Exterior Wall Cladding Panels

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As your local manufacturer of external cladding systems, OLAM® Clad is aware of some of the most common challenges which occur due to typical Australian weather conditions.

For this reason, we partnered with renowned experts to design cladding solutions that will provide the much-needed exterior protection and add value to the building.

We use non-combustible materials which are a much safer and better alternative in comparison to other cladding solutions, such as PVC.

Due to this property, this material will not flame, ignite or burn and does not represent a fire hazard.

We create exterior wall cladding panels from solid aluminium, which proved to be non-combustible, non-corrosive, sustainable, and lightweight.

The products have also been thoroughly tested to withstand 3.5kPa wind loads. Furthermore, the fabrication options are versatile and offer unlimited design combinations for you to create a one-of-a-kind exterior.

Over the years, we worked on developing unique external wall cladding systems and can today proudly say that we offer 15 extrusion cladding suits for you to choose from.

Browse through our OLAM® Clad series and select the one that best meets your requirements:.

The majority of our systems come with pre-defined dimensions, but should you need your exterior wall cladding panels custom-cut, send us an enquiry.

We also offer several finishing options so that you can go for the one that you find the most visually appealing.

Finally, our external wall cladding systems feature inter-lockable clip-on technology which enables quick and easy installation, thus causing minimum disturbance to the surrounding area and reduces the cost of labour.

With OLAM® Clad, you get quality, safe, fast, lasting, and attractive solutions for your building.

We offer exterior wall cladding solutions that are praised for their exceptional quality, functionality, and aesthetics.

All our systems are non-combustible and fire retardant, and come with a 25-year warranty on colour, as well as a 30-year warranty on film integrity.

OLAM® Clad external wall cladding systems are crafted with the attention to detail, using best-in-class materials.

What is more, each product is thoroughly tested so that we are certain that they meet customer requirements and industry standards.

Whether you wish to upgrade the current cladding system on your structure or you are looking for the best solution for a new building, rest assured that OLAM® Clad offers unparalleled quality and durability.

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OLAM® Clad has set up offices in all major Australian cities - Sydney, Melbourne, Brisbane and Adelaide - so that you can get to us easily. You can call us on the phone or send us a message via email to get answers to any questions you may have about our external wall cladding systems. Precision Series architectural industrial metal wall panels provide design flexibility by combining bold visual effects with easy, cost-effective installation.

Multiple profiles are available with a variety of rib patterns. Options for each profile include a no-clip panel, or a clip-fastened panel to accommodate expansion and contraction.

The original Precision Series HWP profile features a 7/8” depth, while the Precision Series Highline profiles are 1-3/8” deep, and can be intermixed to add visual intensity to a building’s exterior. Precision Series wall panels can be installed horizontally or vertically. The PAC-CLAD series of Composite Metal Wall panel systems provide unmatched performance and stunning visual effects for any commercial, industrial metal siding panels, or retail application.

PAC-3000 CS panels are thermo-bonded to a polyethylene or fire-retardant core.
  • Panels are formed by a rout and return process utilizing computer controlled routing equipment.
  • This state-of-art fabrication ensures tight tolerances and accurate panel dimensions.
  • PAC-CLAD Flush Panels are designed for wall, fascia and soffit applications where a flush or flat appearance is desired.
  • A rounded interlock leg and concealed fastening system improves the flush appearance while providing additional strength.
Hebel PowerPatternHebel PowerPattern panels are large pre-routed Hebel Panels – steel-reinforced non-combustible panels that can be installed directly onto timber or steel wall frames.

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Hebel PowerPattern is available in four collections: Linear, geometric, prism and organic. Raw panels can be painted or rendered to achieve a wide variety of decorative finishes including metal, stone or concrete. The standard size offered are 3000mm x 600mm x 75mm, 3050mm x 600mm x 75mm, 3100mm x 600mm x 75mm, 3300mm x 600mm x 75mm depending on the collection.

Hebel panels handling and installation should be left to experienced wall panels installers as they’re large, heavy and require specially designed Hebel mechanical aids for safe and efficient installation.Decorative Hebel PowerPattern panels are best suited for large commercial and industrial facades or high rise apartments.

Weathertex Unlike Hebel panels, Weatherthex panels are much thinner, lighter and don’t have any insulation or structural properties. Wheatertex panels come in 4 main ranges: Weatherboards, Architectural Panels, Natural and Wall Shingles. Most panels come in a standard size of 3660 mm x 200 mm and vary in thickness depending on the pattern design.

Stonini Wall PanelsStonini exterior wall panels are lightweight and come in a variety of 3d designs as well as stone emulating ‘Delta Panels’, wood imitating ‘Eco Pine’ range and ‘Decorative Concrete’ range.
  • The panels are highly customisable – can be cut to any size and shape and painted or textured with unlimited colours and finishes.
  • The standard size is 1800/600 mm. James Hardie James Hardie offers fibre cement-based wall cladding designs which are fire resistant and can be fixed directly to timber wall frames with a nail-gun or screwed to steel frames.
  • There are currently 14 external wall panelling products on offer: Axon Cladding, Matrix Cladding, Stria Cladding, EasyLap Panel, Hardie Tex System, HardieFlex Sheet, PanelClad Stucco Sheet, Axent Trim, ComTex Panel and System, Easy Tex Panel, ExoTec Facade Panel and System, Hardie Plank Weatherboard, Linea Weatherboard, Primeline Weatherboard.
  • StoneLite® panels have over four decades of proven performance on the exterior of buildings throughout the world.

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After many years of exposure to many different environments and being subjected to extreme heat, bitter cold, earthquakes and hurricanes, the panels not only retain their natural beauty but remain durable and continue to perform. The StoneLite® exterior stone paneling system and its installation components have been thoroughly tested by leading independent testing laboratories.

They have proven performance in bond strength and flexural strength following acid freeze/thaw and UV radiation exposure. They are accepted by I.C.C. (formerly ICBO) and other code bodies for unrestricted use as exterior cladding for Type I buildings.

They offer the advantage of construction speed and cost effectiveness. The lightweight panels are easy to handle, so an entire building can be laid out in advance and arranged for blending the color and the natural stone grain prior to fabrication and installation.

  • Below are just a few exterior applications and projects that highlight the many different applications of StoneLite® natural stone panels.
  • StoneLite® has been installed on hundreds of commercial projects from 58 stories to one (1) story structures throughout the world and in climates that experience freeze thaw, extreme heat, seismic, tornadoes, hurricanes and everything in between.
  • This was our first multi-story project completed in 1984 with over 70,000 sq.
  • of StoneLite® Mahogany granite. This was a pre-panelized project with steel stud frame back up.
In 2001, the building was hit by 120 mph shear winds and over 25% of the building’s windows were blown out.

International


The building was hit by flying debris however the StoneLite® panels sustained ZERO damage. The StoneLite® panels have been in place for 30 years and have withstood not only the test of time but durability, missile impact debris, tornadic winds and extreme climate variations.

They are as beautiful today as the day they were installed. There are two components that make this project unique.

First, at the time of completion it was the tallest building in Russia standing at 35 stories. Second, more than 11, 000 sq. meters of StoneLite® panels were installed from a simple swing stage. With only one week of on-site training, the local Russian carpenters were able to rapidly install this 35 story building using simple hand tools and a suspended platform.

The panels were brought up through the interior of the project and handed out through the building’s exterior openings to the installation team on the swing stage.
  • This type of installation eliminated the cost of a heavy lifting equipment.
  • The ease of installation enables installers from all parts of the world to quickly adapt to our system and produce quality projects.
  • After the 1964 earthquake, most buildings in Anchorage and in Alaska were built on a smaller scale.
  • In 2002, the 10 story ASRC building was constructed using 37,000 sq.

OUR EXTERIOR WALL CLADDING SERIES


ft of StoneLite® Gialla Santa Cecilia granite panels and in 2010 RIM architects designed the iconic 14 story JL Tower and used over 54,000 sq. of StoneLite® Mocha Creme limestone panels. StoneLite®’s performance on the structural and impact load testing including racking shear and seismic were instrumental in the decision to use lightweight natural stone panels for the exterior on both of these landmark buildings.

A three building, multi-story project clad in StoneLite® exterior Stoke Hall limestone panels. This project is representative of many of our European projects as it is is an open joint/rain screen. The joints are not sealed which creates shadows around the panels thus creating the dimensional grid design image that envisioned by the architects and designers.

StoneLite® replaced 6 inch thick dimensional Indiana limestone that failed because of extreme temperature variations. This multi-story area houses six (6) 5,000 kw diesel generators that supply emergency power.

  • The heat generated and freezing winters caused temperature swings resulting in failed dimensional stone.
  • StoneLite® replaced the failed dimensional stone based on their outstanding testing results on the acid freeze thaw accelerated aging test performed by Wiss, Janney, Elstner.
  • A three story project completed in 2013 in which SPI did the installation of our StoneLite® Black Pearl and Rossa Taivassallo granite panels.
  • The project had a couple of unique installation challenges.

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The StoneLite® panels were installed over insulated concrete forms (ICFs) and the building was not plumb so furring had to be added. Silverstone Corporate Plaza is the quintessential commercial property clad in 54,000 sq. of classic StoneLite® Polychrome, Nara, and Black Impala granite. What differentiates this project is the installation cost. We have discussed in other sections the ease of installation, the lower cost of installation as our panels can be installed by subcontractors already on the project, and due to StoneLite®’s lightweight properties they can be installed without the need for heavy lifting equipment.

The subcontractor was able to install this project for $9 per sq. Pre-panelization is the process in which the framing is attached to the panels and they are shipped to the job site in pre-determined numerical system ready to be installed.

The maximum panel length is 30′ but can go as high as 10-12 feet.
  • Granite panels with steel stud back up framing weighs less than 7 lbs.
  • New construction five story commercial project in which over 65,000 sq.
  • of StoneLite® Rosa Porrino in polished and sandblasted finishes were installed on the exterior.
  • The project was pre-panelized at the StoneLite® manufacturing facility in Coppell, TX and was shipped with back up framing attached.

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The entire project was installed in eight weeks. A 14 story commercial project using StoneLite® Giallo Santa Cecilia granite panels. This was a pre-panelized project in which the StoneLite® granite panels were anchored to 30′ long truss frames and shipped to the project site in a predetermined sequence. The panels were installed from dusk to dawn to minimize disruption to employees.

A new four story construction project in which the exterior was pre-panelized including the column covers. StoneLite® Relvinha and Indiana Gray limestone along with StoneLite® Nara and Luna Pearl granite was selected to create a stunning exterior.

Because StoneLite® panels are constructed with a natural stone facing they can be used to create a multitude of looks by combining stones and finishings. Logan Heights Library has a portion of their library shaped like a cube in which the architect envisioned a checkerboard façade.

The architect’s vision was achieved by alternating StoneLite® Kashmir Gold limestone panels in flamed and polished finishes.
  • StoneLite® Polychrome granite was installed in a diagonal pattern.
  • The natural shading in the diagonal panels gives the appearance of a tone on tone argyle pattern.
  • StoneLite® Rosa Taivassallo was featured on accent walls and cornices.
  • Shawnee Mission Hospital’s Critical Care expansion project and subsequent Birth Center feature StoneLite® Gascogne Beige limestone panels in a running bond pattern.

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The panels also vary in module sizes creating a mosaic appearance. StoneLite® has been installed on exteriors, interiors, entrances, lobbies, ceilings and combinations of applications for municipal, county, federal, national and international projects. A key component for our inclusion in government projects is our StoneLite® panel’s outstanding performance in a full scale arena blast test.

Additional government projects are featured under our interior and renovation application sections.

Our international project list includes:. United States Embassy – Ashgabat, Turkmenistan. United States Embassy – Dunshanbe, Tajikistan. Supreme Court Building – Seoul, South Korea. Terminal Ferry Building Port of Genoa – Genoa, Italy. Charles de Gaulle Airport – Paris, France.

Rotherham Civic Offices – Rotherham, England.
  • Police Headquarters – Southampton, England. We recently completed a high energy blast wall out of StoneLite® Indiana Limestone panels.
  • It is a 22 psi peak pressure and at a high level blast resistance.
  • Many architects such as McCool Carlson Green have conducted extensive research, reviewing test data, and contacting owners of completed projects before specifying StoneLite® panels for the Nesbett Courthouse in Anchorage, Alaska.
  • They selected StoneLite® for its strength and ability to withstand the flexing and movement possible during seismic activity.

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After many years of exposure to the Alaskan environment and at least one significant earthquake, the panels remain durable and intact. This National Park Welcome Center is a Silver LEED structure clad in StoneLite® Mount Airy granite. StoneLite® panels not only perform well in freeze thaw climates but can be installed in all weather conditions.

This was a winter installation project. StoneLite®’s performance under freeze thaw conditions and seismic testing were key factors in the installation of their Sardo Gray panels for state courthouse’s exterior.

The design intent for the new Adams County Government Center was to compliment and enhance its natural surroundings and pay homage to its agricultural heritage. StoneLite® Hillsboro and Northern Buff limestone panels were installed on portions of the exterior and interior and were a natural fit in the overall design scheme.

A pre-panelized reclad project using StoneLite® Regal Gray exterior granite panels with white marble accents transformed an existing outdated structure to a vibrant government center.
  • Two different native Georgia stones, StoneLite® Etowah (also known as Georgia Pink) and Cherokee White, were chosen as the exterior cladding.
  • The movement in these two native stones created a visually stunning exterior.
  • Stone Panels, Inc. has been honored to have our StoneLite® natural stone panel system as part of some of the most revered museums in the United States and Canada.
  • The opening of the National Constitution Center was the first museum devoted to honoring and explaining the U.S.

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It was also groundbreaking in its construction by being the first museum to use StoneLite® panels and was later a feature article in Stone World magazine. The exterior of the building features a façade of Select Buff Indiana StoneLite® limestone panels broken up by 8 inch bands of Chelmsford granite StoneLite® panels.

Originally, the interior was designed to be solid stone but due to high costs the general contractor offered savings by replacing dimensional stone with StoneLite®.

Approximately 20,000 sq. of the same exterior stones were installed on the interior walls over steel stud framing. The average size panel was 5′ x 3’4″ but the pieces weighed only 60 lbs., resulting in a fast and easy installation process.

Some of the panels were fabricated to various angled corner shapes, other pieces to a convex curve or a concave curved shape at a fraction of the cost that would have been incurred for solid stone.
  • Another 9,000 sq. of StoneLite® was installed on the upper exterior walls over the atrium.
  • This national memorial complex underwent a renovation that was completed in 2010 and was re-dedicated on the 69th anniversary of the tragedy at Pearl Harbor.
  • The renovation included the installation of over 10,000 sq.
  • of StoneLite® Walnut travertine panels at the first row on each of the five buildings with the remaining rows clad in StoneLite® Mocha Crème limestone.

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StoneLite® Nero Absolute Black granite panels serve as the display wall backdrop for the cast bronze busts of the Hall of Fame inductees. Visitors can find StoneLite® Iridian and Academy Black granite panels on the East Court interior infill. StoneLite® Cherokee White marble was used in a unique design element by installing it in the in upper and lower belts of the building along with multiple vertical columns to create a grid frame around the cut stone infill on the exterior elevation.

Stone Panels, Inc. installed the attachment system for the aluminum covered foam panels for the museum’s interior. Our foray into the Healthcare segment has been explosive since architects and designers have discovered StoneLite® panels and their invaluable contribution to both design and construction of healthcare facilities.

The Shawnee Mission Hospital system has been profiled in several sections on our website including feature projects and above in exterior design. StoneLite® was first installed on their Critical Care Expansion and they were so pleased with the product it was specified and installed on their newly constructed $42 million Birth Center.

  • Niswonger is a 69 bed Children’s hospital and is home to one of only six St.
  • Jude’s Affiliate Clinics. The purpose of the hospital is to provide a warm and caring environment centered on children and their families.
  • The StoneLite® Indiana Standard Buff limestone-clad exterior of the building was selected by the architect as they exuded an honorable, refined quality symbolic of the services performed within the hospital’s walls that was in line with the other natural design elements.
  • The new tower features curved walls with an exterior cladding of StoneLite® Sunset Red granite on an aluminum substrate.

DESIGN CAPABILITIES


StoneLite® Gray Adoquin Classic exterior panels and StoneLite® Orange Adoquin Classic panels to create the exterior accent band were used as part of the renovation and expansion plan. Axelrod Pavilion is part of the Morton Plant Hospital and is a cancer diagnostic and care center. Its exterior façade and interior walls provide a warm and comforting patient environment as the architect selected StoneLite® Gascogne Beige and St. Hubert SLG limestone panels. In addition to their natural beauty, flexural strength and light weight properties, StoneLite® panels are the only lightweight panels to have the Miami Dade NOA certification.

This 15 story resort and casino design was influenced by its surrounding natural elements. The inclusion of over 85,000 sq. of StoneLite® Rainbow sandstone embraced all the colors of the surrounding desert.

  • The sandstone’s unique color striations created both interior and exterior spaces that were simply elegant.
  • This hospitality project was a 6 story and 12 story structure completed in 1996 using StoneLite® Chantilly and Rocheret limestone panels.
  • The exterior wall panels were handset and the cornices and columns were pre-panelized.