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Optima FC+ Rainscreen Cladding (Secret Fix)

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Sotech Ltd Third party certifications:
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Fully drained and ventilated Secret fix Rainscreen Cladding available in full range of Euroclass A1 and A2,s1-d0 material. Fire tested to BS8414 and classified in BR135, cwct tested and certified.

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Application

Rainscreen cladding system for all types of buildings, including high-rise.


Suitable for horizontal and vertical application.

Description

Optima® FC+ Secret Fix Hook On Rainscreen features slide and lock hook adjustment mechanism.


Features and benefits:

  • Can be fixed top-down or bottom-up.
  • Suitable for large and bespoke panel sizes.
  • Precision fit and finish with 20 mm joints in both directions.
  • Drained and ventilated system consists of a labyrinth-jointed series of panels that creates a weather shield in front of a primary structure.
  • Fire-tested to BS 8414, and classified in BR 135.
  • Full range of Euroclass A1 and A2, s1-d0 panel materials from 2-4 mm.
  • Mechanical fixing methods (no adhesives required), providing true A1 and A2 cladding systems.
  • CWCT-tested and certified.
  • Compliant to NHBC requirements.


Support & Fixing system:

The secondary system wall brackets are manufactured from extruded aluminium, with a hands-free facility for fixing to the extruded carrier profile, allowing adjustability in all planes. Featuring an innovative slide and lock adjustment mechanism. Sotech's enhanced secret fix hook on rainscreen system features carrier rail hooks which can be locked in position on site by installers, reducing lead times for all parties. The carrier profile is slotted to accept the integral panel hooks, complete with PVC anti-rattle clips. Vertical carriers include compression gaskets.

General information

Color

Beige

Black

Blue

Bronze

Brown

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Finish

Anodized

Copper

Brushed

Bright

Brass

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Material

Aluminium

Stainless steel

Steel

Bronze

Brass

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Shape

Shapes provided by Sotech.

Square

Standard rectangular and square flat panels.

Rectangle

Standard rectangular and flat panels.

Triangle

Available on request.

Other

Other bespoke shapes such as specialist curving as requested.

Length

Sizes available on request

Bespoke

Sizes available on request

Width

Sizes available on request

Bespoke

Sizes available on request

Height

Sizes available for request

Bespoke

Sizes available for request

WarrantyDescription

Dependent on specified finish and material; consult manufacturer.

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Uniclass

Ss_25_20_70_25 Drained and back-ventilated rainscreen cladding systemsPrimary

CAWS

H92/120 Rainscreen cladding

Specification data - Drained and back-ventilated rainscreen cladding systems

Thermal insulation

Full range of bracket zones to accommodate specified thickness of rockwool insulation.

Breather membrane

-

Material

By installer.

Fasteners

By installer.

Secondary support structure

FC+ brackets and rails with slide lock adjustment mechanism.

Cavity fire barriers

-

Horizontal

By others. Siderise tends to be used in our fire tests.

Vertical

By others. Siderise tends to be used in our fire tests.

Cladding panels

-

Material

Aluminium: 2 mm; precoated PVdf or polyester.

Aluminium: 2 and 3 mm; polyester powder-coated (PPC) to BS 6496.

Aluminium: 2 and 3 mm; anodized (25 micrometre minimum) to BS 3987.

Aluminium: 2 and 3 mm; PVdf 70/30 two-coat system (25 micrometre) to AAMA605.

Aluminium: 2 and 3 mm; PVdf 70/30 three-coat system (40 micrometre) to AAMA605.

Aluminium composite material (ACM A1): 4 mm.

Aluminium composite material (ACM A2): 4 mm.

Copper: 1.5 mm; natural finish, and pre-patinated.

Stainless steel (rigidized): 1.2 and 1.5 mm; natural, polished, or patterned finish.

Weathered zinc.

Panel joints

20 mm recessed joints, vertically and horizontally.

Reveals

Typical window reveals in standard FC+ details.

Samples required

Finish and system samples available.

System accessories

None.

Column casing.

Coping system.

Corner profile - external.

Corner profile - internal.

Fascia system including bull-nose.

Head profile.

Jamb profile.

Window sill profile.

System thickness

1.2 mm.

1.5 mm.

2 mm.

3 mm.

4 mm.

Environmental information

Contains Red List materials

No

Country of material origin

Multiple places for material origins.

Europe

One of several places material is sourced.

Country of product manufacture

Multiple countries for product manufacture.

Europe

One of several places for manufacture.

Recyclability

Generally prime aluminium.

Generally prime aluminium.

Recycled content

99 %

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Literature

Optima FC+ Installation Details

Optima FC+ Installation Details

Optima FC+ Hook on Secret Fix System Details

Optima FC+ Hook on Secret Fix System Details

FPA Fire Test Report BS8414-2-2015+A1-2017 for Optima FC+, 3mm Ali PPC

FPA Fire Test Report BS8414-2-2015+A1-2017 for Optima FC+, 3mm Ali PPC

FPA Classification Report - BR135 Optima FC+ System 3mm Ali PPC

FPA Classification Report - BR135 Optima FC+ System 3mm Ali PPC

CWCT Certificate of Sotech Optima FC+

CWCT Certificate of Sotech Optima FC+

Sotech Company Brochure

Sotech Company Brochure

Case studies

UKRRIN, Birmingham University

UKRRIN, Birmingham University

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Discovery Quay, Salford

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Holiday Inn Hotel, London, Heathrow

Horizon Heights, Student Accommodation, Liverpool

Horizon Heights, Student Accommodation, Liverpool

Kelaty House, Wembley

Kelaty House, Wembley

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Lancaster Circus

Leeds Beckett University, Carnegie School of Sports

Leeds Beckett University, Carnegie School of Sports

Plot C1, English Cities Fund (ECF) New Bailey, Salford

Plot C1, English Cities Fund (ECF) New Bailey, Salford

Premier Inn, Glasgow

Premier Inn, Glasgow

Premier Inn, Milton Keynes

Premier Inn, Milton Keynes

River Street Tower, Manchester

River Street Tower, Manchester

The Core, Science Central

The Core, Science Central

Walthamstow Stadium Redevelopment

Walthamstow Stadium Redevelopment

Third party certifications

CWCT Certificate

CWCT Certificate

CWCT Certificate of Testing Optima FC+

FPA

FPA

FPA Certificate for Optima FC+

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