All You Should Know About Color Coated Roofing Sheet

Pre-engineered buildings, portable cabins and industrial sheds use roofing sheet for protection. Such sheets are durable, add an aesthetic value to the structure and guard against different weather conditions. More than acting as a shield roofing sheet look appealing to the human eye. They are artistically designed and beautifully fitted.

Roofing sheets are usually used on the exteriors of any construction. In cases of home constructions, they can be designed as per owner’s requirements. Some prefer to have slanting sheets only on the roof whereas, some prefer to cover the exteriors also with such sheets. They are available in different colours that are pleasing and attractive.

There are several companies that manufacture roofing sheets. Many of them claim to have products suiting international quality. It is best to get in touch with such manufacturers on a personal level and look for client testimonials too. Also, some companies provide brochures of roofing products, so that customers can choose as per his/her tastes.

The pricing of roofing sheets varies from company to company. It depends on various factors such as quality, texture and durability. The different types of sheets available are tile roofing sheets, polycarbonate/ FRP roofing sheets, crimped sheets, bare galvalume sheets and so on.

Color coated roofing sheet is most common and preferred among customers. Colours add to the creative aspect and looks alluring to all of us. Some of the common features of such sheets are they are water resistant, tamper proof, corrosion resistant and have a durable coating. White, Blue, Green and Grey are the common colours of roofing sheets, however, some companies also customise sheets as per customer requirements.

Roofing sheets suit residential and commercial complexes. Those who are new to such sheets should know that while finalising a roofing sheet, one should look at the following features:

  • Light in weight but strong enough to bear harsh weather conditions
  • Attractive look and vibrant colours
  • Easy to install or even remove when not required
  • Provides good ventilation and sun light
  • Recyclable with good insulation and low heat conductivity

Portable cabin manufacturers make use of colourful roofing sheets. This adds to the beauty of the cabin giving it a vibrant and lively look. Usually, these sheets are made out of aluminium, copper and stainless steel. The colours are mixed using Lastisol and Silicone Polyester. Lining enamels are used as lining panels. The standard thickness of roofing sheets ranges anywhere between 0.50mm (TCT) and 0.60mm (TCT). They are further cut to a required size of 1100mm.

Roofing sheets should endure high temperatures ranging from 40 degrees to 80 degrees and respectively. Also, such sheets should not fade out in heat nor get frozen during winters. It should be accustomed to cold temperatures and tolerate snow too. Both sides of the sheets should be coated with an alkali wash coat and galvanised as per requirements. Doing so provides excellent durability. The first maintenance happens only after 15 years and promises 40 years of actual use. Color coated roofing sheet should be UV resistant. Resins that form short molecular chains are ideal and best suited for industrial and manufactural buildings.

About Mr. Sunil Srivastava

Sunil Srivastava is a Business Partner at New Life Steel Structures, a leading organization having expertise into the manufacturing of pre-engineered steel buildings. The company has been into the industry since 2 decades constructing multiple steel structures with varied budget in different geographies and operating with a strong sense of work ethics, pride and integrity