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Suitable for architectural wall cladding applications.

Description

Trimapanel® is an insulated, secret-fix, flat architectural wall-cladding panel which is quick and easy to install for fast build times. Available in a range of sizes, shapes and colours and with extensive fabrication options, it offers design flexibility which enables architects to create unique and modern design solutions. Single, double and multi span configurations are available.

Features and benefits:

  • Micro-rib profile.
  • Flexible design allows vertical and horizontal panel installation.
  • Panel lengths up to 12 m and core depths of 70, 90 and 120 mm optimize the speed of installation and minimize waste while providing U-values down to 0.17 W/m²K.
  • Lower air permeability of the system reduces energy costs, carbon emission rates and facilities compliance with Building Regulations Approved Document L2 (E&W) and Technical Handbook 6 (Scot).
  • A wide range of flashing, ancillaries, corner and curved panel options available.
  • Third party validation of high standards of quality, thermal performance, fire safety, acoustic performance, air-tightness water penetration and environmental credentials.
  • Loss Prevention Certification Board (LPCB) approval to LPS 1181-1, helps reduce insurance premiums and assures reaction to fire performance.
  • Fire resistance performance of 15 minutes insulation and four hours integrity achievable. Internal panel joint stitching at 250 mm is required to achieve this performance as well as limiting the panel span to 2 m.
  • Available with Platinum® Plus system guarantee for up to 30 years, covering a pre-approved range of reputable, high end components.
  • Colorcoat HPS200 Ultra® or Colorcoat Prisma® pre-finished steel used as standard, offering a wide range of colours and long-term performance for up to 40 years with the Confidex® guarantee.
  • FM approved to Class 4880 and 4881 to unlimited wall height.
  • CE marked (performance in accordance with BS EN 14509).
  • Full traceability of all component materials and certified 'very good' to Building Research Establishment (BRE)'s responsible sourcing standard BES 6001, which helps increase credits under the Responsible Sourcing of Materials section of Building Research Establishment Environmental Assessment Method (BREEAM).
  • All steel elements are 100% recyclable, without any loss of quality.

Applications:

Suitable for architectural wall cladding applications.

General information
Specification data
Product Reference

Trimapanel®

Span

As drawing

Insert details.

Thickness

70 mm

Weight: 11.89 kg/m².

90 mm

Weight: 12.67 kg/m².

120 mm

Weight: 13.85 kg/m².

CoverWidth

600 mm

Special order.

900 mm

Special order.

1000 mm

Standard.

Material/ Finish -
External facing

Colorcoat HPS200 Ultra® pre-finished steel

Colorcoat Prisma® pre-finished steel

Internal facing

Colorcoat® High Reflect pre-finished steel

Colorcoat® PE 15 pre-finished steel

Colour

Consult technical literature for details and insert requirements.

Accessories

None

Corner panel

Curved panel

Flashing

Standard product features

External profile:

Micro-rib (MR) with tongue and groove edges.

Internal profile:

Planked, with tongue and groove edges.

Core insulation:

PIR closed cell foam (CFC and HCFC free, zero ODP and GWP <5) to specification used in LPCB approval.

Length (minimum x maximum):

2.4 x 12 m. (Minimum length 'off-line': 300 mm). Panels ordered below the minimum 'on-line' length will require off-line cutting and will incur a surcharge.

Fire performance:

The system carries Grade EXT-B and EXT-A approved by the LPCB. The internal surface of the panel complies with reaction to fire Class B-s2 in accordance with BS EN 13501-1.

Water penetration:

The Trimapanel® system's joint is water-tight up to a pressure of 1050 Pa, which surpasses the relevant standards.

Air-tightness:

In accordance with Approved Document L2 (E&W) and Scotland (Technical Handbook Section 6 Energy) tests to EN BS 12114 shows the sealed panel of air leakage as low as 0.48 m³/h/m² at an applied pressure of 50 Pa.

A practical expectation for a finished building, with effective sealing at all junctions, would be 5-10 m³/h/m². However, enhanced detailing practises on large shed buildings can realise air leakage performance figures of less than 3 m³/h/m².

Thermal performance:

The panel construction offers highly consistent insulation performance, and the site formed junctions provide a practical and effective method of ensuring good thermal performance.

U-values:

  • 70 mm thickness: 0.31 W/m²K.
  • 90 mm thickness: 0.24 W/m²K.
  • 120 mm thickness: 0.17 W/m²K.

Acoustic performance/ Sound reduction (SRI) weighted values:

Based on a 70 mm core, weighted SRI Rw = 28.9 dB, consult technical literature for further details.

Support structure:

Cladding rails.

Bearing width (minimum):

140 mm (panel joint positions), 50 mm (intermediates).

Product Options

Material/ Finish:

External facing:

Steel using Galvalloy® metallic coating, 0.7 mm nominal thickness, based on a zinc (95%)/ aluminium (5%) eutectic alloy that conforms to EN 10346:2009.

Internal facing:

Substrate: Hot-dip galvanized steel 0.4 mm thick to BS EN 10346:2009.

Literature
Third party certifications
  • Loss Prevention Certification Board (LPCB): Certificate: LPS1181 Part 1
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