VALCAN | CERAMAPANEL®

Official Manufacturers of Ceramapanel® Fibre Cement Cladding

A1 Rated Non-Combustible
Fibre Cement Rainscreen Cladding

Valcan Ceramapanel is environmentally friendly and sustainable, as all of our products are recyclable. The panels are non-combustible and achieve an A1 fire-rating to BS EN 13501-1, making them a great options for high-rise projects. 

Note: A2-s1, d0 fire rated options are available at a cost-saving where projects allow - refer to the Ceramapanel A2 data sheet in the downloads section.

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Benefits

Cost-effective to produce and easy to install, fibre cement facades are particularly suited to modern commercial, residential and industrial buildings where a natural façade is needed. They are able to conceal common structural materials and provide sound dampening benefits.
NON-COMBUSTIBLE
Ceramapanel A1 is A1 fire-rated to BS EN 13501-1 ensuring the highest level of fire safety for your projects.
Quick Turnaround
Benefit from short lead times and expedited installation processes.
Reduced Carbon Footprint
Ceramapanel A1 has a very low embodied carbon figure of only 19.2 kg of CO2 per m2. For comparison, GRC is 55 Kg of CO2 per m2.
Pre-Squared Panels
Panels trimmed and squared, ready for fabrication enabling you to use the whole of the sheet. 
ON or Off-Site Finishing
Panels can be prepared and finished on or off-site, ensuring a streamlined and efficient installation process.
Robust and Long-Lasting
Panels designed for longevity tested to a life expectancy of over 60 years with minimal maintenance requirements.
VIBRANT COLOR PALETTE
With a diverse range of colours and finishing options, allowing for creative freedom in designs.
Through coloured panels
Our through-coloured panels guarantee uniformity through the entire panel.
Natural Aesthetics
Unique surface variations in tone and appearance, adding a touch of nature to your projects.
Graffiti-Resistant Option Available
Natural+ range is coated with an acrylic treatment, ensuring pristine facades even in urban settings.
Our fibre cement cladding panels achieved the following certification shown in the images below. Full details and downloads of all certification is available at the bottom of this page.

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Specifications

Ceramapanel A1 is available as 8, 10 or 12mm compressed fibre cement cladding panel finished with a painted or through-coloured natural finish. Ceramapanel is manufactured in accordance with EN-12467 and come with UKCA and CE marking. Create a façade that will continue to inspire for decades to come. 
Fire Rating:
A1 fire-rating to BS EN 13501-1 (download certificate here) 
Length:
2500 – 3000 – 3050 mm (Tolerance: +/- 2)
Width:
1200 – 1250 mm (Tolerance: +/- 1)
Panel Thickness:
8 – 10 – 12 mm (Tolerance: +/- 0.2)
Weight per sheet:
14.4 (8mm), 18 (10mm), 21.6 (12mm) Kg/m²
Density:
1600 +/- 50 Kg/m³
Thermal conductivity:
0.36 W/mK 
Max water absorption:
≤25%
Delivery:
Nationwide & European Delivery: We deliver panels across the UK and Europe. Rest assured, all panels are securely wrapped and placed on high-quality pallets. They are transported via our dedicated fleet to guarantee their safe arrival at your location.

Customer-Arranged Pickup: If you'd rather arrange transportation. Just give us a heads-up at least 48 hours prior to collection to ensure your order is ready.
Ceramapanel is suitable for high-rise projects and complies with the Approved Document B Regulation 7 building regulations. It's through-coloured in 26 colours and in the painted and printed ranges, unlimited surface colour options are available.
For more in-depth and technical information, refer to our downloads section here.

Add Ceramapanel cladding panels to your NBS specification:

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Colours

Colour matching options are available where we can match the current façade colours or if you supply a recognised colour reference, i.e. RAL.

Ceramapanel comes in a total of 26 colours across two natural through-coloured ranges; the Natural range and the Natural+ range and is also available in a customised Painted RAL range:

The Natural range resembles nature’s earth tones and has a much more natural stone-like appearance. The Natural colour range is available in the full textured finishes, RAW, Sandblasted, Shot-Sawn, Touch, Contour Groove and Contour Lines.

The Natural+ range uses the same colours as the Natural range, however this is finished with an alkali-resistant coating using a UV polymerising system to make the sheets resistant to graffiti. This coating gives the colour a deeper, richer tone and allows the panels to be cleaned more easily and maintained for many years.

The Natural+ colour range is only available in the Textures Raw finish.

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Finish Range

Finish Range

Colour

Colour
  • Black
  • Blue
  • Green
  • Grey
  • Orange
  • Red
  • Teal
  • Violet
  • Warm
  • White
  • Yellow

1051 Sandcastle Ceramapanel

1031 Charcoal Ceramapanel

6013 Reed Greeb Ceramapanel

1011 Rain Cloud Ceramapanel

1061 Eucalyptus Ceramapanel

7012 Basalt Grey Ceramapanel

1081 Hearth Brick Ceramapanel

1071 Warm Tile Ceramapanel

3015 Light Pink Ceramapanel

1051 Sandcastle Ceramapanel

1031 Charcoal Ceramapanel

9005 Black Ceramapanel

1021 Light Slate Ceramapanel

1061 Eucalyptus Ceramapanel

7030 Stone Grey Ceramapanel

1101 Cinnamon Ceramapanel

5018 Turquoise Blue Ceramapanel

9001 Cream Ceramapanel

1051 Sandcastle Ceramapanel

1031 Charcoal Ceramapanel

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Finishes

Ceramapanel offers 7 distinct finishes. Please refer below to view these finishes:

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Fixing Options

To ensure the best installation is completed, we recommend the use of VitraFix framing system and accessories – use of VitraFix centralising tools will ensure that rivets are centred in the hole to allow for correct thermal movement and using the correct VitraFix nose piece adapter for the rivets will prevent over-tightening of fixings – for more information on installation accessories, contact the team at Valcan.

Secret Fix

Secret fix of Ceramapanel can be carried out on 10mm or 12mm thick panels. VitraFix VF3 brackets are installed to the back of the panel and these then locate onto the VitraFix VF3 rails.

Face-Fix

Ceramapanel 8mm, 10mm or 12mm panels are installed back to VitraFix VF1 or VitraFix VF2 carrier system and are then secured in place using colour matched rivets.

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Design & Installation

Design and installation of fibre cement cladding panels

Fibre cement cladding panels are easy to work with and provide a multitude of design options. We offer a range of natural finishes in standard colours (see technical information brochure). Our Natural colour range is the most popular choice available in 4 main finishes: 2 smooth-faced finishes, dimpled / shot-blasted and a grooved finish. These all help create a range of stone effects with natural nuances.

Design Features

Fibre cement façade panels are designed for high durability. Ceramapanel is available with colour coded rivets from the VitraFix range used for face fixing panels. Ceramapanel A1 is tested to BS EN 13501-1 for fire classification achieving A1 rating.

Construction Features

Our panels are designed to be simple to install and maintain offering a long-lasting solution. They feature visible or secret fix options and have the ability to replace individual panels easily. There are diverse prefabrication options and panels can be cut to exact dimensions for precision installation.

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Edge Sealant
The Ceramapanel range (like all fibre cement cladding products) absorbs a certain amount of moisture.  On the Natural colour range the panels can ‘breathe’ through the face and rear of the boards and dry out. Ceramapanel Natural colours do not require any sealant applied to the cut/drilled edges after processing.

Ceramapanel Natural+ colours have a coating on the panels that resists graffiti, this coating also prevents moisture ingress and subsequent egress – it is important that once panels have been cut/drilled that Ceramapanel Edge Sealant is applied. 

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Unique Appearance

The surface of Valcan Ceramapanel may show variations in tone, appearance and coloured spots/flecks which adds to the natural aesthetics of the material. The porosity of Valcan Ceramapanel allows the panel’s appearance to change with wet weather conditions and when dried out return to the original colour/tone. Each panel is naturally unique and it is recommended that over large projects, panels are mixed from pallets. 

Please note:- Valcan Ceramapanel is made using natural materials and as such the colours can vary between batches as well as tone variations occurring across panels within the batch, we, therefore, recommend that the whole project is placed as one order. If more material is needed for a project, please send a sample of a panel from the project, and we will aim to match as closely as possible.

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