Textura combines vivid colour, texture and toughness in one fully compressed fibre cement cladding panel.

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Product information

With a highly glazed, granular finish available in any  factory-approved RAL colour, it is impact resistant yet strong, light in weight and easy to use.

Its performance pedigree is second to none, complying with British and European Standards with regard to fire resistance and spread of flame.

Textura panels can be surface-fixed, or secured with specially designed, concealed fixings.

Benefits
  • A wide range of colour options are available
  • Granular finish
  • Fully compressed fibre cement panel
  • Easy to install
  • Excellent weather resistance
  • Resistant to insects, mould growth and fungi
  • Virtually maintenance free
  • Frost proof
  • Provides excellent weather protection to the building envelope
  • Secret fix and through fix options are available
  • Cementitious boards are BBA certified
  • Individual modules can be removed and replaced as necessary
  • Comprehensive design and technical support
  • Flashings and ancillaries are available in similar colours for a complete solution
  • Independently tested system, including CWCT external building envelope
  • Available with the Benchmark Total Guarantee
  • Manufactured and supplied under a quality system certified to BS EN ISO 9001: 2000
  • Manufacturing plants are ISO 14001 (Environmentally) accredited
Dimensions & Wg

Dimensions

Maximum module available after trimming by fabricator (including 10mm joint) is 2500 x 1250, 3100 x 1250 and 3100 x 1500.

Face panel thickness: 8 mm / 12mm.

Fa├žade & Rail Weight

Module size, thickness and railing are dependent on project design requirements. For accurate weights for your specific application, contact the Benchmark Technical Services Department.

Product Tolerance

Boards have a thickness tolerance of +/- 10%.

Materials

Cementitious boards are fibre-reinforced cement boards thatsatisfy the requirements of Category A, Class 2 to BS EN 12467:2004 (Fibre-cement flat sheets). Panels are manufactured by abatch-blending operation, followed by the Hatchek process andhigh-pressure steam autoclaving.

Fixings

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 or self-tapping stainless steel screws into pre-drilled holes. These are secured to the aluminium secondary rail system using either self-drilling/ self-tapping stainless steel fasteners or hook on hangers. The secondary rail system is securely fastened to the insulated wall 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 insulated wall panel with expanding self-fixing aluminium and stainless steel fasteners.

Fixings

For the through fix option, rivets and screws are available in the same colour as the panel, to disguise the fixings.

Site installation

Site assembly instructions are available from the Benchmark Technical Services Department.

Quality / warranties

All of the Benchmark Façade Systems areavailable with the Total Benchmark Guarantee, offering thermal andstructural performance guarantee. Please contact the BenchmarkTechnical Service Department for further information.

Fire

The cementitious boards achieve a Class 0 to BS476 - 6: 1989 (Fire propagation for products) and BS476 - 7: 1997 (Surface spread of flame of products) and have a European fire classification of A2-s1, d0.

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