In the field of ventilated walls, Marazzi Engineering is committed to offering its customers and designers a complete solution, comprehensive of a wide range of services. From the basic design to the final plans, from the actual production of the parts to the installation and assistance on site, Marazzi Engineering is able to supply "turnkey" ventilated walls or to offer its customers the expertise of its technical staff and its experience for the benefit of their projects and resources to resolve any issues concerning the appearance, features or technical specifications.
One of the distinctive qualities of Marazzi Engineering that has made it an undisputed benchmark in the industry, is its ability to integrate its solid experience in design and building with the production in house of the majority of the components that make up the package of the facade, subject to strict in house quality control. As far as the design phase is concerned, Marazzi Engineering supports architects right from the initial steps in the process, offering suggestions and advice to ensure the ventilated facade will fit in perfectly with the building.
Marazzi Engineering's services:
Designing a ventilated wall
Marazzi Engineering's technical department works out the executive ventilated wall's project in tight collaboration with the architect, since the beginning of the creative process, giving advices and suggestions in order to grant a perfect integration between architecture and the ventilated wall.
Some basics steps of the process are:
Production and procurement
Strength of Marazzi Engineering is that it can count on Marazzi Group’s high production capacity to make any type of facing in high technology porcelain stoneware.
Marazzi Engineering also has an in-house production unit for A.G.S. and Modul Panel anchoring systems. For Marazzi Engineering, this means a radical reduction in delivery times for many solutions of ventilated walls, the supply of plates pre-assembled with the plugs (or pre-assembled if the Modul Panel system has been chosen) and the guarantee of superior quality standards thanks to the certified, in-house control procedures. For all the parts that are not produced in house, Marazzi Engineering works with leading European manufacturers of substructures and anchoring systems.
Marazzi Engineering invests heavily at the installation stage because it is convinced this is the only way to fully meet the customer’s expectations in terms of the technical specifications, design and quality of the finished product. Site management and disposal of trustworthy highly qualified and experienced personnel are activites to which Marazzi Engineering devotes special care. Its technical personnel are always on site throughout the assembly stage, making it possible to achieve total, ongoing control of the quality of the job.
The flow of work involved for site installation can be summarised as follows:
Solutions in detail
At Marazzi Engineering, the focus on defining the details of a ventilated wall solution starts right at the design stage.
The details that are most frequently involved include:
Marazzi Engineering’s service also continues after the ventilated wall is in place with the supply of a tips and standards manual to safeguard proper use and maintenance of the facade, if required.