NeXclad True


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 12”x 8” 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)
11-7/8" x 8" nominal size 11-3/4" x 9-1/2" nominal size 8.15 lbs/sq ft


NeXclad True can be installed directly to the wall sheathing.



NeXclad True

Installation Guide


Below is a typical installation diagram. Corresponding details can be downloaded via the detail references shown.

Framed Wall Details
Solid Wall Details
. 1. NeXclad True Prototypical Details - Sheet - NXT-S001 - BASE OF WALL SECTION DETAIL dwg
. 2. NeXclad True Prototypical Details - Sheet - NXT-S002 - TYPICAL INSTALLATION SECTION dwg
. 3. NeXclad True Prototypical Details - Sheet - NXT-S003 - SILL SECTION DETAIL dwg
. 4. NeXclad True Prototypical Details - Sheet - NXT-S004 - COPING SECTION DETAIL dwg
. 4. NeXclad True Prototypical Details - Sheet - NXT-S004 - HEAD SECTION DETAIL dwg
. 5. NeXclad True Prototypical Details - Sheet - NXT-S005 - COPING SECTION DETAIL dwg
. A. NeXclad True Prototypical Details - Sheet - NXT-P001 - VERTICAL REVEAL PLAN DETAIL dwg
. B. NeXclad True Prototypical Details - Sheet - NXT-P003 - EXTERIOR CORNER - REENTRANT METAL TRIM - PLAN DETAIL dwg
. C. NeXclad True Prototypical Details - Sheet - NXT-P004 - REENTRANT CORNER PLAN DETAIL dwg
. D. NeXclad True Prototypical Details - Sheet - NXT-P005 - TERMINATION OF RAINSCREEN PLAN DETAIL dwg
. E. NeXclad True Prototypical Details - Sheet - NXT-P002 - JAMB PLAN DETAIL dwg
. . zip files for all nexclad true details dwg

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
Clay Red

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
Adobe Fleck
Aged Cedar
Aged Copper
Aged Oak
Antiqued Brunswick Black
Antiqued Montpelier Green
Antiqued Pewter
Antiqued Slate Gray
Ash Gray
Barcelona Buff
Beach Brown (Weathered)
Briar Brown
Bright Green
Brookville Green (Gloss)
Brunswick Black
Dark Green
Dark Terracotta
Dark Tuscany
Desert Sand
Earth Gray
Ebony Mist
Empire Green
Field Green
Forest Green
Heritage Blue
Lava Black (Weathered)
Matte White
Mediterranean Blue (Gloss)
Midnight Black (Gloss)
Montpelier Green
Mottled Green Purple
Olive Green
Process Flash
Royal Persian (Gloss)
Slate Gray
Slate Red
Strata Gray
Summer Rose
Sunset Red (Weathered)
Sunset Red with Ebony Mist (Weathered)
Terra Cotta
Vermont Gray Black
Vintage Green
Western Cedar
White Cedar

NeXclad True is available in smooth and weathered finishes…

Smooth: a genteel smooth texture
Weathered: a sandblasted, slightly weathered texture


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


Contact us for certification documentation

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