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Rainscreen Wall Systems Barrier Wall Systems
Sculpted 3D*
Minimal
Sculpted 3D*
Ribbon
Sculpted 3D*
Parametric
Arcwall
Standard
Arcwall
Advanced
Ameriplate Econowall Omniplate
1500
Omniplate
2510
Performance Drained and
Back-Ventillated
Rainscreen
× ×
AMMA Pressure-
Equalized
Rainscreen
× × × × × × × ×
Dry-Sealed
Barrier Wall
× × × × × × × ×
Wet-Sealed
Barrier Wall
× × × × × × × ×
Materials Coated
Aluminum
Stainless
Steel
Zinc × × × × ×
Panel Forms Flat × × ×
Curved × × × ×
3D × ×
Panel Returns Formed × ×
Flat × × × × × × ×
Back-Scored × × ×
Panel Dimensions
(inches)
Length 24-160" 48-160" 24-160" 12-160" 12-160" 12-240" 12-160" 12-160" 12-240"
Width 24-66" 24-48" 24-50" 12-65" 12-65" 12-72" 6-36" 12-65" 12-72"
Depth Varies Varies Varies 1.75" 3.75" 2", 2.25", 2.75" 1.5" 1.75" 2.25"
Panel Orientation Horizontal
Vertical × × ×
* Patent Pending
PPL

Metalwërks® Sunshades are vertically or horizontally projecting exterior elements for reducing solar heat gain, cutting glare, and enhancing occupant comfort.

Engineered specifically to integrate with Metalwërks plate facade systems, Metalwërks Sunshades assure structural integrity, aesthetic integration, and long lasting beauty. Choose from a wide variety of shading elements to achieve your design vision, including formed or extruded metal profiles, perforated or solid metal panels, bar grilles and more.

Features and Benefits of Sunshades

Sunshades Product
  • Enables simplified structural integration with Metalwërks plate wall systems
  • Visually complement or contrast with Metalwërks wall systems
  • Post-finished or pre-finished assemblies
  • Long life solid metal assemblies for ultimate durability, with damage-resistant finishes
  • Exposed components manufactured from non-ferrous aluminum or stainless steel that will not rust (unlike galvanized steel or AESS-coated steel)
  • 100% recyclable and manufactured from materials with high post-consumer/ industrial content which can contribute to LEED credits
  • Virtually limitless palette of colors,
    finishes, and textures
  • Aluminum: high performance Kynar® finishes are post applied for the highest quality of
    coverage and uniformity
  • Available in no-VOC powder coated finishes. Non-toxic and non-combustible.
  • Finish warranties up to 20 years (coated aluminum). Consult Metalwërks for limitations.

Uses of Sunshades

  • Roof top cornices with solid formed-metal enclosures, integrated grilles, lighting or grating
  • Slab edges to express the building structure while shading the facade
  • At windows for shading and to reduce solar head gain and glare through glazed openings

Extruding Options: Tubular Aluminum

  • Square standard sizes: 1" x 1" up to 4" x 4"
  • Rectangular standard sizes: 1" x 2" up to 2" x 8"
  • Round sizes: 1"- 6" diameter
  • Custom airfoil, trapezoid or tapered styles
* Patent Pending