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System 8 Low-Rise Curtain Walling
Description

System 8 Low-Rise Curtain Walling has been primarily developed for ground and first floor applications, but may be installed at any level on a building provided the maximum height of each screen does not exceed 6 m, and subject to the structural sections being designed to accommodate the applicable loads in accordance with the relevant site conditions and application.

Performance:

  • Thermal: All windows/ screens, in conjunction with a suitable glazing specification, have been designed to meet the current requirements of Building Regulations Approved Document L for England and Wales, Technical Handbook 6 for Scotland and Technical Booklet F for Northern Ireland where applicable. Consult with Metal Technology for details.
  • Weathertightness: Class III to BS 6375-1: 1989 and BS 5368.
  • Design Wind Pressure: To be in accordance with BS 6399-2: 1997.
  • Deflection: All structural profiles can be designed so that maximum deflection of any member shall not exceed L/200 of its span, with no evidence of any permanent deformation once the load has been removed.

Incorporated components:

The full range of Metal Technology Ltd’s windows and doors can be incorporated into the system. Consult with Metal Technology for recommendations and details.

General information

Uniclass 2015

Ss_25_10_20_85 Stick curtain walling systemsPrimary

CAWS

H11/110 Curtain walling

Specification data - Stick curtain walling systems

Product Reference

System 8 Low-Rise Curtain Walling

Internal framing member

-

Material

Extruded aluminium

Finish

Anodized, colour ___

Liquid organic coated, colour ___

Powder organic coated, colour ___

Minimum film thickness

___ micrometres

External cover cap

-

Material

Extruded aluminium. CW05 horizontally with CW09 vertically

Finish

Anodized, colour ___

Liquid organic coated, colour ___

Powder organic coated, colour ___

Minimum film thickness

___ micrometres

Glazing

Insulating glass units, ___ mm thick

Single glazed panes, 10 mm thick

Glazing system

Dry glazed gasket system

Standard product features

Type:

Stick system, pressure equalized and drained. The system is thermally broken throughout by means of a continuous thermal isolator located between the external pressure plates and internal framing members.

Glazing system:

Dry glazed using proprietary, high performance captive gaskets. All gaskets to be bonded and sealed during construction, using waterproof adhesive.

Product Options

Finish/ Colour:

Consult with Metal Technology for availability of colours and to obtain samples.

Minimum film thickness:

Consult with Metal Technology following choice of finish.

Glazing:

Accommodates 10 mm single glazing or 24, 28, or 34 mm insulating glass units.

Panel/ Facing types:

A variety of panel thicknesses can be accommodated within the system. Consult with Metal Technology for recommendations and details.

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