System Overview



A range of pre-engineered, structural channel sections designed to complement the Multibeam purlin and rail systems.
1. Can be used with all types of modern steel based side wall cladding whether laid vertically or horizontally.
2. Flat face for elevations and gables. Has simple connection details using Autoforms and Notches.
3. Wide range of section heights and flange widths.
4. Gauge range 1.2mm through 2.7mm and 4mm for economic solutions.
5. Lengths available up to 18 metres or more.
6. Available as assembled compound channels to form beams.

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System Accessories & Services

Dedicated Technical Support is availalable throughout the building cycle, pre- and post manufacture.
Contact us for complimentary services including: Structural calculations, project specific NBS specifications, bespoke construction detail, panel application, fastener calculations and building energy modelling.

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Technical Information

Kingspan Multibeam Technical Handbook

Purlin & Rail Systems Technical Handbook

Hot dip galvanised steel to BS EN 10326:2004 and BS EN 10143:1993 'specifications for continuously hot dip zinc/metal coated structural steel strip'. The minimum grade of steel used is S450GD, with Z275 zinc coating, giving an average coating thickness of 0.02mm to each side. Other galvanised coatings may be available.

  • Vertically and horizontally laid cladding rails.
  • Parapet posts.
  • Mezzanine floors.
  • Brickwork restraints.
  • Door and window trimmers, ribbon windows.
  • Wind bracing.
  • Columns.
  • Gable Ends.
  • General engineering applications.

  • Section heights from 145mm to 350mm.
  • Flange widths from 70mm to 90mm.
  • Gauges from 1.2mm to 2.7mm.

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