Formica

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Overview

A fresh perspective in HPL panels

Made in the UK, VIXIX® panels by Formica® are an innovative solution composed of thermosetting resins, reinforced with cellulose fibre providing superior strength and durability.

VIVIX® solid phenolic engineered exterior façade panels have a decorative surface on both sides. This lightweight rainscreen cladding solution combines excellent weather and UV resistance properties for enhanced colour fastness and ease of maintenance.

High-pressure laminate’s (HPL) are one of the most versatile materials available to architects and builders; offering endless potential for distinctive building design.
RCM supply two ranges of VIVIX® panels:

EDS

Exterior grade, severe use, standard grade fire rated to EN 13501-1 class D-s2,d0.

EDF

Exterior grade, severe use, flame-retardant grade fire rated to EN 13501-1 class B-s1,d0.

VIVIX® panels are easily machined and can be cut into a variety of shapes and sizes. RCM offers a complete fabrication service for Formica® facades, please contact our technical department for details.

For more information please visit the Formica® website.

Features

  • Fire rated option of EN 13501-1 class B-s1,d0
  • BBA approved
  • Easy to install and maintain
  • High levels of impact resistance
  • UV and weather resistant
  • Large choice of striking colours and patterns for creativity
  • Stain resistant
  • Standard pricing for all colours
  • Integrates with other RCM products

Key Applications

  • Rainscreen cladding systems
  • Soffits and fascias
  • Balconies
  • Decorative screening
  • Shelters
  • External Facades

Recommended Fixings

  • Adhesive fix
  • Mechanical secret fix
  • Rivet fix
  • Screw fix

Standard Board Sizes

Thicknesses 6, 8 and 10mm

3050 x 1300mm
3660 x 1525mm

Suitable for the following construction types

  • Steel Frame
  • Timber Frame
  • Modular / Offsite
  • Concrete Frame

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