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VitraDual A1 Non-combustible Planking System Fix

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Valcan (Fairview Europe Ltd) Variant:
Third party certifications:
  • BBA Agrément Certificate

    BBA Agrément Certificate

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A1 rated, non-combustible facade plank providing exceptional durability and mechanical benefits.

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Application

External cladding. Particularly suited to both internal and external modern commercial, residential and industrial buildings, where a sleek/ modern facade is required.

Description

A complete system specification for VitraDual Interlocking Plank and Vitrafix, plus fixings to the wall from Certifix (in partnership with Valcan). This provides a comprehensive warranty on the complete system. All Certifix provided products are tested and certified in accordance with ADB v2 for high rise buildings.

All batch numbers will be recorded, regular site visits to be made by Valcan and Certifix during the installation, frequency to be decided at order stage with client.


VitraDual:

A non-combustible A1-rated rainscreen facade plank, available in 2 mm or 3 mm thicknesses.  It is available in an extensive range of standard colours and customizable plank widths ranging from 100 mm to 250 mm.


Features and benefits:

  • Interlocking plank: Planks are cut and folded to form a profile that is completely secret fixed. Fixings are along the top lip which are then covered over by the plank above, which interlocks into pre-cut slots.
  • No oil-canning appearance.
  • Offering a cost-effective and aesthetically pleasing facade solution.
  • Lightweight and rigid, easy to install.
  • Non-combustible: A1 rated to BS EN 13501-1.
  • Versatile: Can be custom designed into a wide range of shapes and dimensions along with perforated or curved in some applications.
  • Easy to maintain compared to polyester-based coatings.
  • CWCT tested and accredited to wind loading of 3600 Pa safety loading.
  • BBA accredited (20/5824).
  • Highly durable and impact resistant, can be used effectively in high traffic areas.
  • Finished with PVDF KYNAR 500 or FEVE paints, known for their high durability, providing the optimum resistance to weather and industrial pollutants.
  • Warranty available up to 30 years - consult manufacturer for details.
  • Extremely flat, low surface stress.


Fixings:

Planks are cut, and folded to form a profile that is completely secret fixed. Fixings are along the top lip which are then covered over by the plank above which interlocks into pre-cut slots.


Vitrafix systems:

Aluminium carrier system brackets, profiles and fixings which have been tested to BS 8414-1 and BS 8414-2 and are Centre for Window and Cladding Technology (CWCT) tested. Designed to offer a cost effective yet strong carrier system, and is suitable for all building types. 


Vitrafix VF1: Adjustability of 102–235 mm and can be further extended by combining the Vitrafix VF2/TH system to give an additional depth; consult manufacturer for further details. Custom depth brackets are also available.


Vitrafix VF2: Comprised of aluminium or steel top-hats and C-channel rails to allow brackets to be installed in isolation of stud location or increase system depth.  The VF2 top-hats can also be used in the own right to replace timber batten style sub grids.


Features and benefits:

  • Lightweight.
  • Durable.
  • Tested to BS 8414.
  • Tested to Centre for Window and Cladding Technology (CWCT).
  • VF1 system warranty available - contact manufacturer's technical team for information.

General information

Color

Beige

Black

Blue

Bronze

Brown

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Finish

PVdF

Woodgrain

Metallic

Material

Aluminium

Length

Bespoke

Width

Bespoke

Height

Bespoke

Warranty description

30 year

Guidance for specification option:

Consult manufacturer for details.

Uniclass

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

System performance

-

Manufacturer guidance

Insert requirements.

Secondary support structure

Vitrafix VF1.

Guidance for specification option:

Aluminium.

Specify details of brackets, rails, horizontal rails and fixings below.

Cladding panels

-

Material

3000-series aluminium, 100 x 3200 x 2 mm.

Guidance for specification option:

High grade.

3000-series aluminium, 100 x 3200 x 3 mm.

Guidance for specification option:

High grade.

3000-series aluminium, 130 x 3200 x 2 mm.

Guidance for specification option:

High grade.

3000-series aluminium, 130 x 3200 x 3 mm.

Guidance for specification option:

High grade.

3000-series aluminium, 100 x 4000 x 2 mm.

Guidance for specification option:

High grade.

3000-series aluminium, 100 x 4000 x 3 mm.

Guidance for specification option:

High grade.

3000-series aluminium, 130 x 4000 x 2 mm.

Guidance for specification option:

High grade.

3000-series aluminium, 130 x 4000 x 3 mm.

Guidance for specification option:

High grade.

3000-series aluminium, custom.

Guidance for specification option:

High grade.


Insert requirements - Custom widths available, 100 mm and above.

5754-series aluminium, 100 x 3200 x 2 mm.

Guidance for specification option:

Marine grade and BBA approved.

5754-series aluminium, 100 x 3200 x 2 mm.

Guidance for specification option:

Marine grade and BBA approved.

5754-series aluminium, 130 x 3200 x 2 mm.

Guidance for specification option:

Marine grade and BBA approved.

5754-series aluminium, 130 x 3200 x 3 mm.

Guidance for specification option:

Marine grade and BBA approved.

5754-series aluminium, 100 x 4000 x 2 mm.

Guidance for specification option:

Marine grade and BBA approved.

5754-series aluminium, 100 x 4000 x 3 mm.

Guidance for specification option:

Marine grade and BBA approved.

5754-series aluminium, 130 x 4000 x 2 mm.

Guidance for specification option:

Marine grade and BBA approved.

5754-series aluminium, 130 x 4000 x 3 mm.

Guidance for specification option:

Marine grade and BBA approved.

5754-series aluminium, custom.

Guidance for specification option:

Marine grade and BBA approved.


Insert requirements - Custom widths available, 100 mm and above.

Manufacturer guidance

VitraDual Interlocking Plank.


Width x length x overall panel thickness.

Weight: 2 mm: 5.42kg/m². 3 mm: 8.13 kg/m².


Fixings:

VFSDP5.535C - Vitrafix self-drill panhead 5.5 x 35 mm, A4, colour matched to panel.

Panel joints

Open, 8–10 mm.

Guidance for specification option:

Typically 8–10 mm open joint on the vertical rail.

Design

Guidance for specification option:

Insert requirements.

Panels can be custom designed into a wide range of widths and can be cut to length onsite during install. Consult manufacturer for information.

Colour/ Finish

Riddle Grey.

1125 Cool Yellow.

1135 Sunshine Yellow.

1420 Reef Blue.

1510 Fresh Green.

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Fire rating (to BS EN 13501)

A1.

Brackets

VF100DB 100 mm double bracket (no pad).

Guidance for specification option:

102–132 mm adjustment.

VF100SB 100 mm single bracket (no pad).

Guidance for specification option:

102–132 mm adjustment.

VF140DB 140 mm double bracket (no pad).

Guidance for specification option:

142–172 mm adjustment.

VF140SB 140 mm single bracket (no pad).

Guidance for specification option:

142–172 mm adjustment.

VF180DB 180 mm double bracket (no pad).

Guidance for specification option:

182–212 mm adjustment.

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Rails

VFTR503 T-rail, 50 x 100 x 3000 mm.

VFTR506 T-rail, 50 x 100 x 6000 mm.

VFLR503 L-rail, 50 x 50 x 3000 mm.

VFLR506 L-rail, 50 x 50 x 6000 mm.

Horizontal Rails

Vitrafix VF2/U 90 x 15 x 2 mm.

Guidance for specification option:

Length: 3000 mm.

Vitrafix VF2/U 174 x 15 x 2 mm.

Guidance for specification option:

Length: 3000 mm.

Not required.

Guidance for specification option:

Not required for masonry walls.

Manufacturer guidance

VF2/U attached to SFS locations allowing brackets to be installed in isolation to stud location.


Fixing to stud: VFSD.538/A4 – Vitrafix self-drill, A4 grade 5.5 x 38 mm, 8 mm hex head w/washer – consult manufacturer's details for fixing centres.

Fixings

VFSD4.825/A4 Vitrafix self-drill, 4.8 x 25 mm, A4 grade, 8 mm hex head.

VFSD.538/A4 Vitrafix self-drill, 5.5 x 38 mm, A4 grade, 8 mm hex head w/washer.

Masonry anchors by Certifix Ltd - ETA approved, fire-rated fixing.

Guidance for specification option:

Certifix Ltd to carry out pull-out test on site to determine correct fixing.

Accessories

None.

VFIPDB Double bracket thermal pad.

Guidance for specification option:

Adds 3 mm adjustment.

VFIPSB Single bracket thermal pad.

Guidance for specification option:

Adds 3 mm adjustment.

Certification

BBA 20/5824; CWCT: Pass; Tested to BS 8414.

Sheathing board

ProcellaPro.

Guidance for specification option:

  • Panel size (l x w): 2500 x 1250 mm.
  • Thickness: 12 mm; weight: 21.6 kg/m².
  • Fire rating to BS EN 13501-1: A1.
  • Fixings: VFSDPP4.838/WT Vitrafix self-drill ProcellaPro WT fixing, 4.8 x 38 mm with countersunk head – consult manufacturer's details for fixing layouts.

Cavity

Depth: 50 mm open joint installation.

Guidance for specification option:

Measured from face of insulation to rear of panel; can be reduced by 50% at fire barrier locations or other “pinch” points.

Depth: 25 mm closed joint installation.

Guidance for specification option:

Measured from face of insulation to rear of panel; can be reduced by 50% at fire barrier locations or other “pinch” points.

Other.

Guidance for specification option:

Consult CWCT section 3.4.4.4 and insert requirements.

Sustainability data

Recyclability

100%

Third party certifications

BBA Agrément Certificate

BBA Agrément Certificate

BBA

Literature

VitraDual - Technical Information

VitraDual - Technical Information

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