AP-2500RS Metal Plate Rainscreen Panels

Aluminum Plate Panels (AP)

The AP-2500RS Series is formed plate, back-ventilated rainscreen panel system, which provides a smooth joint with caulk free edges. AP panel systems are best used applications that go down to grade, or as accents with low volume custom colors. The AP-2500RS is our most easily installed plate system, due to an integrated drainage channel. Minimal service requirements result in economical cost over the service life of your project.

Materials of Construction

  • Standard: 0.125” Aluminum (3003/3105 alloy)
  • Options: 0.080” & 0.090”
  • 5005 alloy (for anodized), 0.080” & 0.125”
  • 16 Ga Stainless Steel
  • Perforated Metal

Coatings and Colors

  • Standard: Kynar 500 Finish (unlimited palette)
  • Options: Mica, Anodized, 2B, #4 or #8 Stainless

Panel Sizes

  • Maximum Panel Width: 53”
  • Optimal Widths: 17”, 23”, 41”, 53” (for lowest cost)
  • Maximum Length: 15’ (180”)
  • Optimal Length: 46”, 94”, 142”, 180”
  • System Depth: 1.5”


  • Civic Buildings, Educational Buildings, Government Buildings

Panels Design Configurations

  • Rectangular or Square Flat Panels
  • Geometrically Shaped Panels
  • Bent Panels – Corner Panels, Copings
  • Multiple Bends – Fascia Panels
  • Multiple Systems Depths (Shadow)


  • ½” Dry Joint, Vertical & Horizontal

Panel Weights (Approximate)

  • 1.875 #/SF (0.125”)
  • 1.35 #/SF (0.080”)
  • 2.65 #/SF (16 Ga SS)

Testing Information Available

  • Air Infiltration: ASTM E-283
  • Structural: ASTM E-330
  • Water Penetration: ASTM E-331
  • Impact: ASTM E1886, E1996, TAS 201 (pending)
  • Static Air: TAS 202 (pending)
  • Cyclic Wind: TAS 203 (pending)


Utilizing standard installation details, AP-2500RS series panels are sequentially installed to the structure with mechanical fasteners as a rainscreen system. Panel system utilizes an integrated drainage channel for ease of installation. We recommend use of hat girts and self-tapping screws; however, our panels can be fastened to flat strap furring or direct to 5/8” or heavier plywood. Panel system must be backed by and requires proper Air/Water barrier to be designed and installed as with any rainscreen panel system.


1 Year Workmanship
& 10 year finish
5 year anodized finish


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