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Column casing solutions

Our extensive column casing range provides a stylish and integrated finish and is the perfect solution for concealing internal and external structural columns simply, quickly and cost effectively.

To provide the maximum design versatility and choice, our column casing range includes casings manufactured from pre-formed plywood, aluminium, and stainless steel, as well as glass reinforced plastic (GRP) and gypsum (GRG).

Completing the product line up is the Metza fire rated column casing system. Used primarily to protect mezzanine floor support columns with a purpose designed fire resistant casing.

As a result, we can provide column casing solutions to meet the broadest scope of specifications, installations and project needs including an exceptionally wide choice of standard and bespoke dimensions, shapes and decorative column finishes.

Our column casings are the preferred choice for many architects, specifiers and contractors and are already used in a wide range of sectors including, commercial, retail, hotel, sports and leisure, as well as education and healthcare.

Alongside our wide range of products, we also offer a supply and install service, enabling us to maintain complete control over the project and provide expert installation solutions.

Circa

Circular and semi-circular column casings manufactured from pre-formed plywood for interior applications only. A wide choice of finishes is available and can be specified in a range of standard and bespoke sizes.

Quadra

Square and rectangular column casings manufactured from pre-formed plywood for interior applications only. A wide choice of finishes is available and can be specified in a range of standard and bespoke sizes.

Forma

Metal column casings manufactured from aluminium, stainless steel and steel for exterior and interior applications. Available in an extensive range of finishes, Forma can be specified in circular, semi-circular, square, rectangular profiles, as well as bespoke shapes.

Polyma

Suitable for both interior and exterior applications, Polyma is a moulded glass reinforced polymer GRP casing solution that possesses excellent resistance to weathering, scuffing and damage making it ideal for applications use in high traffic environments.

Gypra

Designed solely for interior use, Gypra column casings are moulded from glass reinforced gypsum (GRG) to provide an excellent blend of simple installation, strength and versatility. They can be manufactured to individual specifications and virtually any bespoke shape.

Metza

Designed primarily for use with mezzanine floor installations to protect the supporting columns with a dedicated fire-resistant casing. Manufactured using an outer skin of coated steel, lined with a dense fire-resistant fire-tech board.

Our Circa and Quadra casings are manufactured using 12mm and 8mm pre-formed plywood, respectively. This allows a high degree of design flexibility to be achieved, enabling circular, square and rectangular styles to be produced that meet a broad range of applications.

Whether the project requires a plain finish for onsite painting or pre-finished decorative surface, choose from our virtually limitless choice of laminated finishes or real wood veneers – we’ve got it covered.

The Forma range of metal column casings includes both aluminium and stainless steel to provide the broadest practical choice for use in both interior and exterior environments.

With the wide range of finishes, including RAL PPC coatings, brushed, anodised, embossed and textured options, our metal casings provide an extremely versatile solution that can meet both the aesthetic and functional demands of any project.

Our Polyma GRP and Gypra GRG column casing ranges provide even greater choice and flexibility for specifiers, contractors and installers, offering cost effective solutions for interior and exterior column casing projects. Gypra GRG is designed for interior use only, while Polyma can be specified for interior and exterior projects.

Completing the product line up is our Metza fire rated column casing system. Designed primarily for use with mezzanine floor installations to protect the supporting columns with a dedicated fire-resistant casing, Metza is manufactured using an outer skin of coated steel, lined with a dense fire-resistant fire-tech board to provide fire protection.

 

Supplementary information

Fire protection:

While specific column casing products within the Encasement range are classified as achieving Class 0 rating, in accordance with BS 476:Part 6 relating to fire propagation, they should be regarded as providing no fire protection to structural columns or components within a building.

Finish options:

The choice of decorative column finishes within our column casing range provides a wide palette of textures and colours to meet most specifications and aesthetic requirements whilst integrating with interior and exterior building design.

 

To view the range of finishes available in our column casing range and browse our selection guide, please click here.