As a key part of our wider product range, roofing profiles provide high quality, cost effective solutions coupled with ease of installation. As a result of the extensive range of options available, our roofing profiles can be adapted to fit almost any roof application.
A full range of colours are available for the roof profiles, a number of which are identified as particularly suitable for roof applications. These tend to be lighter colours, which are less subject to fade and reduce the movement of the sheet caused by temperature changes. For curved eaves and ridge details, all profiles can be adapted to fit most specifications and 'barrel vault' self-curving roofs may be accommodated subject to the profile type and curve radius.
Built Up roof and wall cladding systems have been used for around fifty years in the UK and incorporate thin-gauge, profiled steel or aluminium metal sheets. These profile sheets are often referred to by their shape: Trapezoidal profiles are those that are based on a trapezoid or trapezium whilst sinusoidal profiles are based on the shape of the sine wave.
Euroseam® refers to the 'seamed overlap' on the sheet upstand and the secret fix refers to the sheet concealed fixing mechanism. These metal sheets can be taken to form a liner sheet and an external sheet, which are separated by a spacer system to create a cavity for insulation. Modern built up systems use more complex spacer bar systems designed specifically to reduce cold bridging and enhanced structural performance to accommodate the depth of construction typical of modern buildings
Metal Roof Profiles
Trapezoidal roof systems are very cost effective, lightweight and suited to a wide variety of applications, including new build and refurbishment, and there is a broad selection of colour, finish and profile shape. For industrial applications trapezoidal roof systems are ideal but also suited to commercial or retail applications where the roof may be concealed behind a parapet.
Euroseam® is a lightweight roof system, ideal for steel frame new build and for refurbishment. The most commonly used new build construction is over purlin twin skin liner construction, and the sheet integrity and inherent weather-tightness makes it suitable for long roof slopes. The finished roof system is low maintenance. Complex shapes can be forms, including waveform curves, tapers, offering architectural appeal.
Vieo Roof Profile
Convenient and cost effective are two terms that perfectly describe this roofing system. It is a quickly installed alternative to traditional roofing and is manufactured using the latest technology to facilitate a straightforward installation whilst offering the aesthetic and charm of time-honoured materials like lead or zinc.
Metal Liner Profiles
There are several options to provide support for the insulation - a metal liner is normally used over purlin arrangements. The alternative is to use a structural decking or structural liner sheet spanning between main rafters, eliminating the purlin. However, the purlin and liner sheet arrangement is often the most cost effective, and the simplest to construct.
By spanning a decking profile from rafter to rafter, the need for purlins can be eliminated in a portal frame design. A structural deck will perform the function of transferring dynamic and dead loads of the roof covering to the frame, and will also provide the necessary lateral restraint to the main structural frame.
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