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What is a metal ridge cap in construction?how to make a roof ridge cap?

Views: 1410     Author: STEELMAMA     Publish Time: 2022-08-10      Origin: Ridge Cap Hat Sheet cold roll forming machine


What Is a Ridge Cap? What is the purpose of the ridge cap?

Ridge cap is a special shingle that was designed for the harsh wind that hits the ridge of a roof. A ridge cap will not only be thicker than a regular shingle, they are also pre-bent. A cheap roofer will try and use 3-tab shingles which will crack over time due to the bend.

Metal Roof Ridge Caps Lock Out Drafts, Rain, and Pests

Every roof (except a flat roof) has a ridge and many roofs actually have multiple ridges. In order to protect your roof and home, ridge caps are used to allow air to flow through the attic, while also protecting your home from.

Ridge caps are the most important step in enclosing a metal roofing structure. Running on top  of the roof or ridge, metal roof ridge caps join the two adjoining metal roof panels on either side of the roof joint and conceal continuous ridge vent systems. Inferior metal ridge caps— or poorly installed ridge caps create a poor weather seal over the roof and complications for the home or business owner.

Benefits of Using a Hat or High Profile Metal Ridge caps?

This type of ridge cap eliminates all the issues that a flat ridge cap presents and allows more efficient airflow through the ridge vent.

Metal roof ridge caps are made in the identical metal, gauge, tensile strength and color as the roofing panels. Produced by the same system that creates the shape of the roofing panels, these ridge caps are then formed to shape the contour of the metal product.

Ridge caps fit tightly with metal roofing panels, attaching metal-to-metal with self-tapping screws. Applying high-quality tape sealant provides a water resistant barrier among the ridge cap and the metal panels. The end result is an appealing metal structure with a tightly sealed metal roof and a structure with years of problem-free service.

What materials can be used for a ridge cap?

Metal roof ridge caps can be made from a variety of materials, including aluminum, iron,copper. These materials can be painted or treated to blend in color and style with the rest of your roofing.

How to Install A Metal Roof Ridge Cap

In summary, to install the ridge cap shingles, you simply separate them where they are perforated, “bend” them over the peak, and nail them down.

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What is the size of ridge cap?

ten feet to twelve feet long

The standard lengths for metal roof ridge cap are ten feet to twelve feet long. If you are overlapping ridge cap flashing have a 6 inch overlap. The most common width of a ridge cap is 7”X7” or 10”X10” and it's available with or without hems.

How much is a ridge cap?

The actual cost of a roof ridge cap is $15 to $50 on average.

What is a ridge cap roll forming machine?

The series of ridge cap roll forming machines are mainly used to make ridge capping.

Roll-top ridge capping is a rolled product that is made to specific dimensions and cut to requested lengths. We manufacture both standard size ridge capping roll forming machines and customized roll forming machines.


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Features and Advantages of Ridge Cap Roll Forming Machine

  • Capable of producing ridge capping under mass-production with different sizes and specifications.

  • Have the working speed choices ranging from 15m to 30m/min.

Suitable Raw Material for Ridge Cap Roll Forming Machine

  • Material type: Color coated Steel, Aluminum sheet

  • Thickness: 0.3-0.6(mm)

  • Yield Strength: 230-300/350 (MPa) optional

  • Width: 385 (mm) as profile requests

Production line Components and Parameters of Ridge Cap Roll Forming Machine

1. Decoiler:2t/3t/5t Motor/hydraulic motor/passive (optional)

2. Filming covering device:optional

3. Front shearoptional:optional

4. Lubricating device:no need

5. Roll forming system:15/20/30 m/min

6. Safety coveroptional:optional

7. Post cutting: Motor/hydraulic (optional)

8. Output System:Manual supporter/ Automatic Stacker (optional)

9. Hydraulic system:Power supply for decoiler /post-cutting system

10. Electric controlsyste : MITSUBISH/ SIEMENSE/AMS (optional or as requested )

Working Flow of Ridge Capping Roll Forming Machine

The general working flow of the metal roof ridge cap machine is as follows

 Coil Charging Car (optional)Decoiler (passive/auto) - Front Shear(optional) - Feeding and Guiding Table - Filming Covering (optional) - Roll Forming System- Step Punching unit(as profile requests) - Post-Cutting to length (Hydraulic/Motor) - Output Manual Supporter/Stackmaster(optional)

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Application of Ridge Cap Roll Forming Machine

Roof ridge caps produced using this machinery are used for a variety of light steel structure construction and large building projects.

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