E280 Expansion Joint 280mm 2.5m ResiRoof® Trims
3 metres long E280 EXPANSION TRIM
Use to allow expansion on roofs or areas over 50m2
Allow 50mm gap under the arc of this trim to allow for movement between deck boards
- Easy fix with clout nails
- Made from GRP ready to paint
- 1-2mm thick
Can be cut and made to measure on-site using an angle grinder or fine tooth cut saw
This trim is 3 Metres long
E280 can be used for creating rolls on any ridge details, expansion joints on large roofs (50m2 or over) or to bridge GRP to felt roofs. Where necessary a sufficient gap in the deck should be cut and the trim then needs to be fixed to each end of the decking at 300mm centres. Ensure the join and fixing points are reinforced with Scott Bader’s woven glass tape (which is significantly stronger than chopped strand mat). The laminate can then be applied in the normal manner.
C5 caps can be fixed by applying a 6-8mm bead of Fix ALL adhesive to the inside edge of the overlapping trim and bedded in. The trims can also be bonded together for longer lengths.
The E280 trim is very useful when needing to bridge the GRP to a neighbouring felt roof. Where possible the adjoining felt should be lifted to slide the E280 underneath. Apply two 6-8mm beads of Fix-All adhesive on the base of the trim edge and on the top where the felt will sit. Use clout or ring nails to hold in place, while adhesive cures, any exposed edges should have a further bead applied to avoid water/ moisture ingress. The other side of the trim can be fixed and laminated in the normal manner.
Please note that E280 is also referred to as expansion joint and ridge roll for pitched roofs.
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