151 Hardibacker 500 from James Hardie Building Products

James Hardie Building Products will showcase Hardibacker 500, featuring the company's new patented G2 technology, at Surfaces 2001. Hardibacker 500, a 1/2-inch-thick cement backerboard for ceramic tile wall applications, was created in the wake of extensive testing and improvement of the company's propriety fiber-cement technology. Available nationally, Hardibacker 500 is the lightest 1/2-inch cement underlayment in the industry, yet it provides more compressive and flexural strength, the company says. It is also designed for easy cutting and fastening.For details, circle 151 on the Free Information Card.