A3™ Ceramic steel
Add graphics or replicate natural materials affordably.

Like Armor for your wall

What is it?

4’ x 8’ and 4’ x 10’ panels with ceramic steel surface on high-density fiberboard (HDF) core with an aluminum backer to create the toughest wall panels available.


A force to be reckoned with.

a3 Ceramic Steel is one of the most durable surfaces on the planet. Strong, consistent and enduring, it is scratch resistant and will not corrode. It refuses stains and is colorfast. As a result, cleaning is easier, maintenance is minimal, and lifecycle costs are dramatically reduced.


Go ahead. Take a knife to it.


Stands up to most chemicals and solvents.


The a3 surface is inherently stain resistant.


Fights disease spread with strong bacteria resistance.


It’s flame resistant, earning a Class A Fire Rating.

Write off.

Repels vandalism with its graffiti-resistant surface.

Finish Options

Rugged good looks.

A hardworking panel with a fabulous finish.

Standard Stocked Finishes

Stocked finishes

Standard Non-stocked Finishes

Available with a minimum order of 2,000 square feet.

Lead times will be given at the time of quoting.

Premium Colors

Available with a minimum order of 2,000 square feet.
Lead times will be given at the time of quoting.

Trim Options

Fit and Trim.

To complete a tough wall, we’ve developed these attractive contrasting and complementary trim components.

Designer Aluminum Trim
Harmonizing Aluminum Trim
Anodized Aluminum Trim
Stainless Steel
Corner Guard

Toughness comes easily.

Installing durable a3 Ceramic Steel Panels is a straightforward task.

Spread adhesive across the back of the panel.

Make sure coverage of the adhesive is even.

Align the panel to the wall trim and press into place.

Roll the surface from center outward across entire panel.

Be sure to use approved Marlite adhesives and sealants.

For a complete guide to installing a3 Ceramic Steel Panels, please click here.

Real-world performance.

Check out our gallery of real-world applications of ultra-durable a3 Ceramic Steel Panels.

Quick Specs

  1. Substrate: a3 Ceramic Steel Surface with High Density Fiberboard (HDF) core.
  2. Dimensions: 4’x8’x1/4” (nominal) and 4’x10’x1/4” (nominal)
  3. Fire-Rating: Class A
  4. Virtually indestructible surface.

A3 Ceramic Steel

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Installation & Care

Ceramic Steel Installation

Designer Aluminum Trim

Available in Clear Satin Anodized or Harmonizing Color

Ribbed A566
Radius A567
Square Channel A568

Harmonizing Aluminum Trim

Durable painted aluminum trim molding harmonizes with any FRP finish.

Inside Corner A551
Outside Corner A560​
Division A565
Edge A570

Anodized Aluminum Trim

Satin, Bright Satin or Black Satin Anodized aluminum trim molding for use with any FRP finish.

Inside Corner A551
Outside Corner A560
Edge A570

Corner Guards

Corner guards for use with multiple products.

Corner Guard F560SS

White PVC Trim

Length – 8′ and 10′ Material – Extruded PVC with integral color

Inside Corner M350​
Outside Corner M360
Edge M370​
135° Inside Corner V177
135° Outside Corner V179

Quick Specs

  1. Substrate: Fiberglass Reinforced Plastic (FRP)
  2. Fire Rating: Class III/C and I/A
  3. Panel dimensions: 4’x8’x3/32” & 4’x10’x3/32″ (nominal)
  4. Meets USDA/FSIS Requirements.
  5. Wipes clean with easily with standard cleaning solutions.
  6. Costs less than most tile, laminate, and natural materials.
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Artizan FRP

Submittal Info
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Installation & Care
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FRP Installation Instructions

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Cleaning Instructions for FRP 2020