PRIMAalpha Groove

Product Description

PRIMAalpha Groove is 7.5 mm thick fibre cement sheet with a 2.5 mm deep, 5 mm wide V-shaped groove, at 100 mm centres, which replicates a traditional tongue and groove style panelling. Sheets are 1200 mm wide, 2400 mm or 2700 mm
long. It is manufactured from Portland cement, finely ground sand, softwood cellulose fibres, additives, and water.

Manufactured to conform to the requirements AS/ NZS 2908.2: 2000, it is classified as Type B, Category 3. PRIMAalpha Groove can be used as an internal wall lining, or as an eave and soffit cladding providing it will not be directly exposed to the weather.

Benefits of PRIMAalpha Groove

PRIMAalpha Groove is a high performance cellulose fibre cement sheet manufactured with sand, cement, cellulose fibre and additives. It is one of the most resistant materials there is for your exterior and interior.

Key attributes and benefits:

  • Durability and long lifetime
  • Moisture damage and impact resistant
  • Environmentally friendly materials
  • Excellent strength and toughness
  • Waterproofing and fireproofing (non combustible)
  • Not prone to warping or cracking
  • Good acoustic insulation and weather resistance
  • Good thermal and heat insulation
  • Low maintenance

PRIMAalpha Groove Intended Use

PRIMAalpha Groove is intended for use in internal or external applications where it is not directly exposed to sun, rain and/or snow. IBS supplies PRIMAalpha Groove sheets for use as an external soffit and eave lining or an internal lining.

Scope of Use

IBS supply PRIMAalpha Groove for use within the following scope:

  • In wind zones up to and including extra high as defined in NZS3604:2011 or to a wind design pressure (ULS) of 2.5kPa.
  • In conjunction with a primary structure that complies with the NZ Building Code or where the designer and/or installer have satisfied themselves that the existing structure is suitable for the intended building work.
  • As an external soffit and eave lining.
  • As an internal lining.
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