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aluminium cladding

Aluminium Cladding & Rainscreen System

Available in two different plank options, Shiplap and Tongue and Groove (T&G) boarding. VulcaLap® exploits the superior performance of lightweight aluminium extrusions and is available in lengths up to 6.5m long.

VulcaLap® Rainscreen Cladding

VulcaLap is made from extruded aluminium 6063T6 and is available in lengths up to 6.5m.

We can powder coat in any RAL colour or we have a range of realistic wood effect finishes.

All standard finishes have a 10-year warranty and A-2 Fire Rating.


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Why Choose Aluminium Cladding?


Renowned for it’s lightweight properties, aluminium is about a third of the weight of steel, which makes it easier and cheaper to transport and install than most other metals.


Aluminium is very resistant to corrosion. Corrosion does not affect aluminium due to it’s protective oxide coating. Unlike copper, weather conditions don’t influence aluminium.


Aluminium is infinitely recyclable with no loss of quality. More than 55% of the world’s primary aluminium is produced using hydroelectric power (no CO2 emissions and renewable).


  • Lightweight Rainscreen Cladding
  • High-Rise Buildings over 18m
  • Exterior Cladding
  • Overcladding & Infill Cladding
  • Commercial, Education and Residential
  • Holiday Cabins
  • Gates and Fencing
  • Shopfront Signage
  • Garden Offices/Rooms
  • Soffits, Fascia and Bargeboard
  • Installation Video

    The installation of VulcaLap is simple and efficient. VulcaLap should be cut with fine-toothed metalworking tools and fixed to timber or metal battening. All plank cuts and fixing are hidden which allows for a modern flush effect. The robust extrusion allows planks to be 'solo-fixed' up to 5m long.

    Fire Rated

    Reaction to Fire Classification A2 – s1, d0. Suitable for High-Rise Buildings over 18m

    Hidden Fixings

    Secret Fixing allows for an attractive contemporary finish

    Fast UK Lead Times

    VulcaLap is Manufactured in the UK with Short Lead Times

    RAL Colours & Finishes

    VulcaLap can be coated in a wide range of colours, gloss levels and textures. Our extensive range of high quality powders gives you limitless design opportunity

    Furthermore, all coatings are backed by a 10-year warranty to give you peace of mind, along with a durable exterior.

    View our RAL Colour Chart for standard colours. We recommend a smooth matt finish for most exterior applications.

    Anodised Silver & Bronze Finishes

    Anodising is an electrochemical process which enhances the natural weathering resistance, as well as giving a much more consistent, aesthetic finish.
    Anodised finishes are A1 Fire Rated.

    The anodised process does not add anything to the metal, meaning that it remains 100% recyclable and 100% pure aluminium.

    As the need for improved product durability, sustainability and aesthetics increases, anodised aluminium is becoming an increasingly popular choice for aluminium cladding.

    Wood Effect Finishes

    WOOD Finishes

    Our VulcaLap system is available in 11 different attractive WOOD finishes.

    These WOOD finishes are an ideal choice for those seeking to capture the warmth and character of real timber, but with the maintenance and colour change.

    All of our WOOD finishes have undergone testing in the Sunshine State of Florida and are backed by a 10-year warranty.
    VulcaLap WOOD is A2 Fire Rated.


    For information on how Aluminium reacts to fire, see here

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    Fire Safety Information

    HM Government Building Regulations 2010 – Approved Document B Volume 1, 2019 Edition

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    We are on hand to assist with fixing details, CAD files, and product specification. With over 30 years combined experience, we can offer time-saving and cost-saving cladding solutions to suit any project.