We have put together some commonly asked questions to give you more information about Sotech Optima Rainscreen Systems. If there is a question you cant find the answer to or you need more information please do not hesitate to contact us.
|1.5mm Aluminium||NA||NA||3800 x 300mm||Maximum panel size|
|2.0mm Aluminium||3800 x 600mm||3800 x 600mm||3800 x 600mm||Maximum panel size|
|3.0mm Aluminium||3800 x 1300mm||3800 x 1300mm||N/A||Typical panel size, other sizes available|
|2.0mm Preocat Aluminium||3800 x 600mm||3800 x 600mm||3800 x 600mm||Maximum panel size|
|3.0mm Precoat Aluminium||3800 x 1300mm||3800 x 1300mm||NA||Typical panel size, other sizes available|
|4.0mm ACM||5800 x 1300mm||5800 x 1300mm||NA||Typical panel size, other sizes available|
|Alpolic NC A1||5800 x 1300mm||5800 x 1300mm||NA||Maximum panel size|
|1.0mm Brass||NA||NA||3800 x 300mm||Maximum panel size|
|1.0mm Copper||NA||NA||3800 x 300mm||Maximum panel size|
|1.0mm Zinc||NA||NA||3800 x 300mm||Maximum panel size|
|1.5mm Corten Steel||3800 x 600mm||NA||NA||Maximum panel size|
|2.0mm Corten Steel||3800 x 1300mm||NA||NA||Maximum panel size|
|1.0mm Stainless Steel||NA||NA||3800 x 300mm||Maximum panel size|
|1.5mm Stainless Steel||3800 x 1300mm||3800 x 1300mm||Maximum panel size|
Minimum Order Area
|Aluminium - Polyester Powder Coated & Anodised||350/m2|
|Aluminium Composite Material||350 – 500/m2 (Subject to Colour)|
|Novelis Precoated Aluminium||500/m2 (Subject to Colour, bespoke finishes may occur additional order area)|
|Luxe Coat Precoated Aluminium||500/m2|
|Reynolux Precoated Aluminium||350-500/m2 (Subject to Colour)|
|Euramax Precoated Aluminium||350-500/m2 (Subject to Colour)|
|Other Non-Ferrous Metals (Zinc, Brass, Copper)||350/m2|
|Ferrous Metals (Stainless Steel, Corten Steel)||350/m2|
Possible Warranty Periods
|Polyester Powder Coating||25 Years|
|Precoat Aluminum||40 Years|
|Aluminum Composite Material||25 Years|
|Corten||No Warranty Available|
Our brand new London showroom in Bloomsbury is free to anyone to visit. If you contact us in advance, we can arrange for a technical representative to meet you there to discuss your unique requirements and demonstrate our systems.
26 Store St, Bloomsbury, London WC1E 7BT
Mon – Fri: 9.00am – 5.00pm
Please note that Sotech’s showroom in the Building Centre is not usually staffed. To be met by one of our Technical Experts at the Building Centre (or at your offices), please call +44 (0) 191 587 9213.
Our North East showroom in Peterlee includes our state of the art manufacturing facility and training centre. Installers are welcome to visit for training on our products or to discuss upcoming projects. Architects are invited to discuss their unique requirements and get advice on specifications.
Unit 2 Traynor Way, Peterlee SR8 2RU
Mon – Thur: 8.00am – 5.00pm | Fri: 8.00am – 4pm
Sotech’s North East showroom is home to its state of the art manufacturing facilities. To arrange a tour, followed by a meeting with one of our Technical Experts, please call +44 (0) 191 587 9213.
Safety has always been our primary concern. Sotech’s commitment to authentic engineering capability has been witnessed over several years in the testing of products as they are being developed. All Sotech Optima Rainscreen has been witnessed and certified by CWCT for wind serviceability and safety, air permeability and water penetration. We have completed several successful fire tests and welcome and encourage full scale system testing.
If you require advice with design detail, assistance with a specification or to discuss your project in detail contact our technical department who have over 38 years’ experience in the construction industry. The team is on hand to provide knowledge and support at every stage of your project.
Established in 1982, Sotech is a leading manufacturer of bespoke metal rainscreen cladding and architectural facade systems. When you choose us, you’re choosing a safe pair of hands.