Christmas 2014

The Customer Centre will be closed from 12.30 on Wednesday 24 December 2014 until 9.00 on Monday 5 January 2015. During this period we are unable to provide telephone support.

In the meantime you can access a wealth of online CPD at www.ribacpd.com and you can book a place on a CPD Roadshow by visiting www.architecture.com/whatson

We wish all our customers a very Merry Christmas and a Happy New Year!
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Distributor : CD(UK) Ltd

Wakefield House, Thistle Way,
Gildersome Spur, Morley,
Leeds
Yorkshire
LS27 7JZ
www.corian.co.uk
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Tel +44 (0)113 201 2243
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DuPont™ Corian®

Overview

First invented as a high performance ‘Solid Surface’ material for kitchen and bathroom worksurfaces, DuPont™ Corian® is now the leading global brand in surfacing materials for interior design and architecture. Thanks to its unique combination of functionality, versatility and beauty Corian® has become an exceptional design material for commercial & residential applications. Made from a mixture of natural minerals and resin, Corian® is hardwearing & durable, yet also offers great design flexibility. The colour range extends from subtle to bright solid colours, through to natural looking designs mimicking stone such as marble. Offering excellent long-term performance, Corian® can be routed and machined like wood, thermoformed, carved, and inlaid. Some colours are translucent and can be backlit. Corian® is frequently used in the following applications : kitchen worktops & sinks; bathrooms; bespoke furniture; interior cladding & screening; decorative wall panels; external rainscreen facades; reception desks; cloakrooms & washroom sinks & partitioning; bathroom vanity tops; shower/bath walls; restaurant furniture; food servery counters; bars; healthcare including dentist fit-outs; retail displays & countertops; laboratories; education and signage. It can also be used for inlays to provide logos or designs in vertical and horizontal applications. Wireless Charging can be incorporated.

CPD Material (2)


Seminar
Solid Surfaces for Rainscreen Facades
This seminar will cover:

- Background: the invention of the composite solid surface material
- What is a rainscreen façade?
- Why choose solid surface material as a rainscreen façade
- Fixing systems
- Technical considerations
- A history of solid surfaces as rainscreen façades
- Specialist features
Knowledge level:
General Awareness
Material type: Seminar
Seminar
Modern Solid Surfaces: Invention, Manufacture and Design
This seminar will discuss:

- The origin and creation of solid surface material
- Details of material manufacturing
- Material features and benefits
- Fabrication to achieve designed results
- Use and care
- Applications
- Sustainability
Knowledge level:
General Awareness
Material type: Seminar

Classifications


DuPont™ Corian® has CPD Materials in the following areas: -

Subject/Product Areas (CI/SfB)
RIBA Core Curriculum areas