Dry Panel, Ventilated, Pressure Equalized Rain Screen, or Rain Screen Panel Systems, including Rain Screen Curtain Wall Systems use gaskets, caulk, extrusions, painted metal strips, and combinations of these, are typically specified when a reveal is desired. These rain screens are a facade, requiring the installer to apply a weather barrier between the panel system and structural wall.
SAF offers two kinds of rainscreens: drained-back-ventiliated and pressure equalized. Both meet AAMA 509-09 rating standard. Choose SAF C4000 ACM or choose SAF M4000 RainScreen 0.125 Aluminum Panels tested for air and water resistance per ASTM 283 and 331. Also available is our C4500 Pressure Equalized Rain Screen Panel System. If installed properly, the system will comply with AAMA 508.