Rail Profiles

Top Hat Profiles

Vertical application
Horizontal application
Aluminium
Fast installation

Generally used between the Helping Hand brackets and steel studs, when the rainscreen system supports doesn’t match the main structure, the top hats are suitable for corner applications as well as main panel joint profiles, when the raster of the façade is not strictly horizontal or vertical.

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  • Downloads
  • Approvals
  • Typical Façade Types
  • Technical Characteristics
  • 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

     

    Brickslip system

    Rivet or Face-Fix system

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

    Timber Siding and Weatherboard system

    'Secret-Fix' Structural Bonding system

    Stone 20-40mm 'Secret-Fix' system ATK103P

    Stone ornate panels 40-80mm systemKERF

    Vertical ‘Cedral’ Weatherboard system ATK100H

    Cassette Panel system ATK 106 SZ

    Cassette Panel Hanger System701C

  • 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.