Standard Specification for Non-Asbestos Fiber-Mat Reinforced Cementitious Backer Units
|Publication Date:||15 August 2014|
|ICS Code (Products in fibre-reinforced cement):||91.100.40|
This specification covers non-asbestos fiber-mat reinforced cementitious backer units manufactured to be dimensionally stable and suitable as either an unfinished substrate (see Note 1) or as a substrate for decoration such as natural stone or tile on walls, floors, or decks in wet and dry areas. It is also suitable to be used as a substrate in the Application of Class PB Exterior Insulation Finish Systems (Practice C1397), the Application of Direct-Applied Finish Systems (Practice C1516), and the Application of Exterior Insulation Finish Systems Class PI (Practice C1535).
NOTE 1-When used as an unfinished substrate, consult the manufacturer's written installation literature for proper application details.
This specification is not applicable to asbestos-cement flat sheets (Specification C220); non-asbestos fiber cement flat sheets for exterior applications such as claddings, facades, curtain walls, and soffits (Specification C1186); gypsum backing board, coreboard, and shaftliner (Specification C1396/ C1396M); water-resistant gypsum backing board (Specification C1396/C1396M); glass mat gypsum backing board (Specification C1178/C1178M); particle boards (Definitions D1554); and discrete non-asbestos fiber cement interior substrate sheets (Specification C1288).
Units-The values stated in inch-pound units are to be regarded as standard. The values given in parentheses are mathematical conversions to SI units that are provided for information only and are not considered standard.
*A Summary of Changes section appears at the end of this standard