Billy Watson
We are going to install 32' lengths of standing seam metal. The manufacturer is concerned with oil canning. I have installed 60' lengths and I have never had a problem. What caused this and what can I do about it to satisfy my customer if this occurs.
Todd Miller
Classic Products, Inc.
Metal Construction Association has a published document on this subject which can be found here: Please, if you have any questions after reading over this, let me know. All Best.
An informed customer is our best customer.
If you have run 60' without any issues, the likelihood of it oil canning at 32' is less than average if you use the same gauge, machine, installation, etc.

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