7.2 Panel

Exposed Fastener Metal Panels

7.2 Panel

APPLICATION:  Roofing, Siding, Buildings


GAUGE: 26 ga. | 24 ga.

STEEL THICKNESS:  26 ga. 0.0185″ | 24 ga. 0.023″


  • Top coat paint: .70 mil
  • Top coat primer: .30 mil
  • Bottom coat backer: .35 mil
  • Bottom coat primer: .35 mil

TOTAL THICKNESS: 26 ga. 0.0202″ | 24 ga. 0.0247″


STEEL STRENGTH: 80,000 PSI (26 ga.) | 50,000 PSI (24 ga.)


  • Lifetime limited paint adhesion
  • 30-yr. chalk and fade
  • 20-yr. Galvalume perforation
  • More info here
7.2 Panel Specifications and Line Drawing

Central States offers a variety of educational tools for your use. We recommend reviewing the below documents when making your decision to buy 7.2 Panel.

7.2 Panel Product Sheet
Product Guide

Available in 24 and 26 gauge, this deep rib panel is a great choice for both commercial and industrial applications. This exposed fastener panel can be installed horizontally or vertically. Its symmetrical, repeating pattern gives the classic deep-rib look that architects love, and is great for canopies and carports.

Our 7.2 panel is available in two qualities: Prime and Ultra. Prime and Ultra panels come with CentralGuard.

Available to Region 3 – Cedar Hill/Seguin, TX, and Region 1 – Lowell, AR/St. Peters, MO plants.

  • The trapezoidal design also provides superior load and span capacities, saving money in structural support.
  • Excellent load and spanning strength.
  • Available in 36″ and 28.8″ coverage.
  • Ideal for low sloped roofs such as canopies and carports.
  • Available in 19 colors.

Available in a multitude of popular colors to complement your project and other finish materials. Find the color that best suits your needs from the chart below.

For custom color options, contact your sales representative.

Color Chart

This panel does not have any documented certified testing. Please consider upgrading to another panel if testing (like wind resistance, uplift, etc.) is important in your decision.

When you buy Central States metal roofing, siding, or buildings, you can be assured that your new investment will look great for a lifetime. Our warranties cover you in unexpected times. We offer a variety of warranties, depending on the material and panel profile you choose.

The 7.2 metal panel comes with a Limited Lifetime warranty helping protect your investment in home or business.


Central States has taken the guesswork out of selecting a panel quality with our CentralGuard® system – our specific combination of everything that goes into making the highest-quality metal panels. The CentralGuard name guarantees that you have the best protection and a lifetime paint warranty.

Choose the 7.2 Metal Panel for the ultimate protection from rain and snow, plus the perfect balance of fade protection, rust blocking, and dent resistance.

Download these helpful tools to learn more:

Layers of Protection
Fade, Rust, Dent
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