Vulcan is created from thermally modified New Zealand plantation timber and engineered with vertical grain for superior beauty, durability and weathering characteristics.
Timber screening, fins and pergola elements are becoming an important part of residential and commercial buildings, both for aesthetic and practical reasons including privacy and control of solar load.
Abodo's Vulcan Screening is available in a wide range of sizes from small screening profiles to large posts and beams and is generally supplied with a band sawn finish. Custom made over-size sections are available on a case by case basis.
Scope of use
Intended for above ground use in residential and light commercial buildings. Not suitable for use in
load bearing structural applications or as a primary safety barrier in exterior situations.
New Zealand Building Code (NZBC)
The product will, if employed in accordance with the supplier's installation and maintenance requirements, assist with meeting the following provisions of the building code:
Abodo Vulcan has been in service since 2011 in NZ with thousands of houses and buildings using Abodo Vlucan in NZ and around the world
The product meets the requirements set out in the following documents, or relevant parts of cited standards within the documents:
Thermally modified – INTENZ Thermowood 230 degrees schedule. No chemical preservatives
used. Field tested at SCION, Rotorua.
Suitable for uses described in NZS3602:2003 Table 2A
‘Requirements for wood-based building to achieve a 15 year durability performance Members
exposed to exterior weather conditions and dampness’.
Durability Class 2 above
The product has and can make available the following additional evidence to support the above statements:
Vulcan Screening is created from thermally modified New Zealand plantation timber and
engineered with a vertical grain construction for superior weathering characteristics.
The thermal modification process combined with lamination means Vulcan Screening has
enhanced stability, reduced resin content, is a beautiful homogenous brown colour, and is naturally
durable so does not require any chemical preservatives.
An excellent choice for appearance grade applications such as joinery, pergola, screening, facade
fins and ballustrading in-fill.
Can use the Abodo Rhombus Clip System or the Abodo RSC rail installation depending on design.
Other installation will be SED depending on design intent of screening profile.
Refer to Vulcan Screening Technical Data Sheet, Abodo Screening Maintenance Guide and Sioo:x Wood Protection Manual.
Wash down every 6-12 months with gentle detergent, warm water and soft brush. If possible it is recommended to apply a further coat of oil or stain after approx 12 months of
weathering. Make a maintenance check every two summers. For heavily soiled or mouldy areas use Rejuvenator or similar oxygenating cleaner, active
mouldicide and recoat with penetrating oil. Re-coat every 2-3 years or as required to maintain colour and integrity of coating. Re-coat
period may be longer or shorter depending on climatic conditions and/or positioning of timber
to the sun.
||New Zealand Made
||Member of New Zealand Green Building Council
Building Product Information Requirements
Legal Trading Name:
Abodo Wood Limited
ABODO VULCAN SCREENING.
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