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An essential advantage with a folded metal closer strip to provide a of the metal support arm on the roof is that vapour barrier. it does not require any penetration through If the verge overhangs the external wall instead of meeting it directly, then the void created by the overhang can be either ventilated or sealed. If sealed, then the overhang- the wall construction to the supporting Eaves structure, but can be fixed through to the ing verge follows the same detailing princi- These are formed in a similar way to ples.
Ridge piece 15. Structural frame 16. Pipe or duct penetration Section 1:10. This allows the screw fixings to be con- and regularly for maintenance access, screw cealed from view, while allowing each roof fixings in all panel corners are most com- panel to be removed without affecting adja- parapets is that the gutter and upstand can monly used. Concealed fixings are more diffi- cent panels. be made without either element being visi- cult to accommodate, though such systems An alternative fixing method for panels is Parapets An advantage of rainscreen panels for ble.
Verge Details 1. 2. 3. 1 3 2 5 4. 5. 6. 15 1 5 3 2 4 4 2 13 13 10 7. 8. 9. 10. 11. 12. 13. 14. 15. 16. 17. 18. 19. The gutter can be formed in front counter flashing is welded or bonded to the al, so that the parapet forms a visual break of the metal sheet as in a parapet detail, or upper part of the pipe, above the roof, between them. However, many profiled be concealed by setting the profiled sheet which laps down over the flashing to protect metal roofs are used in conjunction with close to the rooflight and concealing the gut- it from rainwater running down the pipe walls in the same material using a concealed ter, leaving only a 50mm gap between roof above the roof level.