(Pulldown Menu Only)
This command allows you to set up membrane definitions for all types of low slope roofing. Materials such as modified bitumen, EPDM single ply membranes, inter-ply, cap sheet and roof ballast materials. Once defined, the materials are aggregated to make a roof system – refer to Cover > Membrane.
Asphalt and other adhesive materials may also be defined as a liquid Fastener – refer Set-Up > Fastener.
Supplier This button lists all the suppliers in the membrane database from which you select one by clicking the button picking from a list. You can also enter a new supplier’s name directly into the supplier field.
Name This button lists names in the membrane database from which you can select one to re-use. You can also enter a new name directly into the name field.
Code This is the membrane product code.
Description This is a free form description for you to select insulation.
Unit type This drop down menu allows you to select from rolls, sheets, drums, Kilograms or Tonnes.
For BUR roofing materials, the following values are used for the estimation.
Large size The coverage of the large size (drum, kilo or ton)
Small size The coverage of the small size (drum, kilo or ton).
Cost of large size The cost of the large size.
Cost of small size The cost of the small size.
For single-ply roofing materials, the following values are used for the estimation and layout. You may define different parameters for field and perimeter materials.
Perimeter sheet width The width of the perimeter sheet/roll
Length The length of a long perimeter roll
Length The length of a short perimeter roll
Cost The cost of a long perimeter roll
Cost The cost of a short perimeter roll
Field sheet width The width of the field sheet/roll
Length The length of a long field roll
Length The length of a short field roll
Cost The cost of a long field roll
Cost The cost of a short field roll
Select This button lists all the membrane records in the database from which you can select one to view, edit or delete
Delete This button deletes the current definition
Add This button adds the current definition to the database as long as it is unique
Update This button appears only after you have selected Select. This button then updates the current record with the current details
[Cancel] This button cancels all changes you have made
[OK] This button saves the changes you have made to a data file called – membrane.csv.
Material data files such as this are best edited from within AppliCad software via the appropriate dialog box, however as they are in a comma separated text file format (CSV) they may also be edited in a spreadsheet program.