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Vulcan Primed Cladding

Prepped and ready for painting, Vulcan Primed Cladding is created from thermally modified New Zealand plantation timber, factory pre-primed for optimal coating performance.

Abodo’s thermal modification process enhances the stability of the timber and reduces the resin content.

For Vulcan Primed Cladding, this opens the door to a wide variety of paint colours, including dark tones, without running the risk of cupping or warping in high temperatures.

This process also lends the timber natural durability without added chemical preservatives.

Available in a number of vertical and horizontal applications, including a secret fix profile for a vertical shiplap look, Abodo Vulcan Primed Cladding produces clean lines to suit both traditional and contemporary designs. The priming process creates a smooth, easy-flow finish that allows for fuss-free paint application.

As the timber is derived from FSC® certified, responsibly managed New Zealand plantation forests, this is the primed weatherboard of choice for those looking for a sustainable timber option.

Carbon stored in Vulcan Cladding

Finish + Colour

* Colour variation may occur due to variation in the natural substrate. Colour may change/fade as part of the weathering process.


Vulcan timber cladding in Primed finish

Primed (Paint Finish)

Primed (Paint Finish)

* Colour variation may occur due to variation in the natural substrate. Colour may change/fade as part of the weathering process.

Order Sample
Vulcan timber cladding in Primed finish
Beachlands House Vulcan Primed Cladding Abodo Wood 1

Beachlands House – Auckland, New Zealand

Beachlands House Vulcan Primed Cladding Abodo Wood 4

Beachlands House – Auckland, New Zealand

Mahoe Home Vulcan Primed Cladding Abodo Wood

Mahoe Home - Auckland, New Zealand

Mahoe Home Vulcan Primed Cladding Abodo Wood 5

Mahoe Home - Auckland, New Zealand

Profile + Size


Abodo Timber Profile WB10 P 180x18

WB10P 180x18

WB10P 180x18
Abodo Timber Profile WB10 P 180x18
Abodo Timber Profile WB10 FP 180x18

WB10FP 180x18

WB10FP 180x18
Abodo Timber Profile WB10 FP 180x18
Abodo Timber Profile WB10 P 135x18

WB10P 135x18

WB10P 135x18
Abodo Timber Profile WB10 P 135x18
Abodo Timber Profile AW62 P 187x18

AW62P 187x18

AW62P 187x18
Abodo Timber Profile AW62 P 187x18
Abodo Timber Profile WB10 P 180x18

WB10P 180x18

WB10P 180x18
Abodo Timber Profile WB10 P 180x18
Abodo Timber Profile WB10 FP 180x18

WB10FP 180x18

WB10FP 180x18
Abodo Timber Profile WB10 FP 180x18
Abodo Timber Profile WB10 P 135x18

WB10P 135x18

WB10P 135x18
Abodo Timber Profile WB10 P 135x18
Abodo Timber Profile AW62 P 187x18

AW62P 187x18

AW62P 187x18
Abodo Timber Profile AW62 P 187x18

Thermally modified timber


Vulcan timbers are treated with heat and steam rather than chemicals, which means the product is ‘pre-shrunk’ and will be more stable in service.

Natural Stability
Grown trees experience resistance (like wind for example) perpendicular to the grain, so it makes sense to produce wood products which are also cut perpendicular to the grain. Abodo Vulcan Primed Cladding is vertical grain, which means weatherboards have greater stability and less surface cracking.

Natural Durability
This product is naturally durable, and contains no wood preservatives. Just as nature intended.

Certifications


Forest Stewardship Council® (FSC®) Certified
A guarantee that forest products come from responsibly managed sources, including forest management and chain of custody.

CodeMark Certified
Certified for guaranteed acceptance with NZ Building Authorities and conformance with the NZ Building Code.

Built to Last Warranty
Vulcan Primed Cladding is covered by a 15 year Built to Last Warranty.

Design Flexbility


Vertical or Horizontal Cladding
Vulcan Primed Cladding can be used in vertical or horizontal applications. WB10 profile is a secret fix profile that can be used to create a vertical shiplap look.


FAQs

Where can I buy Vulcan Primed Cladding?

Please contact your local timber merchant, such as Akarana Timbers, BuildLink, Bunnings, Carters, ITM, Mitre10 or PlaceMakers.

How much does Vulcan Primed Cladding cost?

Please get in touch with our Sales Support Team on 09 249 0100 for indicative timber pricing.

Are accessories available for the timber cladding?

Yes. For most profiles, we offer various corner, flashing, fascia and finishing profiles to match the cladding boards. Using these accessories will ensure optimal performance of the cladding system in service.

How do I install and fix Abodo timber cladding?

Cladding is bit more technical than decking, so always consult with a professional before starting your project. A Licenced Building Practitioner is required for install.

Abodo cladding may be face fixed or secret fixed depending on the profile shape. Stainless steel ring shank nails or self-drilling stainless steel countersunk screws should be used in all cases. Generally we recommend to fix boards onto a drained cavity system to allow good airflow and optimum weather protection.

All profiles requires a minimum 2mm expansion gap to be left between boards, you need to ensure all cut ends must are resealed with penetrating oil or sealer. Boards should be coated all sides and re-coated regularly as required thereafter.

Refer to the Resources page for more details including installation manual and drawings.

How do I maintain Abodo timber cladding?

Please see our Maintenance Guidelines for more information.

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