VISIBLE ANCHORING SYSTEM - TYPE A (10MM thick)

Specifications
The structure shall consist of profiles and brackets made of min. 2 mm thick extruded aluminium alloy.
The structure shall be anchored to the support with specific devices that absorb thermal
expansion/shrinkage and small movements of the support; the external facing must not be affected by induced stress.
The safety of the entire system must be guaranteed by specific inspections according to
the regulations in force on wind pressure and depression.
Specific description of the system
Fixing of brackets to the existing support by means of dowels of the right size and suitable for the type of support.
Fixing of upright profiles to the brackets by means of rivets, with “fixed point” and “sliding point” as per executive plan.
Fixing of special stainless steel clips to anchor the facing slabs.
The clips are available in a colour similar to the facing.

 


 VISIBLE ANCHORING SYSTEM - TYPE B (10MM thick)

 Specifications

The structure shall consist of profiles and brackets made of min. 2 mm thick extruded aluminium alloy. The structure shall be anchored to the support with specific devices that absorb thermal expansion/shrinkage and small movements of the support; the external facing must not be affected by induced stress. The safety of the entire system
must be guaranteed by specific inspections according to the regulations in force on wind
pressure and depression.
Specific description of the system
Fixing of “U” cross-section brackets to the existing support by means of dowels of the right size and suitable for the type of support.
Fixing of the special “Ω-omega” cross-section profiles to the brackets by means of rivets, with “fixed point” and “sliding point” as per executive plan.
The upright profile includes grooves suitable to house stainless steel self-positioning clips and spacers to fix the facing slabs.
The clips are available in a colour similar to the facing.
The system shall be completed by EPDM gaskets to prevent vibrations.
The system configured in this way shall have 4 mm or 8 mm joints between the slabs.

 


INVISIBLE CLIP PORCELAIN PANEL "ICPP" (10MM thick)

Specifications
The structure shall consist of profiles and brackets made of min. 2 mm thick extruded aluminium alloy. 2. The structure shall be anchored to the support with specific devices that absorb thermal expansion/shrinkage and small movements of the support; the external facing must not be affected by induced stress. The safety of the entire system
must be guaranteed by specific inspections according to the regulations in force on wind
pressure and depression.
Specific description of the system
Fix the brackets to the existing support by means of dowels of the right size and suitable for the type of support. The upright profiles shall be fixed to the brackets by means of rivets, with “fixed point” and “sliding point” according to the executive plan.
The horizontal profiles must be slotted and shaped so that the stress caused by the wind will be axial to the clips. The horizontal profiles must then be mounted on the upright profiles.
This system requires the preparation of the facing slabs; the back of the slab is subjected to mechanical processing and special steel inserts are fitted.
This operation has been specifically studied to anchor the clips which will then be fixed to the horizontal profile.

Slab's weight is 5 lb/SF.

A double layer option is available (2 layers of porcelain bonded with fiberglass mesh and epoxy), it has 22.5 mm thickness @ 11 lb/SF.

 


KERF CLIP PORCELAIN PANEL "KCPP" (20MM thick)

 

The 20 mm thick porcelain stoneware slabs which characterise the “Walltech” system provide advantages which are decisive when opting for this type of technology.
The decision to adopt this system is in fact directly related to the thickness of the slabs as they must be processed to obtain a milled groove and this can only be obtained with a thickness of 20 mm.
In addition to the obvious aesthetic and functional advantages, the "Walltech” concealed anchoring system makes it possible to limit the structure installation costs; this design solution is in fact also very interesting in economic terms.
In addition, the 20 mm thickness of the slabs increases the energy saving performance of the ventilated façade; in fact it strongly increases thermal inertia of the building’s heat exchange surface.
The functional system can therefore be sized to meet heating/cooling requirements which are distributed in a more uniform way throughout the day, without the need to balance peaks of energy to maintain environmental comfort inside the building this obviously has positive consequences in terms of costs.
Mirage 60x60 cm and 60x120 cm slabs part of the Evo 2/E system are available for “Walltech” ventilated façade applications.

Slab's weight is 9 lb/SF.

 


Thin slabs with invisible glazing tape system (3600X1200MM)

Specifications
The structure shall consist of profiles and brackets made of min. 2 mm thick extruded aluminium alloy. 2. The structure shall be anchored to the support with specific devices that absorb thermal expansion/shrinkage and small movements of the support; the external facing must not be affected by induced stress. The safety of the entire system
must be guaranteed by specific inspections according to the regulations in force on wind pressure and depression.


Specific description of the system
Fix the brackets to the existing support by means of dowels of the right size and suitable for the type of support. The upright profiles shall be fixed to the brackets by means of rivets, with “fixed point” and “sliding point” according to the executive plan.
The horizontal profiles must be slotted and shaped so that the stress caused by the wind will be axial to the clips. The horizontal profiles must then be mounted on the upright profiles.
the slab is mounted onto the horizontal channels with brackets glued using high strength glazing tape.

the double layer (5+3 or 5+5) is concealed of 2 layers of porcelain slabs (size up 360c120cm) glued with fiberglass mesh in between using special epoxy.

 


Thin slabs with visible anchoring system (3600X1200MM) 


Specifications

The structure shall consist of profiles and brackets made of min. 2 mm thick extruded aluminium alloy.
The structure shall be anchored to the support with specific devices that absorb thermal
expansion/shrinkage and small movements of the support; the external facing must not be affected by induced stress.
The safety of the entire system must be guaranteed by specific inspections according to
the regulations in force on wind pressure and depression.

This system is available in single layer (5mm thick), double layer with fiberglass mesh in between (5+5 or 5+3 mm).


Specific description of the system
Fixing of brackets to the existing support by means of dowels of the right size and suitable for the type of support.
Fixing of upright profiles to the brackets by means of rivets, with “fixed point” and “sliding point” as per executive plan.

Applying the MS polymer base, elastic monocomponent adhesive putty to the vertical channel. then, Fixing of special stainless steel clips to anchor the facing slabs.
The clips are available in a colour similar to the facing.

 


 KERF CLIP SECURFIX K PORCELAIN PANEL  (20MM thick)

CONCEALED SECURFIX
Facades fixed with glue and safety hook meet the need of architectural projects to adopt increasingly large ceramic slabs while guaranteeing the fixed position of the porcelain stoneware surfaces.
For this purpose the facade is secured to the underlying structure not only by means of traditional adhesives but also thanks to mechanical fixing devices which prevent accidental falls should the chemical fixing element give way.
The slabs are processed in order to fit the mechanical fixing devices; the hook is concealed by the grout between each slab therefore when the work has been completed the mechanical fixing system is not visible.
In order for a ventilated façade, created with this technology, to be perfectly installed, the plaster must be sufficiently smooth and have a tearing resistance of at least 10 kg/cm2.
Furthermore, the elasticity of the adhesive must be suitable to withstand the stress caused by the thermal expansion of the slabs. Finally, in the design phase the position of the expansion joints must always be carefully studied and any structural joints must be respected.

Specific description of the system

“Kerf” processing is obtained by milling a slab along the whole length of the tile on the upper and lower sides: thickness 3 mm, depth 11 mm.
This type of process makes the installation easier and is very versatile as the slab can be
cut without compromising the “kerf” processing on both sides.