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IBR Roof Sheeting Supply and Installation

Updated: Feb 12

LTM Engineering specializes in providing durable roof sheeting products for commercial and residential buildings to protect them from the elements. We are a trustworthy supplier and installer of high-quality products, with a focus on IBR Roof Sheeting.

Azure blue cromadek IBR roof sheeting

IBR Roof Sheeting is a type of roofing that has an inverted box rib profile. It is made of galvanized or zincalume materials, and it also comes in different colours such as Chromadek zinc, Colourplus aluminium zinc, or Colorbond.

The IBR Roof Sheeting has a width of 0.686m and thickness options ranging from 0.3mm to 0.8mm. The length of the sheets can be customized according to the customer's requirements.

IBR Roof Sheeting can be configured to meet specific client requirements. IBR roof sheeting can be cranked, curved and bullnosed in order to fit the desired roof shape. This feature makes it a versatile option for many different applications, from homes and carports to industrial roofs and side cladding.

The versatility of IBR roofing makes it a favourite among locals!

IBR Roof Sheeting installation

Our IBR Roof Sheeting products

Galvanized Roof Sheeting

We supply zinc-coated sheets suitable for building and construction purposes. The sheets are made of steel and provide strength and formability rated as moderate bending, severe bending, and load-bearing application according to the ISQ rating. The zinc coating provides corrosion protection, with the total zinc coating mass rated according to both the top and bottom surface as Z Rating. The thickness of the sheets ranges from 0.25mm to 0.80mm. All sheets conform to the SAN4998, SANS3575, EN 10346, ASTM 653M requirements, and ISQ standards, which are unique to ArcelorMittal.

IBR Galvanized roof sheeting

Colour Roof Sheeting

Architects, builders, and homeowners use colour sheets for their appearance. These sheets have a primer and top coat for durability and are available in Chromadek®, Colorbond®, and Colourplus.

They come in different thicknesses ranging from 0.47mm to 0.80mm. The suppliers offer warranties for the product but with specific terms and conditions. Additionally, these sheets maintain their strength, formability, and corrosion resistance.

Picking the right material for your roofing and cladding needs can be overwhelming due to the many options available. According to us one of the best options is Chromadek, a high-quality material made by ArcelorMittal South Africa that has been trusted by professionals for over 35 years. Chromadek is a Colour Coated Material for roofing and cladding applications.

Chromadek comes in many different colours, click on the attachment below to download the chromadek colour chart.

Chromadek Colour Chart
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Stainless Steel Roof Sheeting

Stainless steel roofing materials are made from iron-based (ferrous) materials. There are two main types: austenitic (304) which has excellent corrosion resistance and formability, and ferritic (3CR12) which has good corrosion resistance and formability. Choosing the right type of stainless steel for a specific application is crucial. A thickness of 0.60mm is the most commonly used.

Polycarbonate Roof Sheeting

Transparent and lightweight polycarbonate sheets are commonly used in commercial greenhouses, garden centres, sunrooms, porches, verandas, skylights, and integrated with buildings to let in natural light. These panels have good UV screening and a decent flammability rating. They are available in different colours and with varying light transmission properties. The thickness of the sheets can range from 0.80mm to 1.20mm. Suppliers provide warranties for their products subject to specific terms and conditions.

Roof sheeting service included in construction package

Why You should use LTM Engineering to install your IBR roof sheeting?

LTM Engineering provides quality roof sheeting installation services with a focus on safety and customer satisfaction. We offer our clients a turn-key construction service that gives us the edge over other installers in the industry. Our team consists of experienced professionals who are able to carry out IBR roof sheeting installation works quickly and efficiently.

Our highly trained staff work closely with our clients to ensure that all their requirements are met, from site surveys to final completion. We use specialized tools and equipment to guarantee that all roofs are built according to the highest standards of safety and building codes. All materials used meet or exceed the standard specifications of the industry, making sure that your roof is durable and reliable.

We provide professional advice in order to help you select the most suitable type of IBR roof sheeting for your project. From galvanized metal sheets for industrial purposes to chromadek sheets for residential buildings, our team will help you pick a product that fits your budget and meets all your requirements.

At LTM Engineering, we aim to provide outstanding service when it comes to IBR Roof Sheeting supply and installation, always keeping our client's safety as top priority. We understand that investing in a quality roof is essential for protecting your home or business from environmental elements such as heavy rain and windstorms, so we make sure that every job is done correctly by employing only the best professionals in the field.

Buffalo brown cromadek IBR roof sheeting

IBR roof sheeting price?

IBR roof sheeting is a cost-effective and stylish roofing option that can be customized to suit many needs. Depending on the material thickness and product type, the price for IBR roof sheeting range from R125 to R300 per meter.

Frequently asked question about IBR Roof Sheeting

What are the advantages of IBR roof sheeting?

IBR roof sheeting is durable, lightweight, and cost-effective. It provides excellent water resistance and can withstand various weather conditions. It is also easy to install and maintain.

Can IBR roof sheeting be used for both new construction and renovations?

Yes, IBR roof sheeting can be used for both new construction projects and renovations. It is a versatile roofing option suitable for various applications.

What materials are IBR roof sheets made from?

IBR roof sheets are typically made from galvanized steel or stainless steel. These materials offer strength, durability, and corrosion resistance.

Can IBR roof sheeting be customized to specific dimensions?

Yes, IBR roof sheeting can be customized to fit specific dimensions and roof designs. It can be cut and formed to meet the requirements of your project.

How long does IBR roof sheeting last?

The lifespan of IBR roof sheeting can vary depending on various factors such as the quality of the material, installation, and maintenance. Generally, IBR roof sheeting can last anywhere between 10 to 25 years, the biggest factor is the area you live in.

Is IBR roof sheeting suitable for areas with high rainfall?

Yes, IBR roof sheeting is suitable for areas with high rainfall. Its trapezoidal shape and water-resistant properties make it effective at channelling water away from the roof.

Can IBR roof sheeting be painted?

Yes, IBR roof sheeting can be painted to match the desired aesthetic of your building. However, it is important to use paint specifically formulated for metal surfaces to ensure long-lasting results.

Is IBR roof sheeting fire-resistant?

IBR roof sheeting made from steel is non-combustible and offers good fire resistance. However, it is always recommended to check the specific fire ratings of the product.

Can IBR roof sheeting be used for curved roofs?

Yes, IBR roof sheeting can be used for curved roofs with the help of specialized bending techniques. It is important to consult with roofing professionals to ensure proper installation.

Are IBR roof sheets noisy during rain or hailstorms?

IBR roof sheeting produce noise during heavy rain or hailstorms. However, proper insulation and the use of other roofing materials can help reduce noise levels.

How is IBR roof sheeting installed?

IBR roof sheeting is typically installed by professionals who secure the sheets to the roof structure using fasteners or clips. The installation process involve overlap or interlocking of sheets to ensure proper water drainage.

Does IBR roof sheeting require regular maintenance?

IBR roof sheeting is relatively low-maintenance. However, periodic inspections, cleaning of debris, and checking for any signs of damage are recommended to maintain its longevity.

Can I walk on an IBR roof sheet without damaging it?

While IBR roof sheeting is designed to be sturdy, walking directly on the sheets with a thickness less than 0.5mm may cause damage or denting. It is advisable to use walkways or crawl boards to distribute weight evenly and protect the roof.

Does IBR roof sheeting require insulation?

Insulation is often recommended with IBR roof sheeting to improve energy efficiency and regulate temperature within the building. Proper insulation can help reduce heat transfer and minimize condensation.

Can I install IBR roof sheeting myself, or should I hire a professional?

While it is possible to install IBR roof sheeting yourself if you have the necessary skills and experience, it is generally recommended to hire a professional roofing contractor. They have the expertise and equipment to ensure a proper installation.

Does IBR roof sheeting come with a warranty?

Yes, IBR roof sheeting from reputable manufacturers often comes with warranties. The warranty period and terms can vary, so it is important to review the specific details provided by the manufacturer.

How can I estimate the cost of IBR roof sheeting supply and installation?

The cost of IBR roof sheeting supply and installation depends on factors such as the size of the roof, material choice, complexity of the installation, and location. It is best to request quotes from multiple suppliers and roofing contractors to get an accurate estimate.

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