Installation Information

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How To Install LYSAGHT® Steel Roofing & Walling

This Manual is designed as a reference and guide to the correct installation and handling of the LYSAGHT® range of steel roofing and walling profiles.

Download LYSAGHT® Roofing & Walling Installation Manual 2014 (Entire Manual) (7559 KB)

Please be aware that in some Australian states cladding must be installed by licensed tradespeople.

For correct specification and installation of LYSAGHT® roofing and walling products in cyclonic areas, please Download LYSAGHT® Cyclonic Area Design Manual Steel Roofing & Walling & TOPSPAN® (1224 KB)

For information on Foam Packers: Download LYSAGHT® Roofing Product Performance Using Foam Packers (174 KB)


LYSAGHT® Roofing & Walling Installation Manual Topics Include:

Chapter 1 Introduction

  • Scope
  • Conditions of Use
  • Use of Genuine Materials
  • Check Delivery
  • Warranties
  • Cyclonic Areas
  • Further Information

Chapter 2 Design Preliminaries 

  • Product Selection
  • Materials & Finishes
  • Support Spacings
  • Maximum Lengths of Roofing
  • Low Roof Pitches
  • Wind Forces on Roofs
  • Codes and Performance Tests
  • Environmental Conditions
  • Metal and Timber Compatibility
  • Transportation
  • Paint and COLORBOND® finishes
  • Specifications - Roofing
  • Specifications - Walling
  • Maximum Roof Lengths for Drainage

Chapter 3 Fasteners

  • Materials for Screws
  • Materials for Nails
  • Materials for Blind Rivets
  • Materials for Sealing Washers
  • Identification of Screws
  • Setting of Screws
  • Quantity of Fasteners and Clips
  • Recommended Fasteners and Locations

Chapter 4 Curved Bent & Tapered cladding

  • Spring Curved Ridge Roof
  • Spring Arched Roof
  • Spring Curved Concave Roofs
  • Pre Curved Sheets
  • Capped Bent Ribbed Roofs
  • Tapered Roofing

Chapter 5 Insulation & Skylights

  • Heat Control
  • Condensation
  • Noise Reduction
  • Insulation Materials
  • Insulation Thickness
  • Skylighting

Chapter 6 Roof Drainage

  • Introduction
  • Design of Drainage (eaves-gutter system)

Chapter 7 General Care, Safety & Handling

  • Safety
  • Care and Storage Before Installation
  • Handling Cladding on Site
  • Walking on Roofs
  • Marking Out, Cutting and Drilling
  • Clean Up
  • Warn Other Contractors
  • Strippable Coatings
  • Sealants
  • Maintenance

Chapter 8 Installing Pierce-fixed Cladding

  • General Installation Procedure
  • Side Lapping and Positioning Pierce-Fixed Sheets
  • Pierce-Fixing on Crests
  • Pierce-Fixing on Valleys (for Walling only)
  • Pierce-Fixing on Side Laps

Chapter 9 Installing Concealed-fixed Cladding

  • Installing KLIP-LOK® Roofs
  • Installing KLIP-LOK® Walls
  • Installing EASYCLAD®
  • Installing LONGLINE 305® Roofs
  • Installing LONGLINE 305® Walls

Chapter 10 Ends of Sheets

  • Turn Ups
  • Turning Down
  • Blocking Off Rib Cavities
  • End Lapping
  • Expansion
  • Roof Overhangs with Edge Stiffener

Chapter 11 Flashings

  • Materials
  • Longitudinal Flashings
  • Transverse Flashings
  • Flashing at Change of Pitch
  • Flashing Large Roof Penetrations
  • Flashing Small Roof Penetrations
  • Flashing Walls
  • Bushfire Protection

 
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