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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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  • 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.
  • Anodised Aluminium
  • Powder Coated Aluminium

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

LineAL F – Standard Dimensions

Effective Width Standard = 200 mm
Effective Length Standard = 3000mm

Horizontal Joint Width:
Standard Joint Width = 10mm
Minimum Joint Width = 5mm

Sub Frame Layout:
Vertical Frame = Continuous
Horizontal Frame = @ 900mm


Material: Bi-metal A2 Stainless Steel
Code: LP SS LS20
Drill Point: Hardened Carbon Steel
Description: Ø6.3 x 21mm, No. 1 point
Drilling Capacity: 1.0mm – 2.7mm
Spacing’s = 2 per Plank @ maximum 750mm centres
Clearance holes/slots to be site drilled to allow for expansion

Material Thickness:
Standard Thickness = 2mm
Minimum Thickness = 1.5mm

Vertical Joint Width:
Standard Joint Width = 10mm
Minimum Joint Width = 5mm

Joint Closure

Standard Joint Closure = Butt Strap – 150mm wide, 1mm thick


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.

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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