Home Contractor's Corner New lead alternative Ridge and Hip System launched

New lead alternative Ridge and Hip System launched

Hambleside Danelaw has launched SwiftRidg and SwiftRidg+, which are designed for use with slate and plain tile roofs at pitches from 20º to 50º, and are compliant with the requirements of BS 5534 and BS 8612.

Hambleside Danelaw has announced the launch of SwiftRidg and SwiftRidg+, the manufacturer’s new lead alternative GRP Roll Top Ridge and Hip Systems.

The manufacturer says the patent pending SwiftRidg and SwiftRidg+ (GB Patent Application No:  2308115.1) offer a light and durable alternative to lead, zinc, copper, and galvanised steel roll systems, and they are designed for use with slate and plain tile roofs at pitches from 20º to 50º.

Tested by BRE to resist wind speeds exceeding 110mph, SwiftRidg and SwiftRidg+ come with a 20-year service life guarantee and are compliant with the requirements of BS 5534 and BS 8612. Hambleside Danelaw says there is no toxic or contaminated run off and they can therefore be used in rainwater harvesting systems.

These roll top ridge and hip systems comprise of a 3m GRP roll profile suitable for use on both the ridge and hips with bespoke 3m fixing kits, including a new and unique omega bracket. The SwiftRidg+ kit includes an additional vent roll component to provide a ventilated option along the ridge in accordance with BS 5250 where required.

Hambleside Danelaw is a British manufacturer, with its Danelaw brand producing a wide range of ancillary pitched roofing products at its Northamptonshire-based factory. The manufacturer says it has a passion for innovation, bringing new products to market to maximise the quality and choice available in the roofing industry. 

To view the SwiftRidg and SwiftRidg+’s data sheet and installation recommendations head over to Hambleside Danelaw’s website, or contact a member of the team at: techelp@hambleside-danelaw.co.uk

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