fachada zinc pre-patinado

Pre-patinated zinc

pre-patinated zinc façade

Regional Animal Health Laboratory, Villaquilambre. Pre-patinated zinc facade (caption)


pre-patinated zinc roof
pre-patinated zinc façades

Quinta Metálica divides pre-patinated zinc into three colour groups. The first of these groups includes pre-patinated zinc whose surfaces reflect the tone of zinc's natural patina. These finishes have a reasonably uniform look, with a metallic texture like zinc.

The colour of this pre-patinated zinc does not change substantially over the years, maintaining its initial tones from installation.

pre-patinated zinc roofs
pre-patinated zinc curtain wall

The second group has much darker tones, almost anthracite, combining particularly well with slate. The colour is eye catching and solid, giving strength and adding presence to any buildings it covers.

The last group has similar colours to the natural patina but with slight shades of other colours. Quinta Metálica was the first installer in Spain to work with this new range of patinated zinc in blue tones. The material keeps its metallic texture as a background and the blue shade is subtle although doubtlessly gives the panelling a very special aesthetic quality.

pre-patinated zinc curtain wall

Houses in Astilleros, Santander. Blue pigmented zinc roof (caption)

It is important to be aware of the colours of these materials when selecting other materials and finishes / colours (stone, lacquered woodwork, etc.) for the work so we recommend that you contact us to request new samples or even better, request a visit from our technical consultant so you can be shown new samples and samples that have been aged by exposure for these materials.

All the qualities associated with zinc can be applied to pre-patinated zinc. For more information, see the zinc file.

Pre-patinated zinc can be used in the following systems of ours:

  • Seam (roof and facade)
  • Bar joint
  • Butt joint (scales)
  • Facade panels
  • Cassette panels
pre-patinated zinc façade

Regional Animal Health Laboratory, Villaquilambre, León. Light grey and dark grey pre-patinated zinc facades (caption)

More Information (pre-patinated zinc)

Thickness on seam / butt joint* for roof: 0,65 and 0,8mm
Thickness on seam / butt joint for facade 0,65 and 0,8mm
Thickness in facade panels or cassette panels 0,8 to 1,0mm
Maximum manufacturing dimensions Width 1000mm, unlimited length
Specific weight 7,2kg / dm3
Weight installed on roof or facade with seam / butt joint 5,2kg (0,65mm), 5,6kg (0,7mm), 6,5kg (0,8mm)
Fusion point 419,5ºC
Thermal dilation 2,2mm / m / 100ºC
Traction resistance (annealed copper/ hard copper) >150N/mm2
Manufacturing standard UNE EN 988
pre-patinated zinc roof



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