What's the difference between A1 and A2-rated aluminium?

In this short video, Alan Lamming and Gavin Besley, members of the Valcan Team, are discussing the advantages of Euroclass A1 (non-combustible) rated products against Euroclass A2 (non-combustible) rated rainscreen cladding and facade panels.

Valcan offer a full range of façade panel systems that achieve A ratings, these are listed below with links to the relevant product panels:

Vitrabond – this is an aluminium composite panel achieving A2-s1, d0 to BS EN 13501-1 (non-combustible). See project page

VitraDual – this is a pre-coated aluminium panel achieving A1 rating to BS EN 13501-1 (non-combustible). See rated aluminium project page

Ceramapanel – this is a through coloured fibre cement panel achieving A1 rating to BS EN 13501-1 (non-combustible). See project page

Vitranamel – this is a vitreous enamal coated steel panel deemed non-combustible under the European Directive. See project page

For more information on these products, please feel free to contact the Valcan team on +44(0)1278 428 245 or email us at sales@valcan.co.uk
Valcan is certified to ISO 9001 and ISO 14001 and all products sold are fully recyclable
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