Everybody knows how to look Pinion aluminum ceilings.But if you want to use this type of finish in his home or office, you must have an idea of their design, scope and technical parameters.
In this article we will try to present all the most basic information about the suspended ceilings, to make it easier to decide whether their application.
Description Pinion aluminum ceilings
Pinion aluminum ceilings characterized by simple design, so he mounted easily and quickly.
- stringers (they are also called combs or traverses - not to be confused with thong) - is mounting rails, which are mounted facing the rail.
- adjustable suspensions - provides fixing of the stringers to the main ceiling and height adjustment for the location of the same plane.
- Reiki - aluminum panels.
- Mezhreechnye insert - narrow aluminum panels used to hide the gaps between the slats in the ceiling open type.
- Corner perimeter profile - deco design that is used to hide the joints of the walls and the ceiling rack.
Thanks to an ingenious system of fixing ceiling aluminum slats can be easily installed in its place and can also be easily removed if you want to gain access to the communications that are located behind the plane of the ceiling.And this is done without the use of any tools.
This makes it possible, and replacement of damaged rails to the new without dismantling the whole structure.
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Types suspended ceilings
By design suspended ceilings aluminum divided into open and closed suspension systems:
- Suspended ceilings open- mounted with narrow gaps between the main panels, which can be open or closed mezhreechnymi inserts.The gap between the slats allow to organize ventilated space under the plane facing.And in the case of mezhreechnyh inserts - to achieve interesting color design surface.
- Suspended ceilings gated differ in that all the panels are mounted close to each other, creating a continuous unbroken surface.If you wish to avoid monochrome, you can use the rails of different colors and textures.
Also, these suspension systems may vary in width and profile rails themselves.For example, the rounded edges of the visible part of the aluminum panels - is an Italian design, straight edge - German.
There are special, designer suspended ceilings, panels differ unusual shape of the profile in the form of a rectangle, a triangle or a vertical plate.
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Regardless of the manufacturer, the technical characteristics of aluminum suspended ceilings are about the same.
- Reiki and mezhreechnye insert made of sheet aluminum.The difference may be in sheet thickness (0.3 to 0.6 mm).The larger it is, the stronger will be the product will not be rail to sag and deform after installation.
- rack panels are three- or four-meter long strip with specially curved edges that they cling to the supporting rails.
reference.The maximum length of aluminum slats - 6 meters.These slats are made to order for large rooms.
- Reiki may be solid or perforated, the outer coating can be given any color and texture.
- stringers are U-shaped profiles with carved edges of the tabs for fastening the rails.Most often they are made of galvanized steel sheets, but wet rooms stringers manufactured from aluminum alloys.
- At the top of stringers made holes for their connection with the suspension.
Advantages and disadvantages of suspended ceilings
The only drawback, which have aluminum suspended ceilings, is that they reduce the height of the room in which installed.But this is inherent in all suspension systems, suspended ceilings which can compete on many other parameters.
These advantages include:
- Easy assembly and disassembly. well as the possibility of accommodation in the space zapotolochnoe any utilities, which, if necessary, you can get easy access.
- Excellent quality , confirmed by certificates of national and international standard.
- functionality and durability. Pinion suspension systems made of aluminum have excellent performance characteristics, can be installed indoors or used for exterior finish.This service life is 30-50 years or more.
- Moisture. Aluminium is resistant to water, humidity, hot steam, so the design of a well-behaved in areas with high humidity and outdoors.
- Environmental cleanliness. All materials used for the manufacture and installation of suspended ceilings, are safe for human health.On the surface is formed mold, bacteria do not multiply and various pathogens.In addition, the rack ceiling aluminum can be washed with water or with the use of detergents and disinfectants.
- Fire. Like any other metal, aluminum - fire-resistant material.Therefore, the design of the ceiling it is recommended to be installed in buildings where fire safety requirements are very high.
- possibility of embedding fixtures. for suspended ceilings developed special battens, they can be incorporated and points of light.This allows you to fully solve the problem of optimal illumination of premises.
important.The very surface of suspended ceilings is reflective.Facilities such ceilings seem lighter, without requiring the increase in energy costs.
Conclusion As you can see, the arguments in favor of the installation of suspended ceilings abound.They have virtually no drawbacks installation itself does not cause difficulties.
only thing that can stop you - it is the appearance of the finished surface.He is not always in harmony with the domestic situation, so these ceilings increasingly found in public buildings.
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