Gyprock Ultra-AP is the ultimate lightweight all-purpose jointing compound with superior tape adhesion and shrinkage. With Ultra-AP you can be confident you are using the best.

Typical Applications

Gyprock Ultra-AP is typically used for each coat in a three coat jointing system in residential and commercial walls and ceilings. With ultra-strong tape adhesion for tape and second coats, it is ideal for internal angles and, while it can be hand applied, it flows smoothly through mud boxes, automatic tapers and other machine tools.

Category: All-purpose Compounds
Store availability: Cabramatta, Katoomba
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Ultra-AP is a versatile all-purpose jointing compound used for all coats in a three coat jointing system. This low VOC formulation is available in a convenient premixed form that has been developed to provide exceptional tape adhesion. This is combined with excellent sandability when used as a top coat. Its ultra-low shrinkage and fast drying make it ideal for hot and dry conditions.

Each coat dries and hardens in approximately 24 hours ready for recoating or sanding.

Product Options

Gyprock Ultra-AP is available in the following pack size:

Pack 15kg Pail (14L approx.)
Coverage – Tape & Second Coat 18.5kg/100m2
Coverage – Topping Coat 5.2kg/100m2

Shelf life is 1 year from manufacture.

For product availability and to place an order, contact your nearest supplier.

Physical & Chemical Properties

Specific gravity (H20=1) 1.0 – 1.4
VOC content (as specified by GBCA) <10 g/L as VOC content per material

Product Manufacture

Gyprock Ultra-AP is manufactured by CSR Gyprock in Australia to stringent product specifications.

Product Handling

Transportation and manual handling: Refer to the Gypsum Board Manufacturers of Australia (GBMA) website for recommended OH&S practices.

Storage: Store buckets of compound in a dry environment out of direct sunlight. Remove lid and stir prior to use. Unused product should be stored by resealing the original bucket. Remix prior to use. Discard if drying has commenced.

Health and Safety

Safety Data Sheets are important documents in the construction industry and assist in the continuing focus on occupational health and safety on and off sites.

Installing to Standards

AS/NZS2589: Gypsum linings – Application and Finishing outlines the procedures for jointing and finishing of Gyprock plasterboard in conjunction with additional details contained in Gyprock Technical Literature.


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