voestalpine Metsec Purlins Side Rails

Side Rails (Cladding or Sheeting Rails)

voestalpine Metsec’s Z and C-section side rails product range consists of a fully compatible range of Z and C-section profiles made from cold rolled steel in depths ranging from 142mm to 342mm deep. In addition a wide range of compatible accessories can be supplied catering for the majority of cladding types and designs.

voestalpine Metsec Z and C-section profiles are manufactured from pre-hot dipped galvanised steel, Z275 coating and with a minimum yield strength of 450N/mm². Further information on all of the following systems and their applications can be found in the Purlin Technical Manual.

Sleeved Side Rail System

For buildings of 2 bays or more and column spacing of up to 15m. Standard sleeves are fitted at all penultimate column connections and staggered on internal bays.

Butt Side Rail System

For buildings with odd bays or where the rail is required to be inset between the columns.

Cladding Options

Sleeved or butt system rails are used with horizontal cladding by the introduction of panel joint rails and horizontal cladding supports.