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  • BBA Agrément Certificate

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Carea Ltd

Drained and back ventilated rainscreen cladding system.

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Description

Grooved rainscreen cladding, made in mineral composite, designed for use as a decorative and protective façade 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.

General information
Size

Insert requirements.

Finish

Gloss

Matt

Material

Mineral composite

Uniclass 2015 Drained and back-ventilated rainscreen cladding systems (Ss_25_20_70_25)
Specification data
Product Reference

CAREA Grooved Panel Acantha

Size

Insert requirements.

Finish

Gloss

Matt

Colour

Moon

Papyrus

Rhodes

Riven

Shell

Taïga

Urba

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

Standard product features

Material:

Mineral composite.

Vertical joint type:

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

Air gap:

Nominal 50 mm.

Panel tolerances:

  • ± 1 mm in height.
  • ± 0.5 mm in length.

Reaction to fire:

  • EN 13501-1: B-s1, d0.
  • BS 476-6: Class 0.

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.

Product Options

Size:

  • Height: 250–900 mm.
  • Length: Up to 3000 mm.
  • Thickness: 14–16 mm.

Joints:

  • Vertical: 3 mm.
  • Horizontal: 3, 13, 20 or 40 mm.

Backing wall:

Suitable for:

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

Weight:

Approximately 36–43 kg/m² (depending on finish).

Third party certifications
  • Certificate: 09/4429
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