Solutions for Monotek® Fibre Cement Sheet Construction
New Zealand with a housing industry predominantly based on timber framing has favoured easy to maintain monolithic cladding. Monotek® fibre cement sheet has a proven record of providing an economical cladding solution with design flexibility, that meets todays requirements for architects and home owners. The StoArmat Render System is fracture, impact resistant and engineered to provide optimal protection and finish with warranty for all tapered fibre cement sheet construction, enabling specifiers to meet the project requirements and individual style.
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StoArmat Render System
StoArmat is a BRANZ appraised exterior render system that provides the optimal protection and durability for tapered fibre cement sheet construction. Before the system can be applied the surface is sealed and all joints are then flushed using StoArmat render embedded with Sto Jointing mesh for reinforcement. StoArmat render and glass fibre mesh is then applied over the full substrate, 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 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.
StoArmat Render System
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Substrate: Fibre Cement Sheet
New Zealand manufactured James Hardie Monotek® system.
Primer: Sto Putzgrund
Water based primer in a pail, containing an organic binder and good adhesion properties.
StoArmat RFP / Sto Jointing Mesh
Easy to install, meeting the highest requirements for crack, stress and alkalinity resistance.
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 488
StoArmat 15 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.
Download a Data Sheet:
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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Please register all completed Sto specifications to firstname.lastname@example.org to ensure project confirmation and Sto warranty.
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CAD or PDF Details
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Drawing Register and Introduction Series 000
Sheet 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 series not issued
StoTherm Panel EIFS Series 860 series not issued
Dissimilar Joinery Series 870
NK PVCu Joinery series not issued
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