SHERA Floor Planks for Any Decking Application

SHERA Floor Planks offer a suitable alternative to real wood decking with their beautiful wood grain profiles and colours, routing lines and edges. Suitable in a variety of external/internal decking applications SHERA Floor Planks are perfect for all your decking needs.

SHERA Floor Planks for exterior decking applications

Nature Provides the Ingredients

Using water, sand, cement and cellulose fibres, combined with SHERA's unique autocloave treatment during the curing process, the end result is a very strong and durable fibre cement composite material, extremely light weight for it's strength!

Results That Rock!

The perfect alternative to traditional wood decking, SHERA Floor Plank is easy to maintain, tough, rot and fire resistant. SHERA Floor Plank is a unique fibre cement composite consisting of natural fibres bonded tightly in a high-grade silicate structure. The result is a material that is highly durable, flexible, water resistant, fire proof, resistant to insects and chemical corrosion. SHERA Floor Planks can be used in all kinds of interior and exterior decking applications in a wide variety of building types.

SHERA Decking in a poolside decking application

Installation of SHERA Decking

SHERA Decking on Timber Frames

 

TIMBER FRAME STRUCTURES


Frame timber should be hardwood.


Frames should meet standard decking construction requirements. 


The recommended sizing of timber frames are listed below.

 
SHERA Floor Planks can be installed on timber frames
 Span Length of Beam (Metres) Timber Joist Spacing: 400mm Timber Joist Spacing: 500mm
 <2.001½” x 4”1½” x 4”
> 2.00 - 3.001½” x 6”1½” x 6”
> 3.00 - 4.001½” x 8”1½” x 8”
> 4.00 - 5.002” x 8”2” x 8”

SHERA Decking on Steel Frames

 

STEEL FRAME STRUCTURES


Steel used should meet normal construction standards and be securely connected to the steel beams to prevent loosening of screws when subjected to heavy loads. 


The recommended sizes of steel frames are listed below.

 
SHERA Decking can be installed on steel frames
 Span Length of Beam (m) Span Length of Sub Beam (m) Steel Joist Spacing 4000mmSteel Joist Spacing 5000mm 
< 2.00 -C 100x50x20x2.3C 100x50x20x2.3
> 2.00 - 3.00≤1.50C 100x50x20x2.3C 100x50x20x2.3
> 3.00 - 4.00≤2.00C 150x55x20x3.2C 150x75x20x3.2
> 4.00 - 5.00≤2,00C 150x75x20x3.2C 150x75x20x3.2

SHERA Decking on a Concrete Base

 

CONCRETE BASE


When installing SHERA Floor planks with tile adhesive the level of the floor should be approximately 30mm lower than the planned level of SHERA Floor Plank. 

The recommended thickness of the adhesive is approximately 5-6mm.

 
SHERA Floor Decking can be applied to a concrete base

Tools

SHERA Floor Plank can be installed using self drilling or pre-drilled holes with regular screws and cut using an electric power saw with a diamond blade.

Availability of Decking in Coloured Format

SHERA fibre cement floor planks in painted format

Availability of Decking in Pre-Primed Format

SHERA decking planks are available in pre-primed format
SHERA decking is the perfect exterior decking material
SHERA Floor Plank in an exterior veranda decking application

Technical Data

Physical Properties 
 Thickness Tolerance+ 1.5 mm
 Density1300 – 1350 kg/m3
 Modulus of Rupture≥ 14.0 MPa (Wet)
 Modulus of Elasticity 3100
Water Absorption< 35%
Moisture Content< 15%
Water Tightness Pass
 PH Value7-8
 Fire Resistance Properties
 Ignitibility Pass
 Fire Propagation IndexI = 0.1
 Surface Spread of FlameClass 1
Reaction to Fire ClassificationA2-s1, d0
 Fire Resistance Properties
 Freeze/Thaw Resistance Pass
 Warm Water Resistance Pass
 Heat / Rain ResistancePass 
 Soak / Dry Resistance Pass

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