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  • Whalelite



Fiberglass Backerboard

Whalelite is an exceptionally robust and sustainable material designed specifically as a fiberglass backerboard. Its manufacturing process involves meticulously layering of high-grade custom FSC-certified paper with a thermosetting resin, which is then pressed into a solid panel. Proudly crafted in the USA by Richlite, Whalelite has gained recognition for its outstanding durability, high screw retention strength, and remarkable resistance to moisture.



  • 1,000+ Lbs. Screw Retention

  • High moisture resistance

  • Corrosion resistance

  • High compressive strength

  • Excellent fiberglass adhesion

  • Abrasion resistant

  • Electrical and thermal insulation

  • 50% the weight of aluminum

  • Sheets available up to 60” x 144” (3660mm x 1525mm)

  • 1/4” – 3” thickness (6mm x 75mm)

  • Made in the USA

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