Base Compounds -SHEETROCK® Easy Sand™ Lightweight | Knauf AU

SHEETROCK® Easy Sand™ Lightweight Base Compounds

SHEETROCK® Easy Sand™ is a lightweight, plaster based setting type compound formulated  for the bedding of plasterboard joints, angles and  spotting fastener heads when used in  conjunction with Knauf Finishing Compounds. It weighs up to 25% less than conventional setting type compounds and provides very  easy sanding and low shrinkage, making it  ideal  for heavy fills and patching jobs. 

Mixes up to a lightweight creamy texture and is suitable for achieving a smooth plasterboard joint finish.

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Physical Properties
  • Colour: White
  • Type: Setting-Type Joint Compounds
  • Packaging: 16kg (90 setting time) and 8.1 kg (20 setting time) bags
  • Coverage: 13 kg / 100sqm
  • Manufacture: Compound is manufactured to stringent USG Boral product quality control specifications
Applications
  • Surfaces must be clean a free of dust
  • Can be applied with hand or mechanical tools
  • The use of SHEETROCK® paper tape is recommended
  • Ensure there is sufficient amount of compound under the paper tape to provide adhesion
  • Each coat of Easy Sand must be allowed to set thoroughly before applying the next coat
  • Thoroughly clean all tools and equipment after use
Features and Benefits
  • Lightweight
  • Easy Sanding
  • Resists shrinkage and edge cracking
  • Consistent working times
  • Easy scrape back