Horizontal Rail Systems

Fibre Cement & HPL 'Secret-Fix' system ATK 103S

Vertical application
Aluminium
Concealed fix
Wide range materials

Horizonal rail systems are typically fixed to vertical rails in a T & L geometry. The majority of facades can be designed using 2mm vertical sections, although there structurally required 3mm sections are specified. Use Fischer FZP Tergo fixings with Fibre Cement (Eternit), and PTS fixings with HPL (Trespa) for securing the panels to the hanger brackets.

The horizontal rail can be fixed to the vertical rail using tek screw or rivet connections. The horizontal rails are designed to span 500-600mm between the vertical support structure.

FischerBWM ATK103S, 2mm horizontal rail system is available in 20mm and 30mm deep sections, with hanger brackets available in 36mm, 60mm and 80mm widths. FischerBWM engineering will specify the hanger brackets depending on the façade panel size and weight. Hanger brackets are available with a variety of hole geometry to suit various methods for secret fixing to different brands of façade panel types, i.e. Eternit, Trespa, OKOskin & Rockpanel

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  • Downloads
  • Approvals
  • Typical Facade Systems
  • Technical Characteristics
  • Brochures and Catalogues

  • Approvals

     

    FischerBWM facade systems are designed and manufactured to Eurocode 9. UK accreditation approvals through the new Winmark Approval, by Wintech and the BBA are confirmation of Eurocode design and manufacture processes.

     

    UK accreditation

    Winmark Approval

    British Board of Agrément (BBA) – Stage 2 progressing

     

    European accreditation

    MPA National Technical Test Certification: FischerBWM aluminium profile sections in substructure systems and connections

    Certification Conformity Structural Components and systems for structures to EXV2 according to EN 1090-2, for load-bearing structures in all types of buildings

    Passivhaus Certification

    CE-Certification & QM-cert ISO 9001

    Environmental management standard ISO 14001

  • Typical Façade Systems

     

    Stone and Fibre Cement:
    Eternit Equitone
    Reider
    Valcan Ceramapanel

     

    High Pressure Laminate:
    Trespa
    Fundermax
    Formica
    Parklex

     

    Mineral Fibre:
    Rockpanel

  • 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 FischerBWM engineering department. To submit your project specifics please go to Project Builder.

    FischerBWM design issued by Fischer Engineering department are covered by Product and design insurance

    System components available for AutoCAD downloads.

    RJ & Fischer 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.