The Lead Sheet Association has produced a range of short training films intended for anyone who works with or specifies rolled lead sheet.
Covering key topics in the installation and specification of Rolled Lead Sheet, as well as Health and Safety issues, there is something for everybody, from understanding the different methods of lead manufacture to the specialist aspects of detailing and installation – all demonstrated by experts.
The short films are broken down into specific topics so that you can select and learn more about the exact area of interest to you at any time. They incorporate interviews with key industry people who know the construction business inside out and use this experience to give handy hints and tips on the main techniques and best ways to get the most out of using Rolled Lead Sheet.
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Not all Lead sheet is the same. Only Rolled Lead Sheet manufactured to BS EN 12588: 2006 is the most durable, with consistancy of thickness and thermal movement properties. Even some within the construction industry itself are not aware of the different types of Lead sheet that are available today. Ensure that you use Rolled Lead Sheet manufactured to BS EN 12588: 2006 in your project for the best results.
This short film gives a brief overview of lead sheet manufacture
A more comprehensive comparison of the different types of lead sheet for specifiers, contractors and installers on construction projects can be found on the following information sheet:
The LSA is also at the forefront of Technical Training and expertise for those working in construction using lead and hard metals. At its purpose-built training centre in Kent, the LSA runs a range of courses for metal workers, specifiers, surveyors, contractors and conservationists. Click here to view our courses.
The LSA’s Training Prospectus will guide you through the vocational courses and qualifications that are available for those wanting to improve their skills and expertise.
Alternatively, for a more comprehensive overview of installation, specification and health and safety issues, why not view take our one of our interactive e-learning courses?