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Old 03-24-2002, 12:03 PM   #1
Bud Cline
Tile Contractor -- Central Nebraska
 
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Underlayments - Ditra, CBU

CEMENT BOARD TILE UNDERLAYMENT

Description:

Cement Board is a rigid substrate made of Portland cement, aggregate and glass mesh that provides an exceptionally hard, durable surface that is able to withstand prolonged exposure to moisture.


Applications:

Ideally suited as an underlayment or backing surface for tub and shower surrounds, countertops, flooring and a variety of other interior and exterior applications.


Features & Benefits:

Long wrapped tapered edges are formed smooth and shatter proof.
Highly moisture resistant, will not rot, disintegrate or swell when exposed to water.
Can be used in both interior and exterior applications.
Impact resistant with excellent overall flexural, compressive, and tensile strength characteristics.


Cut to size utilizing a utility knife and straight edge.

This copy appears at and is borrowed from the Permabase website.

PERMABASE mfg by: National Gypsum http://www.national-gypsum.com



OTHER NAMES IN CEMENT BOARD:

DUROCK mfg by: US Gypsum http://www.USG.com
UTILICRETE mfg by: Fin Pan Mfg. http://www.finpan.com
WONDERBOARD mfg by: Custom Building Products http://www.custombuildingproducts.com
GLASCRETE

Fiber Cement Boards
mfg by: James Hardi Co. http://www.hardibacker.com\
Fiberock

Glass Mat boards
Denshield
Gold Bond eXP (National Gypsum)
USG

Foam Tile Backer Boards
Schluter Kerdi
Wedi
Laticrete Hydroban
USG Durock
Johns Manville GoBoard

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