Glass cladding ventilated rainscreen cladding system.
Ventilated rainscreen cladding system with glass panels on a lightweight concrete carrier. Airtec Glass consists of heat-soaked thermally toughened soda lime safety glass (ESG-H) bonded to a lightweight concrete base. The robust composite panels, up to 29 mm thick and up to 7.74 m² in size, are hooked onto the frame with concealed clip-type fixings. The glass cladding can be used for striking effect as the panes of toughened safety glass are available in numerous attractive colours and can even carry customized printing.
The horizontal and vertical support rails of the substructure must be made of aluminium alloy EN AW 6060 T66 or EN AW 6063 T66 to BS EN 755-2.
H92/120 Rainscreen cladding
Lithodecor Airtec Glass
Insert requirements, consult manufacturer for information.
Standard product features
Slim glass panels laminated onto a specially developed lightweight concrete carrier.
The composite panels are fixed to horizontal aluminium rails with special concealed aluminium clips. The load is transferred from the panel to the clips via specially developed ceramic discs that are integral to the carrier panel. The number of fixing points are dependent on the size, weight and loading of the façade panels.
For ventilated rainscreen systems the horizontal rails are attached to an aluminium support system which usually comprise of helping hand bracket and t-spline/vertical rails.
Meets the CWCT technical note 76 and BS 8200 up to category B for impact.
Available up to 4.3 m high and individual panel areas up to 7.74 m². These sizes are impossible to produce using classic natural-stone façade systems on account of their weight and the size of the block stone prior to cutting.