Vitraclad vitreous enamel steel panels produced by Vitrex, in Jet Park, for the local and export markets have attained international fire test certification after stringent tests carried out by a respected laboratory in the United Kingdom.
Vitraclad vitreous enamel steel cladding, produced by Vitrex in South Africa, was specified for another railway station in the UK. The Boksburg-based company has been contracted to supply – in three phases - over 2 000m2 of Vitraclad heavy gauge panels for Network Rail’s large-scaled redevelopment of one of the UK’s busiest stations, Reading Station in Berkshire.
Vitraclad vitreous enamelled steel cladding panels manufactured by Vitrex have passed stringent fire tests with flying colours. The company recently submitted a set of 13mm thick Vitraclad sample panels to Firelab in Pretoria for an assessment of their fire-resistant properties. The light gauge panels tested had a 0.7mm Vitraclad facing, 12mm thick calcium silicate core, and a 0.5mm galvanised mild steel backing.
London’s Stratford railway station is being smartly refurbished and is set to become the principal multimodal station for the 2012 London Olympic Games. From the other side of the globe, South Africa’s Jet Park-based Vitrex has supplied its Vitraclad vitreous enamelled steel cladding panels to the project.
South Africa’s leading producer of vitreous enamelled steel products for architectural applications, Vitrex, supplied Vitraclad panels for the recently completed Rhodesfield Station, near OR Tambo International Airport.