Two products from Bradford Insulation were specified for a massive roof installation at the Commercial Industrial Property (CIP) warehouse project in Huntingwood.

The 31,849-square-metre roof system had to meet BCA Section J energy efficiency requirements by providing the total system R-value to meet the required thermal performance for its building type and climate zone.

The Huntingwood CIP warehouse roof system is made up of a metal roof structure with 31,849 square metres of Bradford’s Anticon insulation blankets providing thermal and acoustic insulation as well as condensation control. Additionally, 21,207 lineal metres of SpacerX roof spacer were installed to allow the insulation to achieve R-Value compliance, as well as complement the concealed fixed roof sheets.

The entire roof system complete with safety mesh, insulation blanket, spacers and roof sheets was installed in 41 days.

Being the fastest spacer for concealed fixed metal roofs, Bradford’s patented SpacerX roof spacer system supported the quick project turnaround. SpacerX improves speed of construction by allowing the spacer and the concealed fixed roof clip to be assembled with around half the number of fasteners.

Key features that make SpacerX the fastest roof spacer:

Less crane lifts onto the roof and easier to carry the pallet

Compact for storage, SpacerX delivers more lineal metres of spacer per pallet than any other system on the market. Lightweight and without cardboard packaging, SpacerX can be effortlessly carried for installation on the roof.

Quickly connects and self-aligns

No clipping or locking is required to securely and quickly connect SpacerX bars, and bars will always self-align.

Vertical, centre fix on top face for fasteners

Pre-punched holes and slots are centred on the top profile, which means direct access for the drill. The fastener can be fixed directly to the purlin at no angle, reducing the risk of missing the purlin.

Only 3 screws to fasten clip and spacer directly to the purlin

SpacerX can be fastened to the purlin along with the concealed clip with one set of screws, altogether requiring around half the number of fasteners. Suitable for most 700mm concealed fixed roofing profiles.

Fast start and fast finish

Custom designed Start Blocks allow SpacerX to be aligned to the start of the roof sheet line, even on non-parallel fascia roofs. SpacerX can just be over-lapped to finish the roof – there’s no need to shorten spacers with a grinder.