Parasoleil Design Guide Pamplet

Parasoleil Aluminum Panel Thickness Guide Data Sheet Questions? Contact Parasoleil for complete specifications, installation requirements and warranty coverage. Ceiling Design Guide Parasoleil offers decorative laser cut aluminum panels in several standard thicknesses. We offer detailed project specific design assistance to ensure the most appropriate thickness is specified based on the amount of panel deflection under the given project design pressure. Panel thickness selection factors • Application type • Panel span between supports • Project engineering design pressure • Documented code compliance requirements • Fastening method 1/8” thick aluminum panels • Generally recommended span: 24-36” • Durable plus light weight for ease of installation • Commonly used for: • Residential & commercial shade structures • Commercial ceilings • Commercial cladding with mid-panel support 3/16” thick aluminum panels v Generally recommended span: 30-48” v Good span capability with visual weight for brand conscious eye-level applications and wider clear span over-head applications v Commonly used for: • commercial wider span shade structures • Commercial wider span cladding • Commercial screens 1/4” thick aluminum panels v Generally recommended span: 36-52” v Good span capability with visual weight for brand conscious eye-level applications and wider clear span over-head applications v Commonly used for: • commercial wider span shade structures • Commercial wider span cladding • Commercial screens 02-041918 Allowable deflection represents the maximum deflection allowed by International Building Code (IBC) L/60. Notes: Values above are for general reference only and may not be recommended for your specific project requirements. Values above are based on: • Exposure B, Risk Factor IV • Lemon Drop as baseline pattern • PBI installation hardware Contact Parasoleil for recommendations for high wind pressure conditions not shown above or for your specific project.

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