The process of designing is mainly subjected to geometrical sizes of buildings and local wind load etc. to calculate the parameters of the geometrical size of the single panel, the density of the reinforcement rib and the span of column etc.
Panels ought to be erected in accordance, with an approved set of shop drawings. In addition structural strength of anchorage and assorted hardware used for fastening should be as per standard and galvanised as per engineering recommendations.
Where aluminium materials come in contact with dissimilar metals, proper insulator or caulking tape should be applied to avoid electrolytic corrosion.
The bend portions between panel joints shall not be caulked before strippable film is removed. Make sure weep holes and drainage channels are unobstructed and free of debris dirt and sealant.
The panels installed vertically or not more than 86 degrees. From the vertical, and having been exposed to normal weathering
Cleaning and Maintenance
Routine cleaning of the ACP surface is recommended. It may be washed with water and mild detergent, followed by clean water rinse. The frequency with which cleaning is to be carried out and the choice of a suitable cleaning agent depends largely on the position of the building being cleaned and degree of contamination.
Do not clean sun-heated surfaces (above 40°C) to avoid rapid drying which may lead to stain formation.
The cleaning operation must be followed by a thorough rinse with clean water to ensure the removal of all remnants of the cleansing agent. A final wipe down by means of a sponge, leather or wiper is necessary to avoid water stains.