VITRABOND – ALUMINIUM CLADDING
A LIGHTWEIGHT METAL COMPOSITE CLADDING PANEL, IDEAL FOR EXTERNAL FAÇADES, FASCIA, RAINSCREEN CLADDING& SUN BLADES
Vitrabond consists of two aluminium or other natural metal cover sheets, enclosing a fire rated or A2 core. This simple concept gives it a wide variety of advantages for both Architects and Installers. It is stable, yet readily mouldable, extremely weather resistant, and very easy to install. Well established in the market, Vitrabond is recognised by Architects, Builders and Installers as the superior composite panel cladding solution. With our huge stock levels, unlimited colour range, and our continual product development, we are readily available to meet your requirements. As a company whose prerequisite is your satisfaction, we offer our cut-to-size and special colour services to make installation of your metal cladding systems quick and easy for all parties involved in the project. With the available option of FR and A2 core, Vitrabond is designed to make it simpler and more effective for you. With the use of Vitrabond on many prestigious projects across Australia, North America, the United Kingdom and Europe, it is chosen by architects and designers as the rainscreen façade of choice.
BENEFITS OF VITRABOND FAÇADE SYSTEM:
- Cost effective
- Low maintenance
- Robust durability & Lightweight
- Unlimited colour range available
- High stock levels and quick lead times
- 20 Year warranty available!
- Non-combustible core available
Vitrabond is also available in a range of specialty finishes, including:
- VITRABOND/ZN – Zinc Composite Material (ZCM)
- VITRABOND/CU – Copper Composite Material (CCM)
- VITRABOND/SS – Stainless Steel Composite Material (SSCM)
- VITRABOND/EZ – Ersatze pattern finished aluminium to imitate a variety of natural metals at a fraction of the cost
Contact us today for more information on our aluminium composite cladding solutions, or request a sample online now!
Designing With Vitrabond
Valcan is the sole European manufacturer of Vitrabond. We are able to supply a full-colour matching solution for any design brief and have short lead times for all projects. Vitrabond offers an incomparable range of designing options thanks to its versatility and workability. The panels can be machine cut, routed, roll-bended, folded, routed and perforated without loss of structural integrity. This makes it easy to create the right visual feel to any project.
Branding With Vitrabond
Vitrabond cladding systems allow you to create exact branding matches. We can match colours and the panels can be machined, rolled, folded and remain easily attachable. This means you can easily reflect your branding and create powerful visual, easily recognisable facades.
This project reflects the team colours and branding of Bournemouth. With our unlimited colour matching service you can create striking visual impacts easily.
Vitrabond Product Specifications
For full product specifications please download our guides below. Here you can find an overview of some of the key features of Vitrabond.
Vitrabond rainscreen cladding panels comprise two metal sheets with mineral filled polymer or mineral filled core (A2) available.Composite panels are available in standard or custom sizes. Standard sizes are; Width(mm) 1000*, 1250* or 1500*, 1570, 1750 and 2000mm *Standard Length (mm) 3200 or 4000 – custom lengths are available from 1000-6000mm Core 3 mm Overall panel thickness 3mm, 4mm (Standard) or 6mm Weight: Varies by core Delivery: Panels can be delivered across the UK and Europe. All panels are wrapped and packed on quality pallets and delivered via our own transport to ensure safe arrival.
Installation and Design
Vitrabond panels can be incorporated into back-ventilated and drained cladding systems. The cavity behind the cladding system should be a minimum of 50mm wide and protected to prevent the ingress of birds, vermin and rain. For further details, please refer to the technical drawings which can be downloaded here.
Cladding system maintenance is simple and cost effective. An annual* cleaning regime is recommended using soapy water or a pressure hose. Annual maintenance inspections should be carried out to check that features such as panels, flashing and seals are in place and ancillary fixings are secure. Damaged panels can be replaced on an individual basis without compromising structure integrity. *Depending on location, some buildings particularly those in areas of high pollution, may need a wash down more often.
Vitrabond has acceptable durability and can be expected to have a service life in excess of 30 years (see section 10 of BBA Certification 12/4901) For more information regarding installation and maintenance please refer to our technical brochures, available below.
Sustainability & Environment
It is priority at Valcan Ltd to do everything we can to help the environment and leave as small a carbon footprint as possible. We are constantly working towards improving the materials we work with and towards achieving ISO certification. Vitrabond is fully recyclable both the core material and the aluminium cover sheets. Once separated these can be used in the production of new material. Why not apply for a CPD presentation from us? Click here to request now.