This detail illustrates a ceramic, gauged porcelain, stone, or glass tile on gypsum board backing on steel or wood studs. It is appropriate for use on interior walls in dry areas only. The tile is adhered to the gypsum backing with a cementitious bond coat of latex modified thinset mortar. Optional profile strips are shown at the outside corner and at vertical expansion joints in the field of the wall spaced at specified intervals. This detail is based on Tile Council of North America (TCNA) method W243. Details that show different or modified concepts or methods can be of equal validity and should not be excluded from consideration. this detail shall not be used for construction without the approval an signature of a licensed design professional. The person using this detail shall be responsible for its complete design and proper application.