Continuous Insulation

PermaBASE CI™ Insulated Cement Board

Composite cement board creates an ideal substrate for exterior finishes that meet or exceed most continuous insulation requirements.

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Improve energy efficiency

Saves time and labor compared to installing separate insulation and cement board solutions

  • R4, R10 and R16 options
  • NFPA 285 Approvals
  • Substrate for Stone, Brick, Tile or Stucco

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PermaBASE CI™ Insulated Cement Board is a composite cement board combining the strength and benefits of PermaBASE® Cement Board with rigid insulation to create an ideal substrate for exterior finishes that meet or exceed most continuous insulation requirements. Manufactured in a convenient 1", 2" and 3" overall thickness, PermaBASE CI utilizes common trims and accessories.

  • Made with PermaBASE Cement Board and high-density polyiso insulation to provide durability and highly efficient insulation in one convenient package.
  • Saves time and labor compared to installing separate insulation and cement board solutions.
  • Adhere tile, stone, or thin brick.
  • Durable substrate for direct-applied stucco systems.
  • NFPA 285 approvals for adhered veneer finishes such as manufactured and natural stone, thin brick and tile as well as direct applied coatings of synthetic stucco.
  • 15-year Limited Warranty; Exterior applications.

PermaBASE CI™ Insulated Cement Board has achieved GREENGUARD Gold Certification.

Commercial Thin Brick Installation with PermaBASE CI Insulated Cement Board.

Specifications

Products that suit any project criteria

Product Details

Applications:

Cement Board Stucco, Cement Board Masonry Veneer, Continuous Insulation

Edge(s):

EdgeTech® Reinforced Edge

Thickness(es):

1", 2", 3"

Width(s):

48"

Frequently Asked Questions

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Miter cut at 45 degrees

Rabbet Joint

  1. Score PermaBASE CI from the foam side using a utility knife to score/cut completely through the insulation and into the back of the cement board. The board can then be snapped. Cut through the mesh on the front of board to complete the cut.
  2. While wearing the proper protective equipment, such as safety glasses and approved respirator, use a power saw with the appropriate blade to cut through the entire panel.
  3. While properly and securely supporting PermaBASE CI, the board can be cut with a traditional hand saw.
  4. Penetrations can be created in the panel with a drywall saw.

16” o.c for wood and metal.

PermaBASE provides a list of recommended fasteners.

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National Gypsum Company is the exclusive service provider for products manufactured by PermaBASE Building Products, LLC.