Roofing & Cladding

At Lucideon we have extensive knowledge and experience in the testing of roofing and cladding components and systems. Our large-scale testing facilities enable us to conduct standard and customized testing, and to design and construct test rigs to accommodate samples with a horizontal span of up to 14m and with a vertical span of up to 7m.

We provide roofing and cladding: materials classification, prototyping and product development, certification support, failure analysis and Expert Witness services.

Large-scale roofing systems encompass:

  • Bar & bracket systems
  • Safe edge systems
  • Fall arrest systems
  • Standing seam systems
  • Roof tiles
  • System components & fastenings
  • All roof claddings.

Large-scale cladding systems encompass:

  • Stone, glass & metal composite clad systems
  • SIPS panels
  • Rain screen cladding
  • Brick slip systems
  • Anchorages, bolted systems & adhesives.

All roofing and cladding systems can be tested at full-scale using standard and customized testing regimes.

Testing programmes include:

  • Simulated positive & negative wind loading
  • Imposed, concentrated or distributed loads
  • Blast loading evaluation
  • Impact
  • Rain penetration
  • Weatherability
  • Tensile bond
  • Fixings
  • Fatigue
  • Durability
  • Friction
  • Air leakage
  • Lightning strike.

Lucideon is a Notified Body (NB 1289) under the Construction Products Regulation (EU) 305/2011 for the assessment and verification of construction products. Lucideon maintains impartial procedures for all work performed as a Notified Body to safeguard its independence.

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