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1" MET-FOAM Light Weight Insulated Aluminum Panel

1" MET-FOAM Light Weight Insulated Aluminum Panel
    Code: MET
    Price: $0.00
    Shipping Weight: 60.00 pounds
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    Product Description

    Met-Foam™ Insulated Aluminum Panels are 1" thick and are an excellent solution for low budget applications for a light-weight easy to handle metal panel that maintains that high-tech look with energy-saving, insulating properties. These panels are used for Shadow Box glazing applications, low traffic area retrofits, second floor and above Curtain Wall, In-fill panels, Spandrel Panels, and Opaque Glazing Panels. Featuring an insulating extruded (XPS) foam core with an R value of 5.25 sandwiched between two .040 thickness aluminum sheets. Met-Foam™ insulated metal wall panels are offered in wide variety of Painted and Anodized standard colors providing a decorative and economical light weight insulated metal panel solution for exterior metal wall panel and interior metal wall surfaces.

    Product Number Equivalents:
    Firestone Una-Clad Series 45, Series 200 is equal to our 1” Met-Foam


    Insulated Metal Panels - 1" MET-Foam™ Specifications Section 08 80 00 Glazing


    • 1.01 SCOPE
      A. Supply 1” Met-Foam insulated metal glazing panels as manufactured by Columbia Architectural Products, Inc. dba Metal Panel Store located in Beltsville, Maryland 20705 (301)-937-4383
      B. Panels shall consist of metal laminated to stabilizer substrates with an insulating core material. Panels are designed to be glazed into a window system or curtain wall system.
      A. Manufacturer shall have a minimum of 15 years experience in the manufacturing of this type of panel.
      B. Provide all architectural panels from a single source.
      C. Field measurements shall be taken prior to the manufacturing and or cutting
    • 1.03 SUBMITTALS
      A. Manufacture’s Product Data sheets.
      B. Submit three (3) each, samples 3” x 4”
    • 1.04 WARRANTY
      A. Provide manufacture’s standard limited warranty document executed by an authorized company official.
      B. Panel manufacturer shall warrant the panels, it supplies will be free from defects in material and workmanship for a period of two (2) years from substantial completion.
      C. Panel manufacturer shall warrant that the painted finish will not chalk, crack or peel for a period of twenty (20) years from substantial completion. INSULATED
      A. Materials will be delivered to the site in an undamaged condition. Use care in handling and hoisting of panels during transportation and at jobsite. All panels and component parts to be stored above grade, on pallets or blocking, out of contact with the ground under protective covers, inside the building, or in storage trailers, so as to prevent damage, warping, bending, or condensation from forming between the panels.
      B. Prefinished panel exteriors shall be protected with strippable vinyl masking during manufacture, delivery, storage, and installation. Follow manufacturer’s recommended instructions for the removal of the masking.
      C. All damaged panels shall be removed from the site and replaced with new panels at no additional cost to the owner. All materials shall be new and of the best quality. Materials shall be delivered and stored on site in sufficient quantities to allow for the continuity of the work.
      D. All materials shall be protected at all times from damage of all kinds, including scratches, dents, stains, and deformation. No damaged materials shall be incorporated into any of the work. Protection during installation shall be the responsibility of the contractor.
      A. All products other than those referenced herein, must be pre-qualified (by manufacturer and /or contractor) at least ten (10) business days prior to the bid date for consideration. A contractor entertaining submission of a bid proposal must furnish a sample panel, complete with manufacturers literature describing all materials and manufacturing processes, and additional information as shown below:
      1. 1. Sample must be same type in which bid will be based upon.
      2. 2. Provide documentation showing manufacturer has been in business producing
      3. 3. Provide evidence that the installer has been in business installing similar type products for a minimum of five (5) years.


      A. Acceptable Manufacturer:
      Cap Industries, Inc., 10722 Tucker Street, Beltsville, MD. 20705 USA;
      Telephone: 301-937-4383, Fax: 301-937-6850,
      Internet address:
      B. Other manufacturers offering products will be considered acceptable as equal, provided the materials submitted meet or exceed all of the qualities and design standards as specified herein. Products will be considered acceptable, provided those products are bid in strict compliance with this specification and requirements of this project, (refer to Item1.06, A). The Owner reserves the right to disapprove alternate manufacturers for aesthetic as well as functional reasons.
      A. Panels are to be 1” nominal thickness. (actual thickness 1-3/32”).
      1. 1. Face: .040 aluminum. (smooth).
      2. 2. Finish: as selected from manufacturer’s standard colors.
      3. 3. Core: extruded polystyrene (XPS) foam board.
      4. 4. Back: .040 aluminum. (smooth).
    • 2.03 FABRICATION
      A. Panels are to be produced in a controlled environment using state of the art automated laminating equipment. Heated adhesive applied to each surface by an automated reciprocal spray system assuring an even coverage to the exact thickness required for proper adhesion of all parts. Minimum 100 lb. pressure evenly applied with an automated rotary pinch roller to assure a high strength bond.
    • 2.04 ACCESSORIES
      A. Moldings, angles or stops as required providing a weather tight installation.
      B. Sealants as recommended for use as an infill panel component.
    • 2.05 FINISHES
      A. Exposed aluminum surfaces: All exposed surfaces of insulated metal glazing panels shall be finished with Polyvinyl-fluoride system meeting “Kynar 500.” Duranar Fluoropolymer or equal manufacturer’s standard 2-coat thermo-cured system composed of specially formulated inhibitive primer, fluorocarbon color coat with a dry film thickness not less than 1.5 mils, and conforming to AAMA 605.2. Exposed surfaces shall be clean of oils, dirt, and free of blemishes. Color shall be selected by Owner from manufacturer’s standard colors. Unless otherwise noted. The back face shall have either mill finish or of random finish material.


      A. Verify existing wall opening conditions to determine that all conditions required for installation of panels are within tolerances acceptable and are ready to receive the work of this section.
      A. Verify existing wall opening conditions to determine that all conditions required for installation of panels are within tolerances acceptable and are ready to receive the work of this section.
      B. Use only skilled tradesmen and complete all work in strict accordance with the manufacturer’s specifications and recommendations for the installation of the panels and associated components as well as the approved project shop drawings and these specifications.
      C. All panels shall be installed with setting blocks in a fixed glazed window system as indicated on shop drawings. Install panels and other components securely in place, with provisions for thermal and structural movement.
      D. Exposed surfaces shall be kept clean and free from sealants, metal cuttings, hazardous burrs, and any other foreign materials. Stained, discolored, or damaged panels shall be removed from the site.
      E. Perform all glazing operations to completely seal metal to metal contact surfaces. Use sealants as recommended for use as an infill panel component.
      A. Clean aluminum surfaces promptly after installation of panels in accordance with the manufacturer’s instructions. Exercise extreme caution to avoid damage to finish. Do not use abrasives, caustic, or acid cleaning agents in cleaning surfaces of panels. Thoroughly clean all surfaces of any excess sealant prior to sealant curing, compounds, dirt, handling marks, or other substances by using cleaning agents acceptable to the panel manufacturer. Touch up all scratches, abrasion, blemishes, and other defects in the prefinished metal surface with factory supplied finish materials.
      B. Initiate all protection and other precautions required to ensure that panels will be without damage or deterioration (other than normal weathering) at time of acceptance. Send copy of written recommendations for maintenance and protection of panels to the Owner following Substantial Completion of Panel Contract.

    Tech Data

    Insulated Metal Panel - 1" Met-Foam™


    • Product Name
      1" Met-Foam Insulated Glazing Panel

      1. Manufacture
        Columbia Architectural Products, Inc. 10722 Tucker Street Beltsville, Maryland 20705 phone: (301) 937-4383 fax: (301) 937-6850 web:

        1. Panel Description
          Met-Foam is our trade name for our light-weight insulated glazing panel. Available in variety of standard colors.

          Typically these panels are installed in low traffic areas and above first floor levels in place of glass in aluminum glazing/ storefront channels and on setting blocks. No mechanical fasteners or adhesives are used.

          Alclad glazing panels can be cut on site with standard carpentry tools. All panels are masked to protect them throughout the installation process.

          Stock sizes are 48" widths and are available in 96" & 120" lengths.

          1. Panel Composition

            Our standard 1" nominal thickness panel is made up of .040 or .050 aluminum color face, 1" extruded polystyrene core and .040 mill or random finished aluminum back for Single faced panels, and .040 or .050 color sheet on back for Double faced panels. This panel offers an R value of 5.20.

            1. Features and Benefits

              Met-Foam glazing panels offer a number of benefits to the building envelope. This Light-weight panel offers time and money savings on installations and building maintenance. Applications Include;

              In-Fill Panels, Storefronts, Opaque glazing, Spandrels

              Alclad glazing panels can be cut on site with standard carpentry tools. All panels are masked to protect them throughout the installation process.
            2. Our standard colors offer beauty and durability with a coil coated Kynar 500® finish. Both solid and metallic colors come with a 20 year finish warranty and little to no maintenance is required.

              1. Technical data for Kynar 500® Coating on aluminum:

                * Life Expectancy 20 years exposure: Chalk-rating 8 or better * ASTM G-23 Type EH Apparatus) Accelerated Weathering 5,000 hours: Chalk-rating 8 or better * ASTM D 2794 - Impact Resistance (1/2" ball indenter, Gardner Impact tester. No cracking or adhesion loss * ASTM B 117 - Salt Spray Resistance, 3000 hours * ASTM D 1308 - Chemical/Acid Pollution Resistance - Pass * ASTM D 968 - Abrasion Resistance - 65+ 10 liters .

                1. Columbia Architectural Products, Inc. Manufacturers of Fine Architectural Products
                  Colors supplied by Petersen Aluminum Corporation


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