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Installation 101 and Best Practices

 

MARCH 18TH, THURSDAY
10:30 AM – 11:30 AM EST

Get a complete overview of the Frontek system, understand how it is installed and best practices for installation, and discuss benefits of extruded porcelain and why it’s changing the game.

We will also talk about our Frontek Certified Installation Program as well as Frontek partnerships.

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Taking an In-Depth Look at Extruded Porcelain

 

MARCH 16TH, TUESDAY
10:30 AM – 11:30 AM EST

In this course, we’ll dive into Extruded Porcelain and the many benefits it can bring to your project. You’ll gain a better understanding of why extruded porcelain is considered the best product for extruded facade.

*After registering, you will receive a confirmation email containing information about joining the webinar

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Get an understanding of how the Frontek system is installed with a discussion on some of our best practices

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Extruded Porcelain Vs Traditional Materials

Extruded porcelain is more cost effective, impervious to water, maintenance-free, and customizable than any other panel.

Feature Frontek Extruded Porcelain Fibercement Product Type 1 Terracota Alucobond Natural Stone Fibercement Product Type 2 GRC
AESTHETIC VERSATILITY Any design/texture is possible Glazed Traditional glazing Glazed Only one nature Limited designs Limited designs
BREAKING LOAD > 6000 N 4199N 1510 N Depends on each piece Unknown  
WEIGHT 33kg/m2 15kg/m2 42kg/m2 8kg/m2 45-80kg/m2 27kg/m2 Up to 80kg/m2
WATER ABSORPTION < 0.1% > 6% 6% < 1% 2-10% 32% < 10.62%
EASE OF INSTALLATION * All panels are rectified * Connect with the Grooves, at the bottom and at the top. * Easy to cut on site. It's produced molded Caliber is required, cut not rectified Differences in reflection Requires perforations and very heavy Requires additional perforations Heavy equipment required
MAINTENANCE Very Low, almost none High High High High High
FIRE RESISTANCE A1 A2s1, d0 Bs1,d0 Bs1,d0 A1 Depends on the type of panels Depends on the type of panels
AVAILABILITY Five basic color in stock at all time in any size Limited Limited Limited Limited Limited Limited

Frontek Extruded Porcelain

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HPL

Fiber Cement

Terracotta

Bricks

Composite Panel (Alucobond)

 

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