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USG VLS Joint Compound

Very Low Shrinkage formula speeds finishing Excellent for taping, topping and heavy fills.  Only two coats needed over metal, reducing time and labor.  Dries faster than conventional compounds.   Weighs 25% less, sands more easily than conventional compounds for increased productivity   Description     SHEETROCK® brand lightweight all purpose joint compound—Formula VLS is an all purpose joint compound for embedding joint tape and for filling and finishing gypsum panel joints, corner bead, trim and fasteners.Compared to conventional weight compounds, this all purpose joint compound weighs up to 25% less and provides very low shrinkage for bead, trim and fastener concealment in only two coats. Allows for application of additional coats of compound or paint after a shorter waiting period (typically 8 hours at 75 °F/50% RH), increasing productivity and turnaround time of the finishing stage of drywall construction. Also for skim coating and hand applying simple textures. Complies with ASTM C475.   Product Data    Types: Hand or mechanical application.Freezing Sensitivity: Protect from freezing.Coverage: Approx. 9.4 gal./1,000 ft.2 (38.3 L/100 m2) of gypsum panels. Compliance With Standards: Meets ASTM Standard C475.Storage: Shelf-life up to nine months under good storage conditions. Dealers and contractors should store compounds in protected place because extreme heat or cold accelerates aging. Check product-date codes periodically. Rotate stock on first-in, first-out basis. Protect container from freezing, direct sunlight and extreme heat.Packaging: 4.5 gal. (17 L) pail, 4.5 gal. carton, and 3.5 gal. carton.