What is aluminium composite cladding?
Aluminium composite cladding panels feature a composite core (often made of polyethylene, a highly combustible and flammable construction material) between two thin layers of aluminium.
How are composite panels installed?
The adjacent column of panels should then be installed in the same way ensuring that the side overlap nests over the underlap on the adjacent panel. Rooflights for use within composite panel roof systems are factory made and are constructed using multiple layer arrangements to meet with current Building Regulations.
How is timber cladding fixed?
Normal practice is to install timber cladding using ‘face fixed’ nails or screws – fixing the cladding to the batons behind, through the front face of the timber cladding. Softwood – for most cladding softwoods, ring shank nails are recommended. Siberian Larch, Douglas fir), the use of screws is recommended.
What kind of material is Alpolic for roofing?
ALPOLIC™ NC is a fire safe aluminium composite material with a non-combustible mineral core that contains zero polyethylene. ALPOLIC™ NC can be used as an exterior or interior cladding and roof coverings in both new buildings and re-clad applications wherever a non-combustible material is required.
What is the thickness of an Alpolic panel?
ALPOLIC™ is composed of thermoplastic core sandwiched between two skins of 0.5mm thick aluminum. Total thickness is 3, 4 or 6mm. The topside is coated with fluorocarbon paint and the backside is a wash coating. Panel dimensions Thickness: 3, 4 and 6mm Standard width: 965, 1270 and 1575mm Length: Less than 7200mm. Paint finish and color variation
What’s the thickness of an Alpolic wash coating?
Total thickness is 3, 4 or 6mm. The topside is coated with fluorocarbon paint and the backside is a wash coating. There are four color-types, Solid Colors, Metallic Colors, Sparkling Colors and Patterns.
What kind of paint can you use on Alpolic?
We can accept various types of custom coatings and surface finishes on request. ALPOLIC™ is composed of thermoplastic core sandwiched between two skins of 0.5mm thick aluminum. Total thickness is 3, 4 or 6mm. The topside is coated with fluorocarbon paint and the backside is a wash coating.