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Roof Curb by Kalex Roof Curbs
Non structural floating cubs are available for roof top units weighing less than 300 pounds for the standing seam roof panels and 1200 pounds for the classic roof panels. Floating curbs come with the profile of the roof panels and are attached to the roof with screws and 2 ½” tape mastic around the perimeter of the curb flashing. The roof unit model number and manufacturer are used when ordering the curbs. The roof panels are only available unpainted but can be field painted to match the desired roof color.

Structural floating curbs are available for roof top units weighing between 300 pounds and less than 6,000 pounds. The structural floating curbs are only available for the standing seam roof panels. The structural floating curb is attached to the secondary framing of the building below the roof panels. The roof unit model number and manufacturer are used when ordering the curbs. The roof panels are only available unpainted but can be field painted to match the desired roof color.

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Metal Building Ridge Vents Ridge Vents
Our ridge vents are the Standard Ridge Vents and the Low Profile Ridge Vents. These ridge vents are design for maximum gravity type ventilation. Finishes for the ridge vents are Polar White (PW) and Galvalume. Other colors are available at an additional charge. The ridge vents are available for the CFR Standing Roof Panel and the Classic Roof Panel. The ridge vent nominal length is 10’-0”. The have flat skirts on both sides and are attached to the ribs of the roof panels. Ridge vents are available with 9” and 12” throats and bird screens are provided as a standard. Ridge vents can be placed at 5’-0” apart or continuous. Ridge vent dampers are manually operated through the activation of a pull bar and are spring loaded to remain in the open position until the pull bar is operated and locked in the closed position.
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Metal Building Translucent Panel Translucent Panels
Translucent Panels are available for the CFR Standing Seam Roof Panels and the Classic Roof Panels. The panels are available in standard 5-‘0” and 10’-0” lengths. The metal portion of the panel comes in Polar White (PW), SP (Silicone Polyester). The translucent part can be insulated or non-insulated. The CFR Translucent Panels are available to fit purlin or joist spacing between 5’-6” or 6”-0” and are hand crimp the full length of the panel. The Classic Roof Translucent Panels are available to fit purlin or joist spacing between 5’-0” or 5”-6” and are field installed with self-drilling screws. Translucent panels are recommended to be installed 15’-0” from the low eave and every for panels. Wall Translucent panels are also available for the Classic Wall Panels in standard 5-‘0” and 10’-0” lengths. These panels are commonly used in lieu of the roof translucent panels.
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Metal Building Liner Panel Liner Panels
Many times liner panels are specified to protect and to finish the building interior ceiling. This 26 gauge panel is coated with a Polyester paint system Polar White (PW) and is ideal for most liner conditions that are not exposed to weather. Where exposure to the effects of weather is an issue, other colors are available. The Liner Panel is available in SP (Silicone Polyester) standard colors with a 25 year warranty. Liner Panels come standard in 26 gauge panel with 36” coverage (12” Rib Spacing), 80,000 psi steel. 
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Metal Building Framed Opening Framed Openings
We can provide framed openings in any desired size as a standard. Framed openings for standard walkdoors are field located, this means that we provide the frame and cover trim and they are located anywhere in the building. Framed openings for overhead doors and hanger doors are factory located, this means that we provide the frame (cold form or hot roll) and cover trim. They are then assembled at the factory at any specified location. Overhead framed openings range in width from 8’-0” to over 50’-0” and any desired height.  
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Metal Building Partition Standard Partitions
We can provide any partition length and height as required. The standard partition shall consist of columns and girts and will have 28 gauge, Polar White (PW) Classic Wall Panel with matching trim on the walls and ceiling. Transverse or partitions that are parallel to the main frame lines are located 1’-4” away from the centerline of the main frame rafter. Standard girt spacing for the partition shall not exceed 10’-0” when no frame openings or walkdoors are required in the partition. When walkdoors are in the partition wall, a girt will be placed at 7’-6” above floor finish.  
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Eave Rake Extension Eave / Rake Extensions
Eave and rake extensions are available with any building. The standard eave or rake extension projections are 2’-0” and 4’-0”. Other eave or rake extensions can be provided up to 10’-0”. The standard eave or rake extension is an extension of the roof purlin system allowing the profile of the roof system to remain the same. The eave and rake extension are completely enclosed with soffit panels. Soffit materials consist of the Classic Wall Panel as a standard to allow for a cleaner flashing condition.
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Metal Building Canopy Canopies
Canopies can be provided to offer a great aesthetic as well as functional option to a steel building. Our canopies can be made to be at the eave or below the eave. The structural beam of the canopy is left exposed within the soffit system. At eave or below eave canopies can be provided with any roof panel. Standard soffit panel configuration shall be the Classic Wall Panel. In a below eave canopy, we shall consider the possibility of snow drift in the design of the building.


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