Roof Elements

There are many components when it comes to industrial roofing. The ones you need to know include, deck, insulation, membranes, penetrations and flashing.

 

Common deck types

 Steel Deck Roofing

steel

 Roofing Elements

concrete

 Light Weight Concrete Deck

light weight insulating concrete


common types of insulation

 Isocyanurate Insulation

Isocyanurate (ISO)

Great R value.

Rigid, Good base for roof system

 Fiber Board Insulation

Fiber Board/ Cover board

Durable, often used as a cover board for Single Ply systems to provide impact protection for insulation.

 Perlite Insulation

Perlite

Often used in tapered systems to provide slope.


penetrations

Basic Definition: A component that completely penetrates the roof membrane. For example curbs (HVAC, Skylights, expansion joints, etc.), vents, electrical conduits, antennae/ communications equipment, drains, & expansion joints.


Roof flashings

Basic Definition: A vertical component at a membrane termination that transfers water back onto the surface of the membrane  or to drainage.

 Pitch pan penetration flashing

penetration flashing

(Pitch pan)

 Counter flashing and Base Flashing

counter flashing (cap flashing)

& Base flashing