HAKI introduces Cladding System at London Build 2019
HAKI will be introducing its Cladding System to the wider industry during the London Build Expo, at Olympia London on the 27 and 28 November 2019.
The Cladding System will be on display to delegates at the event, featuring as a core component of the collaborative QFS Scaffolding, HAKI and SMART Scaffolder stand (A6) in the Building Zone.
As the ideal solution for site hoarding, stair and bridge enclosures and special event staging, the HAKI Cladding System offers extra safety measures for sites or temporary works near public spaces. It is compatible with scaffolding systems, such as HAKI Universal, and traditional tube & fitting scaffold.
The system works by sliding lightweight panels, made of toughened plastic, vertically into specially-designed aluminium cladding tracks. The tracks are then fixed to scaffolds using Universal adaptors, saddle clamps or coupler clamps and joined together using a joining plate. This simple installation means it can be completed by one-person.
The cladding panels come in a range of sizes from 1250 x 250mm through to 3050 x 500mm to fit HAKI Universal bays or can be cut to size to fit smaller dimensions. Corner panels are also available. All have fire resistant and noise reduction properties for safe usage.
By utilising the HAKI Cladding System, contractors can prevent public unease by restricting view from height, reduce the risk of falling objects and protect sites from unauthorized access. Additionally, the panels can be wrapped with personalised artwork to enhance the appearance of facades or promote brands to the public.
The system has already delivered on several projects following its launch to HAKI customers. It was used by Lyndon SGB, previously Lyndon Scaffolding, to successfully enclose a scaffold, reduce noise of works and protect the public at Glasgow Queen Street Railway Station while maintenance and station improvements were ongoing, and was also erected by NJS Group at the renowned Goodwood Festival of Speed to create special event structures.
Charles Stratford, Engineering Manager at HAKI commented: “The HAKI Cladding System has been available for some time, however we feel there is a great opportunity to introduce the product at this leading event, to ensure the wider market is aware of the product and its clear benefits.
“Speaking on behalf of HAKI, we think the product is the perfect solution to enhance safety on sites by deterring unsanctioned site entry and preventing falls from height and falling objects, while also making sites more aesthetically pleasing for people on the outside.
“We’re looking forward to showing off this product alongside many other HAKI solutions at London Build, and welcome visitors to discuss with us how our systems and support services can benefit their future projects.”
Attendees at London Build 2019 can find out more about the Cladding System by visiting HAKI alongside QFS Scaffolding and SMART Scaffolder on Stand A6 in the Building Zone.