Cristolite™

Application

Designed for external cladding, but is suitable for a wide range of applications.

Description

Lightweight natural stone cladding with ventilated rainscreen system, combining a thin layer of natural stone with a fire-resistant composite board reinforcement through an exclusive bonding process.


Features and benefits:

  • Available in a wide range of natural and engineered stone types, and various different finishes.
  • Dimensionally stable and strong, ensuring the panels are suitable for high wind,
  • Good fire and mechanical performance.
  • Weighs approximately 65% less than traditional stone cladding, which helps with handling, installation and structural costs.
  • Suitable for use on buildings over 18 m in height.
  • Performs well in hot, cold, frosty and wet weather conditions.
  • The backing board is inorganic, negating any biological or pest infestation.
  • Helps to reduce acoustic and thermal transmission.
  • Rigid, which ensures no bowing or warping.
  • Large format panels reduce the amount of joints, and therefore help to improve overall aesthetics.
  • Manufactured in the UK.
  • Impact safety: Negligible risk - can withstand 50 kg soft body/ 0.5 kg hard body. Serviceability class: 1.
  • BREEAM potential - consult manufacturer for details.

General information

Color

See manufacturer's literature for available colours for each type, and insert requirements. 

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Size

2.65 x 1.25 mm

Uniclass 2015

Pr_25_71_14_19 Composite stone panelsPrimary
Ss_25_20_70_25 Drained and back-ventilated rainscreen cladding systems

CAWS

H20/150 Sheet cladding

H20/10 Sheet cladding

H11/110 Curtain walling

H51/110 Cladding to

Specification data - Composite stone panels Enhanced data

Panel facings

Ceramic - Engineered Stone.

Dekton - Engineered Stone.

Granite - Natural Stone.

Limestone - Natural Stone.

Marble - Natural Stone.

Porcelain - Engineered Stone.

Quartz - Engineered Stone.

Finish as delivered

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Colour

See manufacturer's literature for available colours for each type, and insert requirements. 

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Panel size

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Width

48 kg/m².

Panel thickness

30 mm (overall).

15 mm (stone layer).

Product Reference

Cristolite™

Surface/ Texture

Bush hammered.

Random, coarse textured finish.

Honed.

Smooth, matt finish.

Laser/ Waterjet.

Detailed patterns can be engraved, consult manufacturer for details.

Leather/ Brush/ Satin.

Textured/ ridged finish.

Machined.

CNC machining of different textures, or 3D effects possible. Consult manufacturer for details.

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Structure

Aluminium sub-frame, suitable for both internal and external structures. Panels are cut to size, then supporting fixings and hangers are attached and hung onto the rail system.

Fire classification

Euroclass A2-s1-d0.

Stone type

Available in a range of variants.

Consult manufacturer's literature for details and insert requirements.

Literature

Cristolite Lightweight Stone Cladding

Cristolite Lightweight Stone Cladding

Cristolite BRE Fire Classification

Cristolite BRE Fire Classification

Cristolite Testing Regime

Cristolite Testing Regime