NeXclad True is the newest terracotta cladding solution from Terreal North America. Designed to install with a flush surface texture, this small module terracotta cladding offers design professionals the durability and customization capabilities of a NeXclad clay tile with the sleek streamlined look of a flush panel. NeXclad’s ease of installation provides an extremely economical classic cladding solution, while providing limitless color options to realize a building’s design aesthetic. NeXclad True is currently available in an 8”x12” tile module and Classic surface texture with a 75-year material warranty.
Standard Physical Characteristics
Center to Center Modules (IN)Center to Center Modules (MM)
Panel Size (IN)Panel Size (MM)
Terracotta Panel Weight (LBS)Terracotta Panel Weight (KG)
|8" x 12"||9.75"x11.875"||8.15 lbs/sq ft|
NeXclad True can be installed directly to the wall sheathing. Below are photos of typical NeXclad True installations.
Below is a typical installation diagram. Corresponding details can be downloaded via the detail references shown.
Typical Axonometric View
Colors & Finishes
NeXclad True is manufactured in New Lexington, Ohio by Ludowici. Ludowici’s high-temperature firing technique results in a beautiful range of tones within a color blend. These color chips are intended to impart the range within each color blend.
Standard Through-Body Color
NeXclad glazes come in single and multiple spray options, creating a narrow or wide color range across the visual field. Custom color blends can also be created by request.
Standard Glaze Colors
NeXclad True is available in Classic (smooth) surface.
NeXclad True has been tested and received certifications for the following:
- ASTM C1167 Breaking Load Test – Glazed
- ASTM C1167 Efflorescence Test – Glazed
- ASTM C1167 Freeze-Thaw Test – Glazed
- ASTM C1167 Permeability Test – Glazed
- ASTM C1167 Thermal Shock Resistance Test – Glazed
- Wind Load Test over Armoroc
- Wind Load Test over Plywood
- Florida Building Code Approval
- Hail Impact Testing