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36″ x 60″ x 1/2″ 15 sq.ft. and 36″ x 60″ x 1/4″ 15 sq.ft.

Backer Board

A building panel manufactured from a proprietary formula including Magnesium Oxy Chloride blends, perlite, reinforcing mesh, and recycled wood dust. Product contains no silica dust, VOCs or other toxins.


Product is used for use as a tile backer on walls and floors, where a durable, environmentally friendly installation is required. Product can also be used as a wall board in residential applications, replacing products that are susceptible to the growth of mold and mildew. It is successfully used in homes for individuals with MCS (multiple chemical sensitivities).


  • Installs with conventional fasteners and can be scored and snapped with a regular utility knife
  • Weighs 50% per square foot less than other cement boards
  • Is non-nutrient for mold & mildew, without added chemicals
  • Contains no harmful silica
  • Will not warp, swell, delaminate or disintegrate when exposed to moisture
  • Rated “Extra Heavy””, meaning it can be installed as a tile backer under the most demanding conditions like food plants, industrial kitchens, and other high impact areas