Vitrabond FR Aluminium Composite Panel
Application

  • Suitable for facades, fascia, soffits, awnings, standing seam cladding, balustrades and interior cladding applications.
  • Note the use of Vitrabond will require a performance solution when used on an external wall in type A or B construction.
  • Also available for standing seam applications: consult manufacturer for details.

Description

Highly versatile, durable lightweight metal composite cladding panel.


Features and benefits:

  • Comprised of a fire-resistant core sandwiched between two aluminium metal cover sheets.
  • Other natural metal sheet options are available (zinc, copper or stainless steel).
  • Outstanding surface flatness and strength-to-weight ratio.
  • Cost effective.
  • Low maintenance.
  • Robust durability and lightweight.
  • Installed by a concealed tape-fix system or by fabricating into pre-made cassettes and then fixed to a tophat sub-structure with hidden mechanical fittings.
  • Unlimited colour range available.
  • Quick lead times.
  • Weatherproofed when installed when installed as per manual to BCA clause FP1.4.
  • Easy to install.
  • Kynar 500® PVDF surface finish.
  • High workability - can be cut onsite and has the ability to be folded, curved and shaped.

General information

Color

A range of colours is available.

Features

Highly versatile, durable lightweight metal composite cladding panel available in a range of colours.

Finish

Kynar 500® PVDF paint system: Durable; optimum resistance to weather and industrial pollution.

Material

3000 or 5000 series aluminium alloy/ polyethylene.

Shape

Rectangular.

Size

A range of sizes is available.

WarrantyDescription

 15-year warranty, subject to standard terms and conditions.

Uniclass 2015

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Specification data Enhanced data

Panel construction

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Aluminium skins

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Standard

To AS/NZS 1734

Thickness

3000 or 5000 series aluminium alloy, 0.5 mm-thick

Core

Polyethylene, 3 mm-thick

A2 core also available. 

Fire performance

-

Combustibility

Consult manufacturer

Fire hazard properties

-

Standard

Consult manufacturer

Group number

Consult manufacturer

Smoke growth rate index

Consult manufacturer

Average specific extinction area

Consult manufacturer

Flammability index

Consult manufacturer

Spread of flame index

Consult manufacturer

Smoke developed index

Consult manufacturer

Panel dimensions

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Length

Consult manufacturer for options and insert requirements.

Width

Consult manufacturer for options and insert requirements.

Overall thickness

4 mm

Fixing type

Cassette style concealed fixing system

Consult manufacturer for details if required.

Finish as delivered

-

Coating

To AS/NZ 2924

Primer; PVDF coloured coating; clear coating, with peel-off protective film.

Dry film thickness

Consult manufacturer

Colour

Kynar 500® PVDF or FEVE paints: consult manufacturer and insert requirements.

Texture

Manufacturer's standard

Verification

-

Submittals

Manufacturer's approved installer certification.

Manufacturer's certification.

Timing

At tender.

Before commencement of installation.

Before completion of detailed design.

Before placement of orders.

No later than two weeks following request.

To comply with programme.

Product Reference

Vitrabond FR

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