Aluminium Profiles

Zed and Hat Profiles

Vertical application
Floor to floor
Heavy materials
Aluminium

The Zed and Hat profiles are used for face fixed systems and previously adhesive secret fix systems where the cladding zone is less than 50mm. 

The hat profiles are often used at panel joint locations with the zed profiles being used in intermediate locations and at corner junctions. 

The zed and hat profiles can also be used to support two-layer horizontal to vertical systems, the zed and hat profiles would be fixed back to the vertical profiles horizontally to allow fix points for vertical rainscreen panels. 

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  • Downloads
  • Approvals
  • Typical Facade Systems
  • Technical Characteristics
  • Approvals

     

    UL Winmark Approval (UKAS Product Certification)

    The UL Certification covers the full range of brackets and accessory components. The certified companies head office situated in Bathgate, West Lothian, with the Facades Division based in Guildford, Surrey. The aluminium EVT brackets and components are manufactured and fabricated in Europe and the UK at UL audited manufacturing sites.

    The Approval Covers

    A detailed overview of the certified products 

    Technical specification of the products 

    An initial assessment of the certified company's factory production control systems.

    Design considerations

    A review of the products documentation to help demonstrate compliance with the applicable requirements of the UL Scheme. 

    An assessment of the certified products contribution to any key requirement of the building regulations.

    An overview of the certified companies product installation requirements and procedures.

    An overview of all supporting test documentation used for the product evaluation. 

    Ongoing surveillance of the certified company's factory production control system and procedures.  

    The conditions under which this product certification is valid.  

  • Typical Façade Systems

     

    Stone 40-50mm ‘Secret-Fix’ systemONE

  • Technical Characteristics

     

    Typical bracket configuration uses the Fixed Point bracket at the highest position on the vertical rail to support the façade vertical dead loads. The Sliding Point bracket is used typically on all other positions on the vertical rail to absorb the project wind loading. Bracket configuration is specified by RJ Facades technical department. To submit your project specifics please go to Project Builder.

    RJ Facades design issued by the our RJ Facades technical department can be covered by Product and design insurance if required.

    System components available for AutoCAD downloads.

    RJ Facades offer a standard, available ex stock UK, range that covers most design requirements.

    All rails available to specific RAL colours in Qualicoat on an order to order basis.


    Material Specification

     

    Manufactured from extruded aluminium alloys conforming to EN 573-3 (material) and EN 755 production standards.