Ceramic Tile is the ideal choice for creating a contemporary, stylish façade. Tiles are available in a large range of surfaces and sizes to support endless design possibilities.

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Product information

In addition to its aesthetics, the system provides a cost-effective solution. The façade is fast to install, easy to integrate and fully guaranteed.

Benefits
  • Offers design flexibility
  • Easily integrates with other façades
  • Fast and simple installation
  • Secret fix only, individual tiles clip onto the railing system
  • Has a hydrotect surface coating, ensuring an ageless appearance, long term minimum maintenance and is able to remove harmful oxides from the atmosphere
  • Frost proof
  • Light and colour-fast, resistant to UV light
  • Low water absorption (3% < E > 6%)
  • Resistance to aggressive environmental effects
  • Comprehensive design and technical support
  • Flashings and ancillaries are available in the same material for a complete solution
  • Independently tested system, including CWCT external building envelope
  • Available with the Total Benchmark 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

There are five different tile sizes available: 400x200mm, 500x250mm, 500x280mm, 600x250mm and 600x280mm.

Face panel thickness: 15mm maximum.

Façade & Rail Weight

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

Product Tolerance

Thickness, sides straightness, rectangularity and surface flatness are all in accordance with DIN EN 14411: 2003. There is a natural material tolerance, hence colour can vary.

Materials

The Ceramic Tile is an extruded ceramic panel according to DIN EN 14411: 2003 (Ceramic tiles Annex G (Dry-pressed ceramic tiles with low water absorption group Bla)), fired at 1250ºC.

Fixings

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.

Site installation

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

Quality / warranties

All of the Benchmark Façade Systems are available with the Total Benchmark Guarantee, offering thermal and structural performance guarantee. Please contact the Benchmark Technical Service Department for further information.

Fire
KeraTwin® K20 façades have a Class A1 rating and are non-combustible as defined by Building Regulations.
Product Specs
BENCHMARK Tile... PDF (0.54 MB)

CAD Detail
BENCHMARK Tile... PDF (8.61 MB)

BENCHMARK Tile... DWG (2.11 MB)