August 3, 2010
Temple-InlandGreenGlass tile backer is designed for walls, ceilings, shower and tub enclosures, countertops and residential or light commercial floors. It features a built-in moisture-blocking acrylic coating that resists water penetration through its surface, plus a water-resistant gypsum core formulated to include the TemShield Mold Protection System. Faced on both sides with naturally mold- and moisture-resistant fiberglass mats, this combination has been shown to be highly mold resistant when tested as per ASTM D3273. Available in 1/4, 1/2 and 5/8 inch thicknesses, a 48 inch width and both 8 and 10 foot lengths, the product scores and snaps like traditional gypsum board and offers improved fiberglass encapsulation for easier handling over other glass mat products. It produces less dust when cut than typical cement and fiber-cement backer boards, is lighter weight, enables cleaner cuts and eliminates the need for installing a separate water-proof membrane which is often required with cement-based products.
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