RidgeLine Metal Roofing Panel By Green Span Profiles

Green Span Profiles, a Waller, TX company specializing in the manufacture of insulated metal panels (IMPs), has received UL 580 Class 90 Approval for wind uplift for its RidgeLine insulated metal roofing panel. UL 580 is the Standard for Tests for Uplift Resistance of Roof Assemblies. Roof assemblies are tested for their ability to resist both external and internal pressures associated with high velocity winds.metal roofing

Introduced in January 2016, RidgeLine is a patented 2 3/8″ tall mechanically seamed roofing panel covering 42″ with thickness options of 2.5″, 3″, 4″, 5″, and 6″. The core is a continuously poured-in-place, polyisocyanurate insulating foam. Exterior and interior metal panels are available in 26-, 24- and 22-gauge Galvalume steel. Exterior finish is standard gloss PVDF coating. RidgeLine panels can be used on slopes as low as 1/2:12 and are available in standard lengths measuring 12′ to 53′, with custom lengths available on demand. Green Span Profile’s UL construction number is 698

“This is great news for Green Span Profiles, our installers and their customers,” says Brian N. Jaks, P.E., Vice President of Sales and Marketing at Green Span Profiles. “By meeting UL 580 Class 90, RidgeLine meets the standards of the International Building Code for installation in high velocity wind areas. Further, UL certification adds yet another level of scrutiny to our manufacturing process. Underwriter’s Laboratories requires independent, quarterly QC audits to maintain certification.”

Among the attributes of RidgeLine:

  • Single component installation
  • Slides together; no rolling or lifting to engage the sidelap
  • Continuous weathertight seal at the sidelap means no interruptions at the clips
  • Factory-applied sealant in the batten cap
  • Bi-directional mechanical seaming equipment
  • Proprietary shoulder fastener, co-developed with Atlas Bolt & Screw, to prevent over-driving
  • Nominal R-8 per inch of insulation thickness; R-20 for 2.5″ panel