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MCA13a Oil Canning in Metal Roof and Metal Wall Systems

Oil Canning can be defined as visible waviness in the flat areas of metal roofing and metal wall panels. In technical terms, oil canning is referred to as elastic buckling (more commonly known as “stress wrinkling”). It can occur in any type of metal panels: steel, aluminum, zinc, or copper.

TB312 Rust Filings

The appearance of the rust “specks” on the surface of any coated or uncoated sheet, are usually
reported as premature sheet rusting within one year of installation..

TB732 Resilience in Building Design

The latest buzz word with Architects and the building industry is “resilience” in buildings. Resilience is defined as the ability to prepare and plan for, absorb, recover from, and adapt to adverse events. In simple terms, buildings that can withstand adverse events or can be quickly and easily repaired after such events are more resilient.

TB702 Sheet Expansion

Any piece of metal, free to move, will increase in size with an increase in temperature, and
will decrease in size with a decrease in temperature…