StoLite Stucco System
A Lightweight Stucco Cavity System on Fibre Cement Sheet
The StoLite System is a lightweight Stucco on backing board which offers a proprietary system to clad timber framed construction. By selecting the appropriate fibre cement sheet, the strength, bracing and acoustic properties of the exterior can be adjusted to meet the site conditions. A cavity allows for a dry zone between the interior and exterior claddings with the backing board coated in a Sto Render System of your choice.
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StoLite Stucco System
A BRANZ appraised high performance system to provide exceptional crack resistance and weather protection. The fibre cement sheet backing board includes a basecoat render to straighten any irregularities. Followed by StoArmat render and glass fibre mesh, providing engineered reinforcement to reliably dissipate tensile, seismic and shear stress. Finished with perfectly interlocking components: Stolit fibre-reinforced coloured finishing render plus StoColor; creating a 4mm weather tight reinforcement system for reliability and protection that surpasses the facade durability requirements.
Installations are carried out by a Sto Registered Licensed Building Practitioner with the added protection of a StoArmat 15 or 20 Year Warranty and StoService Assurance, guaranteeing building code compliant materials are used and application meets building code standards, including a service plan for long-term security.
StoLite Stucco Construction System
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Substrate: Fibre Cement Sheet
A range of different thicknesses – 6.0, 7.5 and 9.0mm as specified. Installed by a third party LBP contractor or main contractor as specified by NZBC requirements.
Basecoat: StoLevell Novo / LevelLite Mineral Render
Lightweight EPS bead mineral render with good build properties, water retention agents and machine application properties.
Reinforcement Render: StoArmat Render
An organic, weather resistant, cement-free and breathable, high-impact render, with a crack resistance six times higher than that of standard cement-based plasters.
Plus: Sto Glass Fibre Mesh 4/7mm
Easy to install, meets the highest requirements for crack, stress and alkalinity resistance.
Finishing Render: Stolit Renders
Organically bound, highly weather resistant, strong, hard-wearing, impact-resistant, pre-coloured finishing renders. (No cement)
Stolit K Range
Stolit MP & MP Natural
StoColor coating based on IQ Net Technology for functional facades.
BRANZ Appraisal 468
StoArmat 15 or 20 Year Warranty with StoService Assurance
Stolit: Coloured Finishing Renders
Stolit organic finishing renders are manufactured in Germany incorporating the latest technology; certified globally and successfully applied to rendered substrates in every climatic zone for over 50 years.
The Stolit range provides the perfect combination of properties: durable, strong, hard-wearing, impact-resistant, malleable, weather-resistant, colour-stable and highly resistant to microorganisms. In addition, its vapour permeability allows your building to breathe while still repelling water.
Coloured Self-Gauging Float Finish Renders:
Stolit K 1.0mm
Stolit K 1.5mm
Stolit K 2.0mm
Stolit K 3.0mm
Coloured Fine Float, Sponge, or Light Adobe Finish Renders:
Stolit MP Natural
The StoColor finish, a serviceable coating embodying intelligent technology for a range of surface functions to compliment the architectural structure and design. The StoColor System, with 800 shades or matched to any colour using the Sto Spectrometer, provides a clear framework and systematic approach to colour based on integrated layers, combining texture and colour for aesthetic appeal.
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Technical Datal Sheet (TDS) / Material Saftey Data Sheet (MSDS) / Sustainability Data Sheet (SDS)
Primers / Sealers:
Reinforcement Render / Base Render:
Specifications & BRANZ Appraisal
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Drawing Register and Introduction Series 000
Panel Layout Series 100
Foundation Series 200
Walls Series 300
Wall Penetrations & Fittings Series 350
Joinery Series 400
Parapets, Balustrades, Decks Series 500
Soffits Series 600
Roof Series 700
Dissimilar Material Series 800
Weatherboard Series 800
Brick Series 810
Fibre Cement Sheet Series 820 series not issued
Concrete Block Series 830
Manufactured Stone - Schist & Natural Stone Series 840
Profile Metal Series 850
StoTherm Panel EIFS Series 860
Dissimilar Joinery Series 870
NK PVCu Joinery
Flashman Joinery Flashing System
Homerit PVC Joinery
Moldings and Shapes
Refer to - www.accumen.co.nz
Lightweight exterior decorative moldings and shapes, including columns, architraves, cornices, window sills, fence caps, quoins that can be finished in Stolit K or MP sponge coloured finishing render.
Note: Decorative mouldings require min.10° FCSope to top surface and a drip edge.
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Disclaimer: These drawings have been issued as a guideline. The sequence work covers various building components, each trade is responsible to ensure their elements are fully installed, including all waterproofing / sealant / flashings as is applicable.
Last updated June 2021