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Firestone to Protean Conversion

Protean Alternatives to Discontinued
Una-Clad Products

Looking for alternatives to discontinued Una-Clad products? Protean has a series of options that can meet and exceed your expectations, all backed by a Twenty Year Finish & Five Year Workmanship & Durability Guarantee for standard products.

Discontinued Firestone Products Protean Alternatives
Una-Clad Series 10 HC-100
Una-Clad Series 45 HC-100
Una-Clad Series 1000 ACM-100
Una-Clad Series 1200 ACM-200RS
Una-Clad Series 3000 AP-1125
Una-Clad Series 3200 AP-3000RS
Una-Clad Series 2000 HC-100
Una-Clad Series 4500 AP-2000RS
Una-Clad 100 CC & 200 CC AP-COL-100 & AP-COL–200

HONEYCOMB WALL PANEL SYSTEMS

Protean’s HC-100 honeycomb core laminated wall panels are the only viable alternative on the market to replace discontinued Una-Clad Series 10 & Series 45 panels. Protean’s HC-100 panels offer large, ‘dead flat’ expanses and can be engineered to your design needs. HC-100 and HC-200 are well suited to large scale projects that include government, education and civic buildings.

HC-100 Honeycomb Core Laminated Wall Panels Comparable to
Una-Clad Series 10 & Series 45

Best for projects needing:

  • Large, ‘dead flat’ expanses
  • High strength and wind load resistance
  • Large panels
  • Complex panel configurations
  • Low cost

Note: HC-100 replaces Una-Clad Series 2000 but is not equivalent.

HC-200 Honeycomb Core Laminated Wall Panels Offer a Rainscreen Style Alternative

Best for projects needing:

  • Large, ‘dead flat’ expanses
  • High strength and wind load resistance
  • Large panels
  • Crisp aesthetic without caulk lines
  • Simple/geometric panel configurations
  • Low maintenance and sustainability

RAINSCREEN SYSTEMS

Protean’s AP-2000RS rainscreen cladding systems offer design functionality comparable to the Una-Clad Series 4500. AP-2000RS systems can be engineered to your design needs by offering curved, radiused and multi-bend panels to help achieve your vision at a reasonable cost. AP-2000RS and AP-3000RS work well for civic, education, and government buildings as well as for retail/commercial accents.

AP-2000RS Aluminum Plate Rainscreen Systems Comparable to
Una-Clad Series 4500

Best for projects needing:

  • Cladding down to grade
  • Small volume with custom colors
  • Sustainability and low maintenance
  • Entrances and accents
  • Sustainability and longevity for larger, monumental projects

AP-3000RS Aluminum Plate Rainscreen Systems Comparable to
Una-Clad Series 3200

Best for projects needing:

  • Same applications as for AP-2000RS, plus
  • A crisp aesthetic
  • Long horizontal and vertical panels

Caption:
Protean’s ACM-100 panels and AP-COL column covers were incorporated into the design of the Harvey B. Grant Center for African America Studies.

ALUMINUM COMPOSITE SYSTEMS (ACM)

Protean’s ACM-100 wall panels are a replacement for the Una-Clad Series 1000 and Una-Clad Series 2000 barrier systems. ACM-100 panels provide a sharp look at a competitive price and are ideal for retail, commercial or multi-family buildings.

ACM-100 Barrier Wall Systems Comparable to
Una-Clad Series 1000 & Series 1200

Best for projects needing:

  • Low rise, above grade use
  • Low cost materials
  • Branding/corporate identity
  • Shorter service life requirements

ALUMINUM PLATE BARRIER WALL SYSTEMS

Protean’s AP-1125 panels are an equivalent to discontinued Una-Clad Series 3000.Unlike Una-Clad 3000 and other plate panel barrier systems on the market, Protean’s AP-1125 panels include attachment tabs that allow field installation without additional parts. AP-1125 can be installed in less time with greater efficiency than systems that require clips, struts and field assembly. Ideal for projects with multiple bends, shapes and contours on varying planes, AP-1125’s durable material holds complex shapes enabling a curved or sloped aesthetic. AP-1125 is well suited for civic, education and government buildings as well as for commercial/retail accents.

AP-1125 Aluminum Plate Panels Comparable to
Una-Clad Series 3000

Best for projects needing:

  • Cladding down to grade
  • Small volume with custom colors
  • Complex building contours
  • Entrances and accents
  • Sustainability and longevity for larger, monumental projects
  • Seismic considerations (AP-2125)

COLUMN COVERS

Available in round, square or oval shapes, Protean column covers come in a variety of finishes and in lengths up to 15′ for the greatest flexibility in the market.

AP-COL-100 & AP-COL–200 Aluminum Plate Column Covers
Comparable to Una-Clad 100 CC & 200 CC

“We have found that Protean’s HC-100 honeycomb panels are very easy to install and the pricing for HC-100 panels is comparable to ACM panels on the market. As a result we prefer and recommend Protean honeycomb panels to competitors’ ACM panels.”

Terry Smith, Vice President
Battlefield Roofing Company

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