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GoBoard® LT is the durable, ultra-lightweight, waterproof tile backer board from Johns Manville.

GoBoard® LT is the durable, ultra-lightweight, waterproof tile backer board from Johns Manville.

FAST INSTALLATON: Complete shower tile projects in half the time or less. Install GoBoard LT with GoBoard Sealant, take a break and tile the same day. Grout the next day and the project is done*.

ULTRA-LIGHTWEIGHT: Engineered to be dependable even though it’s much lighter weight than cement and other heavy boards. GoBoard LT can be installed in residential and light commercial tile applications.

EASY TO CUT: GoBoard LT can be quickly cut right where it’s installed with a basic utility knife without crumbling or disintegrating. It’s also much easier to handle than cement and other heavy boards.

WATERPROOF BUILT-IN: GoBoard LT saves time and money because you seal only the board joints and fastener locations for a waterproof tile assembly**.

GoBoard LT is available in the following thicknesses:

- ¼” for floors and countertops (3’x5’ and 4’x8’ sheets)
- ½" for walls, showers, and ceilings (3’x5’ and 4’x8’ sheets)

* A typical shower project, waterproof installation, following manufacturer's installation.
** Board joints and fastener locations require a waterproof sealant per GoBoard LT installation instructions.

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Property Method GoBoard LT (1/4'') GoBoard LT (1/2'')
Dimensions (feet) ASTM C473 3'x5, 4'x8' 3'x5, 4'x8'
Thickness (inches) ASTM C473 0.25 0.50
Board Weight (lbs/ft²)    0.35 0.40
R-Value (°F · ft² · h/BTU)  ASTM C518 1.2 2.3
Compressive Strength (avg. psi)  ASTM D2394 250 100
Moisture Movement (%)  ASTM D1037 <0.07 <0.07
Surface Burning Characteristics* ASTM E84 Pass Pass
Waterproof  ASTM D4068 Pass Pass
WVT Permeance (perms)  ASTM E96 <1 <1
Resistance to Fungi / Bacteria  ASTM G21/G22 No Growth No Growth
Freeze Thaw  ASTM C666 >25 >25
Robinson Floor Test ASTM C627 Light Commercial Not Rated for Floors

DATA SHEET/INSTALLATION INSTRUCTIONS

GoBoard LT Installation Instructions / Technical Data - English

GoBoard LT Installation Instructions / Technical Data - French

 

Goboard sealant

GoBoard Sealant Sheet

Alternative Sealants

 

goboard fasteners

GoBoard Fasteners Sheet

 

GOBOARD WASHERS

GoBoard Washers Sheet

 

GOBOARD LT Warranty

GoBoard Warranty

GoBoard Warranty - French

 

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