Panel-Loc Metal Panel



APPLICATION:  Roofing, Siding, Interior Projects, Buildings

GAUGE:  Ultra 26 gauge | Prime 29 gauge


STEEL THICKNESS:  Ultra 0.0185″ | Prime 0.0150″


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

TOTAL THICKNESS: Ultra 0.0202″ | Prime 0.0167″





  • Lifetime limited paint adhesion
  • 30-yr. chalk and fade
  • 20-yr. Galvalume perforation
Panel-Loc 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 Panel-Loc.

Panel-Loc® Product Sheet
Residential Roofing Brochure
Product Guide (Lowell, AR / St. Peters, MO)
Product Guide (Hartford, SD / Michigan City, IN)
Product Guide (Texas)

Panel-Loc™ is the classic panel for post frame barns and buildings. It is a reliable low-rib panel for metal buildings and roofs, giving agricultural and light commercial projects, as well as residential roofs, the protection of steel with an attractive appearance.

Our Panel-Loc metal panels are available in three qualities: Standard, Prime, and Ultra.

  • Available in 26 and 29 gauge steel.
  • Panel-loc comes with 36″ coverage; wide fastening surface for easy application.
  • Engineered with a Siphon Groove to minimize leaks.
  • Drain channel minimizes leaking and guards against wind, rain, and snow.
  • Comes in over 20 colors with several in a textured matte finish.
  • Customers may experience longer lead times as this panel is only produced in our Lowell, AR facility.

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

Contact your sales representative for custom color options.

Color Chart (Lowell, AR / St Peters, MO / Texas / Hartford, SD)
Textured Color Chart (Lowell, AR / St Peters, MO)

Our products have been rigorously tested to make sure that they meet the highest standards of quality. We seek to meet, or exceed, the industry standards by focusing on quality control checks to ensure a consistent, reliable product. The testing documents below showcase testing and approvals for Panel-Loc.

UL2218 UL Approval, Impact Resistance, Class 4
UL790 UL Approval, Fire Resistance, Class A

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.

Panel-Loc comes with a Limited Lifetime warranty to help protect your investment in your home or business.

Learn more about warranties.

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 Panel-Loc for the ultimate protection from rain and snow plus, with CentralGuard®, it also has the perfect balance of fade protection, rust blocking, and dent resistance.

Download these helpful tools to learn more:

Layers of Protection
Fade, Rust, Dent
CentralGuard with Texture
White house with steel roof
Metal products distributor yard


Recent projects using this post frame metal panel

Residential Home with Horizon-Loc Metal Roof in Matte Black