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SWISSPEARL EXTERIOR

Premium Through Colour Façade Panels 
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Flawless Facade 

A façade is the defining element of every building - the first, lasting impression. It is the two and three dimensional expression of architect creativity and the leeway available for accentuation and differentiation. Additionally, the façade serves as the protective envelope. Its long service life ensures lasting comfort. Swisspearl façades combine boundless diversity of design and long-lasting functional reliability, for the highest living standards. Swisspearl panels are installed in accordance with the ultimate technology of uninterrupted rear ventilation. This fully developed and proven cladding system effectively protects the building structure and with it the whole building from the elements for decades. The panels are rot-resistant, noncombustible and virtually maintenance free.

 
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Swisspearl and XpressClad 

 

Pacific Build Supply Ltd has developed XpressClad for the last 20 years, with every version evolving and improving on the last one. The principals of how XpressClad work combine well with Swisspearl panels. The concept of top to bottom ventilation, minimal maintenance, fire protection and stunning negative detail look made the partnership with Swisspearl and Pacific Build Supply an easy one. 

Pacific Build Supply, has tested Swisspearl extensively for all aspects of the NZBC, NZ environment, and exceeded all requirements. 

Swisspearl can be installed on any of the below cladding systems. 

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40mm Cavity Depth

Drained and

Bottom to Top Ventilated

Suitable for buildings at any height

Recommend for Commercial or

any projects requiring a deeper cavity depth

May require site-specific PS1

due to building height

Deepest XpressClad cavity

Unrestricted Building Height

May require site-specific PS1

Flexible horizontal joints without

extra framing

Easy and Quick Install

Mainly Vertical rails

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20mm Cavity Depth

Drained and

Bottom to Top Ventilated

Suitable for buildings up to 25m

Recommend for Residential,

Light Commercial Buildings &

Ministry of Education (MoE) projects

May require site-specific PS1

due to building height

Pros & Considerations

standard 20mm cavity

Unrestricted Building Height

May require site-specific PS1

Flexible horizontal joints without

extra framing

Easy and Quick Install

Mainly Vertical rails

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20mm Cavity Depth

Drained at every

Horizontal Joint

Suitable for buildings below 10m

Recommend for Residential &

Light Commercial Buildings

BRANZ Appraisal No. 1038

Limited to building height below 10m

standard 20mm cavity

Restricted to 10m

Compliance with BRANZ appraisal

More components and framing for horizontal rails required

Long install time - require horizontal, vertical rails and small components

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Interested in a Sample?

Let us know which colours you would like to see and

we can courier or deliver in person to you

Sample sizes: 83 mm x 195 mm x 8 mm

Subject to availability

Vibrant colours without the maintenance

Swisspearl is a prefinished through colour high density fibre cement.

 

It is unfair to categorize Swisspearl with your standard medium density fibre cement you may know. Swisspearl comes with some of the purest, densest and environmentally friendly ingredients and manufacturing processes ever seen in the industry. 

They prides itself on the relentless pursuit for the ultimate no maintenance façade panel. They are currently at 32 years of real world durability testing around numerous sites across the world, including New Zealand to ensure the product is suitable for ALL environments.  

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Fire Performance

Swisspearl is made of a high density fibre cement. This almost entirely consists of cement. Due to this it exceeds all NZBC requirements around spread of fire and peak heat release. It has also been tested on XpressClad and complies with the new NZBC C/AS2 requirements.

 

If you wish to specify Swisspearl for a fire rated façade or have a project that requires an incombustible cladding please get in touch and we can ensure the right system is match to the Swisspearl. 

 

Wind Zone Performance

Swisspearl has been tested on XpressClad and achieved record breaking SLS and ULS wind pressures. This combination ensures you have a facade panel and engineered high performance cladding system that can be specified ANYWHERE in New Zealand without specific wind zone requirements taken into account. 

 

If you wish to specify Swisspearl for SED or commercial projects please get in touch with Pacbld to ensure the right system above is chosen to utilize these SLS and ULS results. 

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Finishes and Colours

The Swisspearl facade panels get their independence through countless finishes and colours that offer seemingly limitless diversity. Below is the surface and colour options.

CARAT

Unique natural look and timeless beauty

Base panel: Integrally coloured / Through-coloured

Top layer: Translucent lightly pigmented

Colours: 25

Special HR - coating option

Carat HR has a special coating that offers increased scratch resistance to the standard Carat and protection against heavy soiling and graffiti.

Carat HR available in all standard Carat colours.

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Interested in a Sample?

Let us know which colours you would like to see and

we can courier or deliver in person to you

Sample sizes: 83 mm x 195 mm x 8 mm

Subject to availability

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