Materials:(DM Henderson) Zimmerman SS1500

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Materials:(DM Henderson) Zimmerman SS1500

Division C - Accepted Materials

Zimmerman SS1500
by D.M. Henderson Roofing Ltd.

The metal panel listed and described below is accepted for use in the RoofStar Guarantee Program.
D.M. Henderson Roofing Ltd.
Contact Address
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Product Group - Standing Seam Metal Roof System
Panel Machine
Panel Name
Zimmerman SS1500
Seam Type
Mechanical Lock

The roofing assembly / material information published below and in the RCABC Roofing Practices Manual DOES NOT represent a complete set of the manufacturer's published data, nor does it represent a detailed specification. The preparation of a detailed specification is the responsibility of the design authority. For more information about this product or system, consult the manufacturer.


The Zimmerman SS1500 is an on-site continuous panel metal roofing machine. Panel profiles vary from 300 mm (12") to 500 mm (20") wide with a standing seam height of 38 mm (1 1/2").

This on-site manufacturing eliminates the need for end laps, with continuous panel forming capabilities in lengths up to 46 m (150'). Panel clips for longer length panels to be two piece assemblies, for thermal expansion and contraction design allowances, using 20 gauge metal conforming to 150-ST-22G and 500-SB-22-g base by AMSI or Approved equivalent.


  1. General:Standing seam panels use a hidden fastening clip system for mechanical fastening to a solid substrate. The maximum spacing of the clips is 600 mm (24") on centre. The panels are locked together, with the clips as part of the seam, by use of a mechanical seamer.
  2. Range of application: On wood or metal sloped roofs; in commercial, institutional, industrial and residential construction; for re-roofing or new construction. Plywood decking is to be a nominal 13 mm (1/2") thick or thicker.
  3. Fasteners (Screws): Fasteners used to attach clips to plywood to be #8 x 1" long, pancake head, A-point, coated steel screw. Minimum two screws per clip. For steel decking or Z-girts the same size of screw with a pancake head, having a self-drill and tap point, and again two screws per clip.
  4. Panel Clips: One piece clip 64 mm (2 ½") wide by 38 mm (1 ½") high with a 16 mm (5/8") base. The minimum thickness is 22 gauge metal; fastened to a plywood deck 600 mm (24") O.C. Custom-Bilt 2SS RC1.5" standing seam roof clip.
  5. Deck Requirements: in keeping with the Standard for Architectural Sheet Metal (ASM) Systems.






Minimum roof slope is 1:4 (3" in 12"). Severe conditions (heavy snow or ice) minimum slope is 1:1.5 (8" in 12").


  1. Wind Uplift Resistance: Panel securement shall conform to the requirements in Part 3 of the Standard for Architectural Sheet Metal (ASM) Systems.
  2. Materials:RoofStar (RGC) accepted metal panel systems shall be formed of steel conforming to the requirements published in Section 9.2. of the Standard.

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