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CUPACLAD® rainscreen cladding systems offer a revolution in cladding applications for natural slate. The systems offer a new durable, sustainable and easy to fix alternative with a unique character.

The use of highly durable tectonic slate, new fixing systems and rainscreen cladding efficiency make CUPACLAD® a competitive, totally sustainable alternative for cladding any type of facade.

CUPACLAD® systems have been developed to be able to adapt to any kind of project combining alternative fixing methods and slate formats.

101 SERIES Invisible fixing

CUPA PIZARRAS series of CUPACLAD® 101 natural slate rainscreen cladding features totally invisible fixing systems.

  • 101 Logic: Simple and balanced
  • 101 Random: Dynamic and creative
  • 101 Parallel: Uniform and regular

201 SERIES Visible fixing

CUPACLAD® 201 series slate cladding covers systems with visible fixings. The stone cladding combines stainless steel clips with natural slate texture to give a touch of modernity and reduce installation times compared to other rainscreen cladding systems.

  • 201 Vanguard: Modern and efficient

 

Main Advantages

  • Elimination of Humidity
  • Structural movement reduction
  • Energy savings
  • Durability

Sustainability

CUPACLAD® systems enable the construction of efficient, sustainable rainscreen cladding. A life cycle analysis, which allows you to analyse the overall environmental impact of a product, confirms CUPACLAD® as the ecological option for facade cladding, thanks to the use of natural slate instead of prefabricated products.

Efficiency

Now considered the most efficient system for construction envelope purposes. The combination of a ventilated system together with an insulation system gives numerous advantages in terms of thermal and acoustic properties. It avoids thermal bridges and condensation issues.

Quality

The quality of our product lies in our total control of the entire production process (from extraction to shipment) and by putting in place the highest quality and environmental policy requirements demanded by ISO 9001 Quality and ISO 14001 Environmental certifications.

Installation

CUPACLAD® reinvents the traditional technique for placing natural slate, offering greater simplicity and significant savings in installation times.

The fixing systems used in CUPACLAD® systems are the result of a meticulous design process performed by our engineers and these were especially designed to ensure quick, secure installation.

How to install step by step CUPACLAD 101 Logic, one of CUPA PIZARRAS’ rainscreen cladding systems in natural slate.

How to install step by step CUPACLAD 201Vanguard, CUPA PIZARRAS’ natural slate rainscreen cladding system with visible fixing.

CUPA PIZARRAS leads the world in slate production. Their 16 quarries and 22 processing plants combine the latest technology with their traditional know-how and craftsmanship.

One out of three slates for roofing and covering facades in the world have CUPA PIZARRAS’ name written on them. Thousands of architects, professional roofers and private home owners rely on CUPA PIZARRAS natural slate to make all of their projects a reality.

More than 98% of CUPA PIZARRAS production is exported to more than 60 countries throughout five continents. They also have branch offices in France, the United Kingdom, the three Benelux countries, Denmark and the United States of America.

Natural Slate

CUPA PIZARRAS have been producing and commercializing slate since 1892. With over 120 years of experience in this area and a team of over 1,500 associates made up of experts who are passionate about natural slate.

One-of-a-kind

Each slate is unique. Its texture tells us the story. Created by all the natural forces and made up of many different minerals. No other artificial alternatives could compare with a product which has been molded by nature for over 500 million years.

Durability

With a durability of over 100 years, natural slate is the most resistant material used for roofing. Unlike the artificial products, the color and the properties of slate stay, unalterable, through time with no need of maintenance.

Sustainability

By being 100% natural, slate is the roofing material with less environmental impact. Each slate is handcrafted by CUPA PIZARRAS skilled splitting craftsmen with no chemical products or additional treatments added.

Performance

Slate is capable of enduring extreme temperatures, difficult snow formation, fire-resistance as well as being fully waterproof. Only natural slate guarantees a perfect performance in any weather condition.

Tradition

Slate has endured the test of time. Its unparalleled character and durability makes this material ideal to preserve the aesthetics appearance and personality of any architectural project.

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