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Durable beauty with endless design possibilities

Hardie® VL Plank weatherboard ushers in a new era of contemporary facade solutions. Engineered to deliver unparalleled performance and easy fitting, Hardie® VL Plank interlock is the perfect alternative to traditional shiplap cladding, while maintaining all the benefits of fibre cement cladding.

Designed in association with architects, developers and installers, Hardie® VL Plank interlock cladding ushers in a new era of contemporary facade solutions.

Made using our advanced fibre cement technology, Hardie® VL Plank will withstand even the harhest of climatic conditions and is weather, fade, rot and pest resistant. With an A2, s1-d0 fire rating, this product is non-combustible.

Its' sleek symmetry is optimal for rainfall resistance and allows for greater surface coverage. Hardie® VL Plank boards are 3600 x 214 mm in length and is 11 mm thick.

For more information about the benefits of Hardie® VL Plank compared to timber cladding, such as Siberian larch, visit our page comparing timber cladding with fibre cement cladding page or for more information about PVC, uPVC or vinyl visit our page comparing PVC cladding to Fibre cement cladding


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Why Hardie® VL Plank?

  • Low maintenance
  • Quick to install
  • Durable
  • Sustainable
  • Non-combustible

Variety + Flexibility






Product specification

Composition Portland cement, sand, cellulose fibres, water and selected additives

ColourPlus™ Technology, cedar finish 

Dimensions 3600 x 214 x 11 mm
 Usable width 182 mm
Mass per unit area 13.6 kg/m²
Raw density 1300 kg/m³
Fire rating
EN 13501-1)
Non-flammable, A2-s1,d0
Warranty 15 years

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HardieBlade™ Saw Blade - Specially designed to cut through fibre cement, producing a lower amount of dust due to less teeth than a standard sawblade
The Hardie® VL Plank starter profile provides lower edge support to the first board for horizontal applications.

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