Link & Lock ™ Open Joint Soffit

Link & Lock™ is the innovative hidden fastener solution! The system was designed for easy install and creative adaptability in a variety of exterior applications. 

The Link & Lock™ aluminum batten system complement any architectural design being non-combustible and weather resistant and also accepts matching Longboard end caps where needed to create a finished look. 

The system is available in various dimensions and all woodgrain, solid color, naturally aged metal, and specialty finish options. These 2-piece battens can be installed in a variety of different ways and orientations to achieve beam, fin or louvre designs.

Finishes

Most Popular Finishes

(Ready to ship within 1 week for orders less than 15k sq.ft)

Woodgrains

Longboard's woodgrain finishes have a slight texture with a matte sheen.

Solid & Specialty

Textured Matte
Solid

Textured Matte
Solid

Textured Matte
Solid

Smooth Satin
Solid

Smooth Satin
Solid

Smooth Satin
Solid

Smooth Satin
Metallic

Smooth Satin
Metallic

Smooth Satin
Solid

Smooth Satin
Solid

Black

BLA

Smooth Satin
Solid

Smooth Satin
Solid

Smooth Satin
Solid

Smooth Satin
Metallic

Smooth Satin
Solid

Additional Finishes

(Ready to ship within 14 weeks)

Woodgrains

Longboard's woodgrain finishes have a slight texture with a matte sheen.

Solid & Specialty

Smooth Satin
Solid

Smooth Satin
Metallic

Speckle

Textured Matte
Speckle

Textured Matte
Speckle

Textured Matte
Speckle

Textured Matte
Speckle

Textured Matte
Speckle

Textured Matte
Speckle

Textured Matte
Speckle

Textured Matte
Speckle

Textured Matte
Speckle

Textured Matte
Speckle

Naturally Aged Metals

Textured Matte
Naturally Aged Metals

Textured Matte
Naturally Aged Metals

Smooth Glossy
Naturally Aged Metals

Textured Matte
Naturally Aged Metals

Textured Matte
Naturally Aged Metals

Your screen, and our pictures do not accurately reflect aspects of our finishes – textures, sheen, woodgrain hues, etc. Always order a physical sample before purchase!

Contact us to confirm lead times for orders greater than 15k sq.ft in the Most Popular Finishes category.

Longboard Finish Classification

Type: Woodgrain / Solid / Metallic /
Speckle / Naturally Aged Metal
Surface: Smooth / Textured
Sheen: Matte / Satin / Glossy
Performance: AAMA 2604 / AAMA 2605
Finish Warranty: 15 Year / 20 Year

Longboard® is Innovative Sustainable Quality Visually Stunning

Ease of Install

Our thorough and detailed installation guides offer simple to follow steps to increase efficiency and reduce time on the job site.

The sample images below are illustrative of some of the steps outlined in our documentation.

Technical Specifications

Code Compliance

  • ICC ESR 4183
  • LADBS – Los Angeles Department of Building and Safety

Combustibility

  • ASTM E136 – Behavior of Materials in a Vertical Tube Furnace 
  • CAN/ULC S114 (CANADA) – Non-Combustibility (weight loss) 
  • EN 13501 (UK/EU) – Combustibility Classification
  • EN ISO 1716 (UK/EU) – Heat of combustion (calorific loss)

Flame Spread & Smoke Development

  • ASTM E84 – Flame Spread & Smoke Development 
  • ASTM E2768 – Flame Spread & Smoke Development
  • UL 723 (USA) – Flame Spread & Smoke Development
  • CAN/ULC S102 (CANADA) – Flame Spread & Smoke Development 

Light Reflectance

  • ASTM E1477 – LRV (light reflectance value) 

Environmental

  • LEED – Evaluates a building’s environmental performance
  • EPD – Life-cycle environmental impact of products 

All Longboard systems are available using our Longboard ECO™ line of sustainable aluminum materials. Longboard ECO™ products are made from minimum 50% recycled aluminum and possess verified life cycle impact assessment (LCIA) and product-specific environmental product declarations (EPD).

Product Components

Link & Lock™ Battens

Dimensions12’24’End Caps (20/box)End Mounts (20/box)
2”2X2LL.1452X2LL.2892LLEC.22LLEM.2
4”2X4LL.1452X4LL.2892LLEC.42LLEM.4
6”2X6LL.1452X6LL.2892LLEC.62LLEM.6
8”2X8LL.1452X8LL.2892LLEC.82LLEM.8

Link & Lock™ HD Battens

Dimensions12’24’End Caps (20/box)End Mounts (20/box)
6”2X6LLHD.1452X6LLHD.2892LLHDEC.62LLHDEM.6
8”2X8LLHD.1452X8LLHD.2892LLHDEC.82LLHDEM.8

Link & Lock™ Box Battens

Dimensions12’24’End Caps (20/box)End Mounts (20/box)
4 x 4"4X4LL.1454X4LL.2894LLEC.4-
4 x 6”4X6LL.1454X6LL.2894LLEC.6-

Mounting Accessories

ProductQtySKU
Link & Lock Mounting Clip48, bagLLMC.N48
Dewalt® 1/2” Pilot Point Drill Bit1DRILLBT.05
24' Internal Stiffener1LLSTIFF.289
108' 3M® Double Sided Tape1 rollLLTAPE.1296

Link & Lock™ Mounting Brackets

ProductSingleDual
45° LEFT FIXEDLLMBK.45LFLLMDK.45LF
45° RIGHT FIXED LLMBK.45RFLLMDK.45RF
90° CENTER FIXEDLLMBK.90FLLMDK.90F
45° LEFT SLIDING LLMBK.45LSLLMDK.45LS
45° RIGHT SLIDINGLLMBK.45RSLLMDK.45RS
90° CENTER SLIDING LLMBK.90SLLMDK.90S
2" Batten
4" Batten
6" Batten
8" Batten
4x4" Box Batten
4x6" Box Batten
2" End Cap
4" End Cap
6" End Cap
8" End Cap
Single Fixed bracket
Dual Bracket
Mounting Clip
2" End Mount
4" End Mount
6" End Mount
8" End Mount
L&L Internal Stiffner
Dewalt® 1/2" Pilot Point Drill Bit
3M® Double Sided Adhesive Tape

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