Lite All Purpose joint compound is an innovative product that combines an excellent bond with superb sanding characteristics. Ultra Lite is a vinyl base ready mix joint compound and outperforms its competition with excellent working qualities and great open time.

Ultra Lite is approximately 40% lighter than other conventional all purpose ready mix products and is ideal for all phases of finishing. Ultra Lite is designed for all phases of finishing, including taping, topping, filling, patching, skimming, and laminating. Ultra Lite is designed to be used for both hand and taping tools.

  • Premixed lightweight drywall joint compound is ideal for all phases of finishing, including taping, texturing, topping, filling, patching, skimming, and laminating.
  • Ultra Lite is designed to be used in all taping and finishing tools.
  • Applies and sands with ease.
  • Eliminates the need for more than one type of compound on the job.
  • 4.5 gallon bucket covers up to 500-sq ft.
  • Up to 40% lighter than conventional-weight joint compound - the lightest formula available.
  • Excellent open time.

ProForm® Ultra Lite® All Purpose Joint Compound has achieved GREENGUARD Gold Certification.

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Product Details

Applications:

Finishing

Packaging:

Carton, Pail

Coverage:

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

Carton Volume:

3.5 gal, 4.5 gal

Pail Volume:

4.5 gal

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Do you have mold resistant ready mix?

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.

How much does a pail or carton of ready mix cover?

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

How should ready mix be stacked?

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

What is the shelf life of ready mix?

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.

What happens if my ready mix freezes?

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.

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