Facades Xi Stucco Systems

FacadesThree IronClad

FacadesThree IronClad

This system is the premium FACADESXi traditional scratch and brown stucco wall assembly with the added features of Xi-WaterShield, Drainage mat and FractureStop layers. It gives the maximum weather protection,water drainage and resistance to cracking available on the market today with a single source and complete warranty available.


Exterior, interior, high impact requirement, new, retrofit, residential, multi-family, commercial, panelized, institutional, hotels, hospitals, retail centers, schools, condominiums, High Traffic, and government facilities


    With code compliant lath & water resistive barrier
  • ASTM C1177 glass mat faced sheathing
  • ASTM C79/C1396 exterior gypsum sheathing
  • ASTM C1325 Type A Exterior cement-board
  • Exposure I or exterior plywood sheathing (grade C-D or better)
  • Exposure I OSB
  • Poured concrete/unit masonry/brick
WaterShield Water and Air Barrier Assembly
  • WaterShield Water & Air Barrier
  • WaterShield Flashing Tape
  • WaterShield Joint Mesh
  • FXI FlashFill
Drainage Mat
  • Three Dimensional drainage mat with a non-woven breathable fabric to provide separation from the Stucco Base Coat.
Code compliant lath
  • Metal Lath
  • Plastic Lath
FacadesThree Scratch and Brown
  • FFACADESThree Concentrate: pre-mixed ASTM C926 code compliant stucco base coat consisting of portland cement, fibers and additives, mixed with water and sand
  • FACADESThree Sanded: pre-mixed ASTM C926 code compliant stucco base coat consisting of portland cement, sand, fibers and additives mixed only with water in the field.
FractureStop Layer
  • Xi-Dry Acrylic Base Coat or Xi-Acrylic Base Coat
  • Xi-Mesh Standard Reinforcing Mesh
Primer (Optional per specification) – for decreased efflorescence and highest finish coat aesthetic performance.
  • Xi-Alkali Resistant Primer
  • Xi-FastPrime
Finish Coat – Integrally colored and textured. Unlimited color selection, dirt pickup resistant
  • Xi-Textured Acrylic Finish
  • Xi-Flexx Finish
  • Framed walls must terminate stucco a minimum of 4-inches above grade, 2- inches above finished grade, or as specified by local code.
  • Moist curing must be provided per specifications.
  • Ambient and surface temperature must remain above 40ºF (4ºC) during and for 24-hours after set has occurred.
  • Protect applied product from inclement weather until dry.
  • Efflorescence is a natural occurrence when using cement based products subject to exterior or wet environments.
  • No additives are permitted to any components unless specifically approved by FXI.
  • Follow the application instructions for each component.
  • Cracking will occur in portland cement stucco. This statement is true of any Portland cement based product and is not a defect of the product. Cracking can be minimized by following best practices in the FaçadesOne Stucco Handbook; including proper installation of lath, proper use of control and expansion joints, proper sand selection, proper proportioning of stucco mix, avoiding the use of excess water, moist curing of the stucco after it has been applied, and proper sequencing of construction to avoid stresses in the freshly placed stucco.
  • For use on vertical above grade walls only.
  • Dark colors may show efflorescence more easily and imperfection in the stucco base coat compared to light colors.
  • Maintenance Required: periodic cleaning, repair of cracks and impact damage if they occur, recoating to enhance appearance of weathered finish.
  • Use only on surfaces that are sound, dry, clean, unpainted, and free from any residue that may affect the ability of the FACADESXi Products to bond.
  • Watershield should not be left exposed more than 6 months.
  • Ensure Lath fasteners are secured into framing members.
  • Factory prepared mixed stucco base for consistent field quality control.
  • Impact and puncture resistant.
  • Highest quality acrylic and elastomeric finishes.
  • EPS shapes for architectural details.
  • Monolithic, durable, UV Stable water-resistive and air barrier
  • Non-combustible and Fire resistant assemblies are available.
  • FractureStop Layer increases water resistance and crack resistance
  • Drainage Mat allows for increased drying and moisture drainage.