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Modern Facade Materials - The Fiber cement siding

Fiber cement siding — SHERA

 

SHERA Board is a non-asbestos fiber-cement product composed of Portland cement, cellulose fiber and refined sand. Using a special manufacturing process called autoclave, SHERA  board acquires the strength,  durability of cement and easy workability of wood  as  well as  dimensional stability.  A  non-combustible multi-purpose application fiber -cement flat board, SHERA Board comes with various thicknesses which are suitable for various applications; ceiling, wall, and floor. It can be used for both exterior and interior applications. SHERA Boards can perfectly be calibrated and then laminated or coated with other materials, such as eg. wood veneer.

 

WHAT IS FIBER CEMENT SIDING?

Fiber cement siding is a unique fibre cement composite of natural fibres bonded tightly in a high-grade silicate structure. It is cellulose cement plank that contains absolutely No asbestos fibre, no fibre glass fibres nor formaldehyde.

Fiber cement siding is water resistant, insect and rot resistant and therefore requires very little maintenance. It is the perfect fiber cement siding for any house that needs a simple, yet durable cladding material. SHERA Plank comes in several sizes and textures to match your housing needs, making it easy to select your desired interior/exterior cladding materials.

It is also a perfect solution for cladding houses that face a constant threat from termites and water damage since it possesses excellent properties of pest resistance, impact strength and water/moisture resistance. It comes in several sizes and textures and primed planks can be coated before or after installation (double coating) with optional acrylic paint.

APPLICATION

  1. Near the source of fire
  2. For soundproofing
  3. Shatter resistant
  4. Where stable geometry is needed
  5. High degree of workability
  6. Termite resistant
  7. Water and moister resistant

Made from Portland cement, cellulose fibers, minerals, and other additives. Intense heat and pressure are applied to the mixture to form various types of sheets.

Pros

  1. Durable.
  2. Low maintenance.
  3. High resistance to water, fire, mold, and termite / insect infestation.
  4. Low moisture movement.
  5. Non-toxic. Multipurpose usage in ceiling and wall systems. A perfect substitute for plywood in furniture, with a better quality of finish.

Cons

Currently not very well-known by carpenters however craftsmen use traditional woodworking tools.


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