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Posted by McElroy Metal ● Aug 30, 2022 8:00 AM

Maxima Standing Seam Metal Roofing Installation

McElroy Metal’s Maxima family of products represents the industry’s broadest selection of vertical leg standing seam systems.

maxima ADV StriatedCustomers can choose from three distinct Maxima profiles: Maxima, Maxima 1.5, and Maxima ADV.

Each job is different, and Maxima is designed to give architects and contractors a metal panel that meets their unique performance characteristics. The Maxima line is flexible enough to meet most specific aesthetic and performance specifications.

We created the video below to help installers understand all the steps necessary to properly and safely install Maxima Standing Seam metal roof panels.


Highlights include:

  • 0:47 Eave Plate
  • 1:21 Proper Sealant Detail
  • 3:14 Eave Trim Installation
  • 3:53 Applying Eave Sealant
  • 5:00 Roof Panel Layout
  • 6:16 Fastening Panels at the Eave
  • 6:57 Thermal Spacers
  • 7:12 Backup Plates
  • 7:47 Installing First Panel
  • 10:22 End Laps
  • 12:35 Cinch Straps
  • 13:56 Sealing and Installing Adjacent Panels
  • 16:47 Checking for Modularity
  • 19:02 Rake Detail
  • 20:15 Cutting Panels at Rake Condition
  • 22:22 Installing Zee at Rake Condition
  • 26:16 Installing Rake Slide & Rake Trim
  • 27:02 Installing Closures
  • 31:55 Panel Seaming

More about Maxima

In some cases, Maxima panels can be produced on-site by McElroy roll forming technicians. Maxima 1.5" and ADV panels can also be curved for use with radius roof situations.

All Maxima panels are mechanically seamed. Mechanical seamers and hand crimpers are available for rent through Developmental Industries (DI).

The rental fees for seaming and folding equipment can be found on the DI site, as well as additional information you may need to be aware of within the terms and conditions. DI is the only approved supplier for this type of equipment.

McElroy Metal provides factory eave notching on Maxima standing seam panels.

Learn more about Maxima today.

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About McElroy Metal

Since 1963, McElroy Metal has served the construction industry with quality products and excellent customer service. The employee-owned components manufacturer is headquartered in Bossier City, La., and has 14 manufacturing facilities across the United States. Quality, service and performance have been the cornerstone of McElroy Metal’s business philosophy and have contributed to the success of the company through the years. As a preferred service provider, these values will continue to be at the forefront of McElroy Metal’s model along with a strong focus on the customer.

Topics: Standing Seam Systems, Installation, Maxima

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