What material is Kalzip?

What material is Kalzip?

Kalzip Foldable Aluminium is the ideal material for traditional roofing and facade techniques. Almost any shape can be formed. FalZinc, TitanSilver, Bronze AL40 and Ultra Dark blend harmoniously. The pre-weathered surfaces retain their appearance and protect buildings against the elements.

What is a Kalzip roof?

A combining system for form and functionality Kalzip Liner-Deck Roof Systems are predominantly used for new build construction, although they can also be used as a refurbishment solution in the event of a failed roof or when building improvements are being considered.

What is FalZinc?

Falzinc is a corrosion resistant aluminium strip and sheet for roof coverings and façade cladding.

Where is kalzip manufactured?

Kalzip’s state of the art training centre is a purpose built facility located within our headquarters at Haydock St Helens. Kalzip’s ongoing investment in training and commitment to best practice, ensuring that Kalzip systems provide optimum performance throughout the lifetime of the building.

What’s a roof purlin?

Purlins are horizontal beams that are used for structural support in buildings. Most commonly, purlins are major components of roof structures. Roof purlins are supported either by rafters or building walls and the roof deck is laid over the purlins. As a result, they tend to be used for large-scale structures.

What is the difference between a rafter and a purlin?

is that rafter is one of a series of sloped beams that extend from the ridge or hip to the downslope perimeter or eave, designed to support the roof deck and its associated loads or rafter can be a raftsman while purlin is a longitudinal structural member two or more rafters of a roof.

Why do you need purlins?

Purlins provide additional support for the roof: They create a horizontal “diaphragm” that supports the weight of your building’s roof deck – whatever material you use for the roof itself. They also help make your entire roof structure more rigid.

How far apart should purlins be spaced?

The purlin are ultimately used to fasten the roof steel providing a diaphragm effect, along with the siding, when properly engineered and installed. Spacing is typically 24″ on center in low snow loads and is reduced based upon truss span and snow load.

What does Kalzip standing seam facade system do?

Kalzip Standing Seam Facade offers sustainable and economical weather protection and, thanks to its versatility, is the perfect solution to highlight the buildings aesthetic appeal. The lines of the folds, whether vertical or horizontal, determine the appearance.

What kind of roof is Kalzip made of?

Kalzip: Roof and facades made of aluminium The perfect building envelope with freedom in design and creativity The perfect building envelope with freedom in design: Kalzip distributes and produces aluminium roof and facade profiles for a wide range of building types across all sectors.

What kind of profile profile does Kalzip use?

Kalzip aluminium standing seam profiles are able to meet the most demanding construction and design requirements to create roofs and facades that successfully combine outstanding functionality with stunning aesthetics.

What kind of material is Kalzip roll forming?

To implement computer-generated designs and construction principles, Kalzip has a patented XT roll forming technology which enables the production of a wide range of freely formed profiled sheets with minimal bending radii.