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Vitrabond Cassette Fix System

Vitrabond Cassette Fix System

Fairview Europe Ltd T/A Valcan Third party certifications:
  • BBA Agrément Certificate

    BBA Agrément Certificate

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  • CWCT Certificate

    CWCT Certificate

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Cassette-fix cladding system based on panels comprising aluminium sheets with an A2-rated core.

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Application

External cladding (rainscreen).

Description

Cassette-fix cladding system based on panels comprising aluminium sheets with an A2-rated core.


Features and benefits:

  • Panels are fabricated into tray/ cassette panels with folded returns on all 4 sides, fixings are then installed in the reveal/ joints rather than being visible on the face.
  • Cost effective.
  • Low maintenance.
  • Robust durability and strength.
  • A2-s1,d0 rated to EN 13501-1.
  • BBA accredited, 12/4901.
  • CWCT weather-tested to wind load safety of 3600 Pa, report number 2018/80.
  • Has undergone several BS 8414 system tests to both parts 1 and 2, satisfying the requirements of BR 135 certification.
  • Lightweight.
  • Large range of standard and stocked colours; unlimited colour range available.
  • Available in natural zinc, stainless steel, natural aluminium and natural copper finishes.
  • ACP coating warranty available up to 20 years - consult manufacturer for details.
  • Also available as Vitrabond rivet-fix cladding (specified separately).


Vitrabond can also be used for external facades, fascia and sun blades - consult manufacturer for details.

General information

Finish

Anodized

Standard, custom colours and designs available.

Stove lacquered

Vitrabond uses PVDF KYNAR 500, FEVE or VITREFLON V700 paints known for their high durability/

Natural

  • Vitrabond/ZN - Natural zinc composite panel;
  • Vitrabond/CU - Natural copper composite panel;
  • Vitrabond/SS - Stainless steel composite panel;
  • Natural Aluminium Vitrabond - uncoloured aluminium finishes.

Other

  • Repel: Self-cleaning surface coating.
  • Static dissipative (very low outgassing) surface coating: Designed for IT industries;
  • Anti-bacteria coating: To meet food handling and storage requirements;
  • Screen printing: For personalized design and imagery.
  • Vitranamel: Ultra-durable vitreous enamel coating.

Material

Aluminium composite

Panels: Aluminium skins with mineral-filled core.

WarrantyDescription

20 year

ACP coating warranty is issued on a project-specific basis, and is available up to 20 years; consult manufacturer for details.

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 Enhanced data

System performance

Insert requirements.

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Thermal insulation

Certifix Mineral Wool Rainscreen Slab, thickness.

Insert required thickness.


Thermal performance: 0.034 W/m·K.

Fire rating, to BS EN 13501-1: A1.

Fixings: CIA/FR - Certifix fire-rated insulation fixings.

Breather membrane

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Material

CFA1BM – Certifix A1 Breather Membrane.

Fire performance, to BS EN 13501-1: A1.

Fasteners

Manufacturer's standard.

Secondary support structure

Vitrafix.

Cavity fire barriers

-

Horizontal

Certifix VRFB+ open state horizontal barrier.

Vertical

Certifix NVRFB non-ventilated vertical barrier.

Cladding panels

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Material

Specify colour requirements separately (below).

Vitrabond, 2500 x 1250 x 4 mm.

Standard.

Vitrabond, 2500 x 1500 x 4 mm.

Standard length.

Vitrabond, 3200 x 1250 x 4 mm.

Standard width.

Vitrabond, 3200 x 1500 x 4 mm.

Vitrabond, 4000 x 1250 x 4 mm.

Standard width.

Vitrabond, 4000 x 1500 x 4 mm.

Vitrabond, custom size.

Insert requirements.

Length: 1000–6000 mm;

Width: 900–1800 mm;

Thickness: 3 or 6 mm.

Panel joints

Manufacturer's standard.

Reveals

The detailing of reveals will depend on the relationship between frames in the openings (door frames, window frames, etc.) and the face of the cladding. Reveal linings will be required if the frames are set back from the face of the cladding and if shadow gap detailing is required.


Reveal detailing will also be required to accommodate fire rated cavity fire barriers around openings in cladding.


Insert material and any additional requirements.

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Design

Panels can be custom designed into a wide range of shapes and dimensions along with perforations or curves in some applications. Consult manufacturer for information and insert requirements.

Edges

Insert requirement, consult manufacturer's literature for information. Six standard edge close-out and treatment details are available.

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Fire rating (to BS EN 13501)

A2-s1,d0 non-combustible.

Colour/ Finish

Kynar 500® PVDF, colour.

Insert colour requirements. Choose from the standard Vitrabond colour chart (consult manufacturer's literature) or contact manufacturer for colour-matching options.

FEVE, colour.

Insert colour requirements. Choose from the standard Vitrabond colour chart (consult manufacturer's literature) or contact manufacturer for colour-matching options.

VITREFLON V700, colour.

Insert colour requirements. Choose from the standard Vitrabond colour chart (consult manufacturer's literature) or contact manufacturer for colour-matching options.

Anodized.

Insert requirements. Choose from standard and customized colours and  textures.

It is possible to re-anodize Vitrabond in custom colours or designs. Contact manufacturer for more information.

Vitrabond/ZN - Natural zinc.

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Third party certifications

  • British Board of Agrément (BBA) - certficate
  • Centre for Window & Cladding Technology (CWCT) - certficate

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