Retro-Shake

Experimental metal siding system.

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Siding With A Personality

Retro-Shake is a set of unique steel siding systems. Applied as 5′-10′ long panels or field cut into smaller shake pieces, Retro-Shake is an experimental steel siding. RE1 is a lap or through fastened panel while RE2 is a clip fastened panel.

Design & Size

Retro-Shake lengths are a standard 10′ long, though 5′ or 1′ lengths are available by special order. Retro-Shake comes in 29 and 26 gauge standard.

Size

Width Varies by Use
10', 5' Standard Lengths

Gauge & Weight

Varies by gauge and use

Warranty & Finish

Retro-Shake carries a 40 year paint warranty and 30 year fade/chalk warranty. Unpainted Galvalume carries a 25 year warranty. The painted option is a baked on enamel paint over primer and Galvalume. The non-painted Galvalume option is 45% zinc and 55% aluminum with a clear acrylic overcoat.

Finish & Warranty

Painted: 40 Years
Galvalume: 25 Years

Reflectivity

25-67%

Purpose & Use

Retro-Shake is a set of experimental wall panels most commonly used on commercial and experimental applications. 10′ or 5′ panels can be installed as is or cut down into shorter panels to stagger as a unique shake/shingle look.

Retro-Shake profiles are designed for installation over solid decking, though full length panels should be able to span a short distance over open frame application. A fully waterproofed subdeck is required when used in shorter shake style panels and experimental applications.

Minimum Slope

N/A

Substrate

Solid Deck

Intent

Commercial
Industrial

Colors
Galvalume (Non-Painted)
Pure White
Bone White
Ivory
Stone
Clay
Sierra Tan
Brown
Light Gray
Charcoal
Bronze
Black
Bright Red
Barn Red
Burgundy
Green
Hawaiian Blue
Gallery Blue
Copper Penny (Premium)

Painted Retro-Shake finishes reflect 25-67% of the sun’s rays, though siding systems have no Energy Star® label.
Available colors vary by branch and gauge. Color accuracy is limited by scanning and viewing conditions.
Actual samples available on request.

Resources

Primarily PDF downloads, these resources provide general, installation, and testing data.

General
Installation
Energy Star®

Painted Retro-Shake finishes reflect 25-67% of the sun’s rays, though siding systems have no Energy Star® label.

Customer Reviews
Retro Shake in Galvalume Unpainted

West Haven Construction - AJ E. Kalamazoo, Michigan

We used the metal on a wall – it worked great we’re really happy

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