The VariAL H system is a fully secret fix baffle jointed cassette rainscreen, with fully adjustable vertical aluminium mullion support system. Best suited to vertical application on walls, for new build and overcladding existing structures.

Ash & Lacy are members of the CWCT (Centre for Window and Cladding Technology), and the design of all our Façade systems adhere to CWCT design principles.



  • Fully secret-fixed system, delivering aesthetically flat, precise panels with no visible fixings
  • Accommodates a multitude of panel shapes and configurations, offering ultimate flexibility in aesthetic design techniques
  • Complete system supplied in component form, with no requirement for on-site fabrication
  • Independency of panels allows efficient installation around service areas, and individual demounting for maintenance and repair requirements
  • Variable joint sizes, with a range of joint profile details and treatment options to suit individual project requirements
  • Comprises 5 basic mullions ranging from 50mm to 150mm in depth. Mullions can be installed on almost any form of sub-structure or frame, and can span from floor to floor if required
  • No specific installation start point. Panels can be fitted at random, if desired, due to the unique panel carrier, which is fully adjustable and can be locked and unlocked with ease
  • Fire tested by Warringtonfire – Classified A1 to EN 13501-1 3mm Aluminium with no coating applied or with anodised coating applied.
  • Fire tested by Warringtonfire – Classified A2-s1, d0 to EN 13501-1 3mm Aluminium with PPC coating or 4mm Alucobond A2 ACM applied.
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