Sandwich panels and how to work with them
The modern building materials market today is huge. Thanks to the use of new technologies, the construction phase is not delayed for many years. Houses are built quickly, in just a few months. Such words can be attributed to the construction with the use of sandwich panels.
Thanks to their use, you can build a structure quickly enough. However, certain rules should be strictly followed to avoid unpleasant consequences in the future.
When building with the use of sandwich panels, not only the quality of the base material is taken into account, but also the reliability of fasteners, tools, and the quality of the foundation.
In addition, this building material is effectively used for roof installation and wall cladding.
Works with wall sandwich panels.
Installation of panels can be carried out both in a vertical position and in a horizontal position. Vertical mounting work usually starts from the corners, starting from the base of the base.The first sheet is fixed from the bottom point, setting in tiers until it reaches the desired height. Between the tiers leave a gap for the expansion joint.
Special elements are installed on the base to support the panels (slab). Sometimes lay a small layer of mineral wool. Attach the panel to the installed runs with screws, constantly monitoring the level. The mount starts from the top lines of the panel and is directed to the bottom. Placement of screws zamazyzyut sealants.
In the same way, place the next panel above the bottom. After the panels are fixed on the wall, they fix the corner and end elements (strips). At this stage, use the cross-shaped slot and screws with a round head. Work on the vertical mounting start, as well, from the base.
The panel has a groove to the bottom. Sometimes, a layer of mineral wool or foam is ironed under the panel before fastening. Fastening is performed using self-tapping screws, the number and configuration of which are indicated in the accompanying documentation.
Further, the following is superimposed on the first panel and fastened in the same way. The gaps left in the joints are filled with foam.The corners and the ends are fixed with the help of splashes, which are fixed with the help of a cross-recess and self-tapping screws with a round head.
Installation of sandwich panels for roofing
Installation of roofing sandwich panels is possible on roofs where the slope does not exceed five percent. Work begins after fixing the wall panels. The first is installed end panel. It is fixed with screws with rubber washers. After that, attachment points are covered with sealant.
Then fix the following panels, after which the joints are treated with waterproofing materials and fix the folds. Usually each set of panels is accompanied by detailed installation instructions and tools that you need.
The installation process itself is simple. However, you should clearly follow the instructions and select only those fasteners that are necessary. The correct choice of panels and their proper installation will help avoid unpleasant consequences in the future.
Therefore, we recommend to pay attention to the panels produced by our company. We have been in the construction market for quite some time and managed to gain a well-deserved positive reputation.
The houses and roofs of our panels passed the most difficult tests in different climatic conditions and bravely withstood them. That is why, with an absolute guarantee, we can assert the excellent quality of our panels. Trust only proven manufacturers!