About this Publication
This 120 page technical manual (Copper Roofing in Detail) aims to provide architects and contractors with the technical information needed to design and install fully supported sheet copper roofing in accordance with current good practice.
The details illustrated will meet most of the conditions likely to be encountered. If unusual design situations arise, the principles shown should help in devising a solution.
Whilst this publication has been prepared with care, we can give no warranty regarding the contents and shall not be liable for any direct, incidental or consequential damage arising out of its use.
Copper for Roofing – an introduction to roof forms, laying systems, substrates and parapet gutters.
Roofing Design – an overview of traditional and long-strip systems
The details illustrated below from the 120 page publication ‘Copper Roofing – In Detail’ will meet most conditions likely to be encountered, but the principles shown should help with any unusual situations.
This publication also includes tables and other information needed to design and install fully supported sheet copper roofing in accordance with current good practice.
Double-lock Standing Seam Details
Batten Roll Details
|Fig 36||Batten roll joint in Traditional|
|Fig 37||Batten roll joint in Long Strip|
|Fig 38||Splayed batten roll end with dog-eared fold|
|Fig 39||Splayed batten roll end with additional batten end cover|
|Fig 40||Splayed batten roll end at fascias|
|Fig 41||Splayed batten roll end at drip-steps|
|Fig 42||Splayed batten roll end with separate end capping|
|Fig 43||Batten roll with 45 degrees fillet at vertical upstand|
|Fig 44||Batten roll without angle fillet at vertical upstand|
|Fig 45||Batten roll at external corner|
|Fig 46||Batten roll junction with hand-formed double-lock cross welt|
|Fig 47||Batten roll junction with pre-formed double-lock cross welt|
|Ridges and Hips|
|Fig 48||Batten ridge flush to batten hip|
|Fig 49||Batten ridge flush to batten roll|
|Fig 50||Batten ridge to batten roll with angle fillet|
|Fig 51||Ventilated ridge to batten roll|
|Fig 52||Recessed pitched valley gutter to batten roll|