General

Does Speedpanel increase my Green Star rating?
Is Speedpanel cyclonic tested?
Do Speedpanel provide AutoCAD details?
Is Speedpanel available in finishes other than galvanised steel?
Does Speedpanel increase my Green Star rating?

At Speedpanel we are proud of our green initiatives and dedication to providing products which minimise or mitigate environmental impacts wherever possible. Speedpanel improves your Green Star Rating within the areas of life cycle assessment in Green Star, steel products in buildings, and concrete use in buildings. For more information on the Green Star Rating visit the Green Building Council of Australia website, or contact us +61 3 9724 6888.

Is Speedpanel cyclonic tested?

Yes, our 78mm panel is cyclonic tested for external facades in standard or low wind regions of Australia and New Zealand up to the highest ‘wind region’ category as defined by AS/NZ 1170.2:2011, cyclonic regions C and D. It is important to note that Speedpanel installation for cyclonic regions must adhere to the details outlined in our Cyclonic Systems brochure to ensure the best performance. For more information please contact us on +61 3 9724 6888.

Do Speedpanel provide AutoCAD details?

Yes, Speedpanel provide AutoCAD, Revit, and PDF details for many of our products and accessories.

For access to these files please refer to our Design Hub and Resources page.

Is Speedpanel available in finishes other than galvanised steel?

Speedpanel can be manufactured in multiple colours. Colour steel and Colorbond material is commonly used for an aesthetically pleasing finish on Speedpanel walls. Speedpanel carries several standard colours at all times. All colours can be sourced but may incur additional lead times. Galvanised Speedpanel can also be painted. Using a quality etch primer to the galvanised surface, then allows your top coats to be colour your heart desires.

Installation

How do you put the last Speedpanel in place?
Who installs Speedpanel?
Can Speedpanel walls be pressurised?
Can I attach handrails to the Speedpanel wall?
Are penetrations certified within Speedpanel wall systems?
Are doors certified within Speedpanel wall systems?
How do you put the last Speedpanel in place?

To complete a wall, the C-track is cut and folded open to allow the final four panels to be positioned like an arc and then in one movement snap them into place (much like tongue and groove flooring).

Who installs Speedpanel?

The beauty about Speedpanel systems is the ease and simplicity of assembly. Many of our customers have installed Speedpanel with great success. Various competent tradesmen including plasterers, carpenters and block layers have all successfully installed Speedpanel systems. Whilst Speedpanel do not install ourselves, we are more than happy to provide the appropriate levels of support to ensure your installation is a success. We can also provide contact details to many experienced installers from within your region.

Depending on the size of a project, builders may choose to have a separate Speedpanel package or alternatively offer Speedpanel within other trade packages of a project.

It also common for contractors to propose Speedpanel Systems as a cost saving alternative to builders to help them win a tender.

Can Speedpanel walls be pressurised?

Yes, you can simply add extra sealant to the panel joints. This sealant should only be carried out after panels have been installed so as to ensure the tongue and groove of the panels properly engage. Leakage data can be obtained in our High Rise and Commercial Systems Guide on the Resources page.

Can I attach handrails to the Speedpanel wall?

Speedpanel recommend that the handrail is built into the stair master. For our continuous horizontal stacking and vertical stacking applications that do not use any lintel, these walls cannot have the hand rail attached to the Speedpanel. The only time a handrail can be attached to a Speedpanel wall is when it is vertically installed between two structural elements. (In a scissor stair this would mean a lintel is required between landings. Information is available from Speedpanel regarding this connection detail).

Are penetrations certified within Speedpanel wall systems?

Yes, Speedpanel can have multiple apertures of up to 4m2 each without any additional support. There is also a vast array of tested and certified passive fire solutions to deal with plumbing, electrical and mechanical service penetrations through Speedpanel walls. For more information on penetrations please contact us: +61 3 9724 6888.

Are doors certified within Speedpanel wall systems?

Multiple door manufacturers have various types of doors and jamb configurations tested and certified within Speedpanel wall systems. For more information please contact us: +61 3 9724 6888.

Orders & Delivery

What is the standard lead time required for ordering Speedpanel?
Is Speedpanel cut to length?
SectionCan I specify the core density of the Speedpanel I require?
What quantity of Speedpanel is in each pack size?
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