How Effective Purlins are in the PEB Industry?

Purlins are horizontal structures that are used to support the load from the roof deck or the sheathing. Due to its easy installation on concrete structures or steel and its plane surface, purlin is considered to be a preferred material for cladding.


  • High tensile strength
  • Easy installation
  • Optimum quality
  • Abrasion & corrosion resistance

Benefits of C Purlins

  • Erecting purlin is easier than others
  • Capability to span length
  • Quick to erect and easy handling
  • No side drilling/cutting required
  • Great durability, versatility and uniform quality
  • Low transportation cost as a result of decreased weight
  • Close tolerances on sectional sizes due to process of cold roll forming

Z Purlins

These are other types of purlins that are made using cold formed or rolled sheets for supporting roof. The flexible shape of these beams enables various design solutions. These purlins are widely used in huge roofing solutions such as workshops, godowns, industrial sheds and several more. They are widely known for saving up to 60% on structural sheet as compared with hot rolled angles. These purlins are generally crisp and clean in design and don’t let the scope of inaccurate lengths.

Advantages of Z Purlins

  • Have great ability to span length
  • Saving in Steel is up to 40%
  • Side drilling or cutting isn’t required
  • Quick erection and easy handling as Purlin erection is quicker than others
  • Transportation cost is low due to reduced weight
  • These Purlins are durable, versatile and uniform quality
  • Due to process of cold roll forming there are close tolerances on sectional dimensions
  • There’s saving up to 35 to 40% in weight and 20% in cost when compared to hot rolled purlins

Galvanized Purlins

These purlins come in C & Z shapes in cut to length. Z galvanized purlin can be overlapped end-to-end which makes it perfect for long runs in extremely large roofing applications. On the other hand C purlins are more convenient for shorter runs such as carports and garages. These purlins are made available to the clients in various specifications, as per their accurate requirements.

C & Z Purlins are ground-breaking products that have been technically approved and accepted worldwide by majority of architects and engineers. Its amazing shapes enhance its strength and load taking. New Life Steel Structures one of the renowned manufacturers of pre-engineered metal buildings and portable cabins exclusively deal in all types of purlins mentioned with high quality product and after sales service.

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