U-Shaped Brackets are designed to be capable of withstanding larger spans, engineered to support large cavities and where there is a need to span between floors due to fixing constraints between slabs.
UL (Winmark, UKAS accreditation) approved facade systems, approval recognised by the NHBC.
Subject to design approval U-Brackets can also be used to support medium to heavyweight facades in applications where the loadings are too high for standard EVT L-Brackets.
Designed using stainless steel for use where specification requires resistance to localised corrosion due to nature of building and/or local environment. Available in both Stainless steel 304 (A2) and 316 (A4) subject to specification requirements.
The EVT stainless steel brackets have a superior thermal performance due to the low thermal conductivity of stainless steel. Often used to improve the overall U-value of a façade build up, which in some instances can lead to a reduction in the thickness of insulation.
Stainless steel subframe bracket systems for rainscreen are designed in accordance with BS EN 1090-3:2008 and / or Euro code 3 – Part 1.
EVT Stainless U-Brackets are designed using vertical box sections with a 50mm base and varying depths, box section to be specified by RJ facades technical department.
The brackets base has fixing slots suitable for concrete, steel and timber, it also includes slots and holes for Fixed and Sliding Point brackets.
Brackets are available with various thermal pad options to improve overall thermal performance.
The UL Certification covers the full range of brackets and accessory components. The aluminium and stainless EVT brackets and components are manufactured and fabricated in Europe and the UK at UL audited manufacturing sites.
A detailed overview of the certified products
Technical specification of the products
An initial assessment of the certified company's factory production control systems.
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 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
The system benefits from using a standard helping hand system, which is interchangeable with other RJ Facades helping hand systems based on the project requirements.
RJ Facades offer one of the UK's largest range of Helping Hand brackets which have been designed to help achieve the the required U-Value while helping to support the facade system going back to the backing wall.
Project thermal calculations to confirm insulation thickness available on a project by project basis.
RJ Facades design issued by the our technical department can be covered by Product and design insurance if required.
System components available in AutoCAD and PDF 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.