Coverboard Meets FM Global’s Very Severe Hail Standard

Georgia-Pacific has launched DensDeck StormX Prime Roof Board, a high-performance gypsum roof coverboard designed to help commercial rooftops hold tough under the dangers of impact and puncture caused by very severe hail conditions.

More people and property are in the path of severe weather than ever before, with an estimated 75 percent of American cities experiencing a hail storm annually. Georgia-Pacific has launched DensDeck StormX Prime Roof Board, a high-performance gypsum roof coverboard designed to help commercial rooftops hold tough under the dangers of impact and puncture caused by very severe hail conditions. DensDeck StormX Prime Roof Board joins DensDeck Prime with EONIC Technology as a gypsum roof board with manufacturing specifications that include 5 percent total water resistance by weight and 1-gram surface water absorption performance on both sides of the board. The product, which is classified for use in approved assemblies meeting FM Global’s Very Severe Hail Standard set in 2019, is available nationwide.

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