Learn How To Manually Crimp Metal Roof Seams
Standing seam metal roof systems are a very popular option for building owners and homeowners. As with most roofing systems, the most critical component for long-term performance is the metal roofing details. Without attention to metal roofing details, the long-term performance of the roof assembly is always in question. One of the most critical metal roofing details is the crimping of the standing seams. Standing seams are the joints between panels. These seams typically run parallel to the flow of water. They are elevated above the roof deck to allow water to flow away from the seams. Metal Roofing Details: Manual Seam Crimping provides a tutorial for roofing contractors for using First Stage and Second Stage seam crimping tools. These tools are used in situations where manual crimping is required or where mechanical seamers cannot be used.
Instructor: Jurin Roofing Services
- Proper use of First Stage and Second Stage hand crimpers for manually crimping standing seams.