U Panel

The U Panel or “Utility Panel” is perfect for light commercial and industrial roofing and siding applications.


U Panel Metal Roofing & Siding

The U Panel is an all-around quality system designed for both metal roofing and siding, and tailored for contractors.

Engineered for cost-effectiveness and durability, U Panel metal roofing and siding offer a reliable solution for contractors tackling projects throughout Texas and the surrounding regions. Boasting a generous 36” net coverage, this panel is designed to balance affordability with quality, making it a preferred option across the industry.

Easy Installation

With its exposed fastened design, U Panel ensures efficient installation, making it the top pick for contractors working on light commercial and industrial builds. Its sturdy construction guarantees both functionality and durability, meeting the unique demands of southern climates.

Weather Resistance

Created to endure the harsh elements, U Panel metal roofing and siding offer exceptional longevity and sustainability. Contractors can select from a range of energy-efficient colors and paint systems to match the aesthetic requirements of any project.

Material Combination

One of the key advantages of U Panel is its seamless integration with other building materials, providing architects and building owners with endless design possibilities.

Panel Features

Panel Features Include:

  • 26 gauge steel (standard)
  • 29 gauge steel (optional)
  • 24 gauge steel (optional)
  • Substrate Materials:
    • Galvalume (standard)
    • Galvanized (optional)
  • Colors available on standard, premium and metallic.
  • Rib Spacing: 6″ O.C.
  • Rib Height: ¾”

Testing & Performance

Panel Certifications Include:

  • UL Construction Number: TGKX.12
  • Uplift resistance of prepared roof-covering materials
    • UL 580 Class90.
  • Impact resistance of prepared roof-covering materials
    • UL2218 Class 4.
  • Fire tests of roof coverings
    • UL 790.
    • Class A, B, C. External fire exposure.
  • TDI Texas Approved

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Panel Details

Panel Profile

U Panel is suitable for use on the following environments:

  • Extreme High Temperatures
  • Low Temperatures (Freeze/Thaw)
  • High Wind Environments
  • Hail Prone Regions
  • Fire Prone Regions

U Panel is suitable for use on the following building locations:

  • Roofing
  • Siding
  • Ceiling
  • Soffit
  • Interiors
  • Roof: 29.33″ Finished Coverage
  • Wall: 32″ Finished Coverage
  • U Panel is not currently offered with variations differing from the original panel profile.

For custom panel designs, please contact a helpful team member

  • Standard Thickness: 26 gauge steel
  • Optional Thickness: 24 gauge steel*
  • Optional Thickness: 29 gauge steel*


*Longer lead times may apply

  • Exposed, through-fastened screws

U Panel is not available for on-site roll-forming.  The max panel length is determined by the length of the trailer which varies depending on state.  

  • Max Length, Texas: 53′ panels
  • 3/4″ Rib Height

Minimum slope varies based on potential for ice & snow build up:

  • No risk of ice & snow: 1:12 w/ mastic
  • Potential risk of ice & snow: 2:12 w/ mastic
  • PVDF – 40 year
  • SMP – 40 year
  • Acrylic – 40 year
  • Bare Galvalume – 25 year

Panel Documentation

Trim Details

Specification Guide

Installation Guide

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