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Aluminium coping system with hidden fixings and wind resistance capabilities. Can be used on new and refurbished parapet walls, columns and piers. Suitable for high-rise buildings. Cost-efficient alternative to coping stones.

Features and benefits:

  • BBA approved coping system – British Board of Agrément certificate no. 18/5586.
  • Suitable for wall widths: 150– 950 mm.
  • Manufactured from 2 mm and 3 mm marine grade aluminium.
  • Supplied complete with concealed fixing bracket at 1000 mm intervals.
  • High quality extruded aluminium bracket with slotted holes for site adjustment.
  • Jointer bracket with integral EPDM rubber seal for complete weatherproofing integrity of each joint.
  • Manufactured with integral fall at 2° pitch (for use with on-site packers).
  • No visible fixings or penetration of the outside coping.


  • Closed end.
  • Column cap.
  • External corner.
  • Fixing bracket.
  • Internal corner.
  • Oblique.
  • ‘T’ shape.
  • Upstand end.

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Standard product features


Coping fabricated from pressed aluminium alloy sheet to BS EN 485/ 515/ 573, grade 1050A H14/ 4015-H12, minimum thickness of 2 mm.

Method of jointing:

Extruded aluminium alloy concealed fixing straps with protected double-nib extruded neoprene weather seals at all joints and maximum 1000 mm centres.


Colours/ finish:

Supplied with factory applied, polyester powder coatings to BS 6496 and BS 6497 in a range of RAL and BS colours, including metallics. Non-standard colours available at additional cost.

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45-25-75/326 Aluminium coping units

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Guttercrest Ltd


+44 (0)1691 663300

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Ali-Fabs Architectural Coping System

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Manufacturer details

Victoria Road,
Shropshire, SY11 2HX
Tel +44 (0)1691 663300
Fax +44 (0)1691 663311
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