Rooftop Mounting Systems
Rooftop Mounting Systems
The last few years have witnessed increasing demand for high quality rooftop screening. What many architects and engineers look for these days is a barrier system designed to withstand heavy wind loads while matching the aesthetics of the surrounding building finish. PalmSHIELD’s rooftop mounting system has a proven track record as both a replacement for existing screening and as additional facility screening. Our system consists of rooftop mounting rails, angled kickers and hardware, and cantilevered support brackets — the whole forming a sturdy, aesthetically beautiful product suitable for many applications.
Features & Benefits
- Custom designed to your screening and roofing
- Large attachment coverage to catch underlying structure
- Easily modified for sloped roofs
- Retro existing mechanical equipment screening
- Replacing existing rooftop screening
- Parapet walls
- Sloped roofs
- Rubber EPDM roofs
- Standing seam metal roofs
- Limited attachments for rooftop attachments
Rooftop Mounting Components
Rooftop rails provide the widest support base for attaching to all types of EPDM, rubber, standing seam, and metal type roofs. The rails provide an elevated platform for attaching screening columns and diagonal supports. Using a continuous rooftop rail for both the columns and diagonal supports further supports your screening windloads. These rails come in various lengths and widths based on your screening and roofing design.
Diagonal supports include column mounted pivot and rail attached pivot brackets and aluminum tubular diagonal supports. The diagonal supports are attached to the pivot brackets with stainless steel bolts. Each diagonal support system will be designed according to the rooftop rail length, screening type, and application. By continuously connecting the screening to the rooftop rails and diagonal supports, you create a structural support system highly capable of supporting even the most demanding needs for wind loads.
ROOFTOP EQUIPMENT CANTILEVERED SUPPORTS
When there is no opportunity to connect the screening to the rooftop due to lack of structural support, you may be able to attach the screening directly to the mechanical equipment. This is determined according to whether the equipment features an external structural skeleton for this type of attachment. PalmSHIELD will work directly with you to design a cantilevered truss system that matches and attaches to this structure. The cantilevered trusses extend from the equipment and attach directly to the screening. This may be done at each column or alternating based on the screening type and demands.