Welcome to the Nichiha Installer Atlas for Architectural Wall Panels (AWP) installed horizontally. This quick reference is intended as a reminder for the most essential aspects of installation. Please refer to the full AWP Horizontal Installation Guide for complete information prior to the installation process.
Stuff You'll Need On-Site
Cordless Drill + bits, Cordless Impact + bits
Chamfering Bit (Size according to screw head used for face fastening)
Tin Snips •Chalk Line •Speed Square •Framing Square / Straight Edge
Clips / Extrusions
#8 or #10 Exterior Grade, Corrosion-Resistant Pan, Wafer, or Hex Head Screws (DO NOT USE BUGLE HEADS with Clips and Starter Track) with length to penetrate wood stud/furring by min. 1" or metal stud/furring by min. 1/2".
#7, #8, or #10 Exterior Grade Bugle Head Screws - Fully Threaded with length to penetrate wood studs by min. 1" or metal studs by min. 1/2".
Sealant - ASTM C920, Class 35 Compliant (see Install Guide page 19)
MH Ready Patch •Painters Tape
Color Matched Exterior Acrylic Latex Paint
Paint Brush (small, artist type for touch ups) •Microfiber Cloths •Rags
Soft Bristle Industrial Brush •Dust Masks (N100, O100, or P100)
AWP-1818 & 3030 Installation Guides
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