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21.11.2016

Silvered-off Timber Cladding, Nordic Style

After a year of product testing to New Zealand conditions, Abodo will be offering Sioo:x – a natural wood coating that silvers off over time.

What is Sioo:x?

Sioo:x is a premium wood and surface protection, that results in durable, beautiful wooden surfaces. It uses nature to form a hard silicon based shell on exterior timber, which weathers to a beautiful silver-grey patina.

Sioo:x provides a long-term weathered look without leaving your wood unprotected – and can last up to 10+ years. It’s durable protection for a long time, so you don’t have to repeat the job year after year.

This unrivaled long-lasting wood protection keeps the wood healthy and creates an attractive and easy-care surface.

How does it work?

Based on a technique that was originally developed in Germany in the nineteenth century, Sioo:x is inspired by how nature protects itself using its own natural technology.

This means wood surfaces will not only become more attractive over time – they’ll resist wear, wind and weather in even the most demanding conditions.

Sioo:x is not a coating, but a silicate based wood protection envelope.

The protection system has two components:

  • the first penetrates the wood where it gradually forms an inert glassy polymer (which helps to keep the wood cells bonded together, strengthening the wood’s structure over time)
  • the second component acts to seal and protect the first application until it is fully cured, but it also forms an inert water resistant envelope which penetrates the wood and creates a grey surface appearance.

Using Sioo:x results in the wood having an even silvery weathered appearance once the protection system cures. This means that the unsightly patchy weathering of exterior wood cladding is no longer a problem.

The resultant cladding or decking looks is almost bleached – a great Scandinavian look.

Inspired by nature and carefully crafted by timber specialists Abodo and Sioo, this technology brings another dimension to lifetime beauty for exterior timbers.

Innovative design is showcased in this timber A-frame summer house, using Sioo:x Natural Wood Coating.

This video shows Vulcan Cladding in Sioo:x Coating weathering over an eight month period.

Note, results vary depending on weather conditions.

Order a Sample

Please complete the form below for your free Sioo:x sample. Please note, samples will be Vulcan Cladding in Sioo:x Coating.

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