C. Shadow Mold
C. Shadow Mold
Aluminum Drywall Shadow Molds are standard extruded aluminum alloy 6063 T5 and are .050 thick. Flannery's Shadow Molds come in 10' lengths and shall have a standard Mill finish. Clear Anodized and Alodine finishes as well as other factory finishes and custom paint orders are available. Refer to the Finishes Link in the left margin for details. For intersections, corners, and radius shapes see below.
Attach Shadow Molds through the taping flange to the drywall and framing with nails, screws, or other approved fastening methods. All Shadow Molds must be cut accurately and installed with tight, neat joints. Manufacturer recommends that a carbide tip blade along with lubricant be used when cutting any aluminum trims.
Flannery also makes this trim out of steel. Click here to view our Steel Shadow Mold.
This product is also known in the industry as a DRMZ, DRMB, STR, SWB, Series 300 or DZ.
Channel Alignment Splices
Flannery is the first manufacturer to offer splices for Aluminum Shadow Molds. Various sizes of Flannery’s Shadow Molds are now available with Alignment Splices. Alignment Splices are suitable for butt joints, intersections, corners, and radius work. They also allow the installer to make butt joints between the framing members.
Intersections & Corners
Radius Shapes- DWSM Radius Form.pdf
This website presents general guidelines and suggestions for the installation of Flannery trims and products. The purpose of these general guidelines and suggestions is to aid in a successful drywall or stucco finish based on the Uniform Building Code and industry standards. No website or catalog can address all of the unique specifics or installation details that occur from one project to another. Flannery recommends that every installer be familiar, or become acquainted with, common drywall and stucco trim installation practices before installing any of Flannery's many trims and products. Flannery also recommends that the specifying architect, engineer, and general contractor be consulted with as well. This website replaces and renders obsolete all previous publications by Flannery; including catalogs, pamphlets, or other forms of literature.