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Aluworks Industries Ltd

Lusaka, Zambia
Roofing materials
Aluworks in Lusaka, Zambia has a modern state of the art manufacturing plant that produces quality roofing sheets. The company is committed to continually injecting innovation into its range of products to ensure that they meet the most exacting engineering and technical standards. Aluworks Industries produces and supplies affordable and durable roofing sheets to the market. The roofing sheets include Inverted Box Rib (IBR) roofing sheets, shed sheets, IT4, IT5 sheets and corrugated roofing sheets.

Roofing materials

Operational since 2009, Aluworks has established itself as a specialist roofing sheet manufacturing company in Zambia. Their key target markets include residential housing, commercial developers, the building construction industry, the farming community and the general public.

The company uses high quality raw materials sourced from reputable international steel mills to guarantee an end product of consistently high standards. Their manufacturing plant produces a complete range of galvanised iron, aluminium and aluminium-zinc roofing sheets to industry standards IBR and corrugated profiles. The plant also has facilities for slitting flat sheets, bull nosing and the manufacture of roofing ridges, gutters and flashings. Aluworks Industries has an automatic roll forming machine for the manufacture of trapezoidal (IBR) and corrugated roofing products in various gauges and colours. The plant has a combined monthly production capacity in excess of 400,000 metres of roofing sheets in a normal eight-hour working shift. With a full complement of qualified staff that have specialised skills and a wealth of experience in the roofing sheet manufacturing industry a first class customer experience is a principle focus at Aluworks. Depending on client's requirements and intended application, Aluworks Industries offers roofing sheets in various industry standard thickness gauges of 0.3mm, 0.4mm and 0.5mm. Smaller and larger gauges can be manufactures upon request. Aluworks' wide range of Industrial Building Roof (IBR) IT4, IT5 and IT6 profiles are tailor-made to customer specific lengths to meet the requirements of the most discerning and quality sensitive customers. The company's current range of roofing products include

  • Galvanised iron IBR in IT4 and IT6. Customised lengths, plain or coloured (chromadek)
  • Galvanised iron corrugated sheets. Standard or customised lengths, plain or coloured (chromadek)
  • Aluminium and aluminium zinc in corrugated and IBR range. Customised lengths, plain or coloured (chromadek)
  • Roofing accessories. A full range of ridges, valley gutters, flashings and other roofing accessories.

IBR roofing sheets The Aluworks IBR (Inverted Box Rib) is a square fluted profile which comes in IT4, IT5 and IT6 profile sizes designed for use as side cladding or roofing material in commercial, industrial and residential buildings. The deep broad flute design offers excellent drainage characteristics combined with optimum weight versus load/span capabilities. IBR roofing sheets are available in a wide range of materials offering various structural properties. They are manufactured in custom lengths of up to 15 metres. Longer sheets may be manufactured upon request and may require special transportation arrangements. Corrugated roofing sheets Aluworks has roll forming machines that produce high quality corrugated sheets. The roll forming process is a modern process that is highly automated and achieves high productivity with affordable pricing. Corrugated galvanized iron is a building material composed of sheets of hot dip galvanized mild steel, cold rolled to produce a linear corrugation. The product is lightweight and easily transported. It is widely used in rural and peri urban Zambia especially in low-cost housing and commercial farm buildings such as chicken runs and storage sheds. Common gauges of corrugated material at Aluworks range from 0.3mm to 0.5mm. Aluminium-zinc roof sheeting Aluminium-zinc roof sheeting is available in three profiles, IT4, IT5 and IT6. The aluminium zinc alloy coating on steel imparts corrosion resistance of up to four times the life span of galvanised steel. The deep broad flute design offers excellent drainage characteristics combined with optimum weight versus load/span capabilities. Chromadek roof sheeting Chromadek roof sheeting is available in various industry standard IBR profiles (IT4, IT5 and IT6) and corrugated profiles in many popular colour options. Typical chromadek material gauges are 0.4mm and 0.5mm. Accessories Aluworks Industries offers a variety of roof sheeting products to complement its roofing sheets. These include a wide range of roofing accessories such as of flashing, gutters, ridges and other roofing fastener accessories.IBR roof sheets specifications

  • Z120 Galvanised – 0.40mm
  • Z160 Galvanised – 0.50mm
  • Z160 Galvanized – 0.58mm
  • Z120 Galvanized – 0.40mm – chromadek
  • Z160 Galvanized – 0.50mm – chromadek
  • Z160 Galvanized – 0.58mm – chromadek
  • AZ150 AluZink – 0.38mm
  • AZ150 AluZink – 0.47mm
  • AZ150 AluZink – 0.53mm
  • AZ150 AluZink – 0.38mm – colorbond
  • AZ150 AluZink – 0.47mm – colorbond
  • AZ150 AluZink – 0.53mm – colorbond

Chromadek colour guidelines

  • Fish eagle white
  • White lion
  • Sandstone beige
  • Gemsbok sand
  • Dove grey
  • Dark dolphin
  • Kalahari red
  • Aloe green
  • Umhlanga wave
  • Kingfisher blue
  • Azure blue
  • Traffic green
  • Buffalo brown
  • Charcoal grey
Roofing materials
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