Plate Façade System


BENCHMARK Plate Façade System

BENCHMARK By Kingspan’s Plate façade system provides a colorful range of options. Not just aesthetically pleasing, this building façade system has been engineered to be extremely durable and highly resistance to impact damage. Also built with flexibility in mind, BENCHMARK’s Plate can easily be installed horizontally or vertically as well as integrated with traditional construction methods and building systems.

  • Variations in joint width, depth, pattern, and materials
  • Design options include true radius panels
  • All metallic materials available in this system
  • All materials back-routed for clean, crisp fold lines
  • Route reinforcement incorporated at all panel bend locations
  • Shallow vs. Deep full perimeter extrusion framework options
  • Rivetless & concealed fastener options
  • AAMA 508, NFPA 285 Compliant system
  • Clips installed on 2 sides of each panel
  • Weep/vent hole spacing calculated for proper pressure equalization

Product Information

Technical Information
Performance Testing & Approvals
Colors & Coatings

The following technical detail pertains to the barrier wall system only. The exterior façade system needs to be evaluated separately.

Exterior profile Shadowline or flat with stucco embossing (optional non-embossed)
Interior profile Shadowline or flat with stucco embossing (optional non-embossed)
Exterior gauge 26, optional 24 or 22 ga
Interior gauge 26, optional 24 or 22 ga
Width 42” standard (24”, 30”, 36” optional)
Reveal options ⅜” to accommodate rail
Lengths 8’ – 48’ *
Thicknesses 2”, 2.5”, 3”, 4”, 5” and 6”
Post Fabrication N/A
R-value ≈ 7.2 per inch per ASTM C518 @ 75˚F
≈ 8.25 per inch per ASTM C518 @ 35°F
Orientation Vertical or Horizontal
* Consult a Regional Sales Manager for additional lengths.
The following testing applies to the barrier wall panel only.
Test Procedure Results
Fire ASTM E84 Flame Spread: 25 or Less / Smoke Developed: 450 or Less
CAN/ULC-S101 Fire Endurance Tests: 10 min and 15 min stayed in place
CAN/ULC-S102 Flame Spread: 20 / Smoke Developed: 350 for panel with facings
CAN/ULC-S127 Flame Spread: <500 for foam core
NFPA 259 Tested for potential heat of building materials
NFPA 268 Passed: Standard test method for determining ignitability of exterior wall assemblies using a radiant heat energy source
NFPA 285 Passed: Standard Fire Test Method for Evaluation of Fire Propagation Characteristics of Exterior Non-Load-Bearing Wall Assemblies Containing Combustible Components
Structural ASTM E72 Vacuum chamber tested. Panel load / span and deflection tables are available
Thermal Transmission ASTM C518
Thermal Performance at 75°   Thermal Performance at 35°
Thickness K-Factor R-Value Thickness K-Factor R-Value
2 0.07 14.4 2 0.06 16
2.5 0.06 18.0 2.5 0.05 20
3 0.05 21.6 3 0.04 24
4 0.03 28.8 4 0.03 32
5 0.03 36.0 5 0.03 40
6 0.02 43.2 6 0.02 48
Air Infiltration ASTM E283 0.003 CFM/ft² of Panel Area at 6.24 psf
Water ASTM E331 No uncontrolled water penetration at 20 psf differential pressure
AAMA 501.1 Dynamic water pressure testing – no sign of water leakage at 15 psf
Fatigue Tests Cyclic test to positive and negative wind loading to ± L/180 deflection The panels exceeded 2 million alternate cycles without failure or damage
Bond Strength ASTM D1623 Panels tested for tensile bond strength of metal to foam
Sample placed in an autoclave device and pressurized to 2 PSI at 212 °F for 2-1/2 hrs
No skin delamination with direct pull off pressure up to 1188 psf

At Kingspan, we understand the unique challenges that design and construction professionals face every day. To do our part in meeting these demands, Kingspan products are offered with our team’s guidance and technical expertise, followed up after construction is completed with our product warranties:

Kingspan barrier wall panel warranty:

  • 2 year standard material workmanship warranty
  • Up to 20 year standard finish warranty

Plate Facade System warranty:

  • Please contact Kingspan for specific Plate Facade System warranty details.


Contact our sales or customer service departments for information regarding our optional warranty programs.

BENCHMARK By Kingspan provides a wide range of color options and finishes including:
  • Custom color matching between products available

  • Natural finishes available: wood, mineral, granite, patina & stone paint

  • Kynar-coated, powder-coated and epoxy paint systems, wood grains, prints and anodized finishes for aluminum products

  • Vapor deposition, anodized, custom patinas and mechanical finishes for specialty metals

  • Ability to withstand extreme temperatures and humidity removing geographic limitations

  • Aged Finishes available



BENCHMARK Facade Product Selector


BENCHMARK Product Selector

Please contact Kingspan for more information regarding Plate details.

BENCHMARK KarrierPanel Facades Installation Guide

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