Standing Seam Roof Panel
Posted on: 13 Jun 2018 Posted by: MAXON® Comments: 0


Standing seam roll former is a popuar machine that makes metal roof. Standing seam metal roofing is made up of vertical panels with two seams per panel that stand us vertically.

Standing seam roof panel

In some areas, standing seam metal roofing are of great demand. Its unique standing-lock design makes it mong the most durable and maintenance-free type of any metal roof. Standing seam roofing is one of the most popular, versatile and durable roofing types currently available to buy.

This type of locking system gives no vision of fasterners so that the finished roofing looks smooth,light yet durable. The common materials for making standing seam roofing are Prepainted steel and Aluminum of 0.4-0.6mm thickness . However, in some cases the thickness will go up to 1.2mm. For example, the Kalzip standing seam (BEMO roofing system).  One more thing worthy of notice is the klip. Standing seam roofing stystm requires KLIPs during installation. Read more about Standing Seam Roofing

Standing Seam Roll Former is a regular metal sheet roll forming machine that produces standing seam roofing. Generally, there are two types of standing seam roll former in the market: Stationary Type and Portable Type. In China, 95% machine manufacturers build stationary type standing seam roll forming machine for technical reason.

Brief Introduction of Standing Seam Roll Former:

Standing Seam Roll Forming Machine
NTM Portable Standing Seam Roll Former

The stationary standing seam roll former, same like other roll forming machines, has components as manual decoiler, feeding unit, roll forming unit, cutting unit and control unit. A stationary or fixed staning seam machine shall be heavy duty and durable. Besides, it has more roll forming stations, compared to a regular roof panel roll former.

However, a portable standing seam roll forming machine has less roll forming stations, lighter rolling tools and lighter machine body. Besides, the rolling tools materials are different from stationary type machine.

As a complementary device, an electric or auto seamer is necessary when installing the standing seam roofing. Therefore, whenever a client is looking for a standing seam roll former, he always needs an electrical or auto Seamer.

Basic Specifications of Standing Seam Roll Former (Stationary Type)

Standing seam roof panel roll forming machine

Although there might be different sizes for standing seam roof panels, for the machinery that makes standing seam roofing, the basic specifications have no differnece.

  • Raw materials it rolls: Pre-painted steel coils; Aluminum, Galvalum, Galvanized etc
  • Material thickness: 0.3-0.8mm (PPGI,GI,GA,PPGA), 0.8-1.2mm(Aluminum)
  • Capacity of De-coiler: 5TONS
  • Rollforming stations: 18 stations
  • Roller materials: 45# steel with tempering treatment and chrome coating treatment
  • Shaft diameter: 70mm
  • Safety option: Safety Cover eqiupped
  • Cutting: Hydraulic cutoff
  • Material of Cutting blade: Cr12 steel
  • Control unit: PLC control to ensure the machine to run both automatically and manually.

MTC has a decade of experience in desiging and building various types of metal roll formers. As one of TOP 10 metal roll formers, standing seam roll former is easy to operate and good for manufacturing. Contact MTC if you happend to need a metal sheet roll forming machine.

TOP 10 METAL ROLL FORMERS: STANDING SEAM ROLL FORMING MACHINE was last modified: November 15th, 2023 by MAXON®

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