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METALCON Online and RAiNA Present… What Makes Rainscreen Walls Work

Curious or confused about what “rainscreen” means or how it relates to wall performance? This session provides an overview of rainscreen wall designs, including all the visible and hidden components and important factors in performance. Claddings and attachments, the air cavity and why width matters, water control, structural considerations, fire and combustibility, exterior insulation … all this and more will be touched on.

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METALCON 2023 Hits the Jackpot in Las Vegas

Once again, Las Vegas proved to be a phenomenal venue for METALCON. From dynamic exhibits to inspiring keynotes, intensive workshops and free educational sessions, attendees from 50 countries from Australia to Zambia learned from top industry experts and networked with colleagues at the only event dedicated exclusively to the application of metal in design and construction.

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METALCON Year-Round: Beyond the Annual Show

Enjoy the benefits of METALCON all year with METALCONLive! Webinars, ongoing METALFOCUS Safety Certification Programs, the METALCONnection Newsletter and the METALCON Blog! METALCONLive! resumes TOMORROW with “What Makes Rainscreen Walls Work.”

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Viva Las … METALCON

One week after the 32nd METALCON has come to a close, #MagnificentMetalMonday presents METALCON “by the numbers.” Attendees and exhibitors both “rolled the dice” and “WON BIG” in Vegas while at METALCON ’23.

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