Online Information Centre for Stainless Steel in Construction
This resource is an guide to stainless steel and its use as a roofing material. The mechanical, physical and environmental properties of stainless steel are described and a cost comparison is presented against carbon steel. Guidance is given on grade and finish selection, compatibility and required corrosion resistance. Detailed roof design is described, considering the shape, folding operations and fasteners. Finally best practice techniques for welding to achieve water tightness is discussed.