BENCHMARK Designwall R Series Architectural Wall Panels

Designwall R Series architectural wall panels provide a profiled, accent version of BENCHMARK's Designwall 2000 wall panel with variable rib configurations at 7/8" deep. Variable rib configurations are available in module widths of 12”, 16”, 20” and 24”. Designwall R Series interfaces and engages with other Designwall horizontal panel profiles to create a distinct accent.

  • All thickness options engage with Flushglaze 4500 and 7500 integral window systems
  • Panel lengths available as long as 20’ and as short as 4’
  • Designwall R Series joint perfectly matches Designwall 2000, 4000 and Shadowline
  • Completely integrates with extruded or anodized aluminum design louvers
  • GREENGUARD Gold Certified 

Product Information

Technical Information
Performance Testing & Approvals
Profile Exterior: Ribbed
Interior: Flat
Embossing Exterior: Stucco or non-embossed
Interior: Stucco or non-embossed
Gauge Exterior: 22 ga
Interior: 24, 22 ga
Width 12”, 16”, 20”, 24”
Thickness 2.5”, 3”, 4”
Length 2' - 24’
Reveal option N/A
Orientation Vertical or horizontal
Post Fabrication Transverse bends, end caps
R-value ≈ 7 per inch based on low cell thickness per ASTM C1363
Fabrication method Structurally bonded

Test Procedure Results
Flammability FM-4880 Passed: Class 1 Fire Rating of Insulated Wall or Wall and Roof/Ceiling Panels, Interior Finish Materials or Coatings, and Exterior Wall Systems 2” thru 6”
  ASTM E84 Flame spread <25, smoke developed <450
CAN/ULC-S102 Flame spread: 20, Smoke developed: 145 for panel with facings
CAN/ULC-S127 Flame spread: 435 for foam core
CAN/ULC S134 Passed: standard method of test for fire of exterior wall assemblies
UL 263 Classified as component of 1 hr, 2 hr, or 3 hr fire-rated wall assembly
NFPA 259 Tested for potential heat of building materials 12,448 BTU/lb.
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 in multi-story applications
Structural FM-4881 Passed: Class +65 / -91 Zone TC
ASTM E72 Vacuum chamber tested. Panel load / span and deflection tables are available
TAS 201, 202, 203 Testing to +/- 80 psf on 36” wide panels
Blast Loading ASTM F1642 or GSA-TS01 Panels installed on metal stud system shall be tested to withstand a minimum shock load of 6 psi peak pressure and 42 psi-msec impulse pressure
Thermal Transmission ASTM C518 or ASTM C1363
Thermal Performance at 75˚
Thickness R-Value
2.5 11
3 14
4 22
Air Infiltration ASTM E283 0.01 CFM/ft² of panel area at 20 psf
Water Penetration ASTM E331 No uncontrolled water penetration at 70 psf differential pressure. No water penetration at 6.24 psf pressure differential for a two (2) hour duration.
AAMA 501.1 Dynamic water pressure testing – no sign of water leakage at 15 psf
Water Absorption ASTM C209 No more than 0.127 percent water absorption by volume under  24-hour full water submersion
Fatigue Cyclic test to positive and negative wind loading to ± 20 psf The panels exceeded 2 million alternate cycles without failure or damage
Bond Strength Autoclave Sample placed in an autoclave device and pressurized to 2 PSI at 217 °F for 2 ½ hrs
Humid aging No metal primer interface corrosion and/or delamination shall occur after 1000 hours at 135˚F and 100 percent relative humidity
Regional Approvals Miami-Dade Listing N.O.A. # 16-0329.09 (expires 05/18/2022)
  City of Los Angeles LARR #26046
UL Canada Listing File # R19992
Intertek Listing CCRR Report #1037
Florida Product Approval FL 20453.1-R1

In today’s challenging construction market, realizing the customer’s requirements often involve leaving the past behind and stretching the boundaries forward. Kingspan products and services are engineered to provide the confidence necessary to meet these challenges.  
BENCHMARK By Kingspan insulated metal wall panels have been used on every continent in the world under extreme climatic conditions and are manufactured from the highest quality materials, using state of the art production equipment to rigorous quality control standards, ensuring long-term reliability and service life.

  • 2 year standard material workmanship warranty
  • Up to 20 years standard finish warranty
Contact our sales or customer service departments for information regarding our optional warranty programs.


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