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backing board

[′bak·iŋ ‚bȯrd]
(building construction)
In a suspended acoustical ceiling, a flat sheet of gypsum board to which acoustical tile is attached by adhesive or mechanical means.

backing board

In a suspended acoustical ceiling, a flat sheet of gypsum board to which acoustical tile is attached by adhesive or mechanical means.
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The kit includes a white backer board measuring 19.5 x 19.5 inches.
Developed to withstand the rigors of healthcare settings, ARCH DURABLE HEALTHCARE CANVAS from Arch Design, Artwork & Framing is stretched over rigid backer board to reduce damage and puncturing, while the surface is treated with a sealant for ease of cleaning.
The innovative machine features a multi-position trencher and centerline to offset digging, which gives operators the opportunity to trench directly next to the backer board when preparing footings.
However, the brute force method can also break the bond between neighboring tiles and the tile backer board. Then you have a real mess.
Finally, tile backer board, tile and grout are added.
Since I started using this backer board with the steel trap, nothing has slipped past.
1C Two methods of computing the additional gross profit from the extra VV inch sliced from the backer board are shown.
Next up was the endless discussions on tile size, shape, colour, grout colour, grout flexibility, backer board, which always left me thinking: "There are children starving in Africa, can't we save them or the planet, these are important issues, not how big a tile is." The masterpiece is now nearing completion, but I'm suddenly struck with the thought: "I'm only going to the toilet and getting washed in it, how nice does it have to be?"
Logan, owner of Texas Pit Crafters in Pinehurst, Texas, recommends that islands holding cooking appliances be built out of noncombustible masonry materials, or a steel frame and concrete backer board clad in masonry or stucco.
Located in the park's new spec building, Unifix manufactures cement backer board marketed under the brand name Permabase.
However, the revised code does allow for the use of glass mat gypsum backer board that is in compliance with ASTMC 1178 and carries manufacturer recommendations for its use in wet areas.