Single-skin, insulated metal panels and metal composite material panels are the backbone of metal wall construction. The following charts highlight some of their attributes.
Panel possibilities and core characteristics of today’s metal walls
Metal Architecture thanks the sources that provided information that went into this feature:
Brian Gough, product development engineer, AEP Span, Tacoma, Wash.
Brian N. Jaks, PE, vice president, Green Span Profiles, Waller, Texas
Brian Clifford, CSI, CDT, vice president, product group management, C.R. Laurence Co. Inc., Los Angeles
Doug McIntyre, director of research and business development, Altech Panel Systems, Cartersville, Ga.
David McCorriston, technical and new product development manager, Morin Corp., Bristol, Conn.
Ian Manser, technical director, Kingspan Insulated Panels, North America, Deland, Fla.
Brian Haraf, vice president of light-gauge sales, Metal Sales Manufacturing Corp., Louisville, Ky.
Melissa Grimes, CSI, CDT, marketing director, Laminators Inc., Hatfield, Pa.
Joe Marzahl, metal product manager, Firestone Building Products, Nashville, Tenn
Scott Kriner, retired technical director of the Metal Construction Association and president of Green Metal Consulting Inc., Macungie, Pa.
VM Building Solutions USA Inc., Raleigh, N.C.