James Hardie

James Hardie is an international building materials company and a global producer of fibre cement.

Product literature confirmed current on April 17 2015


Linea Weatherboard

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Linea Weatherboard provides traditional weatherboard look with deep shadow lines that should ensure sustainability well into the future. A 16mm thick bevel backed, tongue and groove jointed, pre-primed manila white board. Linea Weatherboard can be painted dark colours.

Product Profile:

  • 16mm thick
  • 4200mm long
  • 135mm, 150mm and 180mm wide

Key Features

  • 16mm thick bevel backed weatherboard
  • Tongue and groove ends for easy and unflashed off stud jointing reducing waste on site
  • Linea Weatherboard is resistant to the damage from moisture and rotting when installed and maintained correctly
  • Boards come pre-primed manila white in colour and have a 25 year product warranty
  • 30, 60 and 90 minute fire resistance ratings can be achieved when installed as per the current James Hardie Fire and Acoustic Design Manual
  • Linea Weatherboard can be used to achieve bracings
  • Exceptional performance in harsh conditions, including coastal environments
  • Scyon technology means Linea Weatherboard falls under a lightweight cladding category
  • Linea Weatherboard has enhanced stability and can be painted dark colours
  • Linea Weatherboard has been BRANZ appraised
  • Linea Weatherboard has been CodeMark certified

Specify Local

NZ Made

NZ Made

NZS 3604 Maximum Suitability

NZS 3604 Corrosion Zone D suitable

Corrosion Exposure Zone D

NZS 3604 Earthquake Zone Very High suitable

Very High Earthquake Zone

NZS 3604 Wind Zone Specific Design suitable

Specific Design Wind Zone

NZBC Designed to Comply

B1 Structure compliant


B2 Durability compliant


C Protection from Fire compliant

Protection from Fire

E2 External Moisture compliant

External Moisture

F2 Hazardous Building Materials compliant

Hazardous Building Materials

H1 Energy Efficiency compliant

Energy Efficiency

Assessment and Certification

BRANZ Appraised

BRANZ Appraised



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