PalmShield Articles

Charlemagne Architectural Screening

The modern building envelope is no longer just about functionality alone. While functionality is important, progressive architects, engineers, and designers are truly becoming artists when it comes to exterior building aesthetics and landscape. This is why building designers are coming to PalmSHIELD to upgrade their building’s details. PalmSHIELD’s Charlemagne perforated screening is the perfect, aesthetically […]

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PalmSHIELD’s Perforated Metal Panels: Architectural Screenings for Industrial and Commercial Users

A massive change in today’s building community is mixed-use subdivisions and developments. Retail and professional developments have been mixing for years. But recently, we have seen a wider blend of industrial, commercial, and even retail mixed-use facilities. Small distribution facilities aligned next to retail areas and service-based industries with storefronts are becoming more common. Industrial […]

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Charlemagne Perforated Metal Screening: Beauty, Benefits, and Multiple Uses

Here at PalmSHIELD, no project is too big or too small. We have provided the same improved curb appeal, security, and airflow to residential patios that we have provided with rooftop architectural screening at massive industrial facilities. That’s why we are always on the search for products that are adaptable to any situation. We have […]

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Become an early adopter of city screening requirements

What do cities like San Francisco, CA, Kansas City, MO, Austin, TX, Boulder, CO, and Scottsdale, AZ, have in common? They all have mechanical equipment screening regulations and standards! More and more cities and community planners are implementing these standards with the community in mind. In order to drive business, tourism, and clean up their […]

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Louvers – The most popular option in equipment screening

Whether you are designing a business with high customer traffic, or designing an industrial facility near a major highway visible mechanical equipment can be an unneeded eye-soar for your project. Many cities are even requiring that mechanical equipment, dumpsters, loading docks, etc. are screened from view of the public. That’s why more and more engineers, […]

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The Need for Louvered Rooftop Equipment Screening

Louvered mechanical equipment screening provides necessary airflow for mechanical equipment and significantly improves an industrial area’s aesthetics. But, did you know louvered mechanical equipment screening also provides protection from the elements? PalmSHIELD’s louvered mechanical equipment screens are engineered to meet IBC and ASCE 7-16 codes for wind loads on structures. Often, rooftop louvered mechanical equipment […]

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PalmSHIELD’s new Commercial Horizontal Louver is ready for your next project.

PalmSHIELD is excited to announce our new Asia commercial horizontal louvers.  This new horizontal louver system was designed with the end user’s budget in mind. We recognize that our current Atlas industrial louver system is not for every customer or project.  Asia provides you with a more competitive product line that will guarantee greater sales […]

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Bundle saw in action at PalmSHIELD

Patriot Custom Metals a division of PalmSHIELD has the ability to cut large bundles of tubing or bar stock, with precision each and every time, thanks to our bundle saw. This allows us to quickly and safely cut your metal into pieces that are ready to use. Our bundle saw can handle any type of […]

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Custom cuts with PalmSHIELD’s plasma table

Our plasma cutting table is just one of precision tools Patriot Custom Metals uses on a daily basis to produce fully customized solutions. It is a very efficient and versatile tool for cutting even all sorts of materials, thin or thick, steel or aluminum, quite quickly. When it comes to cutting materials for your custom […]

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Powder Coating at PalmSHIELD

Powder coating is our specialty at IronShield. It is a form of dry coating that is applied electrostatically and then cured in an oven under high heats to turn the dry powder into an opaque, durable “skin.” Powder coating is ideal of metal items, but can also be used on other materials that can conduct […]

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How-to part 3: What to expect in the installation process

Why is PalmSHIELD the most widely used and number one louvered architectural screen system? PalmSHIELD is the only manufacture that provides step-by-step installation instructions for installing posts, panels, and gates. Now that you have read up on project expectations and pre-installation and tools needed, let’s learn the steps to the installation process. INSTALLATION STEPS It is best […]

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How-to part 2: Pre-installation and tools

Why is PalmSHIELD the most widely used and number one louvered architectural screen system?  PalmSHIELD is the only manufacture that provides step-by-step installation instructions for installing posts, panels, and gates. Now that you have read up on what to expect at the beginning of your project, let’s learn about pre-installation and the tools you will […]

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