RhinoBoard is a plasterboard and consists of an aerated or foamed gypsum core encased in, and firmly bonded to, special paper liners. RhinoBoard is used as lining/cladding for ceilings, drywalls and drylining. RhinoBoard is non combustible and it is used as a lining in fire rated drywall and ceiling systems.
ALUBOND is a metal composite panel consisting of two layers of a metallic skin like Aluminium, Stainless Steel, Copper, Zinc, Titanium etc., sandwiching a fire rated core in a continuous co-extrusion process. ALUBOND offers the following advantages: LIGHTWEIGHT, yet extremely rigid and flat resulting in an economical option for high quality building facades and interior cladding, WEATHER RESISTANCE combined with high acoustics, Thermal and Fire rated values, EXTENSIVE CHOICE of finishes including Solid, Metallic, Granite, Veneer, and Chameleon Colours, HIGHLY MALLEABLE gives flexibility of shapes making it a versatile panel to achieve complex design solutions.
Alubond’s array of colours and finishes combined with the inherent capability of forming different shapes and contours with durability and weather resistance makes Alubond an Architect’s dream. Major Corporations and Multi National Companies have a definitive desire to make their structures an expression of Personal Designer Statement. The possible applications are limited to the architect’s imagination.
The series of CPD-accredited training courses arranged by the Southern African Light Steel Frame Building Association (Sasfa) have made their mark in 2016. This is according to Sasfa director, John Barnard. “We are seeing a growing interest in these courses in line with the excellent growth in popularity of LSFB in South Africa,” Barnard says adding that the RSA market for LSFB is estimated to already be worth about R1 billion per annum.