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Rockpanel manufactures board material for exterior facades, roof edge finishing and other detailing which is made from the volcanic rock basalt. Because of its core material, Rockpanel boards can withstand high temperatures and are classified as limited combustible: European fire class A2-s1,d0.

We are proud to be part of the ROCKWOOL Group – the world leader in stone wool solutions. Because we are built on the solid foundations of our globally recognized parent company we are in a much stronger position to be innovative, fast and flexible.

?With Rockpanel boards you get a non-combustible façade cladding without having to give up on your design requirements. All the design s are available both as standard and as customized options to match an exact colour or design.

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CPD Material (4)

Multiple CPD formats
From Rock to Panel: The Future Proof Cladding Solution
This CPD provides an insight into stone wool cladding, how it's made, and the benefits of applying ventilated facades for new builds and renovation.
The CPD focuses on the areas of regulatory compliance in regards to current fire safety regulations in the UK in connection with the use of non-combustible material in building construction in relation to the external walls. It provides an insight into how non-combustibility is achieved in this product, which is explained through the testing procedures and it demonstrates how the product meets a certain safety-level as set out in current regulations. Sustainability is also a topic which is included. The CPD also explains types of application from education, healthcare, high-rise and commercial structures with guidance on various installation methods and maintenance guidance.
Knowledge level:
General Awareness
Material type: Online Learning
Material type: Seminar
Everything You Need to Know About Fire Safety and Façade Cladding
This seminar will give an overview of terminology used in the context of fire safety and façade applications. It will progress through topics including test standards, high rise and high-risk buildings, UK fire safety regulations, façade cladding types and ventilated facades. By the end of the CPD you should have a better understanding of:
- Current UK fire regulations focusing on ventilated façade construction and cladding panels/systems
- Test Methods and how to challenge manufacturers to produce the relevant certification or test evidence.
- Buildings that may need extra attention due to usage, occupants or building dimensions
- How different cladding types are produced, what the raw materials are and what this means with regard to their reaction to fire performance.
- Ventilated façade construction and be able to identify/specify all components required.
- The benefits of Stone wool cladding boards.
Knowledge level:
Detailed Knowledge, General Awareness
Material type: Seminar
Future Proof Facades: With Stonewool Cladding Boards
This seminar will provide:
- An understanding of rainscreen benefits
- Difference between ventilated and non ventilated construction
- The benefits of lightweight boards that can be easily cut and shaped
Knowledge level:
General Awareness
Material type: Seminar


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