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Unity A1DF (Discrete Fix Cassette) Non-Combustible Aluminium Rainscreen Cladding

Unity A1DF (Discrete Fix Cassette) Non-Combustible Aluminium Rainscreen Cladding

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Metalline Architectural Fabrications

A versatile non-combustible rainscreen cassette system with a durable high-performance finish. Discrete fixings provide a streamlined appearance in both landscape and portrait orientation.

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Application

Discrete-fix rainscreen cladding for use on a range of construction projects. Unity rainscreen panels with associated carriers, bracketry and support systems are designed to allow the correct flow of ventilation and drainage run off in line with current building regulations.

Description

A versatile non-combustible rainscreen cassette system with a durable high-performance finish. Discrete fixings provide a streamlined appearance in both landscape and portrait orientation.

Features and benefits:

  • Manufactured from non-combustible material that has an A1 classification to EN 13501-1.
  • Developed and manufactured in accordance with CWCT guidelines
  • Available in anodized, pre-coat or polyester powder-coated finishes in an extensive range of colours.
  • Offers protection to a building’s external facade.
  • Can be used to enhance the look and feel of both new build and refurbishment projects.
  • Can be installed horizontally and vertically.
  • Panels available in lengths up to 6000 mm.
  • Design assistance available; consult manufacturer for details.

Part of a range of Unity A1 systems (specified separately) that includes:

  • A floor-to-floor framing system (F2F).
  • A through-fix rainscreen system (TF).
  • An interlocking rainscreen system (IL).
  • A secret-fix rainscreen system (SF).
  • An interlocking plank and soffit system (PS).

Installation:

  • The Unity A1 non-combustible rainscreen panel is produced using a solid aluminium substrate that can be fitted as either a cassette or as a flat-faced panel fixed onto an appropriately designed support framework.
  • Rainscreen cladding panel to be fixed to an appropriately designed carrier system.
  • Carrier rail profile to be fixed to a helping hand or primary support bracket through thermal insulation.
  • Helping hand support bracket to be fixed to SFS steel wall and cement board with stainless steel fixings (including thermal isolator).
  • Unity A1 F2F (floor-to-floor framing): Primary support bracket to be fixed back to main structure at every floor level using fixings/anchors which have been designed to withstand the imposed loading.

Consult manufacturer's technical literature for further details.

Application:

Discrete-fix rainscreen cladding for use on a range of construction projects. Unity rainscreen panels with associated carriers, bracketry and support systems are designed to allow the correct flow of ventilation and drainage run off in line with current building regulations.

General information

Uniclass 2015

Ss_25_20_70_25 Drained and back-ventilated rainscreen cladding systemsPrimary

CAWS

H92/120 Rainscreen cladding

Specification data - Drained and back-ventilated rainscreen cladding systems

Product Reference

Unity A1DF (Discrete Fix Cassette) Non-Combustible Aluminium Rainscreen Cladding

Configuration

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Type

Horizontal

Vertical

Horizontal and vertical

Horizontal corner section

Required

Not required

Panel length

Available up to 6000 mm; insert requirements.

Colour/ Finish

Available in anodized, pre-coat or polyester powder-coated finishes in an extensive range of colours. Consult manufacturer and insert requirements.

Third party certifications
  • A1 classification - BS EN 13501-1
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