TECHNICAL SPECS

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General Specification for Cavity Batten Fixing

300mm_centres

At 300mm centres the battens may be fixed vertically or horizontally following
the studs, top and bottom plates and around windows and doors.

Battens fixed with a finishing gun at approximately 400mm centres

Cladding fixed through the battens into the framework at normal
manufacturers specifications.







600mm_centre At 600mm centres the battens may be fixed vertically and horizontally following the studs and nogs.

Polypropylene tape must be tightly fixed horizontally between the nogs to stop
the insulation from pushing the building wrap out and touching the cladding.

Battens fixed with finishing gun at approximately 400mm centres.

Cladding fixed through battens into framework at normal manufacturers specifications.





Fixing Batten to Timber Studs.

fixing to timber Use a finishing gun to tack the battens to the framing. Nail as close as possible to the webbing in the batten and adjust the gun until the head of the nail sits slightly below the surface.

Note: The batten has one side stronger than the other. For the best result keep the thicker side outward.

Fixing Cladding to Timber Studs.

Nail through the cladding and batten into the studs or nogs. Follow manufacturers specifications on fixing centres and nail sizes.

Nails should be 20mm longer than would be used for direct fixing.



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Fixing to Steel - Cavibat R

fixing_steel At 600mm centres the battens may be fixed vertically, horizontally or anywhere in between, find the studs, nogs and bracing.

Polypropylene tape must be tightly fixed horizontally between the nogs to stop the insulation from pushing the building wrap out and touching the cladding.

Battens are fixed with finishing a gun at approximately 400mm centres.

Cladding to be fixed through the battens into framework with nails or screws at normal cladding manufacturers specifications.





Fixing Batten to Steel Studs.

fixing_steel Use a finishing gun to tack the battens to the frame. Adjust the gun height until the head of the nail sits slightly below the surface.

Note: The insulation side of the batten must be against the framing.

Fixing Cladding to Steel Studs.

Nail or screw through the cladding and batten into the framing. Follow cladding manufacturers specifications on fixing centres and nail or screw sizes.

Nails and screws should be 20mm longer than would be used for direct fixing.







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