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Rainscreen Cladding System with ACANTHA Grooved Panel

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Drained and back ventilated rainscreen cladding system.

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Application

External rainscreen cladding.


Suitable for for use over:

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

Description

Grooved rainscreen cladding system comprising panels 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 horizontal rails only. Primary subframe not included.


Technical characteristics:

  • Air gap: Nominal 50 mm.
  • Panel tolerances: ±1 mm in height, ±0.5 mm in length.
  • Reaction to fire: EN 13501-1: A2-s1, d0.
  • Wind resistance: 2.2 kN/m².
  • Impact resistance (to BS 8200): Standard: D; Reinforced: B.
  • Thermal conductivity: 1.65 W/m·K.
  • Bending strength: >26 MPa.
  • Resilience: >1.3 kJ/m².
  • Panels can be specified (separately) as stand-alone products if required.

General information

Finish

Includes Moon, Papyrus, Rhodes, Riven, Shell, Taïga and Urba finishes.

Gloss

Matt

Material

Mineral

Composite

Shape

Rectangle

Square

Size

Bespoke thickness possible

and sub-multiples

Length

Bespoke

Width

Bespoke

Uniclass

Ss_25_20_70_25 Drained and back-ventilated rainscreen cladding systemsPrimary

CAWS

H92/120 Rainscreen cladding

Product range

Carea grooved panels

Specification data - Drained and back-ventilated rainscreen cladding systems

Thermal insulation

Insert requirements (specify separately if required) or omit.

-

Breather membrane

-

Material

Insert requirements (specify separately if required) or omit.

-

Fasteners

Insert requirements (specify separately if required) or omit.

-

Secondary support structure

See also Horizontal rail type, Corner and System accessories for detailed options.

With Backing structure (CWB), horizontal installation.

Without Backing structure (CWoB), horizontal installation.

With Backing structure (CWB), vertical installation.

Without Backing structure (CWoB), vertical installation.

Cavity fire barriers

-

Horizontal

Insert requirements (specify separately if required) or omit.

-

Vertical

Insert requirements (specify separately if required) or omit.

-

Cladding panels

-

Material

Polyester resin concrete.

Panel size and finish specified separately below.

Panel joints

Open 3 mm vertical joints using wedges after each panel along the horizontal rail. Horizontal: as per rails specified.

Reveals

Consult manufacturer's literature for further details.

Metallic.

Acantha.

Samples required

Product samples, mock-ups or prototypes.

System accessories

Consult manufacturer for further details as required.

Shore rail(s).

Starter rail(s).

High rail(s).

Expansion rail(s).

Finishing rail(s).

Nail finishing rail(s).

Top Hat traversing fixing (QFT).

Top Hat reinforcement (QRQ4).

At ground floor level, additional Top Hat reinforcement can be used to provide extra support for the impact resistance of the cladding.

Other.

Consult manufacturer for options and insert requirements.

Panel size

Panel thickness: 14–16 mm; consult manufacturer for details.

Insert requirements or drawing reference/ schedule.

Panels available 250–900 mm x 300–3000 mm.

Panel finish

Consult manufacturer for colour options and insert requirements where applicable.

Glossy.

Smooth Matt.

Moon.

Papyrus.

Rhodes.

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Colour

Refer to manufacturer's technical brochure and insert requirement.

Weight

36–43 kg/m² (approximate).

Dependent on finish.

Horizontal rail type

Thickness: Rail: 1.8 mm; nib: 1.0 mm.

3 mm.

Mill finished.

13 mm.

Anodized.

20 mm.

Anodized.

40 mm.

Anodized.

Corners

Mitred edge panel.

Pre-coloured aluminium profile.

Consult manufacturer for options and insert requirements.

Welded corner piece.

Air gap

Nominal 50 mm.

Environmental information

Country of material origin

France

Country of product manufacture

France

Literature

Acantha Product Sheet

Acantha Product Sheet

BRE Global Assessment Report

BRE Global Assessment Report

BRE Global Assessment Report - Vetage Clip

BRE Global Assessment Report - Vetage Clip

BRE Global Classification Report

BRE Global Classification Report

Carea Facade Portfolio

Carea Facade Portfolio

Carea Facade technical brochure

Carea Facade technical brochure

Classification of Accessories for Grooved Panels - Vertical Fitting

Classification of Accessories for Grooved Panels - Vertical Fitting

Classification of Accessories - Grooved Panels - Horizontal Fitting

Classification of Accessories - Grooved Panels - Horizontal Fitting

Classification of Accessories - Interlocking Panels - With Backing Structure

Classification of Accessories - Interlocking Panels - With Backing Structure

Classification of Accessories - Interlocking Panels - Without Backing Structure

Classification of Accessories - Interlocking Panels - Without Backing Structure

Classification of Reaction to Fire Performance in Accordance to NF EN 13501-1 (ARDAL / ACANTHA)

Classification of Reaction to Fire Performance in Accordance to NF EN 13501-1 (ARDAL / ACANTHA)

Implementation Guide for Grooved Panels - Horizontal fitting

Implementation Guide for Grooved Panels - Horizontal fitting

Implementation Guide for Grooved Panels - Vertical Fitting

Implementation Guide for Grooved Panels - Vertical Fitting

Case studies

Bastille Opera – Paris Fr

Bastille Opera – Paris Fr

Bethnal Green Road, London  UK

Bethnal Green Road, London UK

Britannia Music Site, Ilford UK

Britannia Music Site, Ilford UK

Clarence Dock, Leeds UK

Clarence Dock, Leeds UK

Glasgow College, Glasgow UK

Glasgow College, Glasgow UK

Lecanuet Secondary School, Rouen FR

Lecanuet Secondary School, Rouen FR

Merchant square, London UK

Merchant square, London UK

Mourinoux Tower, Asnières FR

Mourinoux Tower, Asnières FR

New Hospital, Orléans FR

New Hospital, Orléans FR

Northampton College UK

Northampton College UK

Northampton University Senate Building, UK

Northampton University Senate Building, UK

Spire Hospital, Manchester UK

Spire Hospital, Manchester UK

The Gateway, Leeds (UK)

The Gateway, Leeds (UK)

University of Hertfordshire, Hatfield UK

University of Hertfordshire, Hatfield UK

Victoria Point New Hotel, Ashford UK

Victoria Point New Hotel, Ashford UK

Paul Eluard Secondary School, Montereau-Fault-Yonne FR

Paul Eluard Secondary School, Montereau-Fault-Yonne FR

Third party certifications

BBA Agrément Certificate

BBA Agrément Certificate

BBA Carea Grooved horizontal cladding system certificate 07/4429 Product Sheet 1

BBA Agrément Certificate

BBA Agrément Certificate

BBA Carea Grooved vertical cladding system certificate 07/4429 Product Sheet 2

QA Certificate

QA Certificate

CSTB Technical Approval Grooved Carea Horizontal Fitting 2-16-1774

QA Certificate

QA Certificate

CSTB Technical Approval Grooved Carea Vertical Fitting 2.2_14-1659

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