Key Accessories for Self Supporting Roofing System

The self supporting roofing system is also known as a trussless roof system. This system is a unique and attractive alternative for a building. Architects suggest this type of roof because they allow for a wide scope of innovative and aesthetically pleasing, design.

Accessories for self supporting roofing system are wind driven turbine ventilation, polycarbonate skylight, hangers for lighting requirements and false ceiling.

Also Read: Basic Information for a Self Supporting Roof

Turbine Ventilation:

Turbine ventilation is usually mounted on the roof of a building, deck of a ship, etc., having at its head a globular, vane rotor that is rotated by the wind, conveying air through a duct to and from a chamber below.

Turbine ventilation is used to throw hot air inside the building by natural convection. This turbine ventilation is made from the aluminum and stainless steel material. It works on the simple principles of wind assisted rotation and stack effect. It does not require electricity and it works for the very long period with less maintenance. It gives high performance and is much better than the all the conventional ventilators.

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Also Read: All You Know About Ventilation

Polycarbonate Sky Light:

Skylight is defined as the opening in a house roof, industrial roof and commercial building roof that is covered with transparent material and it is designed to admit light.

A polycarbonate skylight is used for natural lighting. For natural lighting, Roof sheet is fixed with 1.0 to 2 mm thick transparent polycarbonate sheet. This polycarbonate skylight is fixed at regular intervals along the length of the roof is provided. This material is also flexible and shock proof. This arrangement makes the working area well lit and it also saves electricity cost during day time. This polycarbonate skylight is fixed at regular intervals along the length of the roof.

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Accessories for self supporting roofing system such as false ceiling, ducts, suspended light fixtures, cable trays, and point loads can be placed, however location should be fixed well in advance. Installation of all those services on their pre-determined location should be done before the panels are placed on top of each other. These hangers have adequate load carrying capacity.

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Also Read:

Pros & Cons of Truss less Roofing System
Roof and its Classification






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