SHEETROCK® Brand StandardCORE Plasterboard (With AirTough™ technology)

USG Boral SHEETROCK® Brand StandardCORE plasterboard has a re-engineered, lightweight core with USG Boral’s innovative Sag-Defying Strength™ formulation. The panels have a superior sag resistant performance that allows for greater spans. The non-combustible gypsum core is encased in 100% recycled face and back papers.

Specially formulated with USG Boral’s AirTough™ Technology, USG Boral SHEETROCK® Brand StandardCORE plasterboard (with AirTough™ technology) is capable of removing hazardous volatile organic compounds (VOC) pollutants such as formaldehyde, thus conditioning the air quality that is crucial for Healthcare environment. 


  • Features AirTough™ technology, removing up to 70% of formaldehyde 

Recommended Usage

  • Healthcare applications



Additional Information


  • Capable of removing up to 70% of formaldehyde: creates an anti-VOC environment and conditioning the air around us    

USG Boral AirTough™ Technology:

Volatile Organic Compounds (VOCs) are found everywhere and can be produced by most of our household or building products. Invisible to our naked eye, some VOCs such as formaldehyde are harmful to the human health and environment. Although VOCs are not immediately toxic, long-term exposure may cause ill health effects.

The AirTough™ technology comprises of a specially formulated core that drives the destruction of VOCs, helping to condition the air that we breathe. Capable of removing up to 70% of formaldehyde in the air, it helps to build an anti-VOC setting in the healthcare environment for the overall well-being of both practitioners and patients.

The formaldehyde absorption tests are conducted to the precise methods, limitations and uncertainty as recognised under the ISO 16000-23 : 2010 standard and Eurofins Scientific reports.


Technical Data and Notes


USG Boral SHEETROCK® Brand StandardCORE (with AirTough™ technology)

*Custom lengths available. Please contact your local USG Boral office.

Information provided are for reference purpose only and due care has been taken to ensure accuracy at time of publication. Products, specifications and requirements may vary according to geographical locations and applications. As each project is unique, please contact your local USG Boral representative for further assessment.