Optima FC+ (Secret Fix Rainscreen)

Application

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

Description

Optima® FC+ Secret Fix Hook On Rainscreen features slide hand 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

Finish

PPC

Anodized

Corten

Stainless

Natural

Material

Aluminium

ACM A1

ACM A2

Stainless steel

Steel

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Shape

Rectangular

Standard rectangular and square flat panels, other shapes by agreement.


Square

Standard rectangular and square flat panels, other shapes by agreement.


Size

1300 x 3800 mm

In aluminium 1300 x 3800 standard maximum. Larger sizes possible on application.


WarrantyDescription

Dependant on specified finish and material; consult manufacturer.


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Uniclass 2015

Ss_25_20_70_25 Drained and back-ventilated rainscreen cladding systemsPrimary

CAWS

H20/150 Sheet cladding

H92/120 Rainscreen cladding

Specification data - Drained and back-ventilated rainscreen cladding systems Enhanced data

Thermal insulation

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

Breather membrane

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Material

By installer.

Fasteners

By installer.

Secondary support structure

FC+ brackets and rails with slide lock adjustment mechanism.

Cavity fire barriers

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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

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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

Column casing.

Coping system.

Corner profile - external.

Corner profile - internal.

Fascia system including bull-nose.

Head profile.

Jamb profile.

Window sill profile.

Product Reference

Optima FC+ Rainscreen

System thickness

1.2 mm.

1.5 mm.

2 mm.

3 mm.

4 mm.

System finish

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.

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Environmental information

Recyclability

Generally prime aluminium.

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Recycled content

99

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Third party certifications

  • CWCT: BS8414, BR135, ISO9001:2015, ISO14001:2015, OHSAS18001:2007

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