You can enjoy the outdoors feeling yet be protected from the sun, because Ampelite glass reinforced polyester sheeting has inbuilt protection against the transmission of harmful ultra violet rays. Sun without sunburn.
Ampelite sheeting is made to stand up to tough Australian conditions from Cairns to Cradle Mountain. When you choose Ampelite glass reinforced sheeting you can be sure that it has been made from the highest quality materials available using the world’s latest resin technology. Ampelite’s manufacturing process ensures that each phase of production is absolutely consistent from batch to batch.
Polyester film surface protection
This tough film forms an integral part of the sheet and increases its life as it prevents reinforcing fibres becoming exposed on the surface of the sheet.
Traditional, corrugated roofing & walling
There are so many ways to use Ampelite ‘Corri-glas’ and ‘Trim-glas. And, the cost is moderate, so it’s good value too. If you want plenty of light, lasting protection from the sun, and a great home feature, start by drawing up a simple plan.
Ampelite sheeting is lightweight and easy to handle and install. Even projects such as an outdoor living area or carport can be a satisfying Do-It-Yourself job.
Before you order materials or commence to build you should check that your proposed work complies with local council by-laws. Minimum recommended roof pitch is 5º.
The tables below give you the maximum span between battens or purlins for the 1200 and 1800 series sheeting. Sheet lengths available are also shown, and the ‘Sheet coverage table’ helps you calculate how many sheets to buy.
|Domestic and Heavy Duty Grades|
|Trim-glas’ (5 Rib)||1200||900mm|
The span between battens or supports should not exceed the above measurements
|Profile||1 Sheet||2 Sheet||3 Sheet||4 Sheet||5 Sheet|
Corrugated sheets should have 1.5 overlaps, 1 rib only on 5 Rib sheets. Overlaps should face away from prevailing wind
|Profiles: Corrugated and 5 Rib|
|1.800m 2.100m 2.400m 2.700m 3.000m 3.300m 3.600m 3.900m 4.200m 4.500m 4.800m 5.100m 5.700m 6.000m|
In addition to these stock lengths a cut to size service is available through most outlets.
|Light %||Heat %||Light %||Heat %|
|Haze Green (in 1800g only)||NA||NA||60||72|
The above tests were conducted by a NATA approved research laboratory and are available on request.
|Domestic||Series 1200||1.2kg per m2 (4oz)|
|Heavy Duty||Series 1800||1.8kg per m2 (6oz)|
Translucent Ridge Capping can be supplied in both grades