- Cool Chemistry®
We Manufacture R-Panel/PBR-Panel
Same or next day service on 9 stock finishes
Three to four day leadtime on an additional 6 colors
R-Panel is the definition of commercial metal roofing. With it's industry leading looks and commercial grade strength, R-Panel can meet your roofing needs.
Very similar in looks to our Tuff-Rib panel, R-Panels' main differences are in the height of its ribs. It has four 1-1/4" ribs instead of five 3/4" ribs, spaced 12" apart instead of 9".
R-Panel can be installed over solid decking, or over open framing spaced as far as 5' apart. If you look at most metal buildings, you will find R-Panel installed on the roof and/or walls. R-Panel is also known as PBR-Panel when it has a purlin bearing leg, which Best Buy Metals R-Panel / PBR-Panel carries.
- 36" width coverage
- 1-1/4" high ribs spaced 12" apart
- Can be installed over open framing or decking/plywood
- Gauges: 26ga
- Finishes: Akzo-Nobel® Paint or bare Galvalume®
- Warranty: Painted - 40 years, Galvalume® - 25 years
- Minimum roof slope 1:12
- Cool Chemistry® Energy Efficient
Some metal roofing tries to look great, while performing. R-Panel was designed purely with performance in mind. It may look nice, but that's just a by-product of its strength.
Low Slope Expert
When you have a roof with slopes as low as 1:12, R-Panel is your solution. It's higher-than-average 1-1/4" ribs give it what it takes to perform on nearly any roof.
For slopes with 3:12 or less, we recommend using our butyl sealant between the laps for greater protection, as well as stitch screws that pull the panels tighter together.
Spans the Distance
R-Panel can be installed on open framing up to 5' apart, which is why it is used on so many steel buildings. In fact, an estimated 80-90% of metal buildings have R-Panel installed on it for this very reason.
You will not find a more competitively priced commercial roofing material anywhere, period. Whether you go with our 40 year warranted industry leading paint system, or the highly popular 25 year warranted Galvalume® zinc-aluminum coated system, you will be amazed by our low prices.
Everything You Need to Finish It
Formed ridge, fasteners, sealant, and about everything else you need to finish your R-Panel roof or wall project can be found here.
Best Buy Metal Roofing's staff is there to help you, whether you are roofing a small garage, large home, or building of any type. Let us work with you on your project to figure out what you need.
All of our Tuff-Rib 40 year painted colors are Akzo-Nobel® Cool Chemistry® colors, reflectivity 25-65% of the sun's rays, and saving you on your electric bills. View the video below with more information.
We Manufacture R-Panel
Our rollformer has been upgraded to a double stacker with the capability to manufacture both Tuff-Rib and R-Panel. By manufacturing R-Panel in house, we are now able to offer this quality commercial and industrial panel with the shortest leadtime in the industry, and the best quality available anywhere.
We are stocking 8 painted coils, as well as galvalume coils. Leadtime is same or next day in most cases. An additional 6 painted colors are available with a 3-4 day leadtime
Phone: (423) 728-3336
Fax: (423) 728-3066
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