HardiePlank vs HardiePlank VL
HardiePlank VL Cladding is a recent addition to JamesHardie fibre cement products. JamesHardie produce a range of products from fibre cement, which largely includes cellulose fibres, Portland cement and sand.
Each VL HardiePlank is 3600mm long, 214mm deep and 11mm thickness. Because the VL boards interlock for faster installation the actual cover of the VL board is 182mm. The cladding has a mass of 13.6 kg per square metre and has an A2 fire rating – see JamesHardie website for more fire rating details
HardiePlank VL weatherboards are available in a range of 6 popular colours: Anthracite Grey; Arctic White; Grey Slate; Light Mist; Midnight Black and Sail Cloth
Standard HardiePlank boards are 8mm thick and 3600mm long