Flat lock panel
What is the Flat lock panels?
Flat lock panels offer a simple yet elegant cladding solution that provides a longitudinal flat seam. The system uses a simple interlocking fold on all four sides and can be installed either horizontally or vertically.
This solution is suitable for all buildings up to 30 m. The pre-formed panels are easy to install.
|Thickness||0.7 mm - 0.8 mm|
|Length||to 3 m|
|Centre-to-centre||from 100 mm to 375 mm|
(*) Weight of the system /sq. m excluding framework.
|Simplicity making it elegant,|
|Horizontal, vertical and diamond shape,|
|Recessed and non recessed joint allowing 2 different aesthetic,|
|Easy to install.|
Roofs above 60°.
For buildings higher than 30 meters, please consult VMZINC China.
- For horizontal panels: radius > 10 m
- For vertical panels: radius > 3 m
- Soffit installation: panel maximum 2 meters long.
The support must be:
- Rigid and continuous.
- Meet loading requirements in conformity with a minim um pull out strength of 50 daN for each clip.
- Rest on at least 3 bearing structure elements.
- Have no protruding elements.
Flat lock panel is installed on minimum 19mm plywood. A breathable membrane must be laid between zinc and support. A 40 mm continuous ventilation gap must be left clear beneath the plywood, on all the roof pitches.
Recessed joints with concealed fastenings
Lay the panel on the structure
Installation of clips
Clips have a dual function:
Galvanised Steel clips Thickness: 0.5 mm. The clip is pre-punched with counter-sunk holes for attachment. Designed to withstand negative load requirements.