Design and installation of Rolled Lead Sheet – an overview

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Rolled Lead Sheet

 

 

Below are the key elements to look out for when designing and installing Rolled Lead Sheet to BSEN 12588:

  • Physical and mechanical properties of lead sheet
  • Contact with other materials
  • Bossing and welding methods
  • Jointing methods
  • Support and fixing methods
  • Prevention of corrosion

Rolled Lead Sheet

 

 

Rolled Lead Sheet is commonly used on all types of modern and historic properties for:

  • Flashings to abutments on flat and pitched roofs
  • Protective Weatherings to ledges and cornices
  • Damp proof courses and cavity trays
  • Linings to parapet and valley gutters
  • Coverings to flat and pitched roofs
  • Vertical cladding
  • Cappings to parapet walls
  • Cladding to dormer windows
  • Many other specialist uses, such as radiation shielding and sound attenuation.

Rolled Lead Sheet

 

 

Rolled Lead Sheet

The LSA’s in-depth advice is supported by downloadable AutoCAD Drawings and full Specification Sheets, which provide comprehensive guidance on installation in every situation:

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