Kawneer UK Ltd is one of the UK's leading manufacturers and suppliers of architectural aluminium systems

Avoiding catastrophic façade failure

Avoiding catastrophic façade failure
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Avoiding catastrophic façade failure

23 January, 2019


“Failure to provide sufficient allowance for in-service building movement at the connections between façade and structure may result in leaks, cracks and connection failures, buckling mullions and breakage of glass” says Danny Birrell,  MSc MCIBSE Technical Director of Kawneer UK Ltd.

Early engagement with Kawneer can avoid these issues and more, so now the company has introduced its new AA®110 expansion joint with patented features, offering +/-15mm of movement on capped curtain walling and +/- 5mm on the SSG version.

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