Facade Carrier Systems

Valcan offer a range of facade carrier systems to meet all project requirements for any project height and type. The carrier systems come under the product ranges of Vitrafix (aluminium) and Vitrafix VFM (Magnelis steel)

The systems consists are manufactured from non-combustible materials and meet the requirements of Approved Document B giving a future proofed build. The use of the steel carrier system achieves higher thermal performance for the facade system.

Vitrafix VFM

Vitrafix VFM is steel carrier system utilising Magnelis technology to give excellent thermal performance and strength. The VFM range consists of 2 ranges:

  • VFM-HH – “Helping hand” type system using the Magnelis steel brackets with either aluminium or steel rails to give excellent thermal values
  • VFM-FS – Floor spanning system frequently used on re-clad projects, can also be used to reduce install times/cost where a standard system could be used

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Vitrafix is a aluminium carrier system offering 3 main systems to meet every facade requirement, the ranges are as follows:

  • VF1 – “Helping hand” type carrier system with bracket sizes ranging from 50-350mm
  • VF2 – Top-hat and U channels, these can be used as standalone system of in conjuntion with the VF1range
  • VF3 – Secret Fix panel system utilising undercut anchors into fibre cement panels. Used in conjuntion with VF1 and/or VF2 systems

The Vitrafix range has been used in all Valcan’s BS8414 system tests and CWCT testing to give a tested/accredited system

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The Vitrafix range also includes all associated fixings to assemble the carrier system and install the panels to the carrier rails. These are available in A4 stainless grade to offer a future proofed facade system

Fibre Cement Cladding

Aluminium Cladding

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