Material thickness and design matters when facing such catastrophic events.
In a time where most manufacturers are producing panels on the lower end of the gauge. FMRP is doing the opposite, to provide an even stronger system for our customers. Our 24 Gauge (G90) coil is ordered to a 0.025” min and typically runs 0.0275” to 0.0290”, which is the lower end of the 22 Gauge range.
With hundreds of roofs throughout the Caribbean, we did not experience a single failure through Category 5 Hurricanes Irma and Maria, and Category 4 Hurricane Dorian. The strength of our Metal Tile Roofing System sets us apart from all others with a field uplift design pressure of -204.5 PSF (Miami-Dade County NOA 21-0202.05).