Key Features

The 1200 x 3000 x 8mm prefinished square edge panels come trimmed and sealed.

Superior weather resistance and strength compared to other fibre cement panels of similar thickness.

Panels can be installed horizontally or vertically with expressed joints using the ExpressWall® fixing system.

The applied final sealant coating better withstands weathering, pollution and micoroclimatic conditions such as mould/algae.

Cemintel® Surround™ Blackish is a dark grey-black cladding for exteriors. It’s the most monumental of all colours that’s stunning on its own.

The Surround Blackish range has different coatings and textures which all give a different matte effect. They respond differently to light giving variety within the palette of black external wall cladding.

Black is the strongest of the neutrals. It’s associated with dominance, authority, sophistication and affluence. But also, quality, mystery, and fear.

There’s no doubt, a house or building with a black exterior is a confident striking choice. Dark grey and black cladding suits well-proportioned minimalist forms. Buildings which sit in natural settings create a compelling contrast.

Black can work well with other colours. Like white, a classic pairing. Greys have a family resemblance and work well too. Mixing black cladding with vibrant colours from the secondary colour palette makes for an eye-catching contrast.


  • Apartment Facades

  • Commercial Facades

  • Eaves

  • External Cladding

  • Feature Walls

  • Internal Linings

  • Soffits


The range

Surround® Blackish Base

Surround® Blackish String

Surround® Blackish Leather

Surround® Blackish Metal

Surround® Blackish Marl

Surround® Blackish Base

A flat, smooth texture with an opaque coating.

Surround® Blackish String

An intricate texture of loose fine string embossed into the surface with an opaque coating.

Surround® Blackish Leather

A subtle, soft leather-like texture with an opaque coating.

Surround® Blackish Metal

A smooth surface with a subtle metallic sheen when light reflects off the surface.

Surround® Blackish Marl

A smooth texture with a transparent coating that reveals a fine grain sediment (marl) texture.

Disclaimer: Product images and samples may vary from actual product regarding colour and surface finish due to the manufacturing process and raw materials used.

Technical Information

Blackish Cladding Wall Installation

External Wall Installation.

Surround Cladding can be installed in various layouts using the ExpressWall top hat fixing system.

The system can be installed onto steel or timber stud framing, masonry or concrete. Panels are fixed with express joints using Surround colour-matched rivets.

The installation is designed to create a Pressure Equalised Ventilated Cavity System which delivers high weather performance and moisture management.

Interior Wall Installation.

Surround panels can be installed as an internal lining for feature walls in dry areas.

Panels can be fixed to timber or nonstructural light gauge steel framing. They can also be fixed to masonry, concrete or autoclaved aerated concrete substrates via timber or MDF battens or metal furring channels.

Concealed fixing is achieved using SIKA adhesive products.

Colour matched rivets can also be used with steel framing.

Blackish Cladding Product Specifications

Spacing (mm)
Effective Cover
Per Unit (m2)
Width (mm)
Per Unit
Warranty (Years)
162667Surround Blackish Base120030008SmoothPrefinishedn/a3.6120015.756.5210BAL-29
162672Surround Blackish Leather120030008SmoothPrefinishedn/a3.6120015.756.5210BAL-29
162662Surround Blackish Marl120030008SmoothPrefinishedn/a3.6120015.756.5210BAL-29
162682Surround Blackish Metal120030008SmoothPrefinishedn/a3.6120015.756.5210BAL-29
162677Surround Blackish String120030008SmoothPrefinishedn/a3.6120015.756.5210BAL-29

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