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Dynamic composites are revolutionizing the facades industry

Better Together

Dynamic composites are revolutionizing the facades industry

(Courtesy Steni)

Blending materials to harness the best attributes of each allows manufacturers to create dynamic products. Precision engineered composite cladding provides the AEC design community with flexibility and room for customization. The following selection demonstrates how the qualities of natural stone and cement can be combined with synthetic elements to achieve new levels of durability and aesthetic cohesion.

the exterior of a building
(Courtesy James Hardie)

HardiePlank Lap Siding
James Hardie

James Hardie’s flagship HardiePlank Lap Siding demonstrates the best aspects of its fiber cement technology. This product captures the tradition and timelessness of timber lap siding and infuses the facade with performance and durability. HardiePlank Lap Siding comes in a range of colors and finishes that imitate materials like wood and stone.

the exterior of a building
(Courtesy Neolith)

Six-S
Neolith

Inspired by nature and the ongoing fight against COVID-19, the new Six-S collection by Neolith showcases the company’s decoration technology and finishing techniques. Available in six variants, these sintered-stone tiles are detailed enough to feature prominently within interiors and durable enough to withstand the elements as facade components.

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Accumet
Northern Facades

Northern Facades’ dry joint back-vented Accumet rainscreen panel is produced using aluminum composite. It is available in a variety of sizes, custom shapes, and colors. Accumet is SB-10 and ASHRAE 90.1 compliant with the inclusion of Northern Facades’ ISO Clip.

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(Courtesy Fiberesin Industries)

Stonewood
Fiberesin Industries

Stonewood by Fiberesin Industries is a solid, phenolic architectural panel that is as aesthetically pleasing as it is durable. With a high strength-to-weight ratio, this product is ideal for either horizontal or vertical surfaces and can be used in rainscreens and direct applications.

the exterior of a building
(Courtesy Steni)

Steni Vision
Steni

Produced using stone composite material, Steni Vision versatile rainscreen panels combine a wide range of colors, patterns, and finishes. The precut, unconventionally shaped components are inexpensive, easy to install, impact resistant, and helpful in reducing a building’s carbon footprint.

the exterior of a building
(Courtesy TerraCORE Panels)

GammaStone
TerraCORE Panels

An innovative alternative to traditional stone cladding, GammaStone veneer panels are lightweight. This TerraCORE Panels product is manufactured using a stainless-steel backing, fiberglass, and a variety of nature-inspired veneers.

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