R-Panel is a multi-use wall and roof panel used primarily in pre-engineered metal building applications. An optional Purlin Bearing Leg (PBR) rests on purlins and provides support for fastening the panel lap. 

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  • Minimum slope 1:12 (with sealant)

  • Oil Canning is a natural occurrence in metal panels and is not a cause for panel rejection

Testing Data

  • Fire Rating: Class A
  • Uplift Test: UL580 Class 90
  • Air Infiltration: ASTM E1680
  • Water Infiltration: ASTM E1646
  • Class 4 Impact Resistance: UL2218
  • Static Water: FM 4471 Appendix G 
    (24 GA PBR only)
  • Florida State Approval: 1747.9, 1832.11
  • Fire Resistance: UL263
  • Miami Dade Approval: 
    NOA #17-0829.04 
    (roof-24 GA min. PBR) 
    NOA #17-0829.05
    (wall-24 GA min. PBR)
  • Texas Department of Insurance Approval: RC-284 (PBR Only)

  • For any available Test Data, Section Properties or Load Tables, please visit our downloads section

Panel Options

  • Roof panels:
    purlin bearing leg required
  • Wall panels:
    non-purlin bearing leg optional
  • Coating:
    - Kynar 500® (PVDF)
    - Silicone Modified Polyester (SMP)
  • Substrate:
    - Standard 26 GA Galvalume® 
      (roof and wall panels)

    - Optional 24, 22 GA Galvalume   
    wall panels only)

Details and Components Gallery

R-Panel is a multi-use wall and roof panel used primarily in pre-engineered metal building applications. An optional Purlin Bearing Leg (PBR) rests on purlins and provides support for fastening the panel lap. Our photo gallery is designed to help customers better visualize the appearance of R panel by seeing actual projects that use the panel. There’s nothing quite like seeing a product in action before you take the leap and make a significant investment for your project.

Requirements for R-Panel Walls and Roofs

Installation of R-panel roofs requires a minimum slope of 1:12 and butyl sealant should be utilized in the laps. R-panel wall and roof panels also feature a Class A fire rating under UL 790 (ASTM E108 and NFPA 256) procedures R-Panel has been thoroughly tested as proven by testing, including UL 580 Class 90 Uplift testing, ASTM E1680 air infiltration, ASTM E1646  water infiltration,  and UL2218 Class 4 impact resistance.

R-Panel also has Florida State Approval 1747.9 and 1832.11, Miami Dade Approval (PBR only) and Texas Department of Insurance Approval RC-284 (PBR only). 

A Variety of Options

You can customize your R-panel wall or roof selection in a number of ways, including purlin-bearing legs, coatings, substrates and more. Non-purlin bearing legs are options for R-panel walls, while purlin-bearing legs are required for roof panels. Choose from among a wide range of Kynar 500® colors, or silicone-modified polyester coatings. Enjoy standard 26 GA Galvalume® substrate with roof and wall panels, or select optional 22- or 24-gauge Galvalume® panels.

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