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In its appealing looks and easy installation, the design of BGC Duraplank™ evokes traditional weatherboards. Duraplank™ won’t decay, rot or become damaged by white ants, and it’s non-combustible.

Beautifully attractive – you have the option of a smooth finish, a woodgrain or a rustic texture for an authentic weatherboard look – Duraplank™ also has the strength to withstand the rigours of family life.

Features & Benefits

What’s good about Duraplank™ external cladding system:

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Similar flavour to traditional weatherboards

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No decay, rot or white ant damage

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Safe and durable - needs only minimum maintenance

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Variety of finishes

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Complies with BAL29 as required in AS3959:2009 - Construction of buildings in bushfire prone areas

Brochures

Duraplank™ Brochure
Duraplank™ Specification
Innova™ & BGC Fibre Cement MSDS
Innova™ & BGC Fibre Cement Product Range Guide

Size & Thickness

Duraplank™ Fixing

Duraplank™ should be fixed at every stud using 40 x 2.8mm galvanised flat head nails or 8 x 35mm galvanised self-embedding head screws.

Fixings must not be placed closer than 12mm from the plank edge or less than 50mm from corners.

For more detailed installation instructions, please download the Duraplank™ brochure.

Duraplank™ Joining

Duraplank Joining
Duraplank Joining

Duraplank™ is best joined off stud using a metal off stud soaker or PVC joiner.

For more detailed installation instructions, please download the Duraplank™ brochure.

Tech Drawings

  • Layout Horizontal Fixing

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  • Plank Joint Using an Off Stud Soaker

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  • Plank Joint Using a PVC Jointer

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  • Starter Plank & Ground Clearances

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  • Fastening Details

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  • Lightweight Steel Framing

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  • Preformed Aluminium Corners

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  • External Corner Using Timber End Stops

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  • Internal Corner Using Timber End Stops

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  • Lap Gauge

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  • Window & Door Openings

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