GreenCoat PLX – “The Roofer’s Choice”

Roofs have to deal with Mother Nature’s every mood. Therefore, the material you choose for a roofing product must be able to stand strong against the toughest requirements, look great day after day and offer benefits that can give you cost-savings.

GreenCoat PLX colour coated steel products from SSAB were developed together with roofers and tinsmiths and have become "The Roofer’s Choice”. They are tailor-made products for roofer applications, made from top Nordic quality steel, have environmental benefits and are durable.
GreenCoat PLX products come with a 50-year technical guarantee and an up to 25-year aesthetical guarantee.

 

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GreenCoat PLX – "The Roofer’s Choice"

Carl Cross, from Zinc and Copper Roofing Ltd (UK), has installed GreenCoat PLX on a roof and shares his thoughts with us. Take a look at the film.

Henning Stummel’s Tin House

With the objective of creating a cohesive construction that forms a dialogue with the warm, earthy London stock brick of the surrounding buildings, architect Henning Stummel created the Tin House.

Both the roof and façades of the Tin House are made from GreenCoat PLX Pro BT, which features a patented, Bio-based Technology (BT) coating using a substantial portion of Swedish rapeseed oil. Furthermore, the Tin House utilizes many traditional tinsmith details for a modest and utilitarian finish.
Henning Stummel’s Tin House
Yellow house

Fjärilen (The Butterfly) Uppsala, Sweden by Rahel Belatchew

Well-known among tinsmiths and metal roofers for its easy hand forming and long colour retention, GreenCoat PLX Pro BT also features a Bio-based Technology (BT) with a substantial portion of Swedish rapeseed oil instead of fossil based oils, which are traditionally used. The unique, patented BT solution by SSAB reduces the environmental footprint significantly.

In addition, GreenCoat PLX Pro BT is highly resistant to corrosion, UV radiation as well as scratches. Installation went smoothly and thanks to the low temperature elongation, the result was a clean look without buckling or deformation.

GreenCoat PLX – Practical benefits for roofers

Project: Mulino Di Terenzano Pozzuolo, Italy
Target: Reconstructed water mill
Product: GreenCoat PLX Pro BT

Near the Italian town of Pozzuolo, the ancient Terenzano water mill, which dates back over 500 years, has been redesigned and restored in a way that has attracted much attention. Aesthetics and quality were major themes in this restoration project. 

During the roof installation, tinsmiths were able to perform a number of detailed hand forming procedures with GreenCoat PLX Pro BT in order to obtain the low profile look. They also experienced GreenCoat PLX Pro BT to be highly scratch resistant.

 

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