Store the panels in a clean, level, protected, and sufficiently compacted area. Provide ventilation if the bundles are exposed to highly humid environments or areas directly impacted with moisture; further, elevate one end of the bundle to ensure adequate runoff if outside. Slit the stretch wrap at 5’-0” intervals along each side at the bottom of the bundles to allow for evaporation of any moisture within the bundles. Do not stack more than two bundles high. Stack material to prevent twisting, bending, abrasion, scratching, and denting. Protection must extend to open bundles as well. If left overnight, open bundles must be temporarily tarped and tied down. Use proper care in moving the insulated panels. Handle panels in a fashion that will not bend, dent, scratch, and/or otherwise damage the product. Improper handling of the panels can be hazardous to the workers and can cause damage to the panels and adjacent materials. It is the installer’s responsibility to ensure a safe and secure method of lifting and setting panels. Always lift panels when separating from a bundle and avoid dragging. Lift panels from the bottom face only. Do not lift the panels by the edge of the top metal face; this may cause the metal face to delaminate from the foam core. When turning or tilting the panels, place a cushioning material under the panel edge to prevent crushing or other damage. Roll the panel on the male leg only.
(Consult Falk Panel Installation Guide for additional information.)