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Combustible cladding on high rise buildings to be banned
Posted: 9th November 2018

It has recently been announced that combustible cladding systems are to be banned for all high rise buildings in England above 18 metres (60ft). This includes all new schools, residential buildings, hospitals, care homes and student accommodation. The policy applies to all buildings in that are currently under construction and are in the above criteria….

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EN 13501 Product Classifications
Posted: 9th November 2018

What is it? The EN 13501 is a fire safety certification to which all construction products and building elements should be classified. The classification is recorded by collecting data from a variety of fire tests. EN 13501 Product Classification determines a products fire performance by assessing characteristics such as, flame spread, ignitability, smoke production, heat…

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What is Centre for Window and Cladding Technology (CWCT) Certification?
Posted: 17th September 2018

The Centre for Window and Cladding Technology (CWCT) is a publisher of industry standards and guidance on building envelopes. The CWCT ‘standard for systemised building envelopes’ gives a framework for specifying building envelopes incorporating various performance criteria as well as a ‘Specifiers Checklist’. Certain criteria is comprised under the supervision of the CWCT standards Committee,…

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Why Use Perforated Metal Façades?
Posted: 17th September 2018

Why do we use perforated cladding? A facade or rainscreen system is an exterior wall detail where the siding (wall cladding) stands off from the moisture-resistant surface of an air barrier applied to the sheathing (sheeting), creating a capillary break and to allow drainage and evaporation. Until recently this type of building support system has…

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New polyester powder coated cladding finishes including Corten and Patina
Posted: 24th July 2018

A more visionary approach to external wall applications on offices and commercial buildings are leading architects and designers to source a wider selection of decorative finishes. In response to this, one of the UK’s leading fabricators of aluminium rainscreen cladding and facades Metalline, have added an exciting new collection of finishes to their PPC range….

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What are interlocking rainscreen panels?
Posted: 21st June 2018

Interlocking wall planks consist of an interlocking metal cladding panel, accompanied with an appropriate secondary support system that may be used as part of an interlocking rainscreen system to protect a façade. The way in which these interlocking planks are connected is a simple interlocking male/female joint, which offers a ‘hairline’ appearance. Our Unity rainscreen…

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Why you should only use non combustible cladding panels
Posted: 21st May 2018

Currently, the use of non combustible cladding is essential in modern high-rise buildings.  In light of the Grenfell Tower disaster, the question of safety in architectural designs grows. We are now more aware of potential risks of combustible materials.  Due to this, prevention methods are a key part of building wall panels and external wall…

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FX Rainscreen and Insulated Panels
Give your building the finish it deserves with our FX range
Posted: 23rd April 2018

A new range has been launched by top architectural fabrications manufacturer Metalline. The FX range of rainscreen and insulated panels was launched to the market place at the beginning of 2018, and has a lot to offer. The FX panels give clients the chance to add a visually striking 3D element to the façade. Metalline has…

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5 Reasons to use Aluminium Cladding
Posted: 13th March 2018

Just like any other industry, as time goes on, significant developments are being made in the architectural industry. As the industry grows, more and more demands are being made to create something stunning. While there are certainly plenty of different architectural methods around, a common material used amongst architects is aluminium cladding. Aluminium cladding allows…

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New Website
Our new website is here!
Posted: 6th February 2018

We’re delighted to announce we have launched a new website that showcases our full product range, along with case studies on many of our prestigious projects. We have over 25 years experience and an enviable reputation nationwide as one of the leading fabricators of specialist Architectural Metalwork in the UK. We have worked with many…

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