Architects LDN from Edinburugh have specified the Hunter Douglas Luxalon 300A closed ceiling system for the lecture theatres and concourse areas at the Edinburugh University’s Adam Ferguson Building, where 452m2 of the product was recently installed by ceiling Contractor Gyplok on behalf of main contractor Interserve. The panels are eary to clean and install. Additionally, the standard perforated with a sound absorbing non-woven tissue glued into the panel make the Luxalon panels ideal for applications such as the Adam Ferguson Building project where both hygiene and excellent acoustic performance is a necessity.
The 300A ceiling system is easily installed onto the carrier, with a shiplap edge detail closing off the void which also allows the system to be fully demountable. Luxalon 300A panels, available as standard in 0.6mm stove enamelled galvanized steel strip or from 0.7mm thick pre-painted stove enamelled aluminium strip, are lightweight strong and totally recyclable. They can be supplied in any length up to 6000 mm (as standard) and are free spanning up to 2400mm length. Aluminium carriers in combination with aluminium panels and a special locking clip can also be used for exterior applications.
The range of Hunter Douglas metal ceiling colours are available as standard and special finishes and colours for specific projects are available on request.
LUXALON® WIDE PANEL EXTERIOR 300A CEILING SPECIFICATION
PART 1: GENERAL
Supply and fix Luxalon® 300A Wide Panel Exterior Carrier system as manufactured by Hunter Douglas Architectural Products.
1.2 DESCRIPTION OF THE SYSTEM
The system will consist of panels fixed to a rigid and levelled suspension system which allows for all individual panels to be removed by hand. The suspension system consist of a non Luxalon® supporting system. To prevent contact corrosion by applying dissimilar metals each fixing of the carrier to the sub-construction must be made through the Luxalon® washer set.
PART 2: PRODUCT
_________m² Luxalon® 300A Wide Panel Exterior Carrier Ceiling consisting of:
Panels to be rollformed from 0.7 mm thick stove enamelled aluminium strip. The 290 mm wide panels (one side flanged) to feature 10 mm wide and 31 mm deep recessed joints to create a (visually) closed ceiling. Panels to have straight 14 mm high upstands at the panel ends to provide rigidity and flatness to the panels.
Panels to be manufactured from prepainted stove enamelled, alloy EN-AW 3005 or equivalent (according to EN 1396 and ECCA). Panels to have a length of _________ mm (manufacturer availability 1000-6000 mm and on request 600-1000 mm).
Rows of 0.95 Alu rollformed carriers shall be installed at _________ centre on centre by means of rigid and levelled suspensions at a distance of _________, centre on centre. Carriers will be joined by means of carrier splices. To secure the panels, special locking-clips will be fitted crosswise over 2 panels and into the carrier prong.
PART 3: ADDITIONAL SPECIFICATIONS
3.1 PERIMETER PROFILES
Architect will make a colour selection from the standard Hunter Douglas colour range for Luxalon® Exterior 300A panels code no. _________ or a special colour will be made to match.
The coating will consist of a tough and durable Luxacote® finish in a nominal thickness of approximately 20 microns, applied in a continuous coilcoating process ensuring colour stability. Luxacote® finish guarantees optimum adhesion and excellent weather resistance.
All materials shall be installed in strict compliance with all local codes, ordinances and manufacturers recommendations including specific additional requirements as may be called for in the specifications or shown on the drawings.
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