Cladding systems are, next to fire and blast rated solutions, a very important part of the overall architecture of the structures in refineries, the petrochemical industry, oil (tank) terminals, onshore and offshore oil and gas installations, wind energy substations, e-buildings, LNG installations, and power plants.
Cladding systems have a controlling effect on the internal environment of the building. It controls, among others, the light penetration and the radiation from the sun. Therefore, cladding systems should be able to separate the effects of the outdoor environment from the indoor environment in other the maintain the internal conditions as intended.
This eBook outlines the following information on cladding systems:
- The importance of cladding systems
- The different types of cladding systems
- The application of cladding systems