Wall Sidings


Details Of Sidings

Product Description

Vinyl Sidings - Composition

Components of a typical house

Typical Siding components

List of commonly used accessories

Product Description

Siding is a cladding material which is mounted onto a vertical wall surface generally with the help of anticorrosive fasteners.

  • First introduced in 1960s
  • Rapid popularity in US & Canada in last 4 decades
  • No. 1 choice amongst homemakers for external cladding; twice more than other materials
  • Entire range of accessories available

Vinyl Sidings - Composition

1. PVC (Poly Vinyl Chloride)

  • Forms the bulk of composition (Almost 80%)
  • Thermoplastic in nature

2. Micro Ingredients - Pigment,TiO2, Calcium Sterate

  • Pigments or colours are added to enhance appearance
  • TiO2 (Titanium di oxide) is added to prevent UV degradation
  • Calcium stearate aids in uniform blending of PVC compound and produce a uniform finish to resist cracking

3. Processing aids - Waxes, Impact Modifiers, Acrylic Processing aids, Stabilizers

  • Waxes - To prevent adhesshion of PVC resin to extruders and impart gloss
  • Impact modifiers - To impart strength and robustness
  • Acrylic Processing aids - Improves Durability and consistency
  • Stabilizers - Prevents degrading of PVC during manufacturing process (Heating and high pressure)

Components of a typical house


Typical Siding components


List of commonly used accessories

Starter Strip: Secures the first course of sidings to the home.

Corner Post: Used where Sidings meet Outside / Inside Corner

J-Chanel: Used as Universal Sidings receiving channel for use around utility openings, under eaves etc.

Undersill Trim: Helps secure trimmed Siding panels under windows and eaves.

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