Pre-formed panels for easy installation
Metalbenz fabricates the snap lock panel which is a profile of the standing seam family. It differs from the traditional standing seam by its higher ribs and longitudinal joining technique. Much faster and simpler to install, it can be a more economical solution, particularly on larger simpler roof surfaces.
No seam closing tools needed
Metalbenz Snap Lock Seam Panels have an upstand on either side. The left upstand of one panel fits closely into the right upstand of another. It is then simply snapped or pushed together rather than seamed and requires no additional seam closing tools or machines, nor any additional labour to close the seams, lending to the name snap lock’ (also known as ‘ribbon tray’).
Fast and simple to install by non-roofers
Snap Lock Seam Panels can be easily installed by builders or roofers as they are pre-formed. The right upstand of a panel is secured to the roof with clips, and the left upstand of the next panel is placed over the secured upstand and snapped into place, concealing the fixing and providing a rain proof cover.
- Standing seam look
- Fast installation
- Light weight
555mm (copper/zinc), 485mm (Colorbond® and aluminium), (all other widths available on request).
Very long lengths possible, but consider transport, handling and on site roll forming.
Typically plywood min 12mm but consider clip/fixings must be into substantial backing.
Placed between the metal skin and the substrate.
Ventilates the substrate by creating a 40mm continuous air gap behind the plywood.
Ventilation openings are created as continuous openings at eaves and ridges.
Vertical, tapered, conical, 2 male seams/2 female seams (start and end panels).