Onsite Rollforming

Rollform up to 250’ long panels right onto the roof using McElroy Metal's jobsite production program.  Factory personnel use on-site equipment to produce continuous length panels from eave to ridge.  Single piece panels improve weather tightness and greatly reduce jobsite labor. As an added bonus, architects design efforts aren't limited by manufacturing and delivery capabilities.

 

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Jobsite Roll Formers

McElroy Metal offers two distinct options for on-site forming. High Roller, housed in Houston, Texas features a scissor lift that is capable of reaching eave heights up to 30 feet and slopes up to 5:12.

McElroy also offers other jobsite productions systems that feature roll formers with lifting platforms.  The roll formers and platforms are hoisted to the roof or eave with jobsite forklifts (provided by customer).  These jobsite production systems offer greater flexibility and are easier to maneuver than the scissor lift system.

The following McElroy Profiles can be roll-formed onsite:

138T
238T
Maxima 2"
Maxima ADV

Specifications & Details

Details
Reservations McElroy will reserve jobsite production equipment for your projected installation dates and have machine, materials and forming technician on-site as instructed.
Estimates McElroy provides a detailed analysis of all applicable costs associated with jobsite roll forming so there are no surprises at any point of the project.
Jobsite Requirements Customers provide forklift or crane with operators in addition to one laborer per 15' of rolled panel. Contact your McElroy Representative for compete details regarding onsite rollforming.
Testing
Testing Data Jobsite production equipment provides an exact match with McElroy factory-formed profiles so all existing testing and classifications apply.
Panel Options
Panel Options - 138T
- 238T
- Maxima 2"
- Maxima ADV

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FAQs

Metal roofing consistently outperforms shingles when it comes to resisting harsh elements. In addition to being fire and hail resistant, metal roofs are also effective against extreme winds. Many insurance companies recognize the durability of metal roofing, offering discounts for structures with metal roofs.

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Thanks to a combination of ASV (Above Sheathing Ventilation) and special coating designed to reflect the sun’s energy and release absorbed heat, metal roof panels can reduce energy costs by as much as 20% compared to asphalt shingles.

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Compared to shingles and clay tile, metal roofing holds up better against hail and extreme winds in addition to being fire resistant. In fact, many insurance companies offer discounted rates to homes with metal roofs because they’re more likely to hold up under harsh conditions.

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With a lifespan of up to 60 years, a metal roof is an ideal long-term solution for residential roofing. Homeowners can rest easy knowing that they won’t need to replace the roof before selling their house or shortly after purchasing a new home.

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While it may be true that metal roofs on buildings like garages and pole barns intensify the sound of falling rain, this is primarily caused by the lack of a roof deck, insulation, and underlayment. On a residential home, layers of building materials between the metal roof and the living area reduce the noise significantly, making metal roofs as quiet as any other roofing material when it rains. Check out this video to see and hear for yourself.

Metal roofing actually reflects much of the sun’s heat and energy. While conventional shingles absorb much of the sun’s heat, metal roofing can actually reduce cooling energy costs by as much as 20%. That’s because the coating used on modern metal roof panels incorporates special pigments that reflect the sun’s energy and release heat that is absorbed throughout the day.

The odds of a lightning strike hitting a metal roof are the same as any other roof, regardless of material. In the event that there is a lightning strike, however, metal roofing will not ignite and catch fire since it is not combustible.

Far from it. Studies conducted by the Insurance Institute for Business & Home Safety (IBHS) have found that metal roofing is far less likely to be punctured by hail than conventional asphalt shingles, withstanding even golf ball-sized hailstones with only cosmetic damage.

Metal roofing consistently outperforms shingles when it comes to resisting harsh elements. In addition to being fire and hail resistant, metal roofs are also effective against extreme winds. Many insurance companies recognize the durability of metal roofing, offering discounts for structures with metal roofs.

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Whether you’re building a new home or planning renovations, a metal roof can deliver long-term cost savings and comfort. To explore your options and find the product that meets your aesthetic and budgetary needs, contact a McElroy Metal distributor or contractor in your area today. We can’t wait to help make your dream home a reality.

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