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.

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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.

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.

NBS Specification

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This product is associated with the following NBS Create clause:
45-45-50/355 Fibre reinforced cement board

Product specification

An important note about specifying

Manufacturer

Name:

James Hardie Building Products Ltd

Tel:

+44(0)1213113480

Product reference

[HardieBacker® 250]
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For flooring and worktops.
[HardieBacker® 500]
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For walls, can be used on floors if extra build up is required.

Size

[1200 x 800]
[1500 x 900]
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Not available for HardieBacker® 500.

Manufacturer details

7 The Priory,
Old London Road,
Canwell,
Canwell,
Sutton Coldfield, B75 5SH
Tel +44(0)1213113480
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