FW Panel

FW Panel is a 1 1/2" deep flush metal panel designed for use in vertical and horizontal applications.

Available 12" panel width options include: vee grooves, inverted plank, reveals of up to 3", or a traditional smooth appearance. Regardless of the pattern, the 1 1/2" depth and the tongue-and-groove engagement remain the same.

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Walls

Walls

Roofs

Roofs

Residential

Residential

Commercial

Commercial

Specifications & Details

Details
Maximum Length 24 GA 2' minimum and 8' maximum
22 GA 2' minimum and 15' maximum
Manufacturing Facilities Houston, TX
Note Oil canning is a natural occurrence in metal panels and is not a cause for panel rejection.
Testing
Uplift Test ASTM E1592 (FW Panel)
Note No testing data on FW Reveal
Testing Data For available Test Data, Section Properties or Load Tables, please visit our downloads section.
Panel Options
Panel widths 12"
Pan configurations Inverted Plank, Flat, Vee Grooves
Reveal Options 1" to 3" (panel remains at 12" and reveal size increases coverage)
Coating Kynar 500® (PVDF)
Substrate - Standard 24 GA Galvalume®
- Optional 22 GA Galvalume

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FAQs

Unlike asphalt shingles, which need to be replaced every 12-20 years, metal roofing can last up to 60 years with very little need for maintenance. For many homeowners, a metal roof is a true “one and done” solution they won’t have to worry about replacing in the future.

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Metal roofing actually reflects much of the sun’s heat and energy. While conventional shingles absorb much of the sun’s heat, metal roofing can actually reduce cooling energy costs by as much as 20%. That’s because the coating used on modern metal roof panels incorporates special pigments that reflect the sun’s energy and release heat that is absorbed throughout the day.

The odds of a lightning strike hitting a metal roof are the same as any other roof, regardless of material. In the event that there is a lightning strike, however, metal roofing will not ignite and catch fire since it is not combustible.

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Far from it. Studies conducted by the Insurance Institute for Business & Home Safety (IBHS) have found that metal roofing is far less likely to be punctured by hail than conventional asphalt shingles, withstanding even golf ball-sized hailstones with only cosmetic damage.

Metal roofing consistently outperforms shingles when it comes to resisting harsh elements. In addition to being fire and hail resistant, metal roofs are also effective against extreme winds. Many insurance companies recognize the durability of metal roofing, offering discounts for structures with metal roofs.

A class 4 roof is an impact-resistant roof and will perform will when exposed to hail.

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Get our best tips and tricks for how to measure a roof for metal roofing.

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Metal roofing is an energy efficient, environmentally friendly roofing material that offers cost savings and a long lifespan.

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It is safe to walk on a metal roof. Get answers to the most common questions about how to walk on metal roof tiles.

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Yes! Get four reasons why they are.

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Asphalt saturated, roofing-tar paper, or synthetic?

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Yes! Solar panels and metal roofing are a great match!

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Oil canning is something you see when a metal panel appears wavy or distorted.

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Yes! Installing metal roofing over existing shingles is an excellent way for building owners to not only maximize the longevity of their new roof but also to save on roof tear off expenses.

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