Flat lock panels offer a simple yet elegant cladding solution that provides a longitudinal flat seam. The system uses a simple interlocking fold on all four sides and can be installed either horizontally or vertically.
 

Characteristics of this technique

  • Flat lock Panel is installed on minimum 15mm plywood.
  • An anti-abrasive building paper must be laid between metal panel and plywood.
  • A 20 mm continuous ventilation gap must be left clear beneath the plywood.
  • Recessed joints with concealed fastenings.
  • Continuous ventilation openings are made at the top and bottom.The substructure (not supplied) can be either galvanized steel or aluminium rail.