Why Do Some Sheffield Metals Details Use Exposed Fasteners?

Standing seam metal roofs are known for being concealed fastener systems, but a few flashing details used by Sheffield Metals call for exposed fasteners. In today’s Q&A Monday, Jeff Hock and Dave Stubbs from the Sheffield Metals Technical department join Thad Barnette to explain why exposed fasteners are selectively used in certain applications, what details require them, and if Sheffield Metals would consider alternate details presented by an installer.

Topics covered:

  • Intro 00:00
  • Why are exposed fasteners sometimes used on standing seam metal roofs? 1:09
  • Why are exposed fasteners used on curb or vented ridge details? 3:57
  • Would Sheffield consider alternate details from an installer? 7:42

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