Exterior Cladding-Harditex Base Sheets

harditexWhat is it?

Strong base sheets that are designed to be acrylic render coated with colour and texture, giving a beautiful rendered look without the need for masonry.

Where do you use it?

As an external cladding on traditional or contemporary residential homes.
Also ideal for ground or upper-storey extensions.

What are the key benefits?

    • Cost effective product allowing flexible lightweight construction. Ideal
      for upper storey additions and recladding
    • Range of different rendered looks can be created
    • No visible sheeting joints other than control joints for construction
    • Lightweight construction – reduce/eliminate expensive structural
    • Suitable for use on full wrap or for composite construction designs
    • Impact resistant substrate ready to accept the application of third party
      supplied texture system
    • Two recessed edges for concealed jointing (along the two longer sides
      of the sheet)
    • Can be fixed to timber or residential steel framed buildings
    • Base sheets can also be used for bracing applications
    • Resistant to damage from moisture, rotting, termites and fire when
      installed and maintained correctly to the extent set out in James
      Hardie’s published literature current at the time of installation
    • High energy efficient R-values can be achieved, when installed as per
      the James Hardie wall system thermal performance total R-values
      technical supplement



PC Size (mm)
400293 2,440 x 900
400296 3,000 x 900
401651 2,440 x 1,200
400294 2,725 x 1,200
400291 3,000 x 1,200