Standing Seam Metal Roofs
Dutch Seam A structural continuous standing seam metal roof panel with an integral seam. Dutch Seam Information Eco-Seam An economical, one-piece, positive-interlocking, standing seam metal roof panel. There are no extra caps, strips, or clips needed. Eco-Seam Information 2 3/8″ Field-Lok Offered in many different seam heights, the Field-Lok is a standing seam metal roof system that must be mechanically seamed in the field. Capabilities and options vary by seam height. 2″ Field-Lok Information 1 1/2″ Field-Lok Offered in many different seam heights, the Field-Lok is a standing seam metal roof system that must be mechanically seamed in the field. Capabilities and options vary by seam height. 1″ Field-Lok Information PC System A non-structural standing seam metal roof where the seam is snapped over the clips and fasteners, concealing the fastening system. PC System Information
Standing Seam Metal Roofs
24 Nov2015Interlock® Standing Seam Metal Roofing Written by Scott Plumptree. Posted in Standing Seam Metal RoofingMechanical-lock Standing Seam Metal RoofingInterlock® Standing Seam Metal Roofing is a fully interlocking roof system. Its unique design mechanical-lock design forms a weather-tight unit, and unlike some other types of panel metal roofs, no rivets or screws are exposed on the surface of the panels.It may be installed on new construction or applied over existing roofs. All trims and caps are designed to ensure an integrated weather-proof roof. Interlock Standing Seam is composed of panels, which can be manufactured to any pre-determined length. The panels are coated with the Alunar® Coating System embedded with Teflon® Surface Protector to provide an extremely durable and attractive surface. The panels are roll formed with a ribbed contour to give added strength. A uniquely designed ridge on each panel provides a secure system of interlocking the panels together. Interlock Standing Seam weights considerably less than most other types of roofing systems. No special preparation is needed, resulting in less structural cost.
Standing Seam Metal Roofs
A standing seam metal roof system from MBCI is one of the most durable and weathertight roof systems available in the industry. There are four basic styles of standing seam metal roofs: double lock seam, symmetrical seam, one-piece snap-lock interlock and two-piece snap-lock interlock. MBCI manufactures quality standing seam metal roofing panels that are lightweight, last up to 60 years and are a great choice for residential, commercial and recreational building applications. So, when your design requires a metal roofing system that is both aesthetically pleasing and structurally sound, choose one of MBCI’s six standing seam metal roof systems. Details for each panel are below.
Standing Seam Metal Roofs
Colors See your roof in ClickLock Standing Seam! ClickLock is Certified ‘Premium’ under the Metal Construction Association Certified Roofing Panels program Not Sure Standing Seam Is The Look You Want? At Classic Metal Roofing Systems, we hear from thousands of homeowners each year who want the durability and added value that a metal roof provides but they don’t want their home’s roof to look like one on a barn or shopping center. We understand their feelings completely. That’s why, even though we produce the best standing seam available with ClickLock, our real passion lies with metal roofing products that have unique and special beauty to complement any home design. This is why we have engineered products like Rustic Shingle, Country Manor Shake, and Oxford Shingle. These products provide all the benefits of metal roofing but with the beauty of traditional residential roofing products like dimensional shingles, slate, and wood shakes. Homeowners Associations and Architectural Review Boards love our shingle, slate, and shake products. They want to allow their residents to enjoy the added property value that a metal roof provides, but they don’t want to diminish the aesthetics of their communities with roof styles more commonly seen in agricultural and commercial applications. And, once they find out that the cost of beautiful products like Rustic Shingle or Oxford Shingle and Country Manor Shake is actually often less than that of a quality standing seam, their excitement only grows. Whether you want a traditional metal roof look (which can work great especially in a rural setting!) or a look that fits well with the other homes in your neighborhood, Classic Metal Roofing Systems has you covered with the best that’s available in today’s metal roofing industry.
Standing Seam Metal Roofs
Mechanical-lock Standing Seam Metal RoofingInterlock® Standing Seam Metal Roofing is a fully interlocking roof system. Its unique design mechanical-lock design forms a weather-tight unit, and unlike some other types of panel metal roofs, no rivets or screws are exposed on the surface of the panels.It may be installed on new construction or applied over existing roofs. All trims and caps are designed to ensure an integrated weather-proof roof. Interlock Standing Seam is composed of panels, which can be manufactured to any pre-determined length. The panels are coated with the Alunar® Coating System embedded with Teflon® Surface Protector to provide an extremely durable and attractive surface. The panels are roll formed with a ribbed contour to give added strength. A uniquely designed ridge on each panel provides a secure system of interlocking the panels together. Interlock Standing Seam weights considerably less than most other types of roofing systems. No special preparation is needed, resulting in less structural cost.
When most homeowners begin thinking about a metal roof, all they can envision are the roofs they have seen on barns and commercial buildings. Those types of metal roofs typically have panels that run vertically up the roof. These types of metal panel roofs are called “Standing Seam” because their prominent visual feature is the raised interlocking seam which joins one panel to the next. Often called “commercial roofing,” or “agricultural panel roofing,” or even “barn roofing,” these products do provide the great protection and durability for which metal is known. Classic’s ClickLock Standing Seam provides the look of the products that you see everywhere on restaurants and farm outbuildings.
Durability and Longevity: Standing seam roofs are known for their exceptional durability and longevity. This roof will not crack, shrink, erode, or perforate. It offers superior protection against fire and strong wind. Standing seam is one of the most stable and durable roofs for hurricane grade winds and hail. Most manufacturers offer systems rated for up to 110mph wind uplift or higher. You can have a real peace of mind with a standing seam metal roof, as it will last well over 50 years, requiring virtually no maintenance, but if and only if it was installed properly.
Standing seam panels can either be pre-formed at a manufacturing facility or a sheet metal shop, or site-formed. Site-formed panels are formed from a roll of metal coil, which is fed through special roll-forming machine which crimps the metal into rigid panels. Forming standing seam panels right on the job site offers the advantage of speed, convenience, and makes it possible to form panels of considerable length that would otherwise be difficult to transport. In regards to panel length, it is important to be aware that longer standing seam metal panels require consideration during the design process to account for greater contraction and expansion.
Installation: Standing seam requires both specialized knowledge, and tools for a proper installation. This means that only select few contractors will actually be able to install a standing seam correctly. Thus, you will have to seek a company that specializes in the installation of standing seam roofs.
Sustainable: increasing numbers of homeowners today are looking for a green roofing solution. Standing seam one of the few truly environmentally friendly roofing systems on the market. Since it is made of metal, the roof is completely recyclable, and standing seam also contains a significant proportion of recycled metal content. Moreover, a standing seam’s CoolRoof finish reflective properties will help you reduce energy waste and realize significant saving on your electric bill throughout the year.
Impervious to Moisture: seams are a the weakest point in any roof, often becoming the potential entry point for leaks. In a standing seam roof, seams are raised above the level of the roofing panel, making it impervious to moisture. Also, standing seam roofs have fewer seams in total than most other types of roofs.
Another common type is a snap-lock standing seam, which locks the panels together when one side is adjoined or snapped-together with the one next to it. Lastly, there are standing seam shingle-based panels. These have the look of standing seam, but they are actually vertical metal shingle panels.
Sleek Looks: Standing seam roofs are perfect for certain types of contemporary or country-style houses. Due to the smooth, straight lines, these roofs give your house an “industrial” feeling, yet with a modern flair. These are not the rippled tin roofs that you might remember from warehouses of the past.
Standing seam is a metal roofing system featuring vertical metal panels running from the ridge of the roof all the way down to the eaves. The upturned edge of a metal panel connecting it to the adjacent panel creates a distinctive vertical line known as a standing seam, which gives this system its characteristic, trendy, modern look.
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