Selecting ridge capping: Long Span/Flat or Tile?

Long Span & Tile Ridge Capping Machine

Ridge cap is a protective covering that is placed along the peak of a roof where two slopes meet. Its main purpose is to provide a waterproof barrier and protect against any potential leaks at the highest point of the roof. Ridge caps are typically made of durable materials such as asphalt, metal, or clay tiles. They are designed to be flexible and allow for proper ventilation while sealing off any gaps or openings that may be present. Installing a ridge cap is an essential part of roofing to ensure the overall integrity and longevity of the roof.

Selecting ridge capping: Long Span/Flat or Tile?

Ridge cap is a protective covering that is placed along the peak of a roof where two slopes meet. Its main purpose is to provide a waterproof barrier and protect against any potential leaks at the highest point of the roof. Ridge caps are typically made of durable materials such as asphalt, metal, or clay tiles. They are designed to be flexible and allow for proper ventilation while sealing off any gaps or openings that may be present. Installing a ridge cap is an essential part of roofing to ensure the overall integrity and longevity of the roof.

A ridge cap is a specialized type of roofing material designed to cover the peak of a roof where two slopes meet, known as the ridge. It is typically made of asphalt shingles, although other materials such as metal or tile may also be used.

The purpose of a ridge cap is to provide added protection to the roof’s most vulnerable area. It serves as a barrier against water penetration, preventing rain, snow, and debris from entering the home through the ridge. Additionally, ridge caps help to create a finished, aesthetically pleasing look to the roof by covering the exposed edges of the roofing materials along the ridge.

Ridge caps are constructed differently from standard shingles. They are typically thicker and may be pre-bent or pre-formed to ensure a tight seal along the ridge line. This design helps to prevent cracking or breaking of the material when it is installed over the ridge.

The choice between Long span ridge capping and tile ridge capping depends on the style and aesthetic you want to achieve for your roofing.

If you have a residential or industrial roofing with corrugated or trapezoidal roofing, then the long span ridge capping produced by a Flat/Longspan ridge cap roll forming machine would be a suitable choice. It provides a clean and seamless look, blending well with these types of roofs. produced by Flat/Longspan ridge cap roll forming machine

Flat/Longspan ridge cap roll forming machine
Flat/Longspan ridge cap roll forming machine

Link: Flat/Longspan ridge cap roll forming machine

If you have a villa or a roofing style that requires a more decorative and aesthetically pleasing appearance, then the tile ridge capping made by a Tile capping roll forming machine would be a better option. This type of ridge capping complements tile roofs and adds an extra element of elegance to the overall design. This type of ridge capping is rolled by a Tile ridge capping roll forming machine.

Link: Tile ridge capping roll forming machine

Tile ridge capping roll forming machine.

Compare flat material thickness and width between flat/long span capping and tile capping

Material Thickness:

Long Span Capping: Flat/ Long span capping materials, typically made of metal or PVC, generally have a consistent thickness throughout, which can range from around 0.2mm to 0.6mm or more, depending on the specific material and manufacturer. This thickness is necessary to provide durability and stability to the capping.

Tile Capping: Tile capping materials, which are designed to mimic the appearance of traditional clay or concrete roof tiles, may vary in thickness depending on the specific design and material. Generally, tile capping materials are thicker than flat capping materials to accommodate the interlocking features and provide a more substantial profile. Thicknesses can range from 0.25mm to 0.5mm or more, depending on the style and manufacturer.

Material Width:

Long span Capping Profile: or Flat capping materials typically come in uniform widths, which can range from 300/400/500mm or more, depending on the specific design and manufacturer. The width of flat capping is often chosen based on the dimensions of the roof and the desired aesthetic appearance.

Tile Capping Profile: Tile capping materials are designed to match the width of the roof tiles they are intended to cover. Therefore, the width of tile capping can vary widely depending on the specific style and size of the roof tiles. Common widths for tile capping range from 300/400/457mm or more, depending on the size and profile of the tiles.

Compare Longspan/Flat ridge machine &Tile ridge cap machine

 Ridge Capping Machine (Long Span Profile)Ridge Capping Machine (Tile Profile)
ItemsRL-EH ModelRT-EH Model
Power-Transmission: 7.5 kw-Transmission: 7.5 kw
 – Motor-Pump: 3.7 kw– Motor-Pump: 7.5 kw
Weight of machine4-6 tons6 tons
DimensionL= 6-7m; W= 1.0m; H=1.5mL= 9m; W= 1.3m; H=1.5m
Forming Speed30mpm10-12mpm
Rollerstations14 – 1618 – 20
Transmission systemHydraulic motorElectric motor and Gear box
Cutting systemHydraulic cylinderHydraulic cylinder
Control systemPLC, HMI automatic programmablePLC, HMI automatic programmable
Material thickness0.2 – 0.6mm0.25 – 0.5mm
Material width300/400/500mm300/400/457mm
Material Yield StrengthG450 – G50 MpaG350 – G450 Mpa
   

Compare Longspan/Flat ridge profile & Tile ridge cap profile

Longspan/Flat ridge profile
Longspan/Flat ridge profile
Tile ridge cap profile
Tile ridge cap profile

How to make ridge capping?

Start by preparing the metal material that you will use for the ridge capping machine (Long span ridge capping machine and Tile Ridge capping machine). This could be metal sheets, such as aluminum or steel, with the desired thickness and width.
Load the metal material onto the ridge cap roll forming machine, ensuring it is positioned correctly for the roll forming process.
Adjust the machine settings, such as the size and shape of the ridge capping you want to produce. This can be done by setting the rolls and other components of the machine accordingly.
Start the roll forming process by activating the machine. The metal material will pass through a series of rollers, which will shape it into the desired ridge capping profile. These rollers will have specific contours and shapes to create the ridges and bends in the capping.
Continuously monitor the production process to ensure the ridge capping is being formed accurately and consistently. This includes checking for any defects or issues with the formed capping and making necessary adjustments to the machine settings if needed.
Once the ridge capping has been formed, it can be cut to the desired length using a cutting mechanism integrated into the roll forming machine or a separate cutting device.
Remove the finished ridge capping from the machine and inspect it for quality. Ensure that it meets the required specifications and standards.
Repeat the process for subsequent pieces of ridge capping, as needed.

Ridge Capping Machine -Long Span RL-EH Model

Auto form and truncating any any length with the previous volume.
Received signal from the encoder display the length of the product.
The panel for the count of the width count to the output.
Con lăn is the steel of the metal made with hard machine and CNC crom.
Cut the machine SKD11 steel making by CNC machine, thermal temperature 55-60HRC processing.
System system for system pages are cool to overflow for all active machine from 20 to 22 hours each day.

VIETSTEEL is a reputable company in Vietnam that specializes in designing, manufacturing, and installing a wide range of roll forming machines, including ridge capping (Long span Profile & Tile Profile), purlin roll forming machines, C truss, U Truss, C Stud, U Track, bar rolling machines, and slitting machines, cut to length machine, Roofing metal forming machine, Double Deck Roll Forming Machine,  Metal roof ridge cap roll forming machine, Roof Ridge Cap Roll Forming Machine/ridge cap roll forming machine, Top Cap Roll Forming Machine, Top Hat Cap Roll Forming Machine, Ridge Valley Roll Forming Machine, ridge cap forming machine.

To buy a Tile ridge capping roll forming machine / Flat/Longspan ridge cap roll forming machine from VIETSTEEL, you can contact them through the hotline number +84 906 898 860 or send an email to vietsteel@vietsteel.com to receive detailed pricing and product advice. The purchase of a Tile ridge capping roll forming machine / Flat/Longspan ridge cap roll forming machine depends on your needs and requirements, so you can provide additional information about the size, material, and volume of the product you need to produce to receive the best support from VIETSTEEL.”

VIETSTEEL’s products are backed by a 1-year warranty and lifetime maintenance, ensuring their customers receive quality products that are long-lasting and reliable. They have a large team of experienced employees, consisting of more than 140 staff members, and operate from two factories, which have a total area of 18,000m2.

In addition, VIETSTEEL has a special processing workshop that spans 2,000m2 and features the latest technology for CNC milling, CNC turning, wire cutting, and more. This ensures that they are able to preserve the quality of all mechanical parts of their machines and guarantee that the machine can run steadily for 15 years.

For more information on VIETSTEEL’s products and pricing, interested parties can contact our hotline at +84 906 898 860 or send an email to vietsteel@vietsteel.com.

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