What Are the Benefits of Bamboo Cladding?

Are you looking for a perfect cladding to decorate or refresh your facade? Do you ever face the challenge to choose the suitable material?

Indeed, when it comes to a cladding building, there are quite a lot of alternatives. Bamboo is proved to be an ideal exterior surface material due to its sustainability, good weather resistance and low shrinks and swells.

Bamboo cladding is an extremely strong exterior bamboo plank made from compressed strand woven bamboo, through high temperature carbonization and heating processing to profile into a cladding board, which is suitable for very demanding applications.


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 Bamboo facade cladding have numerous advantages. Let's review some of the main benefits together.


Environmental friendly

When it comes to sustainability, bamboo is on the top of the list. The tree-like grass is fast to grow and with the ability to regenerate after being harvested, easy to process, lasts a long time, and can be fully recycled. It sequesters carbon dioxide from the atmosphere and converts the carbon into plant fiber.

Industrial bamboo products, like REBO bamboo decking/wall panel, has a small carbon footprint or can even be carbon negative, and the formaldehyde emission is E1.

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Strong stability

The dimensional stability of bamboo was characterized by dry shrinkage and wet swelling, means it can withstand temperature changes with hardly any shrinking or swelling, least likely to bowing or cupping when exposed to excess moisture or sudden changes of the climate.

REBO bamboo board goes through an unique heat treatment process with temperature around 220℃ to achieve high stability. The cladding board will keep flat and stay in place after years, unlike some other natural materials.  

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High durability

Bamboo is one of the most robust materials on the planet and has been used for centuries in everything.  Bamboo is stronger than many kinds of hardwood. According to study, the tensile strength of bamboo is 28,000 pounds per square inch. Compare that with the tensile strength of mild steel at 23,000 pounds per square inch.

REBO bamboo is verified with Durability Class 1 and Use Class 4, making it well suit for the harsh climate and environment.


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Fire safety

Fire safety of bamboo cladding is very important. For medium and high-rise buildings, like apartments, commercial buildings and gas stations, cladding must comply with class B with regards to resistance to fire.  

REBO bamboo wall cladding is one of the few natural materials that meets this high fire safety requirement and reach the fire resistance class Bf-s1, d0. Contrary to other wood products, REBO bamboo cladding reaches this exceptional fire safety without impregnation with fire retardants. With high density guaranteed, the wall cladding does not ignite easily.



Besides the above mentioned benefits, bamboo cladding with various texture and sizes available, which can be designed and matched freely according to personal preferences. Featured with tongue and groove, it is easy to install, save time and labor.


If you are fond of this fantastic building material, welcome to contact REBO for more details. 

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