ROOF & GUTTER FABRICATION & INSTALLATION AT THE MUSEUM OF SCIENCE AND INDUSTRY

Roof & Gutter Fabrication & Installation
Roof & Gutter Fabrication & Installation
Roof & Gutter Fabrication & Installation

The Museum of Science and Industry was in need of a new in-laid gutter system. It was to be installed in relation to the other contractor’s masonry repairs. Coordination between the two contractors was very important as to maintain water tight integrity throughout the process. Different size radius panels dictated fabrication be performed in the field. Constant daily installation adjustments had to be made due to the condition of the existing historic structure. Intricate soldering was needed to secure water tightness on every seam.

Product Description   Replace the roof on a science and technology museum.
Capabilities Applied/Processes  
Primary:
Fabrication
  • Gutter Fabrication
  • Reglet Counter-flashing
Roofing
Gutter System Installation
Secondary:
Installation
  • Plywood Substrate
  • Marathon Drain Inserts
Expertise   Roofing
Overall Roof Dimensions   100' of Gutter
Material Used  
3/4" Plywood
Grace Ultra Ice/Water
2 piece 20 oz. Copper Gutter System
  • 4' x 10' 20 oz. copper sheets
Misc. Fasteners
Solder
Caulk
Challenges   All fabrication done on-site to ensure proper fitment.
Coordinated with other contractors to ensure safe working practices.
Installation and assembly (soldering) work done in strenuous locations.
Industry for Use   Science and Technology Industry
Timeframe   August 2011 - November 2011
Delivery Location   Chicago, Illinois
Standards Met   Customer Specifications
Project Name   Roof & Gutter Fabrication & Installation at a Museum