N e w P r o d u c t s
Take the Highline
Petersen’s new Highline
series of metal wall panels
feature varying rib patterns
and widths for architectural
effects in many applica-
tions. The Highline panels
are 1 3/8 inches deep,
though options include 12-
or 16- inch widths and clip-
less or clip-fastened design.
cladding, for counter tops and floors. Stoneglass
resembles stone or quartz aesthetically but can be
bent, formed and produced in specific thicknesses
of 12, 18 and 30 mm.
Highline panels can be
perforated for use as equipment screens, and can
be installed horizontally or vertically. Maximum
length is 30 ft. for steel and 22 ft. for aluminum.
The Highline series is available in 45 colors.
Ready to Perform
Designed to a T
Viracon has introduced VRE-43, featuring a
.22 solar heat gain coefficient (SHGC) and 43
percent visible light transmission (VLT).
VRE-43 can be combined with a selection of
other fabrication options. It can be applied to a
variety of tinted substrates and on the same sur-
face as digital print or silkscreen. VRE-43 can also
be laminated and insulated.
AGC launched Lacobel T and Matelac T, new
temperable versions of its Lacobel and Matelac
back-painted interior glass products. Because they
are temperable, they can be used for both interi-
or and exterior applications. Both are produced
using high-quality, environmentally friendly paint
and feature a palette of ten colors. Lacobel T pro-
vides a glossy finish, while Matelac T provides a
Lacobel and Matelac are the annealed comple-
ments in the AGC family of back-painted decora-
is a dry-set, solid
metal wall panel
with three comple-
mentary and inter-
Turning to Stone
Pulp Studio is now distributing a new class of
materials called Stoneglass, a glass product that it
says performs like stone. It can be used for both
interior and exterior applications on walls, as
provide bold three-dimensional forms, according
to the company. The three Sculpted 3D design
schemes are Parametric, Ribbon and Minimal.
Architects’ Guide to Glass & Metal