Downer Rainscreen Framing


Downer wall cladding framing systems are fully engineered, proprietary subframe systems constructed from modern high strength aluminium alloys.

Downer DCS021 – Omega and Zed
Sizes: 25mm & 40mm
Ideal for: Cost effective alternative to timber battens, providing a non-combustible framework
Aluminium framing system providing cost effective alternative to timber battens, especially when there is a requirement for non-combustible framework. The Downer DCS021 system can be attached directly to the substrate. Sizes 25mm & 40mm which can be installed in single layer & cross battened layer formats.

Downer DCS031 – Helping hand
Cavity depth range : 65mm – 425mm
Ideal for: Low to medium height buildings with solid masonry or stud frame walls
The aluminium sub frame system offering rapid installation and reduced costs, the Downer system incorporates HELPING HAND® wall brackets fixed back to the substrate. Combined with tee and angle carrier rails these provide the user with an adjustable system allowing for thermal and structural movement and variation in cavity depth ranging between 65mm-425mm. The system is ideal for low to medium height buildings with solid masonry or stud frame walls.

Downer DCS041 – Floor Spanning
Cavity depth range: 93 – 220mm – larger to special order
Ideal for: Multi-storey buildings
Designed to be specifically fixed to floor slabs, this high strength adjustable support system is capable of spanning storey heights without the need to introduce intermediate fixings. Due to the enhanced high wind resistance, this application is particularly utilised for multi-storey buildings.

Downer DCS002 & DCS004 – Secret fix cladding
Ideal for: Delivering a smooth facade unobstructed by visible fixings
Where specifications dictate a smooth facade unobstructed by visible fixings the Downer DCS002 & DCS004 mechanical secret fix systems can be used. Panels hangers fixed to the rear face of the panels hook on to horizontal cladding rails, which in turn may be integrated with one of our vertical carrier rail systems Downer DCS 021, 031 & 041.


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