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CWCT, Optima FC+ Certificate

CWCT Test Certificate (Centre for Window and Cladding) for Optima FC+, Test performed: Watertightness - dynamic, Wind resistance - serviceability, Wind resistance - safety, Soft body impact, hard body impact

FPA CLASSIFICATION REPORT_BR135 Optima TFC+ 3mm Ali PPC.pdf

Classification is carried out in accordance with the procedures given in BR135, 'Fire performance of external thermal insulation for walls of multi-storey buildings'. Test performance criteria and classification method are based on the recommendation of BR135 which states that the primary concerns for performance criteria of these systems are the fire spread away from the internal fire source, and the rate of fie spread. For classification to be undertaken the system is tested to the full test duration requirements of BS8414-2

FPA Test Report BS8414-2-2015+A1-2017 for Optima FC+, 3mm Ali PPC

Tested at FPA (Fire Protection Association) Tested to British Standards Institute BS8414-2-2015+A1:2017, fire performance or external cladding systems - Part 2: Test method for non-loadbearing external cladding systems fixed to supported by a structural steel frame

FPA Test Report BS8414-2-2015+A1-2017 for Optima TFC+, 3mm Ali PPC

Tested at FPA (Fire Protection Association) Tested to British Standards Institute BS8414-2-2015+A1:2017, fire performance or external cladding systems - Part 2: Test method for non-loadbearing external cladding systems fixed to supported by a structural steel frame

Optima FC+ Hook on Secret Fix System Details

The Optima FC+ is a secret fix hook on rainscreen system. The system has the flexibility to be used in a portrait or landscape. Precision fit and finish with 20mm joints in both directions, suitable for large and bespoke size panels. User friendly with quick and easy adjustment on site, can be fixed tope down, or bottom up, with individual panel removal and replacement. The FC+ rainscreen uses a mechanical fixing methods and no use of adhesives providing true A1 and A2 cladding system. The rainscreen system has been successfully fire tested to BS8414, and is classified in BR135 making it safe to use on high rise buildings in conjunction with Euro Class A1 and A2s1,d0 fire rated materials. The systems is approved and certified by CWCT.

Optima FC+ Installation Details

Featuring an innovative slide and lock adjustment mechanism the carrier rail hooks can be locked in position on site by installers leading to significantly reduced lead times. The Optima FC+ is precision fit and finish with 20mm joints in both directions, suitable for large and bespoke panel sizes. The system can be fixed top down, or bottom up, with individual panel removal and replacement.

Optima IPC Pressed Or Extruded Interlocking Plank Cladding

The Optima IPC system is available as a pressed plank in a variety of materials, often pre-finished or as an extruded plank available in post-finished aluminium. They are connected by a simple interlocking male/female joint, which offers either a recessed or hairline appearance. Optima IPC is secretly fixed onto extruded aluminium support framework horizontally or vertically in a variety of materials. This drained and ventilated system creates a weather shield in front of a primary structure. Optima IPC is engineered to seamlessly integrate with all other building façade elements such as windows, doors and louvres. The system has been independently tested and certified to meet CWCT rigorous specification for rainscreen cladding. All fixings used in the system are stainless steel.

Optima IPC, Interlocking Pressed Plank System Details

The optima IPC, Interlocking pressed plank can be fixed onto extruded aluminium support framework horizontally, vertically or diagonally in a variety of materials. As the longitudinal joint is not ventilated it can be used as a weathered screen introduced at cross plank joints by leaving a gap with the support structure behind creating a baffle. The plank is a simple, interlocking metal cladding panel that with an appropriate secondary support system may be used as part of a rainscreen system.

Optima Perforated Rainscreen

Perforations are a bespoke solution which is an additional feature of our existing rainscreen systems, and can be created fromour Optima TFC, Optima FC rainscreen systems. They are an innovative solution for enclosed spaces such as car parks or plant rooms that requrie a certaina mount of airflow or daylight. One of the most appealing aspects of Sotechs perforated rainscreen is the potential for aesthetics and visual display. Examples include using back-lighting or distinctive colours through the perforations to bring your project to life at night or combining perforations with glass to add another visual dimension.

Optima Shingle System

Sheet metal shingles offer a cladding solution where different shapes including rectangular, rhomboid and diamond shape that can be utilised to create a weather facade.

Optima Shingles

Shingles are availabe in an extensive range of size, shape and material. They are designed to overlap and interlock to be completely secretly fixed. Engineered to integrate seamlessly with other facade elements like windows, doors and louvres. Suitable for all types of wall constructions including new builds and refurbishments. Different shapes can be utilised to create a weathered facade.

Optima TFC Through Fix Cassette Rainscreen System

Optima TFC has been developed as an economical alternative to a complete secret fix rainscreen. Whilst being the most economical rainscreen solution, requiring discreet fixings in the vertical panel recess, the engineering of the system retains the benefits of a drained and ventilated façade. Superior manufacturing techniques ensure there will be no build-up of metal thicknesses at the cruciform joint. The system has been independently tested and certified to meet CWCT rigorous specification for rainscreen cladding. This drained and ventilated system consists of a baffle-jointed series of panels that creates a weather shield in front of a primary structure.Optima TFC is engineered to seamlessly integrate with all other building façade elements such as windows, doors and louvres.

Optima XPC

The Optima XPC Extruded Plank Rainscreen System is manufactured from extruded metal, an extremely stiff alloy, and is the most robust and durable product. Completely secretly fixed extruded aluminium plank rainscreen which has set flat face modules of 150mm, 200mm, 225mm and 250mm as well as 150mm modules castellated extruded aluminium plank rainscreen. The XPC is extremely adaptable and we are able to bring the dimensions of the system down to ground level to maximise its strength in the areas most susceptible to damage.

Optima XPC Extruded Plank

A complete secretly fixed aluminium extruded plank rainscreen system which has set flat face moduals of 150mm, 200mm, 225mm and 250mm as well as 150mm module castellated extruded aluminium plank rainscreen. This system has been independently tested and certified to meet CWCT rigorous specifcation for rainscreen.

Sotech Optima Rainscreen Systems

The well engineered and cost effective Optima range is perfectly suited for both new build and refurbishment projects as diverse as the £600mLiverpool South Parkway Transport Interchange, the £70m Xscape family entertainment centre in Glasgow and the £12m Northern Ballet headquarters in Leeds. Sotech is a key supplier in the design, development and manufacture of a significant number of fast-track PFI projects, including schools and hospitals across the UK and Ireland.

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