LineAL-F Folded Plank Rainscreen System

The LineAL-F system is a versatile open-jointed lightweight plank rainscreen system with a fully adjustable aluminium secondary support system. Suitable for both horizontal and vertical panel arrangements and offering flexible module sizes.

Ash & Lacy are members of the CWCT (Centre for Window and Cladding Technology), and the design of all our Façade systems adhere to CWCT design principles.

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Rainscreen CPD

  • A cost-effective, secret-fix aluminium plank system, ideal for linear module facades with face modules between 200mm and 400mm, and panel lengths up to 3000mm.
  • Designed to seamlessly integrate with all other building façade elements such as windows, doors and louvres.
  • Panels can be orientated vertically or horizontally to suit design & budget requirements
  • Fully fabricated cranked or trimmed corner panels available for ease and consistency of installation
  • Variable joint arrangement options to ensure optimum ventilation, and flexibility in design options
  • Available in an extensive range of colours and finishes including anodised shades, and specialist powder coatings
  • Tested by Warringtonfire – Classified A1 to EN 13501-1 Solid aluminium with no coating applied or with anodised coating applied.
  • Tested by Warringtonfire – Classified A2-s1, d0 to EN 13501-1 Solid aluminium with PPC coating applied.
  • A1 Rated Anodised Aluminium
  • A2 Rated Powder Coated Aluminium
  • A1 Rated Precoated Aluminium

The following are indicative based on typical system arrangements, please contact our technical team to discuss individual project requirements

LineAL F – Standard Dimensions

Material Thickness:
3 mm Aluminium
2 mm Aluminium

Effective Width Standard:
2 mm Plank – from 50 mm up to 300 mm
3 mm Plank – from 50 mm up to 400 mm

Effective Length Standard = 3000mm

Horizontal Joint Width:
10 mm
20 mm
30 mm

Vertical Joint Width:
Minimum Joint Width = 10mm
Maximum Joint Width = 20 mm


Material: Bi-metal A2 Stainless Steel
Drill Point: Hardened Carbon Steel
Description: Ø5.5 x 28mm
Drilling Capacity: 1.2mm – 3.2mm


LineAL-F system is an open jointed system allowing full ventilation. Optional joint details are available. Ventilation should be considered for individual project specific requirements.

Support System

A range of mullions is available to suit varying wind loads and spanning situations. Wall brackets are available in varying sizes to meet project specific off-sets from the primary structure. The system is fully adjustable for true alignment.


LineAL-F can be installed vertically and horizontally,

CAD details are available to suit specific requirements. For more information, please contact our technical department.

Details include options for support systems, as well as alternative arrangements for cappings, windows and other openings, corners and cill/base conditions. Details can be manipulated to suit various requirements; our drawing office can provide special details on a project related basis to suit almost any cladding design.

All Ash & Lacy Façade products carry a warranty, either for the products supplied directly, or from the supply chain partners.

The Ash & Lacy IntegrAL warranty gives total confidence in the materials and products supplied. All products are covered by the Warranty and the Approved Contractor Network provides surety that everything is correctly installed. All Approved Contractors undergo training by Ash & Lacy in the handling, use and installation of their products.

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