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ETERPAN® Medium Density Fibre Cement Board

ETERPAN® MD is a fibre cement board made with flow-on technology. It is made of Portland cement, cellulose fibres, sand and water.

ETERPAN is used for external cladding, base for stone and brick slips, soffits, decks, internal linings, ceilings, flooring, in situ formwork, rigid wall underlay and ceramic tile underlay.

ETERPAN comes in various sizes, thicknesses and finishes:

  • 6mm, 7.5mm, 9mm, 12mm, 20mm thicknesses
  • 1200 x 2400mm, 1200 x 2700mm, 1200 x 3000mm boards
  • Square edge, recessed edge, and tongue & groove
  • Sanded and unsanded
Key Features
  • Declare — ETERPAN® is Red List free and is Living Building Challenge compliant
  • Moisture, mould, and water resistant
  • Dimensionally stable
  • Non-combustible
  • Insect and vermin resistant
  • Impact resistant
  • Environmentally friendly — no VOCs
LBC Red List Free
LBC Red List Free
Scope of Use
  • External cladding
  • Base for stone and brick slips
  • Soffits
  • Decks
  • Flooring
  • Internal linings
  • Wet wall linings
  • Rigid wall underlay
  • Formwork
Statement of Building Code Compliance
  • Complies with the NZBC AS-NZ 2908:2000, Part 2, Cellulose Cement Products — Flat Sheet
  • 50 year Durability Appraisal from Les Bouton & Associates Ltd
In-Service History

ETERPAN® MD has a long-standing production history dating back to 1905, manufactured by Etex, which is still headquartered in Brussels, Belgium.  

Over the years, consistent enhancements have been made to its formula and manufacturing techniques. It has been available in New Zealand since approximately 1995.

Other Performance Attributes
  • 50 year Durability Appraisal from Les Bouton & Associates Ltd
  • 15 year manufacturer's warranty
  • Declare — ETERPAN® is Red List free and is Living Building Challenge compliant
ETERPAN Technical Manual
Technical Data Sheet: ETERPAN Groove


Technical Data Sheet: ETERPAN MD


ETERPAN as Backing Board for Stone Cladding
50 year Durability Appraisal


Declare Red List Free: ETERPAN
Test Results
Installation Guide: Substrate for Ceramic Tiling
Fibre Cement Solutions: Technical Documents

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