Gypsum Industry Knowledge

What you need to know about gypsum - Gypsum Board Manufacturing Training

Mark Flumiani
Innogyps
Presented at Global Gypsum Conferences 2013, 2014, 2015

Gypsum board, drywall or plasterboard is a building product used in modern construction for efficient, cost effective fire protection that can be easily installed and decorated.  The process to produce gypsum board generally consists of calcining and or grinding gypsum powder, forming a gypsum panel product and drying off any excess water.

Innogyps has prepared a training presentation that introduces the gypsum board manufacturing process in detail including:

  • Gypsum and its properties
  • Gypsum chemistry
  • Gypsum products and their uses gypsum board, building plasters, special plasters, floor screeds etc.
  • Gypsum calcination, hydration and stucco quality
  • Gypsum manufacturing processes and what equipment is used
  • The purpose and importance of formulation and additives
  • Examples of problems encountered in manufacturing
  • The global market for gypsum products and regional trends
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