Green Material

CERACLAD is a Cladding Solution for Sustainable Buildings and a Healthy Living Environment

Recycled Materials

Consisting of approximately 45% recycled material, the panels are 100% recyclable, factory finished with no VOC, and contain no asbestos. Fly ash and pulp are included as recycled materials, reducing resource consumption during production. In our manufacturing process, all discharged water is treated by the latest treatment technologies and recycled as much as possible.

  • LEED certified projects
  • HPD (Health Product Declaration) certified material

Rainscreen Moisture Management

CERACLAD Rainscreen Moisture Management System is an advanced construction assembly that incorporates proven rain-shielding technology. The system consists of pre-finished siding panels and innovative mounting clips and accessories that are manufactured and designed for durability, flexibility, and ease of installation.
Our exclusive technology combines a durable weather-resistant exterior with an internal ventilation layer that allows moisture to escape.

  • Moisture management
  • Air cavity
  • Air flow
  • Helps to prevent mold from growing
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Thermal Barrier Technology

CERACLAD exterior siding products show excellent thermal resistance properties because of their small thermal conductivity, offering six times the thermal resistance performance compared to stucco. And because there is a ventilation layer, the rainscreen system further increases thermal resistance properties.

 

Noise Barrier Effect

Outer walls covered with CERACLAD provide excellent protection from sound in the range of 250 to 1000 Hz where the human ear is most sensitive. In addition to protecting inhabitants against noise from the outside, sound leakage from the inside is also alleviated. And because there is a ventilation layer, the rainscreen system further increases noise barrier effect.

Sound Attenuation
33dB at 1000Hz
29dB at 500Hz

sound attenuation

Exceptional Dimensional Stability 

 

All CERACLAD panels are cured in an autoclave to produce excellent dimensional stability. Other cement panel products can take several years to fully cure, with a risk of warping of the base material over time. CERACLAD panels are subjected to high pressure and temperatures to accelerate curing. The maximum amount of expansion and contraction after 400 days is ±1.1mm or 0.05%.

Panels are cured in an autoclave to maximize dimensional stability

Excellent resistance to freeze/thaw cycling.

When moisture contained inside the base material freezes, it expands and can cause frost damage. Manufactured with an extrusion process, CERACLAD panels have a large number of fine independent voids inside the base material. This absorbs and relieves the pressure due to volume expansion caused by
moisture freezing. CERACLAD extruded has a volume swelling rate of approximately 2% even after 600 cycles.

Performance Certification

FIRE RESISTANCE CHARACTERISTICS

CERACLAD has been tested per ASTM E 84, Standard Test Method for the Surface Burning Characteristics of Building Products. CERACLAD panel products are rated Class A, with a Smoke Development Classification of 0, Flame Spread Classification of 0. CERACLAD is a non-combustible product in accordance with CAN/ULC-S114, Standard Method of Test for Determination of Non-Combustibility in Building Materials. CERACLAD may be used as part of a one-hour fire-resistance rated wall assembly in accordance with testing per ASTM E 119. Please consult ESR-1627 for a description of 1 hr-rated assemblies. CERACLAD has met the conditions of NFPA 268, Test Method for Determining Ignitability of Exterior Wall Assemblies

 

ASSEMBLY WIND RESISTANCE

ASTM E330 Standard Test Methods of Conducting Strength Test of Panels for Building Construction. Maximum allowable transverse loads, based on a safety factor of 3, are available for the following combinations of wall assembly and CERACLAD assembly:

 

 

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