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Description

Cement based water resistant tile backer board which can be used on walls, floors and worktops. It is intended as internal substrate for tiles in residential and commercial wet areas in both new build and renovation and can be used in domestic steam rooms.

Standards:

  • Conforms to Category C Class 2 of BS EN 12467.
  • Classified as non-combustible: A1, s1-d0 according to BS EN 13501-1.

General information
Size

1200 x 800

1500 x 900

Not available for HardieBacker® 500.

Finish

Natural Grey with EZ® Grid

Features

Water resistant, mould resistant, strong and easy to install

Material

Portland cement, milled sand, cellulose fibres, water and selected additives

WarrantyDescription

10-year limited

Uniclass 2015 Fibre-reinforced cement boards (Pr_25_71_52_25)
Specification data
Product Reference

HardieBacker® 250

For flooring and worktops.

HardieBacker® 500

For walls, can be used on floors if extra build up is required.

Size

1200 x 800

1500 x 900

Not available for HardieBacker® 500.

Standard product features

Composition:

Portland cement, milled sand, cellulose fibres, water and selected additives.

Thickness:

  • HardieBacker® 250: 6 mm.
  • HardieBacker® 500: 12 mm.

Weight:

  • HardieBacker® 250: 12.5 kg.
  • HardieBacker® 500: 13.8 kg.

Technical performance:

  • Compressive strength: 48 MPa (HardieBacker® 250), 45 MPa (HardieBacker® 500).
  • Flexural strength: 14 MPa (HardieBacker® 250), 12 MPa (HardieBacker® 500).
  • Maximum tile weight: 100 kg/m², consult manufacturer's technical department for heavy tile applications.

Product Options

Accessories:

The following accessories are also available from James Hardie®:

  • Fibatape alkaline resistant joint tape.
  • HardieBacker® score & snap knife.
  • HardieBlade® saw blades: 160, 190, 254 or 305 mm.
  • Screws for metal frames.
  • Screws for wood frames.

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