ANSI/SPRI ES-1 Compliant Testing Service: The Ideal Way to Ensure a Roof’s Quality

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There is an increasing number of natural weather phenomena that can cause a building to sustain structural damage to the roof edge terminations. That’s why it’s very important and necessary to keep in mind all the quality and safety standards during the construction of a building. The roof edge is of particular importance as it is the leading edge of protection against high wind damage, and the overall protection of commercial building projects nationwide. Always choose or provide a sheet metal option that meets ANSI/SPRI ES-1 compliance.

ANSI/SPRI ES-1 compliance is a quality standard, which ensures that roofs are tested according to rigorous parameters. This quality standard also assures that roof edge products have the potential to stand firm even in wind storms, heavy rain and other related high wind situations. They also help to ensure security to the building and to the people inside.

When it comes to ensuring that the roof edge products are in compliance with the ANSI/SPRI ES-1, ANSI SPRI FM4435 ES-1, and ANSI/SPRI GD-1 Standards, companies nationwide have counted on the professional services provided by National ES Testing Service, Inc. We are the pioneer and most trustworthy name in ANSI/SPRI ES-1 compliance and testing. Our experts can help you produce a superior quality roof edge product by guiding you through every step of the ES-1 testing process. When you are working on producing roof edge products for commercial, industrial or government applications, we can help you enhance your business by testing your sheet metal details to make them compliant with State, Local and International Building Codes.

There are several different factors to consider in determining targeted pressures for ES-1 compliance such as Wind Speed, Building Occupancy, Building Height, Location on the Roof, and the Buildings’ physical location. We offer services that help manufacturing companies make sure their roof edge fabrications are in line with current building code standards. The ultramodern test apparatus we use for perimeter roof edge testing has cutting-edge features such as:

  • Fully Automated Touch Screen Control (w/ Custom Designed Software)
  • Integrated Ultra Sonic Safety Features and Product Adaptability
  • Capable of Testing Samples Up To 12′-0″ Lengths
  • Fully Portable – Can Be Moved Quickly and Easily
  • Operates on Standard 110V Power Source
  • Downloadable Data via Standard USB Ports
  • On-board Data Calibration

With the use of this advanced, comprehensive and patented technology, National ES Testing Service is able to provide roof edge testing solutions for all low slope perimeter roof edge terminations, and many types of roof applications. These kinds of testing solutions ensure complete safety for malls, shopping centers and other high-rise buildings where roof securements are used in construction. This provides complete protection even in the worst weather situations for a variety of industries. The comprehensive roof edge testing solutions provided by National ES Testing Service, Inc. certify that the products are in adherence to State and Local building codes, as well as with the requirements of the 2003 International Building Code (IBC). 

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