Architects appreciate building materials with natural textures and patterns. They recognize the concrete-like beauty of fibre cement. An attractive quality usually hidden. As it’s typically a site painted material.
Thankfully, Cemintel’s innovative prefinished cladding solution Barestone exposes the natural mottled concrete finish of fibre cement. This gives designers a compelling lightweight option for a range of projects. From large architect-designed buildings to small bespoke home renovation additions.
It’s not always desirable that regular fibre cement cladding in acrylic paint often juxtaposes the textures present in natural settings. Due to its texture and tonal variation, Barestone cladding is better able to blend into its environment. Despite their bold, minimalist shapes, contemporary buildings which use Cemintel Barestone cladding are able to sit comfortably in natural settings.
Conveniently, the cladding can be used in bushfire zones up to Bushfire Attack Level BAL 40 for external walls.
Manufactured in Australia.
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Barestone Panel Information
Cemintel Barestone are prefinished, square edged, compressed fibre cement (CFC) panels that come trimmed and sealed in a standard 1200 x 3000 x 9mm size. Consisting primarily of Portland Cement, cellulose fibre, air and water, panels are compressed to produce a dense 9mm panel that offers superior performance in terms of strength and durability.
Barestone External panels are an excellent choice for commercial applications subject to higher wind loads. The panels incorporate Cemintel’s unique Ceminseal® water block technology (factory sealed on all sides) for added weather resistance and durability. The Barestone colours also have a secondary coating to minimise colour fade.
Barestone Internal panels have an effective stain resistant coating applied to the panel face to combat standard household items such as oils, wine and food, providing superior performance in terms of strength, density and durability.
Barestone Panel Specifications
|Property||Specification||Manufacturing Tolerance||Relevant Standard|
|Panel Width||1200mm||+ 0.0mm / - 2.0mm||AS/NZS 2908.2|
|Panel Length||2400 and 3000mm||+ 0.0mm / - 2.0mm||AS/NZS 2908.2|
|Panel Thickness||9mm||+ 0.9mm / - 0.0mm||AS/NZS 2908.2|
|Panel Weight (EMC)||17.8kg/m2||AS/NZS 2908.2|
Barestone Spectral Reflectivity Values
|Product||Solar Reflectance %||Solar Absorbtance %||Basix Colour||Relevant Standard|
|Barestone Original||39.8||60.2 (+/-1.2)||Medium||ASTM E903-12|
|Barestone Ash||23.0||76.1 (+/- 0.7)||Dark||ASTM E903-12|
|Barestone Lunar||14.3||85.7 (+/-0.4)||Dark||ASTM E903-12|
|Barestone Graphite||8.7||91.3 (+/-0.3)||Dark||ASTM E903-12|
Barestone Product Specifications
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Per Unit (m2)
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