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1/2 in x 4 ft x 8 ft Gold Bond eXP Fire-Shield Tile Backer
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1/2 in x 4 ft x 8 ft Gold Bond eXP Fire-Shield Tile Backer


Use Gold Bond® eXP® Tile Backer as a substrate for tile applications in high moisture areas, including showers, bathrooms, indoor swimming pools, laundry rooms, and kitchens. It is also a code-compliant substrate for tile and other finishes in both wet and non-wet areas, areas of high humidity, and fire-rated assemblies (5/8” Type X). It is ideally suited for a variety of interior applications.

eXP® Tile Backer consists of a moisture- and mold-resistant gypsum core encased in an acrylic-coated, specially designed fiberglass mat on the face, back, and sides. It is available in either a Regular or Type X core. The glass mat is folded around the long edges to reinforce and protect the core.

  • 1/2” (12.7 mm) / Regular
  • 5/8” (15.9 mm) / Type X
Provides Fire Resistance
  • Fire-resistant material with a non-combustible gypsum core helps protect framing elements, even when cladding is combustible. 
  • 5/8 in. (15.9 mm) eXP Tile Backer is an approved component in specific UL fire-rated designs.
Resist Moisture and Mold Better
  • Acrylic-coated fiberglass front facer provides an integral water barrier, eliminating the need for a separate water barrier.
  • Resists the growth of mold per ASTM D3273 with a score of 10, the best possible score.
Installs Fast and Easy
  • Coated glass mat facers for easy handling.
  • Integrated water barrier.
Offers Superior Durability
  • Dimensionally stable under changes in temperature and relative humidity.
  • Gold Bond® eXP® Fire-Shield® Tile Backer has achieved GREENGUARD Gold Certification.
Code: 12TBG08-N

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