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VitraDual - Non Combustible A1 Cassette Fix Cladding System

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Valcan (Fairview Europe Ltd) Variant:

Complete cassette-fix system specification for VitraDual and Vitrafix, plus fixings to the wall from Certifix.

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Application

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

Description

A complete cassette-fix system specification for VitraDual 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 panel available in 2 or 3 mm thicknesses, available in an extensive range of standard colours and customizable colour/ finish options.


Features and benefits:

  • Cassette fix: panels are cut, grooved and folded for form a four-sided tray/ cassette panel with fixings installed in the reveals/panel joints.
  • 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 are colour matched to the panel. Stiffeners as required are stud welded to the rear of the panel to give a non-combustible installation; consult manufacturer's drawings for further details.
  • Also available as a rivet fix system (specified separately).


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).
  • System warranty available - contact manufacturer's technical team for information.

General information

Color

Beige

Black

Blue

Bronze

Brown

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Finish

PVdF

Material

Aluminium

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

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Manufacturer guidance

Insert requirements.

Thermal insulation

Certifix mineral wool rainscreen slab, thickness.

Guidance for specification option:

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 – CertiShield Class A2 Breather Membrane.

Guidance for specification option:

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

Fasteners

Manufacturer's standard.

Secondary support structure

Vitrafix VF1.

Guidance for specification option:

Aluminium.

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

Cavity fire barriers

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Horizontal

Certifix VRFB+ open state horizontal barrier.

Guidance for specification option:

Fixings: Fire-tested fixings to be advised by Certifix Ltd to equivalent performance of fire barrier, fixing reference dictated by substrate.

Vertical

Certifix NVRFB non-ventilated vertical barrier.

Guidance for specification option:

Fixings: Fire-tested fixings to be advised by Certifix Ltd to equivalent performance of fire barrier, fixing reference dictated by substrate.

Cladding panels

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Material

3000-series aluminium, 1250 x 3200 x 2 mm.

Guidance for specification option:

Weight: 5.42 kg/m².

3000-series aluminium, 1250 x 4000 x 2 mm.

Guidance for specification option:

Weight: 5.42 kg/m².

3000-series aluminium, 1500 x 3200 x 2 mm.

Guidance for specification option:

Weight: 5.42 kg/m².

3000-series aluminium, 1500 x 4000 x 2 mm.

Guidance for specification option:

Weight: 5.42 kg/m².

3000-series aluminium, 1250 x 3200 x 3 mm.

Guidance for specification option:

Weight: 8.13 kg/m².

3000-series aluminium, 1250 x 4000 x 3 mm.

Guidance for specification option:

Weight: 8.13 kg/m².

3000-series aluminium, 1500 x 3200 x 3 mm.

Guidance for specification option:

Weight: 8.13 kg/m².

3000-series aluminium, 1500 x 4000 x 3 mm.

Guidance for specification option:

Weight: 8.13 kg/m².

5000-series aluminium, 1250 x 3200 x 2 mm.

Guidance for specification option:

Weight: 5.42 kg/m².

5000-series aluminium, 1250 x 4000 x 2 mm.

Guidance for specification option:

Weight: 5.42 kg/m².

5000-series aluminium, 1500 x 3200 x 2 mm.

Guidance for specification option:

Weight: 5.42 kg/m².

5000-series aluminium, 1500 x 4000 x 2 mm.

Guidance for specification option:

Weight: 5.42 kg/m².

5000-series aluminium, 1250 x 3200 x 3 mm.

Guidance for specification option:

Weight: 8.13 kg/m².

5000-series aluminium, 1250 x 4000 x 3 mm.

Guidance for specification option:

Weight: 8.13 kg/m².

5000-series aluminium, 1500 x 3200 x 3 mm.

Guidance for specification option:

Weight: 8.13 kg/m².

5000-series aluminium, 1500 x 4000 x 3 mm.

Guidance for specification option:

Weight: 8.13 kg/m².

3000-series aluminium, custom.

Guidance for specification option:

Insert requirements:

  • Width: 1250 mm, 1500 mm or 1000 mm.
  • Length: 2000–5000 mm.
  • Overall panel thickness: 2 mm or 3 mm.


Weight: 5.42 kg/m² (2 mm thick) or 8.13 kg/m² (3 mm thick).

5000-series aluminium, custom.

Guidance for specification option:

Insert requirements:

  • Width: 1250 mm, 1500 mm or 1000 mm.
  • Length: 2000–5000 mm.
  • Overall panel thickness: 2 mm or 3 mm.


Weight: 5.42 kg/m² (2 mm thick) or 8.13 kg/m² (3 mm thick).

Manufacturer guidance

Width x length x overall panel thickness.


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

Panel joints

20 mm.

Guidance for specification option:

Typical size.

Closed.

Reveals

Not required.

25 mm-wide window flashing profile.

Design

Guidance for specification option:

Insert requirements.

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.

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 100 x 3000 mm.

VFLR506 L-rail, 50 x 100 x 6000 mm.

Manufacturer guidance

Stiffener rails: 2 mm aluminium top-hat attached to reverse of panel using stud weld fixings.

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 and BR 135 compliant.

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 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.

Other.

Guidance for specification option:

Consult CWCT section 3.4.4.4 and insert requirements.

BIM objects

BOS

NBS BIM Object Standard

This BIM object has been authored to meet the requirements of the NBS BIM Object Standard.

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Platform Compatible Version
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