New Fortex® Natura cladding from Freefoam: ‘Just beautiful’

  • 15 Feb 2024

New from Freefoam Building Products, Fortex® Natura cladding is manufactured using cutting-edge digital printing technology. This means it’s virtually indistinguishable from natural wood.

Colin St John, Freefoam’s Commercial Director, comments: “It has the look and feel of quality planed timber. But unlike natural wood, it doesn’t fade, and is guaranteed to look as good in 10 years as it does the day it’s installed.

“The development of this unique cladding product has taken a significant investment of time and equipment, but the results are beyond our expectations.”

“The feedback from our stockist and Registered Installer customers so far has been incredibly positive, describing it as ‘just beautiful’ – and a market-disrupting product.”


There are six wood finishes available in the Fortex® Natura range: Aged Padauk, Barnwood Oak, Grey Cedar, Greyed Oak, Malted Oak, and Siberian Larch. Each features a non-repeating pattern from expertly edited photographs of real timber.

This is printed onto Freefoam’s foam PVC cladding boards using a special ink for external use, and a laquer topcoat for extreme durability.

A complete set of aluminium finishing trims is available in colours that perfectly complement the six cladding options, all RAL number referenced for accurate matching to windows, doors, and roofline.

The premium V-groove cladding can be installed horizontally, vertically, or diagonally. Low maintenance, it’s also easy to store, fit and handle, and is 100% recyclable.

Fortex® Natura is supported with a brochure, display boards and hand samples. Call Freefoam on 0800 002 9903 to find out more.


Freefoam Building Products,
77-83 St James Mill Road,
United Kingdom

Tel: 01604 591110

Visit the Freefoam website

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