• SHERA Exterior Siding Applications

    SHERA plank is a cellulose fibre cement plank that is simple to handle and install for use in traditional and contemporary exterior siding applications. It comes in several sizes and textures and it is extremely tough, flexible, water/fire/insect proof and easy to maintain.
    Learn More...

Fibre Cement Siding for Any Building Type

SHERA Plank can be used for external siding on any building application

​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 siding, SHERA plank is easy to maintain, tough, rot and fire resistant. SHERA 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 planks are also highly workable using normal tools; in short: they can be used in all kinds of applications by architects, project developers and home owners.

SHERA fibre cement building materials in Europe

SHERA Planks Provide a Choice for Texture, Profile and Style

SHERA Planks come in three different finishes and six different profiles. Each profile and each finish provides unique architectural results, either in overlap application or shiplap application.

SHERA Planks can be installed in the overlap style for exterior siding applications
Overlap style
SHERA Planks used for external siding, installed in overlap style
Exterior siding application in the shiplap style using SHERA Planks
Shiplap style
SHERA planks in an external cladding application, installed in shiplap style

SHERA Plank Comes in Different Finishes and Choices of Profiles

Three choices for surface finish:

SHERA Plank comes in three different surface profiles for perfect external siding

Product Availability

SHERA Plank fibre cement cladding are available in a number of different profiles, sizes and edge styles

A Full Range of Colours to Suit All Tastes

SHERA Plank is available in raw (uncoloured) format as well as a range of colours including wood like effect, which provide that touch of beauty to your siding application.

Wood Series Colours

SHERA Plank teak profile planks come in wood like colours

Contemporary Colours

SHERA Plank contemporary colours

Latest Colours

SHERA fibre cement siding plank in modern grey colour

SHERA plank now comes in a 'Modern Grey' colour.


Available on a teak profile surface in both 150mm and 200 mm widths, the Modern Grey plank provides a modern look and feel to your siding application.

SHERA shiplkap planks in beech colour

SHERA plank is also now available in a beech colour on our shiplap plank in our Yellow Flame edged format, with a straight grain surface profile that gives a lovely, gentle wood like appearance.


Available in 150mm width this plank looks great on any siding application, especially those that want to convey a minimalist,  modern exterior.

SHERA Plank Technical Data

Physical Properties 
 Thickness Tolerance+ 10%
 Density1300 – 1350 kg/m3
 Modulus of Rupture≥ 7 MPa
 Modulus of Elasticity 7100 + 500 MPa (Wet)
Water Absorption< 35%
Moisture Content< 15%
Water Tightness Pass
 PH Value7
 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

SHERA Plank - Siding Perfection

SHERA Plank is simple to handle and install and is also highly durable, which makes it the ideal siding material.  Available in several sizes, textures and numerous colours, it allows home owners, builders, designers and architects to create stunning siding applications on a variety of buildings.

Traditional and Contemporary Looks for your Siding Application

SHERA siding planks come in a variety of styles and surface textures that give you the option to choose which aesthetic best suits your application needs. SHERA Planks have both traditional and modern/contemporary styles in the form of the traditional square cut/overlapping style; or a more modern/contemporary style using the splendid plank or the new 'Deline' range.

SHERA Plank fibre cement siding plank in traditional style siding applications

SHERA Plank comes in a square cut edge, overlapping style format, which is the perfect material for traditional siding applications on buildings such as homes, outhouses, churches, barns, farmhouses, decorative cladding and many more.

This plank comes in various surface textures too: 

- Teak texture, which is a deep wood grain effect

- Cassia texture, a shallower, gentler wood effect

- Smooth, as it suggests, a smooth surface profile.

And the teak range come in various colours, our most popular being:

- Wood like apperance - Afromosia Brown, Walnut, Golden Sand Teak

- Modern Grey

SHERA Plank fibre cement siding plank in shiplap or deline contemporary style

SHERA Plank also has a shiplap and new 'Deline' range which gives any siding application a beautiful modern look. The shiplap style format comes in various edge profiles (see above) and the Deline range in various grooved formats (see Products page for details). 


These planks are great for siding applications on high rise building facades, modern housing, restaurants, schools and  more.


The shiplap/deline range comes in various surface textures too: 

- Straight Grain texture, a delicate wood grain

- Smooth.


This range of siding planks is mostly in uncoloured format, although there are new colours being produced such as the Beech, straight grain, Yellow Flame shiplap plank and the shiplap and Deline ranges can be painted with any water based acrylic paint. 


For more details, contact us here.

SHERA Deline Plank for contemporary siding applications

Framing and Fixing of Square Cut Planks

Framing: 

 SHERA Plank can be fixed to both timber frames (minimum size 1.5 x 3 inch) or steel frames (thickness between 0.55 and 1.6 mm). Framing must be selected to provide sufficient strength to support the SHERA Plank siding.

 

Fixing: 

Planks can be fastened with both nails or screws. It can be nailed directly to timber supports with round wire nails. When using metal screws, the size and length of the screw will be dependent on the thickness of the plank and the gauge of framing. Pre-drilling the plank is a must unless self-embedding, self-drilling head screws such as SHERA FIX-W32G8 are preferred.

Installation

SHERA fibre cement planks can be fixed to any kind of frame including steel and wood
SHERA planks install to a steel frame with overlapping joints and SHERA screws

Installation: 


Fasteners must be located more than 12 mm from plank edges and 20 mm from plank ends. When installing in an overlapping plank cladding style, plank installation must be started at the bottom of the frame. The subsequent row of planks should overlap previous row by at least 25 mm.

 

Tools: 


 No special tools are required. The product can be used with normal nails, fastened by normal or self-drilling screws and cut by electric power saw with diamond blade.

Framing and Fixing of Shiplap Planks

Framing:SHERA Shiplap 'Splendid' Plank can be fixed to both timber frames (minimum size 1.5 x 3 inch) or steel frames (thickness between 0.55 and 1.6 mm). 


Framing must be selected to provide sufficient strength to support the SHERA Splendid Plank siding.


Fixing: SHERA Splendid Planks can be fastened with nails or screws. It can be nailed directly to timber supports with round wire nails. When using metal screws, the size and length of the screw will be dependent on thickness of the Plank and the gauge of framing. 


Pre-drilling the board is a must unless self-embedding, self-drilling head screws such as SHERA FIX-W32G8 are used.

Installation of Shiplap Planks

Installation: 


Fasteners must be located at more than 12 mm from plank edges and 20 mm from plank ends. 


SHERA Splendid Plank installation must be started at the bottom of the frame. 


Ship-lapping widths for each profile are different, see Installation manual for effective cover of each profile.

SHERA splendid planks install to a steel frame with overlapping joints and SHERA screws

Tools: 


No special tools are required. The product can be used with normal nails, fastened by normal or self-drilling screws and cut by electric power saw with diamond blade.

SHERA plank used in external siding on a house
Above: SHERA Plank in a housing external siding application

SHERA Plank. Anything Else is Just a Facade.

SHERA Plank is simple to handle and easy to install and is therefore suitable even for the Do-It-Yourself (DIY) segment. SHERA plank is a fibre cement siding and is fire resistant to A2-s1,d0 and made in accordance to EN12467.


SHERA Plank is also water resistant, insect and rot resistant and therefore requires very little maintenance. It is the perfect fiber cement siding for any house that needs a simple, yet durable cladding material. SHERA Plank comes in several sizes and textures to match your housing needs, making it easy to select your desired interior/exterior cladding materials.


It is also a perfect solution for cladding houses that face a constant threat from termites and water damage since it possesses excellent properties of pest resistance, impact strength and water/moisture resistance. It comes in several sizes and textures and primed planks can be coated before or after installation (double coating) with optional acrylic paint.

Download

Click the image below to download our brochure.