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Beat condensation issues with Topglass TwinSkin.

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Topglass® Twin-skin is the product to use where potential condensation issues are of concern, Alsynite One manufacture a Twin-Skin System that offers a solution to this problem. Two independently formed sheets of Topglass® are laid over each other to form an effective air gap between the sheets. Condensation evaporates and this prevents water droplets entering the building. Alsynite One Twin Skin Systems also offers building occupants a reduced noise level from outside influences, as the system offers an effective acoustical reducing solution.

 

Applications

Commercial, industrial, institutional, sports stadiums and other projects where long term high quality natural lighting is required and high moisture levels or temperature changes can create potential condensation consideration.

To comply with the requirements of AS 1562.3:2006 Part 3 Plastic, translucent  roofing products are classified as brittle roofing and therefore not suitable to support foot traffic – with the exception of Topglass® GC Ultra-safe. Note that safety mesh should be installed under all translucent roofing. Severe Corrosion Environments- In areas where corrosion is severe Twin Skin Systems can be supplied with a vinyl ester resin system.

The translucent Twin Skin System shall be Alsynite One reinforced polyester roof sheeting manufactured by Alsynite One to comply with AS4256.3:2006 JAZ-ANZ certification licence number  2349.

  • Manufactured from an acrylic modified resin system, reinforced with high quality glass fibre
  • Reduces internal heat build-up and offers a passive natural lighting concept.
  • Effective noise reducing system.
  • Eliminates condensation in most applications.
  • Manufactured and supplied to side-lap most current popular steel roofing profiles.
  • Manufactured and supplied in one length as a complete system, ridgeto-gutter or ridge-to- step if a stepped roof.

Applications

  • Commercial
  • Industrial
  • Institutional sports stadiums and other projects where long-term, high quality natural lighting is required.

Features and Benefits

  • Manufactured from an acrylic modified resin system, reinforced with high-quality glass fibre roving.
  • Reduces internal heat build-up and offers a subtle natural lighting concept.
  • Effective noise reduction.
  • Eliminates condensation in most applications.
  • Manufactured and supplied to side-lap most current popular steel roofing profiles.
  • Manufactured and supplied in one length as a complete system, ridge-to-gutter
  • or ridge-to-step if a stepped roof.
  • Tested in 2010 to ISO 8302-1991 Thermal Insulation (Guarded Hot Plate Test).

WARRANTY TERMS

Alsynite One NZ Ltd warrants the product supplied has been manufactured in accordance with the Australia/New Zealand Standard AS 4256:3:2006 JAS-ANZ Certification Licence No. 2349.

For a period of 25 years, Alsynite One NZ Ltd. warrants that the product WILL remain physically stable over a temperature range of -30°C to +70°C and WILL NOT allow the penetration of water through the sheet.

At the end of 20 years, Alsynite One NZ Ltd. warrants that the product WILL retain 60% of its original light transmission.

WARRANTY CONDITIONS

The warranty is subject to the following terms and conditions:

  1. The product is handled, installed, and maintained strictly in accordance with the Installation Instructions on pages 20 and 21 of the Topglass Brochure (July, 2018) and the requirements of AS 1562:3:2006.  The product is installed in such a manner that the non-weather side surface is not exposed to any UVA and UVB Ultra Violet exposure.
  2. The product does not suffer from any mechanical or other damage by agents or chemicals during handling, storage, fixing, and after installation, except as available in the Alsynite One NZ Technical Literature.
  3. The product is maintained strictly in accordance with the Alsynite One NZ Technical Catalogue and NZ Roofing Code of Practice.
  4. Damage by storm or tempest or Acts of God is excluded.
  5. Alsynite One NZ Ltd liability under this warranty shall be limited exclusively to resupply of the product as follows:
    a) In the unlikely event of a product failure, Alsynite One NZ’s liability under this warranty will be the resupply of translucent roofing material only and will be supplied on a pro-rata percentage basis.
    b) To the extent permitted by law and subject to the above warranty terms, Alsynite One NZ Ltd shall be under no liability whatsoever (including any claim for faulty design, negligent or mishandling advise, injury to any person or any liability in tort or in contract for special, indirect, or consequential loss or damage) for any defect in or failure of or unsuitability for any purpose of the product.
  6. The benefits conferred in this warranty are in addition to all other rights and remedies conferred at law.
  7. If any provision of this warranty shall be invalid and not enforceable in accordance with its terms all other conditions, which are self-sustaining and capable of separate enforcement without regard to the invalid conditions, shall be and continue to be valid and enforceable with their terms.
  8. The warranty shall only apply if the purchaser can produce the warranty document signed by an authorised representative of Alsynite One NZ Ltd. This warranty becomes effective only when the authorised signature and date has been completed.
  9. The warranty does not cover fasteners or other accessories associated with translucent roofing.

Please email: sales@alsynite.co.nz to get organise your warranty.

    • Twin-Skin Installations Instructions
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    • Twin-Skin Project Solutions
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