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  1. 1. A TuRning pOinT in buiLDing DESign BEnChMarK SUpporT TEChnICal SErvICES Kingspan Benchmark Tel: +44 (0) 800 970 9036 (uK) greenfield business park 2 Tel: +353 (0) 42 969 8529 (ireland) greenfield Email: technical@kingspanbenchmark.com Holywell Flintshire CH8 7gJ MarKETInG SErvICES uK (SaMplES anD lITEraTUrE) Tel: +44 (0) 1352 716100 Tel: +44 (0) 1352 717251 (uK) Fax: +44 (0) 1352 710161 Tel: +353 (0) 42 969 8540 (ireland) info@kingspanbenchmark.com Email: info@kingspanbenchmark.com www.kingspanbenchmark.com QUoTaTIon hoTlInE Tel: +44 (0) 1352 716400 (uK) Tel: +353 (0) 42 969 8555 (ireland) Email: bestprice@kingspanbenchmark.com SalES Tel; +44 (0) 1352 716100 (uK) Tel: +353 (0) 42 969 8500 (ireland) Email: info@kingspanbenchmark.com ROOF, WALL & FAÇADE SYSTEMS QUICK GUIDE This brochure is printed on paper made from 80% recycled post-consumer fibre and 20% virgin pulp sourced from responsibly managed and sustainable forests
  2. 2. InTroDUCInG BEnChMarK ConTEnTS A turning point in building design introducing a turning point in roof, wall and façade and specifications. inspirational façades in exciting WallS & FaCaDES 5 systems. Welcome to benchmark, your reference colours, textures and finishes. Roof systems that buiLD OpTiOnS 6-7 point for a complete insulated building envelope. raise the standard in performance. All backed benchmark brings together all the elements to help with the Total benchmark guarantee and thorough METALLiCS 8-9 you create wall solutions to fit your building designs testing procedures. gLASS 10 - 11 pOWERpAnEL pV 12 - 13 CERAMiC 14 - 17 CEMEnTiTiOuS bOARDS 18 - 19 WOOD 20 - 23 OpTiMO 24 - 25 CuRVEWALL 26 - 27 LOuVRE 28 - 29 REnDER 30 - 31 rooFS 33 pOWERpAnEL pV 34 - 35 gREEn ROOF’S 36 - 37 STAnDing SEAM 38 - 41 AnCiLLARiES 42 COLOuRS 43 - 56 bEnCHMARK SERViCES 58 bEnCHMARK benchmark offers free techincal TEChnICal advice to all of it’s customers. This service is available 5 days a week. +44 (0) 800 970 9036 (uK) For our opening hours please see: +353 (0) 42 969 8529 (ireland) www.kingspanbenchmark.com/contact-us technical@kingspanbenchmark.com 3
  3. 3. WallS & FaÇaDES Transform the face of architecture With a wide choice in colour and texture, there are no limits to what you can create with benchmark façades. From modern metallic, to traditional brick and warm wood finishes. We’ve combined style and performance to offer you the complete façade solution without having to compromise. The quick guide is designed to make it fast and easy to select and create your complete wall solution. Simply find a build option that best fits your project and then choose your preferred façade from our wide selection. 5
  4. 4. BUIlD opTIonS 1. BEnChMarK KarrIEr panEl SYSTEM 2. InSUlaTED panEl SYSTEM InTroDUCTIon InTroDUCTIon The benchmark Karrier panel is a unique The benchmark insulated panel System includes insulated panel that has been specifically a variety of premium insulated panels with designed and tested to support benchmark’s different profiles, textures and colours. ranges of façades. The benchmark insulated panel can be laid vertically and it can be laid vertically and horizontally, with or without a tophat horizontally, for design flexibility. The system provides excellent section to suite the benchmark façade. The benchmark façade weather resistance, thermal, acoustic, fire and structural pages to follow will specify the recommended build options from performance. A lightweight solution, it can be rapidly installed on Kingspan benchmark. buildings of any height and integrates easily with doors, windows, glazing, louvers and traditional construction materials. The The system provides excellent weather resistance, thermal, benchmark insulated panels are metal faced panels that make the acoustic, fire and structural performance. The benchmark Karrier building watertight, removing the façade off the critical path and panel is a metal faced insulated panel that makes the building enabling internal fit out to start sooner. watertight, removing the façade off the critical path and enabling internal fit out to start sooner. SYSTEM ovErvIEW SYSTEM ovErvIEW • A Benchmark façade is fixed to a Benchmark Karrier Panel • The Benchmark insulated panel is fixed to a braced by a specified railing system BEnEFITS Kingspan Multibeam purlin and rail system, available from BEnEFITS • The Benchmark Karrier Panel is fixed to a braced Kingspan Kingspan Structural products at www.kingspanstructural.com. • A wide range of through fix and secret fix Benchmark façades • Available in a wide range of profiles, textures and colours Multibeam purlin and rail system, available from Kingspan Alternatively, it can also be fixed to a lightweight steel framing are available • Can be laid vertically or horizontally Structural products at www.kingspanstructural.com. Alternatively, system, available from Kingspan profiles & Sections at • Multiple size façade finishes, very low limitations • A long spanning insulated panel is also available the benchmark Karrier panel can be fixed to a lightweight steel www.kingspanprofiles.com • Suitable for buildings at any height • Suitable for buildings at any height framing system, available from Kingspan profiles & Sections at • If an internal plasterboard lining is required, a proprietary stud- • Simple and fast to construct • Simple and fast to construct www.kingspanprofiles.com wall system may be installed internally • Easily accommodates openings, penetrations and complex • Easily accommodates openings, penetrations and • If an internal plasterboard lining is required, a proprietary • This system integrates with Build Option 1 for design flexibility façades complex façades stud-wall system may be installed internally and to provide interesting elevations. • Simple integration with doors, windows, glazing, louvres and • Simple integration with doors, windows, glazing, louvres and A comprehensive set of robust and thermally efficient details are traditional construction materials A comprehensive set of robust and thermally efficient details are traditional construction materials available from the website, to allow easy design and detailing. • Lifetime insulation continuity, thermal performance and available from the website, to allow easy design and detailing. • Lifetime insulation continuity, thermal performance and Our benchmark Technical Services Department are on hand to airtightness (less than 5m3/hr/m²) certainty. Our benchmark Technical Services Department are on hand to airtightness (less than 5m3/hr/m²) certainty. help where other details are required. Contact one of our team • Independently tested system, including CWCT external building help where other details are required. Contact one of our team • Independently tested system, including CWCT external on the details at the bottom of the page. envelope on the details at the bottom of the page. building envelope • Available with the Total Benchmark Guarantee • Available with the Total Benchmark Guarantee U-valUES • Manufactured and supplied under a quality system certified to U-valUES • Manufactured and supplied under a quality system certified to bS En iSO 9001: 2000 bS En iSO 9001: 2000 panel Thickness (mm) 70 80 100 120 140 The u-values are product specific, please refer to the product • Manufacturing plants are ISO 14001 (Environmentally) • Manufacturing plants are ISO 14001 (Environmentally) u-value (W/m2K) 0.29 0.26 0.21 0.18 0.16 pages for their thermal performance and weight values. accredited accredited Weight kg/m2 ^ 11.9 12.3 13.1 13.9 14.6 All of the above u-values are calculated in compliance with building Regulations bEnCHMARK Approved Documents L2A & L2b (England & Wales), Technical Handbooks Domestic For more information www.kingspanbenchmark.com/products/build-options and non-Domestic Sections 6 (Scotland), part F2 (northern ireland) and part L (Republic of ireland - based on the Overall Heat Loss Method). +44 (0) 800 970 9036 (UK) +353 (0) 42 969 8529 (Ireland) The u-values reflected above take the whole build into consideration. For the purpose of these calculations, the Kingspan Multibeam purlin and rail system was used in conjunction TEChnICal with a standard 12.5mm gypsum wall board, with a lambda value of 0.19 W/mK). ^ Weight of the benchmark Karrier panel only. 7
  5. 5. STEEl, aCM, al & Zn METallICS STEEl, aCM, al & Zn InTroDUCTIon TEChnICal ovErvIEW Steel, Aluminium Composite Material (ACM), Colours Aluminium and Zinc metallics provide striking Aluminium is available in an anodized finish, pre-painted Steel is available in a stainless steel option (shown on page 44), aluminium sheets, post painted aluminium sheets & post powder pre-coated & weathered option, including Corten A Alloy finishes that give buildings a modern stylised coated. Colourful façades that can be produced in virtually any (see project image on opposite page). A selection of ACM appearance. Metallic façades are truly bespoke. colour bS, nCS and RAL or matched to other colours on request colour options can be seen on page 45 and Zinc on page 46. They can be tailored to your project and offer an endless range of subject to minimum production quantities. The complete range can be seen on the benchmark website. colours. Combined with superior aesthetics the benchmark Karrier panels provide excellent weather protection to the building envelope. The table below shows what type of metal the cassette option is available in and what build option it is suitable for. They are simple to integrate into other systems with matching flashings and ancillaries available to create a complete finish. Metal Type Cassette option hook-on- Interlocking recessed Fix Shingle Tray BEnEFITS Cassette plank Cassette • Superior aesthetics Aluminium • Provides excellent weather protection to the building envelope 0.9mm ppC only 3 • A wide range of material and cassette options, including through fix and secret fix options 1.5mm 3 • Virtually maintenance free 2.0mm 3 3 3 3 • Individual cassettes can be removed and replaced as necessary 3.0mm 3 3 3 • Comprehensive design and technical support • Flashings and ancillaries are available in the same material for a ACM complete solution 4.0mm 3 3 3 • Long strip metal options are available in Zinc and Steel 6.0mm 3 3 • Independently tested system, including CWCT external building envelope for the Tray cassette option Zinc • Available with the Total Benchmark Guarantee 1.0mm 3 3 • Manufactured and supplied under a quality system certified to Steel bS En iSO 9001: 2000 • Manufacturing plants are ISO 14001 (Environmentally) Weathered Steel (Coreten A) accredited 1.5mm 3 3 3 3.0mm 3 3 Cassette options Stainless Steel 0.8mm 3 3 1.0mm 3 3 2.0mm 3 3 3 3.0mm 3 3 buiLD OpTiOn 1 1 1 1 1 1. Hook-On-Cassette 2. interlocking plank 3. Shingle 4. Recessed Fix Cassette 5. Tray bEnCHMARK For more information on this product www.kingspanbenchmark.com/products/wall/metallic +44 (0) 800 970 9036 (UK) +353 (0) 42 969 8529 (Ireland) TEChnICal METALLiCS STEEl, aCM, al & Zn | 9
  6. 6. ColoUrED & rEFlECTIvE GlaSS ColoUrED & rEFlECTIvE TEChnICal ovErvIEW Material Description Dimensions Coloured glass consists of two layers of 4mm toughened clear Standard module 1206mm length by 606mm height (inclusive of pilkington glass and combinations of poly vinyl butyral (pVb) 8mm joint) and maximum module 1000mm length by 1000mm interlayers to obtain the desired colour. height (coloured glass only). Reflective glass also consists of two layers of glass; the front layer Face panel thickness of the coloured glass ranges from 8.38mm is a 6mm Stopsol hard coat reflective glass and the rear is a 3mm to 9.5mm depending on colour and reflective glass ranges from pilkington clear. 9.76mm-10.14mm. product Tolerance Façade & rail Weight Laminate slippage tolerance is in accordance with bS En iSO Module size and thickness are dependant on project design 12543-5: 1998 (glass in building. Laminated glass and laminated requirements. For accurate weights for your specific application, safety glass. Dimensions and edge finishing). glass cutting contact the benchmark Technical Services Department. tolerance is +/- 1mm. aluminium Secondary rail System The extruded aluminium secondary rail system conforms to bS En 12020-1: 2008 (Aluminium and aluminium alloys). Extruded precision profiles in alloys En AW-6060 and En AW-6063. Technical conditions for inspection and delivery) - powder-coated black. attachment Extruded aluminium straps, conforming to bS En 1220-1: 2008 in 6063/T6 grade alloy, are structurally bonded to the glass façade. InTroDUCTIon Straps are secured to the aluminium secondary rail system using benchmark coloured and reflective façades interlays are made with heat and light stable pigments instead self-drilling/self-tapping stainless steel fasteners. of dyes in order to resist fading. Advanced glazing performance give architects and designers more freedom creates a glass façade that is strong, stable and reduces solar Colours with glass than ever before with thousands of The coloured façades are available in a range of colours energy transmittance and heat build up. shown on page 47 and the reflective façade is available in colour options available. a mirrored effect. Build options BEnEFITS please refer to build option 1, shown on page 6. • Thousands of colour possibilities • Flashings and ancillaries are available in similar colours • Provides excellent weather protection to the building envelope for a complete solution • Safely protects against accidental glass impact, breakage or • Independently tested system, including CWCT external fall out building envelope • Secret fix option available, with a through fix option • Available with the Total Benchmark Guarantee being developed. • Manufactured and supplied under a quality system certified • Virtually maintenance free to bS En iSO 9001: 2000 • Individual modules can be removed and replaced as necessary • Manufacturing plants are ISO 14001 (Environmentally) • Comprehensive design and technical support accredited bEnCHMARK For more information on this product www.kingspanbenchmark.com/products/wall/glass +44 (0) 800 970 9036 (UK) +353 (0) 42 969 8529 (Ireland) TEChnICal gLASS ColoUrED anD rEFlECTIvE | 11
  7. 7. Wall GlaZE (pv) Wall GlaZE InTroDUCTIon TEChnICal ovErvIEW powerpanel Wall glaze uses solar Material Description Dimensions photovoltaics to generate clean energy Wall glaze comprises one layer of 4mm glass with a 2mm tedlar Maximum module 1206mm length by 606mm height (inclusive backsheet, incorporating encapsulated solar cells. of 8mm joint) and maximum actual panel size 1198mm length for buildings, even if the sky is overcast. product Tolerance x 598mm height. Once installed every kW produced by pV Face panel thickness: 5.5mm maximum. Wall glaze cutting tolerance is +/- 1mm. has zero carbon emissions, helping to reduce Façade & rail Weight aluminium Secondary rail System environmental impact as well as energy costs. nominally 16.6kg/m² The extruded aluminium secondary rail system conforms to Wall glaze is suitable for most wall applications on new build bS En 12020-1: 2008 (Aluminium and aluminium alloys). or refurbishment projects and has 21 enhanced efficiency Extruded precision profiles in alloys En AW-6060 and polycrystalline silicon cells in series, with 75 to 80 watts of En AW-6063. Technical conditions for inspection and delivery) - nominal maximum power. powder-coated black. attachment Extruded aluminium straps, conforming to bS En 1220-1: 2008 in 6063/T6 grade alloy, are structurally bonded to the glass façade. Straps are secured to the aluminium secondary rail system using self-drilling/self-tapping stainless steel fasteners. Colours black & white background colour option. Feed-In Tariffs Refer to the web address below for information. Build options please refer to build option 1, shown on page 6. BEnEFITS • Integrated bypass diodes to minimise shading effects • Once installed every kW produced has zero carbon emissions, • Structurally-bonded aluminium fixing straps for easy installation which significantly reduces the carbon footprint onto façade structures • Not dependent on fossil or nuclear fuels • Available in 75 Wp or 80 Wp • No harmful CO2 emissions • Light aluminium frame for ease of installation, available in • Provides excellent weather protection to the building envelope white or black • Secret fix option only, no visible fixing • Single-source integrated wall, façade and solar PV provider • Individual modules can be removed and replaced as necessary • Installed by MCS approved contractors • Comprehensive design and technical support • Optimised, value-engineered systems for rapid installation • Flashings and ancillaries are available in similar colours • Project analysis / viability, design, supply, installation, testing, for a complete solution commissioning and handover service • Independently tested system, including CWCT external • Virtually maintenance free building envelope • Generates clean, inflation proof electricity – reduces • Available with the Total Benchmark Guarantee energy costs • Manufactured and supplied under a quality system certified • Can increase the saleable / rentable value of the building to bS En iSO 9001: 2000 • Manufacturing plants are ISO 14001 (Environmentally) accredited bEnCHMARK For more information on this product www.kingspanbenchmark.com/products/wall/photovoltaic +44 (0) 800 970 9036 (UK) +353 (0) 42 969 8529 (Ireland) TEChnICal pOWERpAnEL pV Wall GlaZE | 13
  8. 8. CEraMIC GranITE CEraMIC CEraMIC GranITE TEChnICal ovErvIEW Material Description Dimensions The ceramic granite is typically refined clays, quartz, feldspars and Maximum module 1206mm length x 606mm height (inclusive metal oxides vitrified under high temperature and pressure, with of 8mm joint) and maximum actual panel size 1198mm length mesh reinforcement to rear face. x 598mm height. Smaller bespoke sizes are available. product Tolerance Face panel thickness: 12mm maximum. Thickness, sides straightness, rectangularity and surface flatness are Façade & rail Weight all in accordance with bS En 14411: 2003 (Ceramic tiles Annex g Module size is dependant on project design requirements. (Dry-pressed ceramic tiles with low water absorption group bla)). For accurate weights for your specific application, contact the aluminium Secondary rail System benchmark Technical Services Department. The extruded aluminium secondary rail system conforms to bS En 12020-1: 2008 (Aluminium and aluminium alloys. Extruded precision profiles in alloys En AW-6060 and En AW-6063.Technical conditions for inspection and delivery) - powder coated black. attachment The extruded aluminium straps, conforming to bS En 12020-1: 2008 in 6063/T6 grade alloy, are secured to the ceramic granite façade panel using undercut stainless steel expanding anchors. Straps are secured to the aluminium secondary rail system using self-drilling / self-tapping stainless steel fasteners. The secondary rail system is securely fastened to the benchmark Karrier panel with InTroDUCTIon expanding self-fixing aluminium and stainless steel fasteners. Ceramic granite provides an attractive Finished in natural unpolished, satin pre-polished, mirror polished Fire or metallic. Exceptionally hardwearing and cost effective, The ceramic granite façades have Class 1 fire rating to bS 476-7: solution available in a wide choice of colours in protecting both your building and budget. 1997 (Surface spread of flame of products), and are Class 0 as veined or grained variations that replicate the defined by building Regulations. appearance of granite and marble. Colours please refer to page 48 to see the metallic, polished and textured BEnEFITS range. • A patented manufacturing process achieves individual veining • Provides excellent weather protection to the building envelope Build options on the tiles replicating that of quarried stone • Secret fix option only, no visible fixing please refer to build option 1, shown on page 6 • Benchmark will cut Ceramic Granite to your project • Individual modules can be removed and replaced as necessary dimensions, openings and features • Comprehensive design and technical support • Ceramic Granite is highly resistant to moisture and frost • Flashings and ancillaries are available in similar colours • Loadings on the substrate and building exterior are reduced for a complete solution in comparison with naturally quarried stone • Independently tested system, including CWCT external • The Ceramic Granite is completely resistant to light and building envelope uV radiation • Available with the Total Benchmark Guarantee • The Ceramic Granite is highly resistant to algae growth • Manufactured and supplied under a quality system certified and does not accumulate dust to bS En iSO 9001: 2000 • Virtually maintenance free • Manufacturing plants are ISO 14001 (Environmentally) accredited bEnCHMARK For more information on this product www.kingspanbenchmark.com/products/wall/ceramic +44 (0) 800 970 9036 (UK) +353 (0) 42 969 8529 (Ireland) TEChnICal CERAMiC CEraMIC GranITE | 15
  9. 9. CEraMIC TIlE CEraMIC CEraMIC TIlE TEChnICal ovErvIEW Material Description Dimensions The Ceramic Tile is an extruded ceramic panel according to Din There are five different tile sizes available: 400x200mm, En 14411: 2003 (Ceramic tiles Annex g (Dry-pressed ceramic 500x250mm, 500x280mm, 600x250mm and 600x280mm. tiles with low water absorption group bla)), fired at 1250ºC. Face panel thickness: 15mm maximum. product Tolerance Façade & rail Weight Thickness, sides straightness, rectangularity and surface flatness Module size is dependant on project design requirements. are all in accordance with Din En 14411: 2003. There is a natural For accurate weights for your specific application, contact the material tolerance, hence colour can vary. benchmark Technical Services Department. aluminium Secondary rail System The extruded aluminium secondary rail system conforms to bS En 12020-1: 2008 (Aluminium and aluminium alloys. Extruded precision profiles in alloys En AW-6060 T66. Technical conditions for inspection and delivery). attachment Ceramic Tiles are put into position using a mounting tool. The secondary rail system is securely fastened to the benchmark Karrier panel with expanding self-fixing aluminium and stainless steel fasteners. Fire The Ceramic Tile façades have a Class A1 rating, and are non-combustible as defined by building Regulations. InTroDUCTIon Colours Ceramic Tile is the ideal choice for creating a in addition to its aesthetics, the system provides a cost-effective Most popular colours are shown on page 49. glazed and unglazed solution. The façade is fast to install, easy to integrate and contemporary, stylish façade. Tiles are available fully guaranteed. options are available. please see the web page below to see the in a large range of surfaces and sizes to full range. support endless design possibilities. Build options please refer to build option 1, shown on page 6. BEnEFITS • Offers design flexibility • Comprehensive design and technical support • Easily integrates with other façades • Flashings and ancillaries are available in the same material • Fast and simple installation for a complete solution • Secret fix only, individual tiles clip onto the railing system • Independently tested system, including CWCT external • Has a hydrotect surface coating, ensuring an ageless building envelope appearance, long term minimum maintenance and is able • Available with the Total Benchmark Guarantee to remove harmful oxides from the atmosphere • Manufactured and supplied under a quality system certified • Frost proof to bS En iSO 9001: 2000 • Light and colour-fast, resistant to UV light • Manufacturing plants are ISO 14001 (Environmentally) • Low water absorption (3% < E > 6%) accredited • Resistance to aggressive environmental effects bEnCHMARK For more information on this product www.kingspanbenchmark.com/products/wall/ceramic +44 (0) 800 970 9036 (UK) +353 (0) 42 969 8529 (Ireland) TEChnICal CERAMiC CEraMIC TIlE | 17
  10. 10. naTUra pro, TExTUra & pICTUra CEMEnTITIoUS BoarDS naTUra pro, TExTUra & pICTUra TEChnICal ovErvIEW Material Description Dimensions Cementitious boards are fibre-reinforced cement boards that Maximum module available after trimming by fabricator (including satisfy the requirements of Category A, Class 2 to bS En 12467: 10mm joint) is 2500 x 1250, 3100 x 1250 and 3100 x 1500*. 2004 (Fibre-cement flat sheets). panels are manufactured by a Face panel thickness: 8 mm / 12mm. batch-blending operation, followed by the Hatchek process and *Only avilable in the Textura board. high-pressure steam autoclaving. Façade & rail Weight product Tolerance Module size, thickness and railing are dependant on project design Boards have a thickness tolerance of +/- 10%. requirements. For accurate weights for your specific application, contact the benchmark Technical Services Department. aluminium Secondary rail System Secret Fix - The extruded aluminium straps or hooks, in 6063/T6 conforming to bS En 12020-1: 2008 grade alloy, are secured to the boards using undercut stainless-steel expanding anchors. These are secured to the aluminium secondary rail system using self-drilling / self-tapping stainless steel fasteners. The secondary rail system is securely fastened to the benchmark Karrier panel with expanding self-fixing aluminium and stainless steel fasteners. Through Fix - The boards are secured to the aluminium rail system using coloured aluminium rivets. The rail system is securely fastened to the benchmark Karrier panel with expanding self-fixing aluminium and stainless steel fasteners. Fixings InTroDUCTIon Rivets and screws are available in the same colour as the panel, Architectural cementitious boards offer the A uV cured top layer (excluding Textura) offers good to disguise the fixings. protection against many types of staining, against mechanical designer subtle shades of colour along with the damage during construction and against graffiti. Fire crisp, clean lines required to create dynamic The cementitious boards achieve a Class 0 to bS476 - 6: 1989 Where a smooth unbroken surface is required, a concealed (Fire propagation for products) and bS476 - 7: 1997 (Surface and attractive elevations. fixing option and a through fixing detail are available. spread of flame of products) and have a European fire classification Smooth, granular and matt finishes are available, which allow of A2-s1, d0. natural variegation of the fibre cement finish. Colours please refer to pages 50 and 51 to see the natura pro, Textura & BEnEFITS pictura colours. • Smooth, granular or matt surfaces are available • Individual modules can be removed and replaced as necessary Build options • A wide range of colour options are available • Comprehensive design and technical support please refer to build option 1, shown on page 6. • Choice of subtle pigmented surfaces • Flashings and ancillaries are available in similar colours • Easy to install for a complete solution • Excellent weather resistance • Independently tested system, including CWCT external • Resistant to insects, mould growth and fungi building envelope • Virtually maintenance free • Available with the Total Benchmark Guarantee • Frost proof • Manufactured and supplied under a quality system certified • Provides excellent weather protection to the building envelope to bS En iSO 9001: 2000 • Secret fix and through fix options are available. • Manufacturing plants are ISO 14001 (Environmentally) accredited bEnCHMARK For more information on this product www.kingspanbenchmark.com/products/wall/ cementitious-boards • Cementitious boards are BBA certified. TEChnICal +44 (0) 800 970 9036 (UK) +353 (0) 42 969 8529 (Ireland) CEMEnTiTiOuS bOARDS naTUra pro, TExTUra & pICTUra | 19
  11. 11. TIMBEr WooD TIMBEr TEChnICal ovErvIEW Material Description Dimensions Sustainable source natural timber, varying from hard to softwood, Lengths can range from 1.2m to 6.0m but can vary from specie to cut to order. specie. please contact the benchmark Technical Department for further information. product Tolerance Face panel thickness: 21mm (Siberian Larch, Sweet Chesnut Timber machine cutting tolerances of +/- 0.5mm for the width and & Accoya), 18mm (Western Red Cedar). thickness, and a cross cutting to set length +/- 1mm. Façade Weight Fixings Module size, thickness are dependant on project design Stainless steel fixings ideally small round headed annular ring requirements. For accurate weights for your specific application, shank nails. contact the benchmark Technical Services Department. note: non ferrous metals should not be used with Western Red Cedar. Fire Fire ratings can vary from specie to specie, please refer to the website for guidance. Colours Siberian larch – pale honey to Reddish-brown. Relates to the heartwood of the species. Most timbers vary in colour and will change with use, the application of finishes and exposure to light. Sweet Chestnut – pale golden brown to biscuit, some dark brown stain can be present, ages to silver grey if left unprotected. InTroDUCTIon accoya – pale cream with brownish tones, allowing light translucent colours to be applied. benchmark timber provides a natural Timber is available in Accoya, Siberian Larch, Sweet Chestnut Western red Cedar – Reddish brown (Ages to silver grey if left and Western Red Cedar. Lightweight and fast to install the look to your building with warm colours façade is an ideal solution for fast-track building schemes. unprotected). and textures. Build options please refer to build option 1, shown on page 6. BEnEFITS • Sourced from sustainable forests with PEFC (Programme • Secret fix and through fix options are available for the Endorsement of Forest Certification) or FSC • Comprehensive design and technical support (Forest Stewardship Council) certification • Ancillaries are available in the same material for a • Available in transparent and opaque coatings on a wide variety complete solution of timber substrates, including fire retardant treatments • Independently tested system, including CWCT external • Virtually maintenance free building envelope • Retains natural strength & beauty • Available with the Total Benchmark Guarantee • Environmentally compatible, 100% recyclable and naturally • All manufacturing occurs under strict quality control guidelines, renewable providing high performance materials • Provides excellent weather protection to the building envelope bEnCHMARK For more information on this product www.kingspanbenchmark.com/products/wall/wood +44 (0) 800 970 9036 (UK) +353 (0) 42 969 8529 (Ireland) TEChnICal WOOD TIMBEr | 21
  12. 12. WooD CoMpoSITE WooD WooD CoMpoSITE TEChnICal ovErvIEW Material Description Build options Wood Composite façades have a thermosetting phenolic resin please refer to build option 1, shown on page 6. bonded cellulose fibre core. This is faced with natural wood that Dimensions has been coated with a proprietary acrylic resin - pVDF uV Maximum module 1206mm length x 606mm height (inclusive protective finish. of 8mm joint) and maximum actual panel size 1198mm length natural Wood x 598mm height. The natural wood is typically Ayous or Okume and comes from Face panel thickness: 10mm maximum. a sustainable source. Façade & rail Weight anti Graffiti Railing system is dependant on project design requirements. Specifically designed to resist chemical attack (anti graffiti), For accurate weights for your specific application, contact the the Wood Composite façade is bM Trada Q Marked benchmark Technical Services Department. (Cert CE/F04151). product Tolerance Thickness, length and width, edge straightness and squareness are all in accordance with bS En 438 (High-pressure decorative laminates (HpL) Sheets based on thermosetting resins (usually called Laminates) part 2: Determination of properties). aluminium Secondary rail System The extruded aluminium secondary rail system is tested to bS 1474: 1987 (Specification for wrought aluminium and aluminium alloys for general engineering purposes) in 6063/T6 grade alloy. InTroDUCTIon attachment The Wood Composite façade is a high The panels are coated with a proprietary coating, based in The extruded aluminium straps tested to bS 1474 in 6063/T6 synthetic resins and pVDF, which protect the panel from the pressure laminate cladding manufactured effects of sunlight, chemical attack (anti-graffiti) and the damage grade alloy are secured to the Wood Composite façade panel using with a real wood veneer which exhibits caused by atmospheric agents. undercut stainless steel expanding anchors. Straps are secured to the aluminium secondary rail system using self drilling / self tapping all the natural variation, warmth and beauty A smooth concealed fixing system can be used, and a through fix stainless steel coated black screws. of real wood. option also available to create the desired look. Fire The Wood Composite façade panels have a Class 3 fire rating to BEnEFITS bS476 - 6: 1989 (Fire propagation for products) and bS476 - 7: 1997 (Surface spread of flame of products). Class 1 fire rating to • The natural wood veneer is sourced from sustainably • Secret fix and through fix options are available bS476 - 6:1989 and bS476 - 7: 1997 are available which are Class managed forests • Individual modules can be removed and replaced as necessary 0 as defined by building Regulations and have a European fire • Graffiti proof, specifically designed to resist chemical attacks • Comprehensive design and technical support classification of b-s2, d0. • 10 year colourfast guarantee to Class 3 according to • Flashings and ancillaries are available in similar colours bS En 20105-A02: 1995 (Textiles. Tests for colour fastness. for a complete solution Colours grey scale for assessing change in colour) • Independently tested system, including CWCT external please refer to page 52 to see the range. • Independent durability and weathering tests completed by building envelope Taylor Woodrow to recognised industry standards • Available with the Total Benchmark Guarantee • Available in a range of colours • Manufactured and supplied under a quality system certified • Virtually maintenance free • Provides excellent weather protection to the building envelope to bS En iSO 9001: 2000 • Manufacturing plants are ISO 14001 (Environmentally) accredited bEnCHMARK For more information on this product www.kingspanbenchmark.com/products/wall/wood +44 (0) 800 970 9036 (UK) +353 (0) 42 969 8529 (Ireland) TEChnICal WOOD WooD CoMpoSITE | 23

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