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


Stria Cladding

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Stria Cladding is a wide format board that has the classic appeal of decorative render and solid masonry. Pre-primed and easy to install, Stria Cladding is the fast way to achieve a timeless look that endures. For use as an external wall cladding installed either horizontally or vertically in residential and light commercial.

Product Profile:

  • 14mm thick 
  • 4200mm long 
  • 405mm wide 

Key Features

  • Scyon technology delivers enhanced stability, strength and durability
  • The interlocking edges allow for fast and easy installation
  • Installed on CLD Structural Cavity Battens, glued and brad nailed for quick installation
  • Large format board speeds up installation
  • The boards are factory sealed and are face primed and accept a range of paint finishes and colours
  • 30 and 60 minute fire resistance ratings can be achieved in conjunction with RAB Board when installed as per the James Hardie Fire and Acoustic Design Manual
  • A vertical jointing option available to create a feature along long walls
  • Low maintenance and durable
  • Stria Cladding has a product warranty of 15 years

Specify Local

NZ Made

NZ Made

NZS 3604 Maximum Suitability

NZS 3604 Corrosion Zone D suitable

Corrosion Exposure Zone D

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

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The architecturally designed homes feature Linea Weatherboard as the predominant cladding, with Stria Cladding providing a striking feature on the lower floor.

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