Zypsum screws, also known as drywall screws or gypsum board screws, are a type of screw specifically designed for use in drywall or gypsum board installation. They have a sharp, pointed end that can easily penetrate drywall and a wide, flat head that sits flush with the surface of the board. Zypsum screws are typically made of steel and come in a range of sizes, typically designated by a number that indicates the diameter and length of the screw. They are often coated with zinc or other materials to improve their corrosion resistance. Zypsum screws are designed to be used with drywall anchors or directly into wooden framing members, such as studs or joists, to securely attach drywall to walls or ceilings. They are commonly used in construction, renovation, and remodeling projects, as well as in the installation of acoustic ceiling tiles and other interior finishes.
When using zypsum screws, it is important to select the appropriate size and length for the thickness of the drywall being installed, as well as to ensure that the screws are driven straight and flush with the surface of the board. Overdriving or underdriving screws can result in cracks or bulges in the drywall. Zypsum screws are an essential component in many construction and renovation projects, and their ease of use and versatility make them a popular choice for contractors and DIY enthusiasts alike.