Aluminium cladding panels and aluminium support frame.
Designed for use on buildings with any type of frame construction, at any location and height. Backing wall compatibility: SFS, masonry, SIP or similar infill and shear walls, structural steel frames, concrete frames.
Cladding system GL1 offers large format, monolithic looking cladding panels covering the entire floor height. The system comprises pressed panels manufactured from 3 mm thick aluminium with internal reinforcement profiles, fixed to an aluminium sub-frame with a combination of concealed self-locking brackets and screws. The subframe is mounted onto the primary building frame.
Features and benefits:
Powder coated to BS EN 12206-1.
Available in a wide range of colours.
Wide range of configurations when used in combination with brickwork, glazing, stone and other materials. Can be easily coordinated with common designs of windows, doors and curtain walling, offering a consistent look of building facades.
Grade H3103 or 1050.
Rectangular by default. Other shapes can be manufactured on request
100 x 500 mm–1255 x 2840 mm.
Minimum to maximum panel face size.
PPC finish offered with 15 years warranty and 25 years service free life cycle. Aluminium life cycle up to 60 years.
Minimum of 600 Pa.
Wind load resistance
Up to 2400 Pa live load and 3600 Pa safety load.
Class 2 “negligible risk” when used when used in category B areas.
Behaviour to fire
Material is non-combustible by nature. Aluminium plates with PPC finish tested by Akzo Nobel to achieve A2,-s1, d0.
Non combustible insulation infill
Coated nonwoven fabric.
Fire rated up to EN 13501-1, Euroclass B.
Glass fibre fabric.
Fire rated up to EN 13501-1, Euroclass A2.
Gladious lock in brackets and stainless steel self-drilling screws
|Secondary support structure|
Vertical aluminium L shape “helping hand” cladding brackets and rails (tested with Fisher EVT).
Allows fixing to any infill wall type such as SFS, concrete, masonry.
Slab edge U shape brackets and vertical aluminium box profiles (tested with Fischer UWH).
Allows fixing to floor slab edges or another distanced points with maximum span 3300 mm.
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Open state stone wool fire barrier with intumescent edge and fire rating up to 120 min. Panels include fire barrier infill profile.
Full fill stone wool fire barrier with fire rating up to 120 minutes. Panels include fire barrier infill profile
3 mm solid aluminium pressed cassettes H3103
3 mm solid aluminium pressed cassettes H1050
Prefinished brushed aluminium alloy 5251
2 mm aluminium pressed panels, designed and tested to interfaces with glazing elements.
Concealed fixings on longer panel edges.
Semi concealed fixings on shorter edges.
Interface pressings and profiles
Self-drilling stainless steel screws or expanding anchor bolts in grade A2 or A4.
|Panel interface profile|
2 and 3 mm aluminium pressings shaped to suit panel interlock detail.
|Country of material origin|
|Country of product manufacture|
Excellent. Aluminium is widely accepted for recycling.