Take a look at our MaxiBeam FAQs to find out if they might be right for your upcoming project. Remember, MaxiBeam can be used on walls, ceilings, suspended rafts or as independent free standing screens.
MaxiBeam is a lightweight beam system that provides visual style while also being easy to specify, and fast to install.
MaxiBeam is suitable for internal use in many types of environments and sectors:
MaxiBeam can be used on walls, ceilings, suspended rafts or as independent free standing screens. For details, please download our NEW MaxiBeam Specification Guide.
Our NEW MaxiBeam Specification Guide has been designed to introduce you to the MaxiBeam system and take you through the 8 simple steps to specifying MaxiBeam for walls, ceilings, rafts or screens.
Our proven system provides flexible wall and ceiling options to suit your project and deliver strong visual impact alongside unrivalled acoustic performance. MaxiBeam can be adapted easily for different applications and integration requirements, as shown in this guide.
Our standard sizes and weights are:
|THICKNESS||40 or 50mm||40 or 50mm||40 or 50mm||40 or 50mm||40 or 50mm|
|TYPICAL CENTRE VARIANT||100-250mm||125-300mm||150-375mm||200-400mm||200-600mm|
|TYPICAL SPACING VARIANT||50-210mm||75-260mm||100-335mm||150-360mm||150-560mm|
Bespoke heights and shapes are possible with our MaxiBeam system, providing unparalleled creative scope!
For details, please download our NEW MaxiBeam Specification Guide.
MaxiBeam is approximately 50% lighter than solid oak beams, providing the elegance of heavy duty timber beams without the hassle of working with solid timber. Each beam is light enough to be carried by a single person, ranging from 2-6kg.
Normal thickness is either 40mm or 50mm.
High quality, responsibly-sourced mdf with a veneer, laminate or lacquer finish is used for the skin, coupled with a lightweight / hollow core. Material is safe, non-toxic, non-irritant.
Yes, our MaxiBeam system works amazingly well to create different shapes and we’ve collaborated on some very interesting bespoke projects. Please get in touch to discuss your application ideas!
Yes, our MaxiBeam can be used on walls, ceilings, suspended rafts or as independent free standing screens. We have worked on a wide variety of projects with different applications. Please discuss your requirements with our Technical Department for advice.
Yes, MaxiBeam is very flexible and we can work with you to incorporate specific access and service requirements to best effect. Our team are experienced in overcoming integration challenges and have strong expertise in delivering:
Please talk to our Technical Team about your options.
MaxiBeam can be installed under a perforated Supacoustic ceiling, Soft Board Acoustic backing (nominal 12mm thick) or our Premium Grade Acoustic Board (nominal 2mm thick) to achieve acoustic absorption. Please contact us if you wish to use a different material.
Vtec's comprehensive finishing solutions provide you with a fantastic spectrum of colours and effects. Our factory applied finishes give so much more than “just another covering" and leave you with hundreds of options to choose from to create something truly different for your clients.
Standard grade MaxiBeams are not, so if you have an FR requirement we can produce in FR grade to Class 1 or Class 0 standard. Please contact us to find out more about the combinations and options available.
Yes. We are FSC® certified (FSC C160047).
MaxiBeam can be produced as FSC Certified. Please talk to us about your specific requirements prior to quotation.
The Forest Stewardship Council® (FSC®) is a global, not-for-profit organisation dedicated to the promotion of responsible forest management worldwide. FSC defines standards based on agreed principles for responsible forest stewardship that are supported by environmental, social, and economic stakeholders. To learn more, visit www.fsc.org.
No, we are not restrictive and provide detailed instructions to the installer for them to follow.
Our MaxiBeam system is designed for quick installation – with either a fixing cleat, screw from rear or click-fix. Please talk to our Technical Team about your options.
MaxiBeam is supplied as individual beams, which are discreetly installed to ceilings & walls or installed as suspended rafts & free-standing screens. Beams can be installed so they are removable if required – please contact our Technical Department if this is a requirement.
No on-site cutting should be required. MaxiBeam systems are supplied fully finished to avoid on-site cutting and finishing. If beams do require cutting, this can be carried out with standard woodworking tools.
We do not advise direct exposure to water, but they can be used as decorative features in changing areas, spa rooms etc with some precautions. Please contact our Technical Department if this is a requirement.
They are virtually maintenance free but can benefit from dusting or vacuuming with soft brush attachment if you wish.
Any dirt deposits can be wiped off. However, beams should not be subjected to moisture, wet cloths or any type of detergent or abrasive cleaner.
Generally yes. If this is a definite requirement please speak to our Technical Department.
The finishes we provide may vary slightly between items and batches. Please note that due to screen resolution issues the colours shown are representative only.
If you have any unanswered questions after reading our MaxiBeam FAQs, please get in touch and we will be happy to assist you and provide a tailored quote.