Roof Curbs and Hatches

Roof Curbs, Vents, Hatches and Rainware – January 2020

Roof curbs, vents, hatches and rainware featured in Metal Construction News’ January 2020 issue.

KCC Manufacturing

KCC Manufacturing offers prefabricated cricket diverters for large and unusual field conditions. They can be installed around penthouses, elevator shafts or process equipment that protrude through roofs. The factory-fabricated cricket diverters are produced in aluminum, Galvalume and stainless steel, and are designed to maintain the integrity of roof systems.

Petersen Aluminum Corp.

Petersen’s PAC-Tite Gold coping is designed to maintain roof integrity for applications in which slope must be created at the parapet wall. PAC-Tite Gold coping can be custom fabricated to meet wide wall widths more than 16 inches and face heights to 12 inches. It has factory-applied stainless steel springs for long-term positive attachment to roofs and membrane protection. PAC-Tite Gold coping is tested per ANSI/ SPRI/FM 4435/ES-1 standard complying with the International Building Code.

SAF Perimeter Systems, a division of Southern Aluminum Finishing Co. Inc. (SAF)

SAF Perimeter Systems offers the SMACNA Series Gutter Systems, which are listed in the Sheet Metal and Air Conditioning Contractors National Association (SMACNA) Manual. The heavy-gauge aluminum gutter systems are an extension of the Industrial Series Gutter Systems, which have heavy-duty interior brackets and optional exposed support brackets to withstand heavy snow and ice conditions. SMACNA Series Gutter Systems are available in 56 standard Kynar colors and custom polyvinylidene fluoride (PVDF) colors.


BILCO’s smoke vents’ standard features include a Thermolatch II positive hold/release mechanism that ensures reliable vent operation in the event of a fire, and a curb-mounted fusible link that allows a latch to be quickly reset from the roof level. The double-leaf smoke vents also have gas spring operators to open covers in snow and wind.