Corrugated metal roofing is metal sheet used generally for industrial buildings. These sheets have a wave like pattern similar to corrugated cardboard.
The cost is very low and it is light weight when compared to double layer normal metal roofing. Without any additional expense, you can get the same strength.
The drawback of this type of corrugated metal roofing is it is prone to dust. For this the steel makers decided to make galvanized corrugated metal roofing. In this process the metal undergoes a chemical process to prevent it from corroding. The main component in this process is zinc that results in fabrication of coat over original metal.
After the metal is coated, you get to have zinc on the top, the metal in the middle and zinc again in bottom. It is mainly for avoiding water drip in building when it rains.
It does not produce much noise. It only produces the similar amount of noise like wood, clay or asphalt. The installation process is really easy and it is fitted over the wooden roof. It will overlap and fits into place is decided by pitch of wooden roof.
If it is maintained properly, the rust won’t be able to destroy the roof. It is also environmental friendly and it is also recyclable. The corrugate metal roofing is available in different colors. The roofing sheets can be treated with various solutions like polymers to make them stronger and long lasting. The cost is lower when compared to other types of roofing sheets and the quality is good.
Modern Engineered Materials
Modern engineered materials make use of improvements in the material science to take benefit of particular alloys for metal roofing and coating. In general, steel is used as a base material. The coatings can provide additional corrosion resistance without detracting from exterior look of roofing. When compared to traditional process, engineered coatings and materials are very expensive.