Design & Specification of ACM / MCM in Today’s Architecture

This presentation will cover a wide range of timely topics important to the architect, designer, and specifier of contemporary interior and exterior metal panels. It will provide an overview of aluminum and metal composite materials as well address ACM’s attributes, basic design guidelines, attachment systems, specifications, and cost considerations.

Learning Objectives

  1. To understand the physical characteristics as well as the finish characteristics of ACM/MCM.
  2. To understand cost considerations of ACM/MCM versus other materials.
  3. To understand the definition and attributes, material structures, manufacturing process of ACM/MCM.
  4. To understand the differences between exterior attachment systems (wet seal, dry seal, rain screen) and interior systems of ACM/MCM.

Contact Information:

Renee Mullin

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