Rigid sheets, boards
Let your imagination run wild. If you can conceive it, then these experts can probably help you convert it into reality. A category featuring the words ‘board’ and ‘rigid’ may not sound inspirational; read on and discover how it is genuinely an architect’s toy box.
Modern Solid Surfaces: Invention, Manufacture and Design
Originally invented by DuPont for work surfaces, Corian has since exploded into diverse uses – from rainscreen façades to lighting. This seminar: details the product characteristics of solid surface material, focussing on performance and design; provides an overview of the fabrication and installation process; outlines the design potential, showing specialist features of solid surface material; and details sustainability credentials.
DuPont Corian is now a leading global brand in superior quality surfacing materials for design, architecture and furnishing – a solution chosen worldwide by thousands of architects, designers and companies, and by millions of consumers. The continuous investment and creativity of DuPont in research and technology, product innovation and new applications has made DuPont Corian solid surface a design tool offering exceptional versatility.
Shaping the Future in Solid Surface
This seminar includes: a history of the development of Corian from initial launch over four decades ago; details of other brands available in the market, including Hi Macs; an in-depth look at how Rosskopf take raw material from sheet form, using architect e files, mould making, thermoforming and vacuum forming of material, showing international case studies of many three-dimensional applications, including installation process.
Rosskopf and Partner is the leading global engineer and fabricator of solid surface material with leading brands HiMacs and Corian, utilising the seamless three-dimensional and translucent properties of the material to meet all individual design requirements.
The Application of Surface Finishes on Stainless Steel and Aluminium and Other Metals and Alloys
Rimex Metals’ presentation will appeal to architects, interior, retail and graphic designers and consultants specialising in elevators, curtain walls and food areas. It will provide information on: textured stainless steel and other metals; INCO coloured stainless steel, a unique product that relies on light interference effects to give the impression of colour; etched stainless steel, brass and bronze to custom and standard designs; and bead blasted stainless steel.
The Rimex Metals Group has been producing surface finishes on stainless steel and other metals since 1959. With comprehensive manufacturing facilities in the UK, the USA, Australia and South Africa, stocking and distribution companies in Germany, France and Spain, and a global network of agents and distributors, Rimex is capable of delivering an extensive selection of exciting and dynamic finishes on a range of metals, anywhere in the world.
The White Book Health Sector Guide: The Comprehensive Specification Guide to Healthcare Environments
The British Gypsum White Book Health Sector Guide is a technical specification document developed to assist with the design of modern healthcare buildings. The guide is split into 8 sections, taking the reader through the Department of Health HTM 08-01: Acoustics guidance document in order to arrive at partition, wall lining and ceiling specifications most appropriate to any given project.
As the UK’s leading manufacturer of internal drylining systems, British Gypsum has over a century’s experience providing innovative, cost-effective and reliable solutions. In every kind of building, its products provide thermal comfort, protect against fire and insulate against sound. Designed using the highest quality components – plasterboard, plaster, metal, specialist board and ceiling products, its systems have been developed and tested to deliver performance you can rely on.
Ventilated Rainscreen Cladding
Trespa’s seminar on the principles of ventilated rainscreen cladding covers: manufacturing processes old and new; product characteristics; fixing methods and applications. Their presentation also includes a useful question and answer session. Seminars are available throughout the whole of the UK, including Northern Ireland.
Founded in Holland in 1960, Trespa specialises in the production of high quality panels for façade cladding. Trespa’s Meteon range of exterior panels has a life expectancy in excess of 50 years which is supported by a BBA Agrement Certificate.