Systems

Kerf Support System

Vertical application
Aluminium
Heavy materials
Curved facade

The system has been designed and specified to support ornate and shaped stone façade panels, where it is not possible to use FZP undercut fixings due to stone thickness.

Suitable where the stone façade panel is supported using a groove in the upper and lower edge of the façade panel.

The horizontal rail can be fixed to the vertical rail using tek screw or rivet connections.

The horizontal rails are designed to span 400-600mm between the vertical support structure.

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.

 

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  • Approvals
  • Typical Façade Types
  • Technical Characteristics
  • Approvals

     

    UL Winmark Approval (UKAS Product Certification)

    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.

    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.  

  • 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 Facade Designer.

    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 RJ Facades 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.