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
- Rain penetration
- Tensile bond
- 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.