AdvanTech X-Factor: New Fade-Resistant, Water-Shedding Wood Panel Rounds Out Huber’s Portfolio of Premium, High-Performance Engineered Wood Panel Offerings
Leading building products innovator Huber Engineered Woods has expanded its line of innovative AdvanTech™ Subfloor Assembly products with the introduction of AdvanTech X-Factor. Rooted in the responsibility to listen and respond to on-the-job needs of construction professionals, Huber’s approach to product development is methodical and led to new product categories such as AdvanTech® subflooring, the first high-performance engineered wood panel.
AdvanTech X-Factor is a new class of premium subflooring with a fade-resistant, water-shedding surface on a high-performance engineered wood panel. With a built-in protective top layer, it takes the moisture resistance teams expect from an AdvanTech® panel to the next level and pairs well with AdvanTech™ subfloor adhesive for a Squeak-Free Guarantee™ .
Unlike common oriented strand board (OSB) and plywood panels that can show flaking, delamination or discoloration from exposure to daily jobsite stress, AdvanTech X-Factor protects the panel surface quality and appearance. The built-in, water-shedding top layer provides a distinctively smooth, even, premium subfloor surface that is marker friendly and easy to clean.
AdvanTech X-Factor is perfect for the building team or homeowner looking to reduce the way their subflooring reflects the impact of jobsite challenges and potential need for re-work due to damage — rain, snow, sunlight and jobsite traffic are no match for the enhanced subfloor surface durability against weather and its quality appearance. Additional benefits include first-class moisture protection, curbside appeal of a clean, smooth subfloor assembly and surface consistency for even-covering application.
Product Specifications of AdvanTech X-Factor include:
- Performance Category: 23/32″
- Panel Size: 4′ × 8′
- Edge Profile: Tongue and Groove
- PS-2 Span Rating: 24 OC
- Panel Grade: Structural 1
- Code Evaluation Report: ESR 1785
- Approx. Weight Per Panel: 78 lbs.
- Panels Per Unit: 45 pcs
Product benefits of AdvanTech X-Factor include:
- First-class moisture protection
- Reduced risk of re-work for weather-damaged panels
- Curbside appeal of a clean, smooth subflooring assembly
- Marker friendly for crew communications
- Enduring premium look — panels will resist discoloration, flaking and delamination over time
- Easy jobsite cleaning
- Surface consistency for even-covering application
AdvanTech X-Factor panels are the latest innovation from the subflooring brand builders have trusted for more than 20 years for the FLAT OUT BEST™ start to a quiet, stiff floor.
Huber Engineered Woods has constructed its business on solving design and construction challenges by reimagining installation and assembly design to reflect industry desire to push efficiency and high performance forward. Rooted in the responsibility to listen and respond to on-the-job needs of construction professionals, Huber’s approach to product development is methodical in its alignment with trusted builder and architectural partners who embody the Huber philosophy of being curious about what better building could look like.
 Limitations and restrictions apply. See SqueakFreeGuarantee.com.