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Porcelain Stone Façade System

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BENCHMARK Porcelain Stone Façade System

BENCHMARK Porcelain Stone Façade System delivers the beauty and variation of natural stones like granite, marble, and limestone without the long term maintenance concerns of a traditional stone system. Unlike traditional stone, Porcelain Stone is exceptionally lightweight.
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Product Information

Technical Information
Performance Testing & Approvals
Warranty
Colors & Coatings

The following technical detail pertains to the barrier wall system only. The exterior facade system needs to be evaluated separately.

Exterior profile Shadowline or flat with stucco embossing (optional non-embossed)
Interior profile Shadowline or flat with stucco embossing (optional non-embossed)
Exterior gauge 26, optional 24 or 22 ga
Interior gauge 26, optional 24 or 22 ga
Width 42” standard (24”, 30”, 36” optional)
Reveal options ⅜” to accommodate rail
Lengths 8’ – 48’ *
Thicknesses 2”, 2.5”, 3”, 4”, 5” and 6”
Post Fabrication N/A
R-value ≈ 7.2 per inch per ASTM C518 @ 75˚F
≈ 8.25 per inch per ASTM C518 @ 35°F
Orientation Vertical or Horizontal
* Consult a Regional Sales Manager for additional lengths.
 
The following testing applies to the barrier wall panel only.
 
Test Procedure Results
Fire ASTM E84 Flame Spread: 25 or Less / Smoke Developed: 450 or Less
CAN/ULC-S101 Fire Endurance Tests: 10 min and 15 min stayed in place
CAN/ULC-S102 Flame Spread: 20 / Smoke Developed: 350 for panel with facings
CAN/ULC-S127 Flame Spread: <500 for foam core
NFPA 259 Tested for potential heat of building materials
NFPA 268 Passed: Standard test method for determining ignitability of exterior wall assemblies using a radiant heat energy source
NFPA 285 Passed: Standard Fire Test Method for Evaluation of Fire Propagation Characteristics of Exterior Non-Load-Bearing Wall Assemblies Containing Combustible Components
Structural ASTM E72 Vacuum chamber tested. Panel load / span and deflection tables are available
Thermal Transmission ASTM C518
Thermal Performance at 75°   Thermal Performance at 35°
Thickness K-Factor R-Value Thickness K-Factor R-Value
2 0.07 14.4 2 0.06 16
2.5 0.06 18.0 2.5 0.05 20
3 0.05 21.6 3 0.04 24
4 0.03 28.8 4 0.03 32
5 0.03 36.0 5 0.03 40
6 0.02 43.2 6 0.02 48
Air Infiltration ASTM E283 0.003 CFM/ft² of Panel Area at 6.24 psf
Water ASTM E331 No uncontrolled water penetration at 20 psf differential pressure
AAMA 501.1 Dynamic water pressure testing – no sign of water leakage at 15 psf
Fatigue Tests Cyclic test to positive and negative wind loading to ± L/180 deflection The panels exceeded 2 million alternate cycles without failure or damage
Bond Strength ASTM D1623 Panels tested for tensile bond strength of metal to foam
Sample placed in an autoclave device and pressurized to 2 PSI at 212 °F for 2-1/2 hrs
No skin delamination with direct pull off pressure up to 1188 psf


At Kingspan, we understand the unique challenges that design and construction professionals face every day. To do our part in meeting these demands, Kingspan products are offered with our team’s guidance and technical expertise, followed up after construction is completed with our product warranties:
 

Kingspan barrier wall panel warranty:

  • 2 year standard material workmanship warranty
  • Up to 20 year standard finish warranty


Porcelain Stone Facade System warranty:

  • Up to 2 year standard material workmanship warranty

 

Contact our sales or customer service departments for information regarding our optional warranty programs.


  • Natural:  Porcelain Stone is supplied in its natural state in a smooth or structured finish.

  • Semi-Luster:  A patented pre-polishing process is used before the Porcelain Stone™ slabs are fired to provide a semi-luster finish, revealing veining within the material.

  • Honed:  The surface of the Porcelain Stone is abraded with diamond coated grinding equipment to achieve a honed finish.

  • Polished:  The surface of the Porcelain Stone is abraded with diamond coated grinding equipment to create a brilliant high gloss polished finish.

  • Metallic:  The Porcelain Stone™ is impregnated with special oxides and minerals which fuse together during firing to create a metallic semi-luster finish.

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Downloads

BENCHMARK Facade Product Selector

BENCHMARK Black Book

BENCHMARK Product Selector

BENCHMARK Facade Porcelain Stone Shackerly System Horizontal CAD Details (DWG)

BENCHMARK Facade Porcelain Stone Shackerly System Horizontal CAD Details (PDF)

BENCHMARK KarrierPanel Facades Installation Guide

Support & Training

Your local regional sales manager is ready to discuss your next project.

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