FASTCLAD

ADVANCED CONSTRUCTION SYSTEMS LTD
FASTCLAD BUILDING, GRANITE CLOSE
ENDERBY
LEICESTER
LEICESTERSHIRE LE19 4AE

Tel: 0116 272 5133
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Suppliers of: Brick Slip Rainscreen Cladding Systems, Brick Slips, Brick Panels, Brick Cladding

FASTCLAD BRICK SLIP CLADDING SYSTEM & BRICK FABRICATIONS

Advanced Construction Systems Ltd (ACS), is a leading manufacturer of innovative building products which have been developed in  response to the increasing demands for  modern methods of construction.

Specialists in brick cutting and fabrication, the company manufactures the FastClad Brick Slip Systems alongside masonry and fabrication operations.

Our professional team will work with you to identify the optimum solution for your project, be it architectural brick features, brick faced balconies, soffits or cladding for a whole building envelope.

Our FastClad products come in two options:

  • FastClad for low rise applications
  • FastClad A2 for unrestricted use over 18m, including residential, hospitals, student accommodation and care homes.

Fully BBA Certified for your confidence and with a 20 year pedigree, FastClad is the first choice for brick cladding systems.

FastClad for low rise applications:

FastClad can be used unrestrictedly below 18m in England and Wales and below 11m in Scotland, plus on certain projects over 18m where Building Regulations allow. FastClad has been manufactured and installed since 1999 and possess a Classification of Reaction of Fire Performance of B,s1-d0.

The FastClad systems are proven prefabricated brick slip cladding solutions, enabling external and internal masonry to be assembled with speed and efficiency, without the need for specialist tradesmen. Standard FastClad use is for developments below 18m in England and Wales, plus below 11m in Scotland. Suitable for both new-build and refurbishment, FastClad can be manufactured from most types of brick and can also incorporate other types of masonry. It can create an exciting individualistic finish or blend seamlessly with existing facades. It is factory finished, packaged and delivered to site ready for installation, which can take place in most weather conditions.

  • Standard FastClad is classified B- s1, d0 for Reaction to Fire.

  • Use is restricted to below 18m on certain projects.

  • Hard and Soft Body Impact suitable for public areas.

  • Installed on timber or steel support structures.

  • Overall Thickness generally 32mm.

  • Installed system weight typically 53kg/m2 pointed.

  • FastClad B has been assessed to have a minimum 60 year service life.

  • Thermal Conductivity 0.26w/mk

 

FastClad A2 for construction above 18m:

FastClad A2 can be used unrestrictedly above 18m, having been developed and tested to meet the latest fire regulations possessing a classification of reaction to fire performance of A2, s1-d0.

FastClad A2 offers a solution for full envelope brick cladding to residential units, care homes, hospitals, student accommodation and dormitories over 18m. Lightweight factory fitted real brick facades for offsite volumetric or panelised modern methods of construction. Real brick soffits with the confidence of BBA Certification and an experienced team of engineers. The ability to reduce loads in cantilevered situations such as balconies gives designers the freedom to incorporate brickwork without heavy engineering. Adding floors to existing buildings is a highly economic solution to adding value and floorspace without compromising the buildings aesthetic. Forming complicated and non structural brickwork features without the need of skilled labour.

Suitable for both new-build and refurbishment, FastClad can be manufactured from most types of brick and can also incorporate other types of masonry. It can create an exciting individualistic finish or blend seamlessly with existing facades. It is factory finished, packaged and delivered to site ready for installation, which can take place in most weather conditions.

  • FastClad A2 is classified A2- s1, d0 for Reaction to Fire.

  • Meets Building regulations for use over 18m.

  • Hard and Soft Body Impact suitable for public areas.

  • Installed on steel support structures.

  • Suitable for use up to 42m anywhere in the UK.

  • Overall Thickness nominally 32mm

  • Installed system weight typically 53kg/m2 pointed.

  • FastClad A2 has been assessed to have a minimum 60 year service life.

  • Thermal Conductivity 0.19W/mK.

 

Further Technical Information is available to download from the BPi download library or from the Manufacturer’s own website.

BRICK CLADDING SYSTEMS AGREMENT CERTIFICATE HOLDERS
BRICK CLADDING SYSTEMS Fire Resistant Applications Above 18 Metres
BRICK CUTTING SERVICES
BRICK MODULES Pre-Assembled
BRICK PANEL SYSTEMS External
BRICK SLIPS Brick
BRICK SLIPS Special Shapes
BRICKWORK Prefabricated Panels
CLADDING SUPPORT SYSTEMS Brick Slips
CLADDING SUPPORT SYSTEMS Rainscreen Facades
CLADDINGS and FACINGS See CLADDINGS EXTERNAL:
CLADDINGS EXTERNAL Brick
CLADDINGS EXTERNAL Brick Pre-Assembled Prefabricated
CLADDINGS EXTERNAL Brick Faced
CLADDINGS EXTERNAL Brick Faced BS 8414-2:2005 BR135 Annex B:2013 Compliant
CLADDINGS EXTERNAL Brick Faced Refurbishment
CLADDINGS EXTERNAL Brick Slip Panels
CLADDINGS EXTERNAL Brick Slip Panels AGREMENT CERTIFICATE HOLDERS
CLADDINGS EXTERNAL Brick Slip Panels Fire Resistant Applications Above 18 Metres
CLADDINGS EXTERNAL Brick Slip Panels Insulated Panels
CLADDINGS EXTERNAL Brick Slip Panels Purpose Made Bespoke
CLADDINGS EXTERNAL Rainscreen Systems .See Also RAINSCREEN SYSTEMS
CLADDINGS INTERNAL Brick Slip Faced Panels
CLADDINGS INTERNAL Brick Slip Faced Panels AGREMENT CERTIFICATE HOLDERS
CLADDINGS INTERNAL Fire Rated BS EN 13501-1 A2-s 1, d0
FACADE SYSTEMS High Rise Buildings over 18 Metres Tall
FACADE SYSTEMS High Rise Buildings over 18 Metres Tall Brick Slip Panel Systems
FACADE SYSTEMS High Rise Buildings over 18 Metres Tall Building Regulations Part B (2019 Revision)
FACADE SYSTEMS Rainscreen Systems See Also RAINSCREEN SYSTEMS:
FACADE SYSTEMS Ventilated Systems
INSULATED BRICK CLADDING Insulated Brick Slips See Also CLADDINGS EXTERNAL:
MORTARS Bricklaying
RAINSCREEN SYSTEMS Brick
RAINSCREEN SYSTEMS Brick Slip Systems
RAINSCREEN SYSTEMS Brick Slip Systems AGREMENT CERTIFICATE HOLDERS
RAINSCREEN SYSTEMS Brick Slip Systems High Rise Buildings over 18 Metres Tall
WALL CLADDINGS EXTERNAL .See Also CLADDINGS EXTERNAL
FASTCLAD A2 Brick Cladding Systems
FASTCLAD STANDARD Brick Cladding Systems

FastClad A2: The Ultimate Brick Slip System for Buildings Over 18 Metres

June 2024

Introducing FastClad A2, the ultimate brick slip system for buildings over 18 meters. Combining traditional brick aesthetics with cutting-edge construction techniques, FastClad A2 offers a lightweight, factory-bonded real brick facade. Ideal for residential units, care homes, hospitals, and student accommodations, this system meets stringent fire safety regulations with its A2-s1, d0 rating, providing peace of mind.

FastClad A2 isn't just about safety—it's also about versatility. Its lightweight nature (maximum 53kg/m²) allows for creative designs in challenging applications like soffits and cantilevered balconies. Suitable for offsite volumetric or panelised construction methods, it simplifies installation and reduces costs, making it an efficient choice for complex projects.

Durability is key with FastClad A2, boasting a minimum BBA-assessed service life of 60 years and excellent performance in impact tests. Its thermal conductivity of 0.19W/mK enhances energy efficiency, contributing to sustainability goals and reducing operational costs.

Collaboration is at the heart of FastClad A2's approach. By working closely with architects, contractors, and specifiers, we ensure top-tier installation and performance. For more information and to read the full article, visit our website and elevate your high-rise projects with FastClad A2.

Get in Touch:
Email: info@fastclad.co.uk
Phone: 0116 272 5133

FastClad: Minimum 60 Years Service life

June 2024

FastClad products now carry a 60-year minimum service life!

For over two decades, FastClad products have been proudly manufactured here in the UK. Thanks to our unwavering commitment to continuous development, we have achieved a significant milestone. The British Board of Agrément (BBA) has awarded FastClad products a minimum service life of 60 years.

We are also proud to announce that FastClad products are tested and classified for reaction to fire by Exova, ensuring the highest standards of safety and performance.

Westminster City School 2009
Durability You Can Trust: Enjoy peace of mind with products built to last.
Proven Quality: Our commitment to excellence is recognised by leading industry standards
Enhanced Safety: Fire classification by Exova guarantees top-tier safety for your projects.
The St Albans Learning & Welcome Centre
Scottish Design Awards 2019
Saw Swee Hock 2013
RIBA London Building of the Year Award 2014
St. Andrews 2010
Brick Development
Associate Award 2010

Want to know more?
We would love to share more details with you. Contact us to arrange a CPD presentation or to request literature and certification. Our team is ready to provide you with all the information you need.

Get in Touch:
Email: info@fastclad.co.uk
Phone: 0116 272 5133

Our mailing address is:
Advanced Construction Systems Ltd
FastClad Building
Granite Close, Enderby
Leicester, LE19 4AE
United Kingdom

Thank you for being a valued part of the FastClad community. We look forward to continuing to serve you with products that stand the test of time.

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