Plus 3 lightweight all-purpose joint compound, ready-mixed, offers all of the benefits of a conventional-weight all-purpose joint compound, Plus three key advantages: up to 35% less WEIGHT; less shrinkage and exceptional ease of sanding. The compound features superior ease of handling, good crack-resistance, and excellent adhesion. Formulated to provide low shrinkage, it usually requires only two coats over metal, such as corner beads and fasteners—saving time and money. It combines all-purpose, single-package convenience with optimum taping and topping performance for interior gypsum panel construction. – compound eliminates the need for taping and topping compounds – compound requires one fewer coat over metal – compound sands with the ease of a topping compound and bonds like a taping compound – meets astm C475 – compound weighs up to 35% less than conventional compounds.