Prefabricated decorative thermal insulating expanded coated polystyrene
Saveto Vetotherm Panel is a thermal insulating external wall finish system composed of prefabricated expanded polystyrene base profiles, covered with a white color synthetic thermosetting acrylic resin shell, incrusted by high-pressure mechanical laying (standard) or spraying. Vetotherm Panel is delivered to the site as a pre-coated panels ready to install. Vetotherm Panel facade system offers a complete prefabricated range of profiles for thermal insulating, decorating, and finishing facades. The system is recommended for new constructions and renovations, where facade aesthetics with high-quality thermal insulation.
ASTM C578: Standard Specification for Rigid, Cellular Polystyrene Thermal Insulation
DIN EN 13499: Thermal insulation products for buildings - External thermal insulation composite systems (ETICS) based on expanded polystyrene Specification.
ISO 8990: Thermal insulation - Determination of steady-state thermal transmission properties - Calibrated and guarded hot box
DIN 52612: Testing of Thermal Insulating Materials; Determination of Thermal Conductivity by the Guarded Hot Plate Apparatus; Test Procedure and Evaluation
Vetototherm Panel is supplied in 50 x 200cm boards, with a thickness of 5 & 10 cm
Original sealed boards of Vetotherm Panel has a shelf life of 12 months provided it is stored clear of ground in a dry shaded place below 35ºC.
Use Saveto Vetotherm Flex as an adhesive applied to the bottom sides of the Vetotherm Panel.
Apply the adhesive in a continuous framework along the insulation panel's edge and form three or four balls in the middle of the panel. Stick the panels to the wall. Make sure that the adjacent vertical joints are interchanged like brickwork. Do not leave joints or spaces between the boards, and if you get larger gaps, fill them with insulation material or construction foam, but do not fill the gaps with adhesive.
At the external edges, the panels should be interchanged. Around the corners of windows and doors, you must put the Vetotherm Panel as a whole. After the complete drying of the adhesive (min. 48 hours), cut the extended parts of the panels on site along the contour of the window or door - the so-called “gun.”
Before anchoring the boards, Leave Vetotherm Panels undisturbed for at least 48 hours to allow the adhesive Vetotherm Flex to dry completely.
Refer to Dowel Usage & Anchoring Table to mount the dowels, which depends on the height of the building, the region, and the wind's strength.
If the Vetotherm Panel thickness exceeds 8cm, you need to make a hole of 2cm depth with a cutter, and then drill an opening for the screw anchor.
When mounting the dowels, fill the hole with a polystyrene cap. After completing the anchoring, cover the heads of the dowels with Saveto Vetotherm Flex to flush with the boards' level.
For further information, please refer to the Saveto Vetotherm Panel Installation manual.
For any building, the quantity of dowels is calculated according to elevation.
“Area” fixing pattern is chosen according to “Anchoring Patterns.”
“Rim zone” fixing pattern is chosen according to “Additional anchoring at Shoreline.
Shoreline: Constant depending on the chosen pattern.
The Rim Zone fixings are calculated as table value indicated accordingly for 1m2 on each of the 2 sides of the building's external corners (or internal if applicable to case) and multiplied by building height at each of external corners and summed up.
The substrate should be sound, clean, free from loose material, grease, laitance, dirt curing compound, etc.
All crumbles should be removed from the surface, and holes should be filled to a straight flat surface. The uneven surface that has a deviation of more than 1-2cm should be evened to a flat surface.
Initial Arrangement of Vetotherm Panel
The facade's initial arrangement should be made by installing a plinth profile with a drip edge profile. Choose the profile according to the thickness of the thermal insulating material. Level the profile by using the leveling methods and secure it with screw anchors.
The profiles will horizontally level the Vetotherm Panel and the Thermal Insulation System installation.
Concrete faced with a coating, with stoneware, or with mosaic (Tesserae)
Wood facade (installation model must be consulted with the technical Department)
Ceramic/Stone tile suspended facade
Vetotherm panel Facade systems are not designed to bear any structural loads of the building; they must be strong enough, however, to withstand:
Other loads need to be transferred to the building structure. Information about the vertical and horizontal spans of mechanical fixings must be calculated and configured to the system elements to provide strength and stability.
The application of the Vetotherm Panel is not advised in the following situations/areas:
Vetotherm panel is a nontoxic material. It is free from freon gas, and it is non-flammable as it contains non-retardant material.
For further information, please refer to the material safety data sheet.
Saveto endeavors to ensure that any advice, recommendations, information it may give is accurate and correct. It cannot accept any liability either directly or indirectly arising from the use of its products because it has no direct or continuous control over where or how its products are applied, whether or not following any advice, specification, recommendation, or information given by us. Saveto has the right to change any of the technical datasheets' specifications upon its discretion without prior notification.
Hard copies of TDSs are printed once or twice a year. Our technical data sheets are continuously updated as per R&D improvements and new 3rd party testing; kindly refer to our website for the latest updated TDSs.
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