Sunday, 3 December 2017

Disseminating some Information on ‘How to Install Sandwich Panels’

There are different kinds of Sandwich Panels in the market; these can be bought for roofing and also as wall panels. Depending upon the material, dimension, thickness and other specifications, the demand can be given and requirement can be fulfilled. Many of the sources provide easy installation and fitting in roofs and walls. One should look for water proof, corrosion resistant, tamper proof and highly durable sandwich insulated panels. Some are made of PUF, some are made of aluminium and some are made of stainless steel. Assembly of Sandwich Panels can be made vertically and horizontally in any weather conditions. Before installing them at designated place, one should check the structure for compliance with construction accuracy and design specification. Quality should also be rechecked. 

Sandwich Panels

Now preparation of necessary tools for the assembly of panels can be done. One should prepare the proper structure to facilitate the assembly and it results in flawless performance of joints and fasteners that ensures aesthetical finishing of building. There should be no wielding in the proximity of panels as it may permanently damage the coating of panel. Panels are usually designed for installation on plane surfaces of minimum 7 percent. All proceedings of installing Sandwich Panels such as roof cladding and lifting should be done carefully. Safety measures as per standard regulations for working at height such as lifeline, anti-fall safety net and parapets should be prepared prior. All installation workers are recommended to bear hand gloves for cutting prevention and footwear with soft soles in order to avoid scratching or any kind of damage to the panels’ surface.

When panels are lifted directly on the roof top, all instructions should be followed and also a rope fixed on the panel package’s end will enable better swinging rotation of the package. Heavy panels on the roof are difficult to move and can be dangerous. Therefore, these packages should not be lifted on roof, rather left on ground, then panels can be lifted one by one on the structure via cranes or lifting clamps. The protective film on internal sides must be removed before installation. Installation direction of the panels should always be opposite to wind direction. Now, place the first panel and fix it in place ensuring its alignment. The second panel is installed by overlapping the first rib on the rib of the first panel and then fixing them together on roof. Other panels installation then follow with proper directions.

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