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Application

External rainscreen cladding.


Suitable for use over:

  • Concrete.
  • Blockwork.
  • Brickwork.
  • Structural and lightweight steel framing.
  • Timber frame.
  • Curtain walling.

Description

Interlocking rainscreen cladding, made in mineral composite, designed for use as a decorative and protective facade over external walls of buildings. The panels offer a choice of different finishes and colours in different sizes. The system includes the panels and the spacer clips only. Primary subframe not included.


Technical characteristics:

  • Air gap: Nominal 38 mm.
  • Panel tolerances: ±1 mm in height, ±1 mm in length.
  • Reaction to fire: A2-s1,d0 to EN 13501-1.
  • Wind resistance: 2.4 kN/m².
  • Impact resistance (to BS 8200): Standard: D; Reinforced: B.
  • Thermal conductivity: 1.65 W/m·K.
  • Bending strength: >26 MPa.
  • Hardness: >35.
  • Can be specified separately as drained and back ventilated cladding system if required.

General information

Color

Carvi, Dune and Pixel.

-

Finish

Matt

Carvi, Dune and Pixel.

Material

Mineral

Composite

Shape

Rectangle

Square

Length

600 mm

1200 mm

1350 mm

Width

30 mm

Height

300 mm

600 mm

1200 mm

Uniclass

Pr_25_71_14_19 Composite stone panelsPrimary

CAWS

H92/120 Rainscreen cladding

Product range

Carea interlocking panels

Specification data - Composite stone panels

Panel facings

Mineral stone.

Finish as delivered

-

Surface

Carvi.

Dune.

Pixel.

Smooth.

Colour

Refer to the manufacturer's technical brochure and insert requirements.

-

Panel size

-

Panel thickness

4–5 mm.

Backing material

Polyester resin.

Panel size

300 x 600 mm.

600 x 1200 mm.

600 x 1350 mm.

600 x 600 mm.

1200 x 600 mm.

Weight

15 kg/m² (approximate).

Dependent on finish.

Corners

Pre-coloured aluminium profile.

Welded corner piece.

Installation

With Backing structure (CWB).

Without Backing structure (CWoB).

Panel joints

Vertical: Baffled, 6 mm; horizontal: Baffled, 6 mm.

Reveals

Consult manufacturer's literature for other details.

Metallic.

Aquila.

Samples required

Product samples, mock-ups or prototypes.

Environmental information

Country of material origin

France

Country of product manufacture

France

Literature

Aquila Product Sheet

Aquila Product Sheet

Aquila Tech Spec

Aquila Tech Spec

Case studies

Kidbrooke Housing, London  UK

Kidbrooke Housing, London UK

Kays Medical, Liverpool UK

Kays Medical, Liverpool UK

The Fort Shopping Park - Birmingham UK

The Fort Shopping Park - Birmingham UK

John Lewis shop, Basingstoke  UK

John Lewis shop, Basingstoke UK

Third party certifications

BBA Agrément Certificate

BBA Agrément Certificate

BBA Carea Interlocking vêtage-clip cladding system certificate 07/4417 Product Sheet 2

BBA Agrément Certificate

BBA Agrément Certificate

BBA Carea Interlocking panel on subframe certificate 07/4417 Product Sheet 1

QA Certificate

QA Certificate

CSTB Technical Approval Carea Interlocking cladding 2.2_11-1483_v3

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