The two-year build programme culminated in the museum’s on the web unveiling on December two, 2020. In a location that is renowned for pushing the limitations in architectural structure, the Museum of the Long run in Dubai is a single of the most intricate façade projects. Created by architectural firm Killa Design and style, and conceived as a composite construction from the outset, the engineering marvel depicts the added benefits of constructing with highly developed composites.
Notus Composites, an impressive prepreg methods service provider dependent in the UAE, has labored with the Museum’s two façade companies, Affan Revolutionary Structures and Nova Composites, to provide the composite resources for this distinctive exterior cladding.
Owing to open in 2021, the Museum of the Long run features 1024 cladding panels that have been designed employing a blend of Notus’ multiaxial glass and carbon prepregs. These EPFR-609 prepregs and NE11FR surfacing films provide exceptional fire efficiency and have been authorized by the Dubai Civil Defence (DCD).
Every panel is distinctive in form as the Arabic calligraphy covering the façade is moulded into each unique panel, with the black letters also forming the glazed window penetrations in the façade.
The multiaxial prepregs were being laminated in CNC milled moulds at Affan’s and Nova’s factories in Dubai, prior to glazing features, LED lights devices and stainless metal surface area finishes were being additional, and the panels delivered to internet site for installation.
Notus Composites, a new entrant to the prepreg marketplace in 2015 and winner of the Ras Al Khaimah No cost Trade Zone Business Excellence Award for Ideal New Startup, is particularly properly acknowledged inside of the ME location for its products’ exceptional fire efficiency. Its epoxy prepregs have been examined and qualified to all of the vital architectural field standards and the enterprise is the only manufacturer in the entire world whose epoxy FR prepreg resources have correctly handed the difficult NFPA 285 take a look at, as properly other vital checks such as ASTM E84 and EN13501-1.
Immediately after original massive scale projects in wind electricity, the enterprise continued to increase into civil engineering and architectural composites in 2016. As properly as working on the Museum of the Long run, Notus has also supplied prepreg resources for the flagship Rolex Retailer in Dubai Mall, carbon fibre palm tree shading at the prestigious Nakheel Mall, many EXPO 2020 pavilions and a showpiece chandelier for a properly-acknowledged lodge on Dubai’s Palm Jumeirah.
“It has been a superb possibility to function on the Museum of the Long run,” commented Mihir Shah, managing director, Notus Composites. “We have appear such a prolonged way given that 2015 and are now providing into some of the greatest and most intricate composite construction projects in the Middle East. It is good to see our expense in tests and progress being productive, as our clientele keep on to provide at any time much larger FR composite buildings.”
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Notus Composites (UAE) has accomplished delivery of fire retardant (FR) epoxy prepreg for Dubai’s Museum of the Long run, a single of the most intricate façade projects. The enterprise has supplied in excess of 600,000m2 of prepreg resources for the building’s exterior façade panels. The museum has 1024 cladding panels designed with Notus’ multiaxial glass and carbon prepregs.