Roof Batten 40


Product Description


Pantex Roof Batten 40 is a 40mm deep ‘top hat’ profile, ideal for residential steel roofing applications. The Roof Batten 40 feature a safety edge to reduce the risk of injury to installers when handling and come with mitre cut ends for fast and easy installation at hips and valleys. When used as recommended, they comply with BCA requirements for wind categories N1 to N4.


 Product Specifications:

Stock Lengths: 6.5m
Base Metal Thickness (mm) 0.55
Tensile Strength (Mpa) 550
Mass (kg/lm) 0.67
Coating Aluminium Zinc Alloy 150g/m² min. to AS1397

Recommended Batten Spacing:

  • Edge Spacing means within 1200mm of eaves and ridge. Ridge is treated as an edge when pitch is 10° or greater.
  • Gable End spacing means within 1200mm of end or 2 truss spacing for the cases listed.
  • Please consult Pantex Roofing Systems for use outside these parameters.
Roof Cladding Profile & Fasteners per sheet Wind Class Roof Location Batten Spacing mm (maximum)
(Cladding Span)
Trusses @ 600mm centres Trusses @ 900mm centres
Corrougated 0.42BMT 3 Screws per sheet at each batten N1 & N2 Edge 900 900
Internal 1200 1200
Gable End
N3 Edge 900 900
Internal 1200 1200
Gable End 880
N4 Edge 900 900
Internal 1200 1070
Gable End 830 590
5 Rib Deck 0.42BMT 4 Screws per sheet at each batten N1 & N2 Edge 1300 1300
Internal 1900 1900
Gable End 1370
N3 Edge 1300 1300
Internal 1900 1600
Gable End 1320 880
N4 Edge 1300 1070
Internal 1610
Gable End 880 590

Fastener Selection:

  • For battens fixed to timber or steel trusses.
  • One (1) screw into each flange, directly opposite
  • Screws to have hexagon head.
Timber Steel (1.0mm G550 min.)
Self Drill – M5.5 x 40mm Self Drill – 12g x 20mm

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