wall backer board thickness

Cement backer board is a mineral-based pre-fabricated wall unit usually 1/4-inch or 1/2-inch thick and 3 feet by 5 feet long. It is made of cement water silica limestone flour and fibers such as Kevlar or fiberglass for increased strength. 【Get Price】

Thickness Offers Strength. Cement boards generally come in 1/4-inch 1/2-inch and 5/8- inch thicknesses. While you can use all thicknesses of cement board on countertops and floors the minimum ... 【Get Price】

For flooring the backer board should be installed over a 5/8-inch thick OSB or plywood base. For countertops use 3/4-inch plywood beneath the backer board. And for walls and ceilings apply 1/2-inch or 5/8-inch backer board screwed directly to the wall studs or joists. 【Get Price】

Cement board is the most durable trouble-free tile backer for tub surrounds showers floors and all other wet areas. Its made from cement and sand and is reinforced by fiberglass mats on both sides so it’s impervious to water. 【Get Price】

Cement backer board comes in two standard thicknesses 1/2 inch and 1/4 inch. The industry standard is to use 1/2-inch-thick backer board on wall tile installations such as a tub surround. 【Get Price】