Lightweight Roofing Structures- PDF

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Running head: LIGHTWEIGHT ROOFINGLightweight roofingName of the studentName of the UniversityAuthor Note
1LIGHTWEIGHT ROOFINGExecutive summaryThe following report discusses the many benefits provided by the lightweight roofing structures.The report also tells about the various lightweight products that are available in the market.Along with this, the various advantages and the disadvantages are also discussed in this report.The main products included in this report are the polymer materials, PVC materials and thefiberglass materials. Along with the advantages and the disadvantages of the said materials, thereport also includes the various specifications of the products that accounts for suchspecifications in the market.
2LIGHTWEIGHT ROOFINGTable of ContentsIntroduction:....................................................................................................................................3Discussion:.......................................................................................................................................3Polymer:.......................................................................................................................................4PVC:............................................................................................................................................5Fiberglass:....................................................................................................................................7Conclusion:......................................................................................................................................8References:....................................................................................................................................10
3LIGHTWEIGHT ROOFINGIntroduction:The materials used in the formation of lightweight roofing are used to provide featuresfor roofing applications. The materials used for the lightweight roofing applications are termedas lightweight based on the specifications and the weight of them. The specifications of thematerials are in the ranges of 20 kg per meter. The weight of the materials used for the roofing isonly considered when fitted on the roof. The materials with the specifications of the heavyweightexceed the defined limit. Due to the various situational benefits provided by the lightweightroofing materials, they are used in various other ways too. The report discusses the many benefits provided by the lightweight roofing structures.The report also tells about the various lightweight products that are available in the market.Along with this, the various advantages and the disadvantages are also discussed in this report. Discussion:The roofing materials consist of various outermost layers to provide more protection tothe building infrastructure underneath it. In some cases, it is made to support its own weight, butmostly they are made to provide protection to the building infrastructure underneath it. Thenature elements are supposed to be very dangerous and the necessity for protection is referencedfrom the application of the roofing materials. However, the diversity in market for the roofingmaterial is much high due to the presence of different materials to address the same applicationconcerned. The roofing materials are made by the application of commercially produced goods(tiles) or naturally found goods (thatch). In addition to provide more advantages for protection,the roofing layer covers other waterproofing layers to address the protection concerns. Thus, theuse of such materials provides various benefits to the industries implementing them in

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