Different Types Of Industrial Roofing And Their Features

There are different types of industrial roofing systems that you can see for flat or low slope buildings and usually there are five basic classifications of such roofing systems. The categorization is based on the configurations and are Built-up roofing, Modified bitumen roofing, Metal roofing, Single-ply roofing and Spray polyurethane foam or SPF roofing system. All has its own features, pros and cons, usefulness and effectiveness and therefore you should choose the roofing system and material with care and caution so that it suits your need and budget as well.

Choose The Right Person

It is always best to contact a good and reputed roofing contractor for the best type of industrial roofing installation. They are the one point contact for all your roofing needs and they have extensive knowledge about the job. They will take care of the architectural structure of the building so that the roof supports its well and provide you with the maximum safety and protection. They are more accountable and can work on all types of roofing materials and roofing systems, big or small, flat roofed or sloping. They are the ones who will provide you with high level of service with complete peace and value for money.

Built-Up Roofing System

Also called as “BUR”, the built-up roofs are typically ‘tar and gravel’ roofs fond in Industrial roofing. Made up of layers of alternating bitumen with additional layers of reinforcing fabric, these roofs get the required finished membranes for roofing. These membranes are usually laid out in cross sections all over the top surface of the building. In most case these built-up roofs are often fastened to the decks of the roof and to provide insulation for adherence. The bitumen is made up of asphalt and coal tar or with cold applied adhesive.

Metal Roofing Systems

This type of roofing is most popular choice for Industrial roofing in Salt Lake City. You can choose from several types of metals like corrugated galvanized steel, aluminum, silicon coated steel, aggregates of zinc, metal tile sheets, stone-coated steel, lead, stainless steel, copper and tin. These roof types are often coated with surfacing layers to protect it from rusting and corrosion and also for waterproofing or reflectivity. These surface layers are typically made up of epoxy, acrylic or ceramic.

The Other Types Of Roofing Systems

There are also some other types of Industrial roofing in salt lake city lie the modified bitumen roofing of reinforced roof fabrics that acts as ‘carriers’. You can also have single-ply roofing that is usually factory-made membranes made of either thermoplastic or thermoset. Lastly, you can opt for SPF roofing which is foam based roofs and are created a mixture and its application in two-part liquid that acts as the base layer of the roof system.

 

Irene Davis

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