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Protective base profiles are made of aluminium sheeting and are used in the ventilated façade system for the purpose of covering and protecting areas that must provide external air access to the ventilated air gap (typically by the plinth/base of the façade or at the top of the façade beneath the eaves).
Aluminium base profiles can be manufactured in different sizes and thicknesses, as demanded by each individual situation (i.e., thickness of insulation, width of air gap, etc.).
The standard length of a protective base profile is 2.5 m. The perforated part allows for 50% air permeability.
Advantages: the elliptical holes on both parts of the profile make it easy to fasten even if a wall or ventilated air gap is misaligned or uneven. Once the perforated and non-perforated components are fixed in place and adequately evened out, their elliptical holes should cross, forming a rivet hole for fastening the two parts together.
Caution: if a wall is to be thermally insulated, then the protective base profile should be mounted before insulation work begins. The fastening of the non-perforated part will be covered by the insulation material, thus it should be installed first. The perforated part should be fixed in place just before the façade installation is complete. Both parts should then be joined together with rivets at the appropriate points.