Built-Up Roofing (BUR) - Metalastic

Metalastic Expansion Joint Covers

"Eliminate Up To 90% Of All Field Splices, Reduce Seam Failures, And Save Labor Too!"

The Problem:

  • Field splices are one of the most notorious leak sites on the expansion joint cover

Splice Failure on Competitor’s product


The Solution:

  • Metalastic® Expansion Joint Covers in continuous lengths up to 250’ eliminate up to 90% of splices — and leaks


the solution

Metalastic® cover in continuous length run

  • Reduces Embarrassing Call-backs…
    Continuous lengths and ease of installation reduce the possibility of leaks and callbacks

  • Looks Better…
    Uniform surface results in a neater finished appearance

  • Versatile…
    Compatible with all types of roofing systems; available with black or white surface membrane

  • Saves Cost Versus Traditional EJCs…
    Reduces installed costs by up to 8%

  • Won’t Trap Water…
    Flexible, contoured bellows have no seams or channels to trap water

  • Custom Designs Available…
    Including custom profiles and transitions with galvanized, stainless steel, aluminum, or copper nailing flanges

  • Advanced Butyl Technology…
    Eliminates installation hassles with self-adhering seam joining system

  • Saves Labor…
    Splices take only 15 seconds vs. 15 minutes

  • Easy…
    Same splicing technique for all styles — makes installation and repairs quicker and easier than ever

  • Reliable…
    Faster, safer and longer lasting expansion joint seam detail

The Problem

  • Roofing membranes can split from building movement, thermal expansion and contraction, and UV degradation; conventional repairs often fail because the underlying cause has not been eliminated

The Solution

  • Lexsuco® membrane control joints are the best long-term solution because they allow for movement where the split has been repaired
  • Reduces Membrane Stress...
    Prevents recurring splits in the membrane where the control joint is installed

  • Versatile…
    Single size for all repairs

  • Safe…
    Does not disturb the integrity of the insulation beneath the roof membrane

  • Economical…
    An inexpensive method of repairing splits in the roofing membrane

  • Easy to Install…
    Can be installed using conventional roof maintenance and repair materials

How Much Would You Save With Metalastic® EJCs?

Compare These Typical Installations:

Metalastic® EJC The Competition
1. Material Costs 1. Material Costs
Costs for 100 Lineal feet (Curb to curb style with 4” bellows and galvanized nailers) Costs for 100 Lineal feet (Curb to curb style with 4” bellows and galvanized nailers)
Total Material Costs $677.00 Total Material Costs $616.00
2. Labor Costs 2. Labor Costs
Installation Time for 100 Lineal Feet 60 Min. Installation Time for 100 Lineal Feet 60 Min.
Time Required per Splice Time Required per Splice
Prime Metal and Let Dry N/A Prime Metal and Let Dry 5
Apply Bonding Adhesive and Let Dry N/A Apply Bonding Adhesive and Let Dry N/A
Apply Splice Material and Roll In N/A Apply Splice Material and Roll In N/A
Apply Edge Sealant N/A Apply Edge Sealant 1
Total Time For Splicing
(0 Splices @ 12 Minutes Per Splice)
0 Min. Total Time For Splicing
(0 Splices @ 12 Minutes Per Splice)
108 Min.
Total Labor Cost (60 mins. @ $25 per hour) $25.00 Total Labor Cost (168 mins. @ $25 per hour) $70.00
3. Cost of Overhead & Insurance 3. Cost of Overhead & Insurance
(typically same as labor cost)
Total Overhead & Insurance Cost
$25.00 (typically same as labor cost)
Total Overhead & Insurance Cost
$70.00
TOTAL INSTALLED COST $727.00 TOTAL INSTALLED COST $756.00

Note: Labor rates and product costs may vary in different areas.

Four Standard Styles Available

Designed to provide a weather-tight closure over a variety of expansion joint profiles; custom styles, sizes and transitions to meet virtually any expansion joint detail.

CMF Style

Curb-to-Curb style expansion joint profiles CMF style

CTW Style

Curb-to-Wall style expansion joint profiles CTW style

SMF Style

Cant-to-Cant, or Cant-to-Wall expansion joint profiles SMF style

LP Style

Low Cant-to-Cant or Cant-to-Wall expansion joint profiles LP style

Easy, Foolproof Installation

Unroll 1. Unroll Metalastic® Expansion Joint Cover
Nail 2. Nail inside metal nailer on one side
Apply Matrix™ 203 3. Apply Matrix™ 203 asphalt cement to vertical curb faces (or order with Metalastic® Butyl Tape Sealant), fold down, and fasten outside nailer
Compress 4. Compress bellows by aligning opposite nailing flanges with opposite curb edge and fasten

Documents

All documents are U.S. English unless otherwise noted

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