Includes an anti-microbial coating for increased mold protection, backed by a perfect 10 rating on ASTM D 3273 mold test. Ideal for use with mold resistant and paperless drywall. Enhanced protection in moist environments. Self-adhesive for easy application to joint surface prior to compound use. Tough fiberglass mesh increases joint strength and structural integrity. Eliminates blisters and bubbles commonly found with paper tapes.