Hydrapanel is a pre-finished wall and ceiling panel, manufactured using a sandwich construction of High Pressure Laminates of a magnesium Oxide Core.
Hydrapanel can be installed with a range of proprietary aluminium or plastic jointers and fillets.
Hydrapanel is produced in Gloss white and Satin White HPL that feature an anti-bacterial surface finish, with a range of colours and patterns available on request,
Hydrapanel requires no special tools for cutting or installation, the panels are silica free and contain no VOCs making them contractor friendly and easy to install
Scope of use
Hydrapanel can be fixed to timber or steel framing in accordance with NZS 3604 light framed buildings and also to existing wall linings.
Examples of use ;
Refurbishment, Bathrooms, Showers, Laundries, Toilet, Kitchens, Kitchen Splashbacks, Utility Rooms, Garages, Retail fit outs, Cabinetry panels, Display Panels, Signage, Shop Linings, Food preparation, Restaurants, Commercial kitchens, Hospitals, Aged Care, Agricultural and heavy wash down areas, Industrial wet areas and public showers, Fast food, service areas in Hotels
New Zealand Building Code (NZBC)
The product will, if employed in accordance with the supplier's installation and maintenance requirements, assist with meeting the following provisions of the building code:
- Clause B2 Durability: Performance B2.3.1(c)
- Clause E3 Internal moisture: Performance E3.3.4, E3.3.5, E3.3.6
- Clause F2 Hazardous building materials: Performance F2.3.1
- Clause G3 Food preparation and prevention of contamination: Performance G3.3.2
Codemark Certificate of Conformity
Certificate Number SAIG-CM20090
The product meets the requirements set out in the following documents, or relevant parts of cited standards within the documents:
Hydrapanel complies with the New Zealand Building Code (NZBC) and meets the following provisions of the NZBC
B1 - Structure - B1.3.2, Acceptable solution b1/AS1 Table1, Shoer Linings
B2 - Durability - B2.3.1(c) 5 years, Acceptable Solution b2/as1, Table 1
E3 - Internal Moisture - E3 - section 3/1/2, Acceptable solution E3/AS1 - section 3.2.1(g) section 3.3.4, 3.3.5, 3.3.6
G3 - Food Preparation an prevention of Contamination - G3 - G3.3.2(a), Acceptable Solution g3?AS! section 1.6, section 2.1.5, 2.2.3
The product has and can make available the following additional evidence to support the above statements:
Use in Service History
Hydrapanel was officially introduced to the NZ market by Bunnings in February 2015.
Previous to this Hydrapanel had been used directly into specific contracts as part of the final design and codemark certification process.
The first versions and design process started in 2012 and are an extension of product developments that started with research design and production of water resistant timber flooring systems that Hydrawood Group have been developing since 1998
Hydrapanel is a non-structural pre finished wall and ceiling panel lining that is impervious to moisture and resistant to water, steam, abrasion and typical cleaning materials.Intended primarily for use in wet areas such as bathrooms, kitchens and laundries
Hydrapanel is ideal for use as a lining system in areas requiring durability, high impact resistance and areas requiring a high level of hygiene.
Hydrapanel is constructed as a sandwich lamination of high pressure laminates and magnesium oxide sheets.The panels are silica free, contain no VOCs and are contractor friendly requiring no special tools for cutting or installation.
Panels can be fixed to timber or steel framing and to existing linings with a range of plastic and aluminium track systems and fillets.
Hydrawood Lining products can be fixed directly to Steel and also timber frame constructions.
Lined Walls and ceilings Surfaces, such as plasterboard must be flat, sound and suitably fixed
Ensure concrete, masonry is dry and seal if necessary.
Old shower linings must be removed, framing and plumbing must be inspected to ensure items are fit for covering.
Full instructions can be viewed and or downloaded @ http://www.hydrawood.co.nz/installation-and-specifications
Hydrawood Linings are water and moisture resistant panels, however the sheets must be installed and maintained to resist water penetration.
Care must be given to joints and penetrations and these must be maintained to ensure that no water can penetrate to the framing.
Hydrawood Linings are finished in High Pressure Laminate and such the cleaning of such should be with non abrasive cloths and cleaners
STORAGE AND HANDLING OF SHEETS
Long term storage of the sheets must be under cover on evenly spaced bearers(600mm max) to keep them flat and dry. Outside storage requires panels to be covered with a breathable waterproof material that allows air to circulate around the panel stack. Panels must be lifted and not dragged off the stack.
Hydrawood Flooring Systems Limited warrants the product, will be free of defects due to factory manufacturing and, subject to condition set out below, will be resistant to delaminating, rotting, cracking, termite damage for a period of 15 years from the date of purchase.This warranty applies to the first purchaser of the product and is not transferable Conditions apply
Hydrapanel is a sandwich construction panel
1. Face and back - High Pressure Laminate
2. Core - Magnesium Oxide
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