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ATAS Launches Omawall PL With EVO™ Plate System

Allentown, PA - ATAS International has added Omawall PL with EVO™, a new aluminum plate system, which joins their ever-expanding, concealed-fastener wall panel product lineup.

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Omawall PL with EVO™, an architectural plate panel manufactured in .10 thick aluminum, is described as a great choice for high-end applications, and it is made fully of non-combustible materials. EVO™ is a patented panel extrusion attachment developed by Carter Architectural. Panels are prefabricated and field-cut, saving on installation time and costs by avoiding field-fabrication. It installs quickly and easily in horizontal or vertical orientation with a dry joint design incorporating metal splines to create the reveal appearance.

The standard module sizes are 26” x 26” and 16” x 96”, however, custom sizes are available. The depth of the panel is 1-3/4” and the reveal measures 9/16”. This panel is ideal for all types of commercial, educational, and healthcare buildings, as well as multi-family residential and mixed-use buildings. Omawall PL is available in over 40 standard colors, including the new series of matte colors, and in custom colors. For small orders, ATAS has the capability of post-painting the panels at a cost far less than prepainting an entire coil, which ensures meeting a building’s design intent without breaking the budget.

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This new panel is AAMA 508-07 compliant, which is a voluntary test method and specification for pressure equalized rainscreen wall cladding. It has successfully undergone other performance testing, including AAMA 501.1-15 (dynamic), ASTM E1233 (modified), ASTM E283, ASTM E330, and ASTM E331.

Omawall PL has been fully tested in an NFPA 285 test assembly. Fire safety is of great concern to building owners and municipalities, particularly due to high-rise construction and close proximity of buildings within cities. It was noted that using this plate system as part of a wall assembly will assist with fire spreading concerns in drained/back ventilated rainscreen designs.

Jim Bush, Vice President of Sales and Marketing, stated, “ATAS has long offered a wide variety of wall panel options, including single skin concealed and exposed fastener panels, metal composite material (MCM) panels, and insulated metal panels (IMPs). By adding Omawall PL, it further expands the choices of wall cladding, and can be incorporated into a building’s façade along with many of our other products. ATAS’ color consistency and product quality will contribute to the overall aesthetics and performance long into the life of the building.”

About ATAS International Inc.

atas logo 1963Founded in 1963, ATAS International, Inc. is a leading manufacturer of metal roofing, wall cladding, ceilings, perimeter edge metal, and accessories. The ATAS portfolio features an expansive selection of products available in aluminum, steel, zinc, stainless steel, and copper. Standard profiles include narrow and wide ribbed wall panels, corrugated styles, standing seam and batten seam roof systems, metal shingles, shakes, tiles, and more. Additional options include curved, tapered, and perforated panels; concealed or exposed fasteners; smooth or embossed textures; horizontal and vertical applications; and a choice of over 40 stock colors with 70% PVDF finish.

With sustainability at the forefront of modern building design, ATAS proudly supports green building objectives with high performance solutions, such as solar-ready roof panels, insulated metal panels, cool roofing products, and solar air heating wall panels. The ATAS team consists of product and market specialists that provide a high level of support for your project, from initial discovery and design to installation. ATAS has two ISO 9001:2015 certified manufacturing locations in the United States: the headquarters in Allentown, PA, and their facility in Mesa, AZ. ATAS also has a second location in Allentown, PA, and recently added a new manufacturing location in University Park, IL. For more information about ATAS International, visit www.atas.com or call 610.395.8445.

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