Best Practices for Use of Single Skin/Plate Metal for Exterior Cladding: Fabrication

For the appearance and performance of Single Skin/Plate metal to be premium quality, there are two very different, but equally important, tasks to be focused on. The first of these tasks is the fabrication of the single skin / plate metal from the “as manufactured” format to the desired end product. The second task is the installation of the fabricated cladding. 

In some instances, the installed appearance and/or performance is not as expected by the client. After reading this paper the reader will be aware of specific items to be considered in the fabrication of single skin/plate metal for exterior cladding and the end goal of a high-quality project. 


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