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Strait-Flex® L-Bead

Designed to finish edges of drywall

Ideal for window returns, sky lights and wall edges.

Application(s): Drywall

L-Bead on a roll that performs like conventional L-Bead.

  • Window returns, sky lights, and wall edges
  • Produced for drywall thickness of 1/2” standard and 5/8”
  • Note: Full composite materials, not paper-faced



  • Cut L-Bead to desired length. Fold L-Bead in half at center crease with print size facing each other.
  • Apply all-purpose compound to corner. Press L-Bead into the wet compound, adjust to create a straight line, and wipe down with a taping knife.
  • A second coat can be applied immediately. Let dry completely over several hours or overnight.
  • With a 6” or 8” taping knife, apply your final coat of compound feathering the compound beyond previous coat. Let dry completely over several hours or overnight.
  • Sand lightly with 120 grit sandpaper. L-Bead will not fuzz-up like paper or mesh tapes.

Code Approvals & Performance Standards


All stored materials shall be kept dry. Materials shall be stacked off the ground, supported on a level platform, and protected from weather and moisture.

Product Submittal Sheets

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Product Code Description
LB12-100, LB58-100 Strait-Flex®L-Bead

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