The Screws for a Metal Hip Roof calculator computes the number of metal panel screws needed for a hip roof based on the dimensions.
INSTRUCTIONS: Choose units and enter the following:
Screws for Metal Hip Roof (nS): The calculator returns the number of screw for the metal panel hip roof and the total surface area (A) in square feet.
Metal Panel Screws are a specialized product that include a gasket to seal around the screw head and prevent moisture from penetrating the roof or siding through the screw hole, and a screw tip that cuts through the metal panels and is self-starting. Metal panel screws often come in painted colors to match the metal panels. The screws are used to attach metal panels to purlins or sheathing for a metal roof or to girts or sheathing for metal siding. Metal Panel Screws are typically used with a density of 75 screws per 100 square feet of metal roofing or siding area.
The current price of Screws for a Metal Roof is included in the C-Lok, Ag Panel, G-Rib price survey which includes the following:
A hip roof is basically a rectangular trapezoid volume has regular trapezoids in the front and back and triangles on the sides. The bottom and top rectangles are centered, form parallel planes and separated by the height.
An addition of the TO parameter (default of 3") s added to the following dimensions.
It's better to have too much and have to cut it, than not enough.
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