Appearance and Finishing

Standing Seam Dubai: Exposed fastened panels use a screw or nail to secure the metal roofing to the purlins. This can involve hundreds and even thousands of fasteners, which must be spaced and driven to maintain the integrity of their rubber washer which serves to prevent precipitation from gaining access through each hole.

Conversely, concealed clip fastened panels use a system where the fasteners are driven through the clips into the roof deck with no connection or piercing of the metal panels. The clip and fasteners are concealed beneath the standing seam panel material. The panel is then laid over and attached to the clips and then mechanically locked.

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Float Action

The metal expands and contracts with temperature change, with exposed fastener roofs, screws drove too tight leave no room for expansion and contraction. In contrast, a concealed fastener system is driven through the clip and not the panel itself and is designed to flex or move under the panel. And of course, the concealed fasteners are never exposed to the weather and are insulated from the movement.

Cost Impact

Exposed fastener metal roofing panels are a less expensive alternative to standing seam roofs, however, the additional maintenance expenses and the possibility of roof replacement should be considered. It is definitely not an “install it and forget it” type of roof.  Standing seam dubai metal roofs will last significantly longer than corrugated metal roofs. It is the ideal system for a low slope roof, which requires less structural materials and reduces material costs. it’s a smart investment in your Building.

Exposed fastened panels use a screw or nail to secure the metal roofing to the purlins. This can involve hundreds and even thousands of fasteners, which must be spaced and driven to maintain the integrity of their rubber washer which serves to prevent precipitation from gaining access through each hole.

Conversely, concealed clip fastened panels use a system where the fasteners are driven through the clips into the roof deck with no connection or piercing of the metal panels. The clip and fasteners are concealed beneath the standing seam panel material. The panel is then laid over and attached to the clips and then mechanically locked.

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