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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…

TB726-LEED-2009-2012

The LEED Green Building Rating System was developed to certify “green” buildings under a
system created and promulgated by the U.S. Green Building Council…

TB726 LEED Program

The LEED Green Building Rating System is a system developed to certify “green” buildings
under a system created and promulgated by the U.S. Green Building Council. LEED stands for…

TB729 Fastener Location

We get a lot of questions on the proper location of screws on exposed fastened panels. Fabral’s
position is that screws must be installed down in the flat of the panels on exposed fastened panel
systems…

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.

TB723 Spangle

Please be aware that for the past decade the spangle of Galvanized material has been changing
and the spangle is getting smaller and smaller…