K Systems Unveils First A1 Fire Rated Dash Solution | News | K Systems
26 January 2023

K Systems Unveils First A1 Fire Rated Dash Solution

K Systems, has launched its first A1 fire rated system to market, K Systems A1 Dash.

The award-winning UK System supplier of external wall insulation (EWI), K Systems, has launched its first A1 fire rated system to market, K Systems A1 Dash.

Offering exceptional levels of fire safety, the system also provides exceptional durability, achieving the top performing Category I impact resistance grade, making it an attractive option for low and high-rise buildings in exposed or coastal regions.

The new innovation by K Systems, a Kilwaughter Minerals brand, follows extensive research and development and market research in partnership with existing customers and industry.

Caroline Rowley, Head of Business Development at Kilwaughter Minerals, said:

“We are constantly speaking with our customers and the wider market to create and develop new products that meet their evolving requirements.

“There is a clear demand for a EWI systems that reassure the market that they meet current fire safety regulations, provide high durability and are aesthetically pleasing– and that’s exactly what we’ve created in A1 Dash.

“With the A1 rating, the product is actually exceeding the legal fire requirements, allowing us to provide further peace of mind that customers they have the safest available solution on the market.”

Containing non-combustible mineral wool insulation, the A1 Dash design can also be tailored to the U-value required by clients, whether they’re local authorities, housing associations, architects or installers.

Offering an exceptional variety of dash render finishes, A1 Dash is available in a range of 20 contemporary colours and is cross styled with dash chips to add further texture and style to a building.

Caroline added:

“A1 Dash boasts incredible durability credentials and robust make-up yet is extremely effortless and uncomplicated to work with.

“We are extremely proud to have created a product that delivers real tangible benefits for both applicators working with the product and residents within buildings the product is specified for. We’re also really excited to showcase the modern finishes that can be achieved with dash which is often discounted as an old fashioned option.”

K Systems have worked with the British Board of Agrément to achieve certification which requires demonstration of stringent testing and inspection.

K Systems has been tried, tested and trusted for many years, with solutions for external wall insulation systems, delivering premium products with proven, long-lasting solutions for external wall insulation and cavity drainage systems.

For more information on K Systems, contact K Systems HERE.

View the A1 Dash Product Flyer HERE.


For more information, please contact Carly Rodgers carly@lighthouseni.com or 07772798027

Notes to Editor

  • Established in 1939, Kilwaughter Minerals Limited is a quarry and mineral processor headquartered on a 75-acre site in Larne, Co Antrim, Northern Ireland
  • Kilwaughter produces calcium carbonate based products including, limestone sands, aggregates, derivative products for construction and broader industry and a range of products for the agriculture and landscaping sectors.
  • Kilwaughter’s brands include Kilwaughter Lime, K Systems and K Rend, with K Rend being the UK and Ireland’s largest independent silicone render manufacturer
  • Kilwaughter Minerals was recently recognised as a Best Managed Company by Deloitte Ireland as part of the international Best Managed Company Programme
  • Add Tall Build Awards and previous INCA Awards

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