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SCC Walk the Walls Panels

SCC Walk the Walls Panels

Author: Jami//Categories: Case Studies

Delivery of Project: 

May 2011 SCC Walk the Walls Panels

Description 

26 x Historic display boards in and around Southampton Old town wall ruins. Brief SCC Arts and Heritage Department commissioned CML to produce panels that would fit over existing display boards already positioned around the wall ruins. Detailed artwork was to be printed onto the surface of the panels.

Specification 

The specification for the panels: outdoor use, weather resistant, fire retardant, anti graffiti, UV Stable.

Expected Life Cycle 

25 years

Materials 

CML used a DSM Firestop 5000-S-9747 gelcoat colour matched to colour “Southampton Stone” this was backed up with a 489PA/Prefil F, fire retardant resin system. After printing, the panels were coated with a Durepox - Repel coating system that was both anti graffiti resistant and UV stable. Installation The new panels were designed to be slightly bigger and to fit over the old boards. After the old boards were keyed up the new ones were glued on with an acrylic bonding adhesive called Plexus MA425.

More Information 

Southampton Arts and Heritage E: art.gallery@southampton.gov.uk T: 02380 833007 Tommi Buckley +44 2380 660770 tommi@compositemouldings.com

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