Metal Roofing Profiles: Which is Right for You?

JD Metals offers many options from metal roofing profiles to colors and thickness of metal. We’ve put together some information to help you make the right choice.


Tuff Rib Profiles:

Tuff Rib panels are the most economical metal roofing option.  Available in both 26 and 29 gauge metal, Tuff Rib panels feature an exposed fastener system for quick installation. JD Metals offers 24 Sherwin-Williams® WeatherXL® and Fluropon® paint system colors, as well as 9 Crinkle colors. The Tuff Rib panel profile is an affordable and versatile choice to consider.


5V Profiles:

A 5-V panel is a classic barn style, used frequently on coastal-style homes. Installed with exposed fasteners and used in agricultural and residential applications, 5V is available in 24 gauge as well as 26 and 29 gauge metal.  With a wide array of colors in the WeatherXL®, Fluropon® and the Crinkle finishes to choose from, this metal roofing profile can give your project a personalized, old-school flair.


R-Panel/PBR Profiles:

Used in commercial applications and primarily on steel building frames, R-Panel is an exposed fastener option used for walls only.  R-Panel is available in 26 gauge metal and WeatherXL®, Fluropon® and Crinkle paint finishes. The PBR profile, on the other hand, is used for walls and roofing. It is available in 24 and 26 gauge metal for commercial applications in a limited color palette.


Standing Seam Profiles:

The Standing Seam metal panel is our premium metal roof offering.  With a concealed fastener system, this profile offers a combination of streamlined appearance and durability.  Although more expensive than its counterparts, a Standing Seam metal roof is an investment in both the aesthetics and longevity of your home. Standing Seam panels are available in 24 and 26 gauge metal and the WeatherXL®,  Fluropon® and Crinkle paint systems.


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