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Technical Information

Argeton tiles are extruded ceramic facade elements. After the burning process, they are cut to length in the pulling direction. Ceramic tiles are non-flammable according to DIN 4102-4 (material class A1). Argeton tiles have high static qualities and are resistant to water and frost.

Tampa, Terzo, Lineo

Dimensions:

Length:

max l=  900mm (tile height of 150mm to175mm)

max l= 1200mm (tile height of 187.5mm to 243.5mm)

max l= 1500mm (tile height of 250mm to 400mm)

tolerance ± 1.0 mm

Height:

150mm to 400mm (centre to centre distance), tolerance ± 2.0 mm

Thickness:

30mm, Toleranz ± 1.0 mm

Form:

Wingity (out of plane):

±0.25 % of the diagonal

Straightness (in the plane):

±0.25 % of the length/height

Evenness (out of plane):

±0.25 % of the length
± 0.70 % of the height

Angularity (in the plane):

tile height ≤ 300 mm ± 1.0 mm
tile height > 300 mm ± 1.5 mm

Weight (dry): 

Bending strength:

Bearing capacity:

Water absorption:

Frost resistance:

Moisture expansion:

Acid resistance:

Base resistance:

approx. 42 kg/m²

≥ 2.0 g/cm³

bearing strength:  12-20 N/mm²

3 - 8 %

acc. to test reports of Baustoffprüfstelle Wismar GmbH proven

approx. 0.03%

acc. to test reports of BAUTEST Dresden GmbH proven

acc. to test reports of BAUTEST Dresden GmbH proven

Argelite

Dimensions:

Length:

800mm, tolerance ± 1.0 mm

Height:

200mm, 250mm, 300mm (centre to centre distance), tolerance ± 1.5 mm

Thickness:

24mm, tolerance ± 1.0 mm

Form:

Wingity (out of plane):

±0.25 % of the diagonal

Straightness (in the plane):

±0.25 % of the length/height

Evenness (out of plane):

±0.25 % of the length
±0.70 % of the height

Angularity (in the plane):

± 1.0 mm

Weight (dry): 

Bending strength:

Bearing capacity:

Water absorption:

Frost resistance:

Moisture expansion:

Acid resistance:

Base resistance:

approx. 31 kg/m²

≥ 2.0 g/cm³

bearing strength:  12-20 N/mm²

3 - 8 %

acc. to test reports of Baustoffprüfstelle Wismar GmbH proven

approx. 0.03%

acc. to test reports of BAUTEST Dresden GmbH proven

acc. to test reports of BAUTEST Dresden GmbH proven

Barro

Dimensions:

Maximum Length:

1800mm, tolerance ± 1.0 mm

Cross-section:

50x50mm, 50x80mm, 50x100mm, 50x150, 60x60mm, 69x69mm,
100x100mm (further cross sections on request),
tolerance ± 1.0 mm

Constancy of the form:

Flexion: longitudinal arch max. 3.0 mm

Form:

Wingity (out of plane):

±0.25 % of the diagonal

Straightness (in the plane):

±0.25 % of the length/height

Evenness (out of plane):

±0.25 % of the length
±0.70 % of the height

Angularity (in the plane):

± 1.0 mm

Bending strength:

Bearing capacity:

Water absorption:

Frost resistance:

Moisture expansion:

Acid resistance:

Base resistance:

≥ 2.0 g/cm³

bearing strength:  12-20 N/mm²

3 - 8 %

acc. to test reports of Baustoffprüfstelle Wismar GmbH proven

approx. 0.03%

acc. to test reports of BAUTEST Dresden GmbH proven

acc. to test reports of BAUTEST Dresden GmbH proven

Tile exchange

Subsequent installation of tiles, suitable for horizonal and vertical substructure

The notch depth should be specified on site and max. about 4mm.

Argeton Tile Exchange Illustration

Cleaning & Maintenance

Argeton facades are almost maintenance-free. In case of impurity the type of pollution should first be clarified:

  • Pollution through dirt or dust: Clean with water, brush and, if necessary, a gentle detergent based on tensid. The brush should consist of not too hard bristles, which leave no scratches on the surface of the tile surface.
  • Algae or greenspan: In the case of ventilated façades, it is rare to see the effects of the algae. If there is any damage to the façade, the façade can be cleaned using standard ecological algae remover.
  • Graffiti: Graffiti can usually be removed with biodegradable graffiti remover. These should neither have a subsequent protective layer function nor a nano effect. The respective instructions must be observed.
A mechanical treatment of the façade tile is to be avoided in order not to damage the natural surface structure of the bricks. We will gladly assist you with any contamination which can not be removed by the above recommendations.

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