New double shiplap board added to Fortex cladding range

  • 19 May 2015

Fortex Pro features an increased width of 333mm and thickness of 9mm creating a stronger board through improved profile design. It also offers greater coverage at 1.665sqmt per board, with a quick and easy calculation for specification purposes.

The new product uses advanced skin technology resulting in superior colourfastness and long-term weatherability.

Homes in Norfolk using Fortex cladding.

In addition, Freefoam have added four new colours to its exterior product range; Misty Grey, Cement Grey, Slate Grey and Cappuccino, making a total of ten colour available to choose from.

Cladding range

The Fortex® cladding range includes a double shiplap plank format 300mm wide and a weatherboard style at 170mm wide both an embossed textured wood effect finish, and a 250mm wide board with an authentic render finish.

PVC-U cladding requires minimal maintenance once installed, beneficial for property owners, developers and public sector housing providers.

Being awarded an A rating from the Building Research Establishment’s (BRE) ‘Green Guide To Specification’ when installed with standard components, the range also boasts significant environmental credientials.

Aidan Harte, Managing Director, Freefoam, comments: “We’ve seen a surge in our Fortex cladding with sales doubling last year. Now is the right time to augment our existing range with a product specifically manufactured for the professional trade market.”

“A robust board with an attractive finish and impressive range of colours will give our customers a valuable addition to their portfolio of products and a real opportunity to develop new business streams.”

Contact:

Freefoam Building Products,
77-83 St James Mill Road,
Northampton,
NN5 5JP
United Kingdom

Tel: 01604 591110

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