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Aluminium TIMBER EFFECT - External Walls (non-combustible) A1 & A2 rated fire classifications to EN13501-1. Fire resistant replacement cladding.

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Aluminium wall panels using a range of realistic faux wood finishes in a fully FIRE RESISTANT slatted panel system for external wall and cladding applications. Ideal for A1 rated replacement cladding.

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Application

  • For external wall cladding applications.
  • Large public/civil/residential projects (i.e. above 18 m tall) that require A1 rated or A2 rated non-combustible wood finishes.
  • Projects wanting to avoid fire assessment/ testing of composite timber panels.
  • Projects primarily concerned with timber colour longevity.
  • Designs that push limits of timber (i.e. large sections, long unsupported spans, zero movement etc.).

Description

The BCL 'TIMBER EFFECT' range has been designed to provide a range of non-combustible, beautifully realistic artificial timber finishes using a polyurethane powder-coated aluminium system to create the varied and accurate look of solid wood panels, in a fully inert fire-resistant panel system. Ideal for non-combustible regulation and replacement cladding requiring A1 or A2 classification to EN13501-1 or complying with Approved Document B cladding requirements for buildings over 18m+ tall.


Features and benefits:

  • 35+ years colour durability externally.
  • Non-combustible A1 / A2 rated fire classifications achievable.
  • Non-hydroscopic (unaffected by moisture).
  • Dimensionally stable (will not twist or distort like timber).
  • 75% recycled content aluminium available.


This is combined with BCL's design-flexible slatted panel system, which offers:

  • BIM level 4 Full system design (in Revit or similar).
  • SIDOS Compliant ‘Bomb-blast’ grids / tethering available.
  • Flexible panel sizes to suit layouts.
  • Secret-fixings.
  • FSC® and PEFC certified.
  • High recycled content (typically up to 75%).
  • Bespoke fire retardant colour coating / matching.
  • Direct Installation service by BCL.


BCL also offer full blast, acoustic and fire testing options with UKAS accredited laboratories on all panel systems, ensuring compliance with Approved Document B and any other prevailing regulatory requirements.


For more information please feel free to visit BCL's website and discover the range of Fire Resistant & Non-combustible Wood Panels


NOTE - minimum order = 500 sqm


General information

Color

Black

Brown

Grey

Beige

Bronze

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Finish

Woodgrain

Powder-coated

Matt

Micro-textured

Satin

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Material

Aluminium

Polyurethane

Shape

Rectangle

Square

Other

Length

Bespoke

Width

Bespoke

Height

Bespoke

Warranty description

30 year

Uniclass

Ss_25_20_68_50 Metal profiled sheet self-supporting cladding systemsPrimary

CAWS

H31/10 Metal

H31/120 Metal

Specification data - Metal profiled sheet self-supporting cladding systems

System performance

-

Manufacturer guidance

Non-combustible A1/ A2 rated fire classifications achievable. Consult manufacturer for details.

Air and vapour control layer

-

Material

AVCL - Polyethylene FR - Class B.

AVCL - Aluminium FR - Class A2.

Acoustic insulation

-

Manufacturer guidance

Typically not required.

Thermal insulation

Mineral wool fibre insulation.

Guidance for specification option:

The manufacturer typically offers mineral wool fibre based insulation (e.g. Kingspan DuoSlab or similar). Thickness TBC (or as per design information).

Breather membrane

-

Material

Polyacrylic - UV FR (Class B EN 13501-1), Black.

Polyacrylic - Colour UV FR (Class B EN 13501-1), Colour.

Guidance for specification option:

Available in eight colours. Consult manufacturer and insert requirements.

Polypropylene - A2 FR (Class A2 EN 13501-1), Black.

Polypropylene - A2 FR (Class A2 EN 13501-1), Silver.

External sheets

-

Material

Aluminium.

Type

20 mm wide x 100 mm deep slats + 80 mm gap.

20 mm wide x 150 mm deep slats + 130 mm gap.

50 mm wide x 20 mm deep slats + 10 mm gap.

50 mm wide x 20 mm deep slats + 20 mm gap.

50 mm wide x 50 mm deep slats + 20 mm gap.

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Colour

Chestnut.

Cinnamon.

Dark Oak.

Finest Black.

Golden Oak.

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Fixing

Direct fix.

Guidance for specification option:

Panels are fixed to wall using painted screws (matching fabric colour), located in between timber slats @ 600 mm ccs.

Cannot be used for 'closed board' systems.

BCL Wall Rail.

Guidance for specification option:

Panels are hung on to wall using a male-female carrier rail.

Additional cost typically £10 / sqm.

Sustainability data

Contains Red List materials

No

Country of material origin

United Kingdom

Country of product manufacture

United Kingdom

Embodied carbon

A1-A3 (production stage) as defined in BS EN 15804

2.3 kg CO₂ eq/kg

Recyclability

The system comprises of all Aluminium (PPC) and Stainless Steel (50% supporting grid). Discounting the PPC coating, ALL (100%) of the system can be recycled at end of life.

Recycled content

As defined in clause 7.8 of BS EN ISO 14021

75 %

Third party certifications

Constructionline Gold

Constructionline Gold

Construction Line (Gold Certification)

ISO 9001 Quality Management

ISO 9001 Quality Management

ISO 9001 : 2015 - Quality Management Systems

Constructionline

Constructionline

Social Value Certificate

Health & Safety Accreditation

Health & Safety Accreditation

SSIP Acclaim - Health & Safety Accreditation

TRADA

TRADA

TRADA / Timber Development UK Certificate

Health & Safety Accreditation

Health & Safety Accreditation

TSHP - Risk Management

Fleet Operator Recognition Scheme

Fleet Operator Recognition Scheme

FORS (Bronze) Certification

Literature

Aluminium Timber Effect - Colour Options

Aluminium Timber Effect - Colour Options