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Kalwall Translucent Daylighting Panels with windows

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70 mm - Standard Panel (2.74 W/m²K)

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Kalwall diffused natural daylight panels unitised with HC2000 or E-series windows from Kalwall. Glazed with either Kalwall or vision glass.

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Application

From single story to mid-rise construction, Kalwall wall systems transform sunlight into glare-free daylight to enhance any space.

Description

Structural sandwich panels, operating and/or fixed windows, louvres, even opaque panels, are factory Unitized. Provides rapid installation and a permanent weather seal, unlike most stick-built, 'frame and glaze' components, that are all field assembled.


Delivered to the job site in large, pre-assembled units up to

1524 mm x 10 668 mm.


Features and benefits:

  • Aluminium or thermally-broken Grid Core composed of a series of interlocking I-beams.
  • Interior shatterproof FRP faces are formulated to meet interior finish, flame, and smoke requirements of the toughest international codes.
  • Translucent Insulation options, including Cabot’s Lumira® aerogel offer exceptional thermal properties.
  • Colour stable FRP face sheets with a permanent glass veil erosion barrier to eliminate fibre bloom.
  • Clamp-tite™ aluminium fastening system, specifically engineered and available as either standard or thermally-broken with many finish options.
  • Properly maintained Kalwall Skyroofs and Skylights can be walked on without risk of fall through. Tested to ASTM E661, Kalwall exceeds OSHA 1910.23 without the need for additional protection like external screens or fixed railings.
  • The shatterproof, super-weathering FRP face will withstand a 70 ft-lbs (95 J) impact. Optional high impact FRP faces will withstand 230 ft-lbs (312 J) impact by UL 972; also rated for windborne debris protection up to large missile D.
  • Complimentary Daylighting Analysis available, consult the manufacturer for details.
  • UL and FM approved.
  • CE / UKCA marked.
  • For U-values, light transmission and G-values consult technical literature (varies depending on type, thickness and exterior face colour).


Kalwall is not a glazing panel but rather a structural sandwich panel with outstanding load capacity and structural integrity that polycarbonate systems

and insulated glass units (IGU) simply cannot match.


With a high strength-to-weight ratio, Kalwall panels are both strong and lightweight. This makes the installation process easier and reduces extraneous structural support framing, saving both time and money. All Kalwall systems are very low maintenance. The panel’s FRP faces have self-cleaning properties, are resistant to dirt and particulate build-up, and can handle harsh chemical and environmental exposure.


The panels block harmful UV-A and UV-B rays while transmitting the full spectrum of visible light for perfect colour rendition within interiors. With a wide range of translucent insulation options, Kalwall’s thermal performance reduces HVAC heating and cooling loads while harvesting daylight to cut artificial lighting usage.


Fibreglass Reinforced Polymer (FRP) Faces:

Kalwall has developed a full line of high performance FRP face sheets including the latest generation of Super Weathering (SW) formulations that are unrivalled in the industry. Along with a variety of high performance options, Kalwall offers both standard and optional colours and finishes in order to provide designers with more flexibility. Translucent White and Crystal FRP face sheets are standard. The four Kal-tints are optional. Optional FRP finishes are available for interior face sheets only.


Size:

E-Series Fixed sash:

• Max width 1500 mm (width must be the same as the panel width).

• Total area must not exceed 3.787 m² at 5.027 KPa.


E-Series Project in sash:

• Max width 1500 mm (width must be the same as the panel width).

• Standard heights of 460 mm or 610 mm.

• Maximum height of 1070 mm.

• Minimum height of 410 mm.


E-Series Project out sash:

• Max width 1500 mm (width must be the same as the panel width).

• Standard heights of 460 mm or 610 mm.

• Maximum height of 1370 mm.

• Minimum height of 410 mm.


Kalwall panel standards widths are 1224 mm (4ft), 1520 mm (5ft) Maximum width is 1520 mm (5ft). Panel lengths between 914 mm and 6096 mm. Note: please check spans with Structura UK Ltd.

General information

Color

White

Grey

Blue

Red

Green

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Finish

Mill

Anodized

Manufacturer guidance

Kalwall Corrosion Resistant Finish (KCRF) in standard colours or custom. Mill Finish 215R1 Clear Anodized, 204R1 Clear Anodized, 311 Light Bronze Anodized, 312 Mid Bronze Anodized, 313 Dark Bronze Anodized.

Material

Aluminium

Glass Fibre

Glass Reinforced Plastic (GRP)

Composite

Fibre-reinforced

Shape

Rectangle

Trapezoid

Circle

Length

Bespoke

Manufacturer guidance

Panel lengths between 914 and 6096 mm. Please check spans with Structura UK Ltd.

Width

Bespoke

Guidance for specification option:

Maximum width is 1520 mm (5ft)

Manufacturer guidance

Kalwall panel standards widths are 1224 mm (4ft), 1520 mm (5ft) Maximum width is 1520 mm (5ft)

Height

70 mm

100 mm

Uniclass

Ss_25_10_20_90 Unitized curtain walling systemsPrimary

CAWS

H11/110 Curtain walling

Specification data - Unitized curtain walling systems

Framing

-

Framing members

Aluminium Grid Core Interlocking I-beams.

Fasteners

Clamp-tite.

Cladding units

-

Glass units

E-Series Fixed sash.

Guidance for specification option:

• Max width 1500 mm (width must be the same as the panel width).

• Total area must not exceed 3.787 m² at 5.027 KPa.

E-Series Project in sash.

Guidance for specification option:

• Max width 1500 mm (width must be the same as the panel width).

• Standard heights of 460 mm or 610 mm.

• Maximum height of 1070 mm.

• Minimum height of 410 mm.

E-Series Project out sash.

Guidance for specification option:

• Max width 1500 mm (width must be the same as the panel width).

• Standard heights of 460 mm or 610 mm.

• Maximum height of 1370 mm.

• Minimum height of 410 mm.

Manufacturer guidance

25 mm Kalwall panel or 25 mm double or triple glazed glass.

Panels and facings

-

Material

Smooth Fibreglass Reinforced Polymer (FRP), 1.78 mm thick (external), 1.14 mm thick (internal).

Fasteners

Clamp-tite™.

Glazed panel

25 mm glass.

25 mm Kalwall panel.

Colour/ Finish (external)

Crystal SW-E.

Guidance for specification option:

Standard.

White SW-E.

Guidance for specification option:

Standard.

Colour/ Finish (internal)

White B-3C.

Guidance for specification option:

Standard.

Width

1220 mm.

1524 mm.

Custom.

Guidance for specification option:

Custom widths up to 1524 mm are available; insert requirements.

Panel length

-

Manufacturer guidance

Available in lengths from 914–6096 mm. Insert requirements.

Thickness

70 mm.

Guidance for specification option:

Standard.

Configuration

Ladder, 200 mm.

Guidance for specification option:

Ladder Grid Cores are optional for facades only. Nominal spacings of 203 and 254 mm are standard. Custom widths between 101 and 254 mm are also available. Depending on panel size and orientation, a cross mullion may be required. Panel spans will vary with different grid cores and spacings. Consult the factory for information based on project requirements. Kalcurve and Aerogel options are not available.

Ladder, 250 mm.

Reverse Shoji, 500 x 200 mm.

Reverse Shoji, 500 x 300 mm.

Reverse Shoji, 600 x 300 mm.

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Manufacturer guidance

Various types/ styles are available in different sizes, consult literature for details and insert requirements.

Insulation

0.56 W/m²K.

Colour

Mill finish.

Kalwall Corrosion Resistant Finish (KCRF) - Aluminium 79.

Kalwall Corrosion Resistant Finish (KCRF) - Banner red 90.

Kalwall Corrosion Resistant Finish (KCRF) - Black 95.

Kalwall Corrosion Resistant Finish (KCRF) - Blue 15.

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Manufacturer guidance

Window finish.

The Clamp-tite™ fastening system is available in either

mill finish or Kalwall Corrosion Resistant Finish (KCRF),

a high performance, fluoropolymer-based coating that

meets the performance requirements of AAMA 2604.

(AAMA 2605 and anodised options are available with

some product exceptions). KCRF is highly resistant

to acids, alkalis, salt, industrial and moisture-laden

atmospheres.

Reaction to fire

In accordance with EN 13501-1: External facesheet: B-S2,d0, Internal facesheet: B-s2,d0.

SurfaceSpreadOfFlame

In accordance with BS 476-7: Interior face: UK Class 1(0),
Exterior face: UK class 2.

Fire propagation to BS 476-6

Fire propagation index (I) 5.1. Sub-index (i1) 1.5.

Deflection

L/44.

L/60.

L/120

Bespoke.

Guidance for specification option:

Consult manufacturer for details and insert requirements.

Watertightness

Watertightness class to EN 12154 and EN 12155: Class RE800 (No water penetration at 800 Pa).

Air permeability

Permeability class to EN 12152/EN 12153: Class A4 (0.05 m³/hm²) pressure and 0.05m³/hm² suction at 600 Pa).

Guidance for specification option:

Classification may change depending on Kalwall / window configuration. Please confirm with Structura UK Ltd.

Impact resistance

900 Joules (soft body impact), 10 Joules (hard body impact).

WindLoadRating

To EN 13116/ EN 12153: 1600 N/m².

Accessories/ Other requirements

None.

Blast resistant systems meet DOD UFC 4-010-01 Anti-Terrorism Force Protection (ATFP).

Windborne debris protection - tested and certified up to large missile D.

Factory Mutual certified systems: Class I exterior walls FM 4881 and FM 4411.

Explosion venting/ pressure relief systems: Factory Mutual listed FM 4440.

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Light transmission

20% (White SW-E)/ 30% (Crystal SW-E).

Solar heat gain coefficient

0.31 (White SW-E)/ 0.38 (Crystal SW-E).

Sustainability data

Contains Red List materials

No

Embodied carbon

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

73.7 kg CO₂ eq/m²

Guidance for specification option:

Figure show is based on 1m2 of Kalwall translucent panelsin to the standard Aluminium Clamptite frame.


See attached EPD "EU Walls" for full details

Manufacturer guidance

EPD's can be downloaded from NBS for both wall and roof systems

Recyclability

Can be recycled - See guidance

Manufacturer guidance

Kalwall has a design life of 25 years with minimal maintenance. Made from Aluminium and FRP it is chemical and rot resistant. UV stable to full body depth, it will not yellow. The FRP facesheets are also engineered to incorporate a glass erosion barrier, preventing fibre bloom. The Aluminium frame is easily recycled, the FRP sheets can be separated and ground to a powder and added back into GRP production.

Recycled content

As defined in clause 7.8 of BS EN ISO 14021

95 %

Manufacturer guidance

Recycled content can be up to 95% depending on configuration and speciation.

EPD

Third party certifications

EPD

EPD

Environmental Product Declaration - Kalwall Wall Systems

EPD

EPD

Environmental Product Declaration - Kalwall Skyroofs

Literature

Kalwall - Backlighting

Kalwall - Backlighting

Kalwall - Daylight modelling

Kalwall - Daylight modelling

Kalwall - Diffused daylighting

Kalwall - Diffused daylighting

Kalwall - Durability

Kalwall - Durability

Kalwall - LEED v3 benefits

Kalwall - LEED v3 benefits

Kalwall - LEED v4 benefits

Kalwall - LEED v4 benefits

Kalwall - Low Maintenance

Kalwall - Low Maintenance

Kalwall - Museum Quality Daylighting

Kalwall - Museum Quality Daylighting

Kalwall - Product Guide - Facades

Kalwall - Product Guide - Facades

Kalwall - Product Guide - Kalwall and Raico Therm+ Curtain Wall

Kalwall - Product Guide - Kalwall and Raico Therm+ Curtain Wall

Kalwall - Product Guide - Overview of Kalwall

Kalwall - Product Guide - Overview of Kalwall

Kalwall - Product Guide - Retrofit and renovations

Kalwall - Product Guide - Retrofit and renovations

Kalwall - Protection and Security

Kalwall - Protection and Security

Kalwall - Reduced Glare

Kalwall - Reduced Glare

Kalwall - Retrofit and renovation

Kalwall - Retrofit and renovation

Kalwall - Sector Report - Education

Kalwall - Sector Report - Education

Kalwall - Sector Report - Sport & Leisure

Kalwall - Sector Report - Sport & Leisure

Kalwall - Sector Report - Transportation

Kalwall - Sector Report - Transportation

Kalwall - Solar Control

Kalwall - Solar Control

Kalwall - Thermal Performance

Kalwall - Thermal Performance

White Paper - Creating A Safer Built Environment

White Paper - Creating A Safer Built Environment

White Paper - Four Challenges of a Retrofit Project

White Paper - Four Challenges of a Retrofit Project

Case studies

Kalwall Translucent Cladding - Amager Resource Center (ARC)

Kalwall Translucent Cladding - Amager Resource Center (ARC)

Kalwall Translucent Cladding - BH2 Bournemouth

Kalwall Translucent Cladding - BH2 Bournemouth

Kalwall Translucent Cladding - Crouch End Picturehouse

Kalwall Translucent Cladding - Crouch End Picturehouse

Kalwall Translucent Cladding - Helping Grenfell Get Fighting Fit

Kalwall Translucent Cladding - Helping Grenfell Get Fighting Fit

Kalwall Translucent Cladding - Mahwah High School

Kalwall Translucent Cladding - Mahwah High School

Kalwall Translucent Cladding - Metea Valley High School

Kalwall Translucent Cladding - Metea Valley High School