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Rainscreen cladding ACANTHA Grooved Panel

Application

External rainscreen cladding.


Suitable for for use over:

  • Concrete.
  • Blockwork.
  • Brickwork.
  • Structural and lightweight steel framing.
  • Timber frame.
  • Curtain walling.

Description

Grooved rainscreen cladding, made in mineral composite, designed for use as a decorative and protective facade over external walls of buildings. The panels offer a choice of different finishes and colours in different sizes. The system includes the panels and the horizontal rails only. Primary subframe not included.


Technical characteristics:

  • Air gap: Nominal 50 mm.
  • Panel tolerances: ±1 mm in height, ±0.5 mm in length.
  • Reaction to fire: EN 13501-1: A2-s1, d0.
  • Wind resistance: 2.2 kN/m².
  • Impact resistance (to BS 8200): Standard: D; Reinforced: B.
  • Thermal conductivity: 1.65 W/mK.
  • Bending strength: >26 MPa.
  • Resilience: >1.3 kJ/m².

General information

Finish

Includes Moon, Papyrus, Rhodes, Riven, Shell, Taïga and Urba finishes.

Gloss

Matt

Material

Mineral

Composite

Shape

Rectangle

Square

Size

Bespoke thickness possible

and sub-multiples

Length

3000 mm

Width

11 mm

14 mm

16 mm

21 mm

Height

900 mm

Uniclass

Pr_25_71_14_19 Composite stone panelsPrimary

CAWS

H92/120 Rainscreen cladding

Specification data - Composite stone panels

Finish as delivered

-

Surface

Glossy.

Smooth Matt.

Moon.

Papyrus.

Rhodes.

Riven.

Shell.

Taïga.

Urba.

Fluted.

Wood.

Glass paste.

Colour

Refer to manufacturer's technical brochure and insert requirement.

-

Panel size

-

Panel thickness

14–16 mm.

Backing material

Polyester resin.

Panel size

Insert requirement, available 250–900 mm in height and up to 3000 mm in length.

-

Weight

36–43 kg/m² (approximate).

Dependent on finish.

Horizontal rail type

3 mm.

Mill finished.

13 mm.

Anodized.

20 mm.

Anodized.

40 mm.

Anodized.

Corners

Mitred edge panel.

Pre-coloured aluminium profile.

Welded corner piece.

Installation

With Backing structure (CWB), horizontal installation.

Without Backing structure (CWoB), horizontal installation.

With Backing structure (CWB), vertical installation.

Without Backing structure (CWoB), vertical installation.

Panel joints

Open 3 mm vertical joints using wedges after each panel along the horizontal rail.

Reveals

Consult manufacturer's literature for other details.

Metallic.

Acantha.

Samples required

Product samples, mock-ups or prototypes.

Environmental information

Country of material origin

France

Country of product manufacture

France

Literature

Acantha Product Sheet

Acantha Product Sheet

Acantha Tech Spec

Acantha Tech Spec

Implementation Guide for Grooved Panels - Horizontal fitting

Implementation Guide for Grooved Panels - Horizontal fitting

Classification of Reaction to Fire Performance in Accordance to NF EN 13501-1 (ARDAL / ACANTHA)

Classification of Reaction to Fire Performance in Accordance to NF EN 13501-1 (ARDAL / ACANTHA)

Classification of Accessories - Grooved Panels - Horizontal Fitting

Classification of Accessories - Grooved Panels - Horizontal Fitting

Classification of Accessories for Grooved Panels - Vertical Fitting

Classification of Accessories for Grooved Panels - Vertical Fitting

Carea Facade Portfolio

Carea Facade Portfolio

Carea Facade technical brochure

Carea Facade technical brochure

BRE Global Assessment Report

BRE Global Assessment Report

BRE Global Classification Report

BRE Global Classification Report

Implementation Guide for Grooved Panels - Vertical Fitting

Implementation Guide for Grooved Panels - Vertical Fitting

Classification of Reaction to Fire Performance in Accordance to NF EN 13501-1 (ALPHA / AQUILA - CWoB)

Classification of Reaction to Fire Performance in Accordance to NF EN 13501-1 (ALPHA / AQUILA - CWoB)

Classification of Reaction to Fire Performance in Accordance to NF EN 13501-1 (ALPHA / AQUILA - CWB)

Classification of Reaction to Fire Performance in Accordance to NF EN 13501-1 (ALPHA / AQUILA - CWB)

Aquila Tech Spec

Aquila Tech Spec

Aquila Product Sheet

Aquila Product Sheet

Classification of Accessories - Interlocking Panels - Without Backing Structure

Classification of Accessories - Interlocking Panels - Without Backing Structure

Classification of Accessories - Interlocking Panels - With Backing Structure

Classification of Accessories - Interlocking Panels - With Backing Structure

Implementation Guide for Interlocking Panels - With Subframe (CWB)

Implementation Guide for Interlocking Panels - With Subframe (CWB)

BRE Global Assessment Report - Vetage Clip

BRE Global Assessment Report - Vetage Clip

Implementation Guide for Interlocking Panels - Without Subframe

Implementation Guide for Interlocking Panels - Without Subframe

Case studies

Glasgow College, Glasgow UK

Glasgow College, Glasgow UK

The Gateway, Leeds (UK)

The Gateway, Leeds (UK)

Clarence Dock, Leeds UK

Clarence Dock, Leeds UK

Mourinoux Tower, Asnières FR

Mourinoux Tower, Asnières FR

Lecanuet Secondary School, Rouen FR

Lecanuet Secondary School, Rouen FR

New Hospital, Orléans FR

New Hospital, Orléans FR

Paul Eluard Secondary School, Montereau-Fault-Yonne FR

Paul Eluard Secondary School, Montereau-Fault-Yonne FR

Spire Hospital, Manchester UK

Spire Hospital, Manchester UK

Northampton University Senate Building, UK

Northampton University Senate Building, UK

University of Hertfordshire, Hatfield UK

University of Hertfordshire, Hatfield UK

Bethnal Green Road, London  UK

Bethnal Green Road, London UK

Victoria Point New Hotel, Ashford UK

Victoria Point New Hotel, Ashford UK

Bastille Opera – Paris Fr

Bastille Opera – Paris Fr

Northampton College UK

Northampton College UK

Merchant square, London UK

Merchant square, London UK

Britannia Music Site, Ilford UK

Britannia Music Site, Ilford UK

Third party certifications

QA Certificate

QA Certificate

CSTB Technical Approval Grooved Carea Vertical Fitting 2.2_14-1659

QA Certificate

QA Certificate

CSTB Technical Approval Grooved Carea Horizontal Fitting 2-16-1774

BBA Agrément Certificate

BBA Agrément Certificate

BBA Carea Grooved horizontal cladding system certificate 07/4429 Product Sheet 1

BBA Agrément Certificate

BBA Agrément Certificate

BBA Carea Grooved vertical cladding system certificate 07/4429 Product Sheet 2

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