FUSION 2.0

MINIMAL FRAME SYSTEM

YEAR:2018

CLIENT:AMIITO-TECH

The FUSION 2.0 product refers to an innovative and intelligent modular façade system for moving panels that can reach theoretically unlimited dimensions within its own production standards. Such system is entirely created from scratch in all its components, aiming to blend the best thermal, acoustic and air and water permeability performances. With superior aesthetics leading to the highest example of minimalist essence in architecture, still not foregoing of being the system in the market that best solves the accessibility problems for users with reduced mobility. It simplifies the practical solution from its installation to its maintenance.

Offering innovating answers that cross, in a very balanced fashion, the fields of architecture, engineering and design, searching for base-concepts employing intelligent technologies, superior performances and essentially minimalistic aesthetics, knowledgeable of the international markets’ most technical demands, AMIITO-Tech describes FUSION 2.0 system as the most balanced system in the market regarding the three most essential values on developing a product: Design, Function, and Maintenance.

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Design shows itself in the FUSION 2.0 system as an uniform aesthetic solution, where the system’s fixed rim perfectly sets itself in the building and, in addition to remaining concealed in the finishing materials after installation, it only reveals itself through the level plates and subtle perimeter lines that allow moving of the panels in said fixed and concealed rim in the building.

Function, in the FUSION 2.0 system, is fully solid as it addresses issues ranging from integrating the tiniest element into the whole of the system and vice-versa, to issues that are intrinsically related to sustainable manufacturing, economic impact and overall technical performance. Finally, the main aspect is the user experience in all its possible aspects, from the temporary user who will use the building during its construction period, as well as the end user, who will use the building in its lifetime.

Lastly, Maintenance, taken in special consideration in FUSION 2.0, as the system allows simple maintenance that can be easily done even by the end user. It allows for easy replacement of system-complete components, the only visible ones in the system, at any point in the building’s lifetime, either during the construction phase – usually critical time given the intensive use and carelessness by the building team – as well as post-construction.

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Among other advantages, the system has a unique feature in the market, given that the system’s fixed rim, the one in contact with the building, has perimeter cavities just below the trim caps. Thus, transforming into technical spaces that allow the use of rigorous mechanical fixings that offer the highest safety to users. This basic principle was inspired by the most elaborate curtain wall systems on the market equipping the tallest and most complex towers in the world. In these cavities, additional subsystems may be introduced which further improve the technical performance and user experience, namely:

  • Thermal probes able to heat the aluminium profiles’ surface, allowing the system to be used in countries where recurrent snow and negative temperatures occur, maintaining the same overall performance of the system applied in a country of mild temperature;
  • Thermal-acoustic insulating foam boards; LED lighting strips;
  • Intrusion security sensors;
  • Introduction of concrete or biometric slabs to control automatic mobility and access control systems;

Figure 1: Vertical section: Construction detail – Thermal probe application in FUSION 2.0 system cavities

Figure 2: Vertical section: Construction detail – Access to technical cavities (removal of trim caps)

Figure 3: Vertical section: Construction detail – Grid application for additional water drainage

PERFORMANCES

Technical transmission: (calculation module 4.60 x 3.00 meters)
ISO EN 10077-1 + ISO EM 10077-2
Ug = 0.7 W/(m²K)
Uw = 1.0 W/(m²K)


Water tightness:
ISO EN 12208 + ISO EN 1027

Up to E1650


Air permeability:
ISO EN 12207 + ISO EN 1026

Up to Class 4


Wind resistance:
ISO EN 12210 + ISO EN 12211

Up to Class C5


Impact resistance:
ISO EN 12600 + ISO EN 1630

Up to Class 5


Acoustic attenuation:
ISO EN 10140 + ISO EN 717

Rw: 42dB (up to)


Intrusion security:
ISO EN 1627

RC2/WK2 (up to)


PATENT

Application EP19188397.4

File Number EP19188397

25/7/2018

Priority to PT110884

Application filed 2019-07-25

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