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Interlocking rainscreen cladding, made in mineral composite, designed for use as a decorative and protective façade over external walls of buildings. The panels offer a choice of different finishes and colours in different sizes. The system includes the panels and the spacer clips only. Primary subframe not included.

Standard product features

Material:

Mineral composite.

Finish:

Matt.

Joints:

  • Vertical: Baffled, 6 mm.
  • Horizontal: Baffled, 6 mm.

Air gap:

Nominal 38 mm.

Panel tolerances:

  • ± 1 mm in height.
  • ± 1 mm in length.

Reaction to fire:

BS 476-6: Class 0.

Wind resistance:

2.4 kN/m².

Impact resistance (to BS 8200):

  • Standard: D.
  • Massive: B.

Thermal conductivity:

1.65 W/mK.

Bending strength:

> 26 MPa.

Hardness:

> 35.

Options

Backing wall:

Suitable for:

  • Concrete.
  • Blockwork.
  • Brickwork.
  • Structural and lightweight steel framing.
  • Timber frame.
  • Curtain walling.

Weight:

Approximately 15 kg/m² (depending on finish).

NBS Specification

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This product is associated with the following NBS Create clause:
25-80-70/120 Drained and back ventilated rainscreen cladding system

NBS Specification

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This product is associated with the following NBS clauses:

Product specification

An important note about specifying

Manufacturer

Name:

Carea Ltd

Tel:

+44 (0)773 353 2295

Product reference

CAREA Interlocking Panel Aquila

Size (h x l)

[300 x 600 mm]
[600 x 1200 mm]
[600 x 1350 mm]
[600 x 600 mm]
[1200 x 600 mm]

Thickness

[4 mm]
[5 mm]

Colour

[Carvi]
[Dune]
[Pixel]

Corners

[Pre-coloured aluminium profile]
[Welded corner piece]

Manufacturer details

85 Fleet Street,
7th Floor,
London, EC4Y 1AE
Tel +44 (0)773 353 2295
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