Description: Flat seam roofing is used on all the segments of the spire. Battens are used between segments. A copper finial flashes and tops the spire.
The minimum recommended weight for the panels is 20-ounce copper.
Substrate: Continuous nailable substrate.
Fastening Method: Cleats.
The copper finial can be simple or decorated. It is constructed similar to Detail 13.4B (Conical Spire). The flat seam panels are designed similar to flat seam roofing. The size of the panels is determined by the size of the spire segments.Downloacd CAD File
An octagonal spire is shown, but practically any number of segments can be used to form a spire. Each segment is separated from adjacent segments by battens.Download CAD File
13.5C. Section at Cornice
The upper edge of the cornice is locked into a 24 oz. copper lock strip with a 2" leading edge fold. The bottom edges of the roofing panels are folded and locked around the lock strip. The bottom edge of the cornice is supported by wood blocking and a continuous 20 to 24 oz. cleat.Download CAD File
13.5D. Batten Detail
The battens are shaped to accommodate the change in angle between segments. The outer face of the battens and the caps can have virtually any profile. The batten cap is double locked into the roof panel and cleats.Download CAD File
For Additional Information:
- Roofing Systems - Introduction, for general information on roofing system requirements.
- Roofing Systems - Flat Seam Roofing, for information on flat seam roofing.
- Roofing Systems - Batten Seam Roofing, for information on batten seam roofing.
- Flashing and Copings, under the appropriate sections for flashing details.