The Standing Seam roof cladding system is a roof and façade covering system (pictured above). It allows long strips of profile to be assembled by forming double folds on the up stands. The sheets are laid on continuous decking and anchored using concealed fixing clips.


  • Roofs with a pitch from 3° to vertical.
  • Classes of internal humidity load: 1 to 4.
  • Both renovations and new buildings, residential or commercial building.


0.7 mm


  • Standing seam is installed with concealed clips on a minimum 19 plywood, and a roof underlay.
  • For Roofing application the 25 mm seam is closed twice to avoid water ingress.
  • A 40 mm continuous air gap must be left clear beneath the plywood, on all roof pitches.
  • Continuous ventilation openings are made at the top and bottom.

Testing to Australian Standards

Standing Seam and Archclad Cliptray 25 mm profiles have been tested to Australian standards as 4040.3-1992 "Methods of testing sheet roof and wall cladding method 3: Resistance to wind pressures for cyclone regions".

Architectural Cladding Australia Standing Seam and Cliptray profiles have been tested to Australia Standards AS/NZS 1170.2:2002 Structural Design Actions - Part 2: Wind Actions. Clause 5.3.2. This report details the results of the debris impact testing carried out on a sample of Architectural Cladding Australia's profile only.