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How can Protan help you? Protan offers a variety of services, which can aid contractors and other industry professionals from project conception through to completion some of these are listed below: PROTAN NBS CREATE SPECIFICATIONS With the use of NBS Create Speci‹cation Writer application, we can write bespoke NBS speci‹cations for all types of project - new or refurbishment; exposed or protected; Prefabricated and/or Vacuum. WIND LOAD CALCULATIONS Prior to any materials and components being released for a project, a wind load calculation must be completed by Protan’s Technical Services Department (in accordance with BS EN 1991-1-4 and the UK National Annex). The calculation will con‹rm whether or not the proposed Protan roof system is suitable for the project and the subsequently issued Material Proposal will detail what materials and components are required, as well as con‹rm the maximum crown centres of the ‹xings in the roof’s corner, perimeter and ‹eld zones (where applicable). PROTAN BIM OBJECTS AND STANDARD DETAIL DRAWINGS Protan has an extensive library of BIM objects and standard detail drawings for all Protan roof systems. These are freely available for all to download from www. nationalbimlibrary.com/protan and www.protan.co.uk. TECHNICAL SUPPORT Protan’s Technical Services Department is always available to answer technical queries. SITE INSPECTIONS Protan’s Technical Services Managers must inspect all commercial Protan projects during installation and upon completion and approve them for warranty before any warranties can be issued. Reports are issued to all relevant parties upon completion of a site inspection, which detail areas of conformity as well as highlighting any snags that must be recti‹ed. PROTAN PROPLAN Our unique ProPlan software was created to work within AutoCAD Architecture and can be used by Protan’s Technical Services Department to create bespoke roo‹ng solutions for all types of project, from basic roof plans to large, complex designs. The software can be used to calculate the exact number of rolls of membrane required for a project; compare different Protan roof systems; and/or design the most ef‹cient membrane layout. PROTAN TOOLS In addition to our services, Protan has a selection of tools that can aid partner roo‹ng contractors when estimating prices for projects and when ordering materials and components. DRAINAGE CALCULATIONS Drainage calculations are availble for all size projects. This software estimates what outlets are required and how many are required for the roof area. It can also check if existing outlets on a roof are suf‹cient for drainage and offer a solution for a roof with drainage dif‹culties. U VALUE CALCULATIONS Protan offers U value calculations for £at insulation schemes considering all aspects of the roo‹ng build up. Taking these details into consideration to estimate the insulation thickness required for a project. PROTAN PURCHASE ORDER FORM The Protan Purchase Order Form application is freely available for all and can be used to generate a purchase order for a Protan project by simply selecting what materials and components are required and inputting the quantities required. Please contact us to request a copy along with a ‘How to’ guide. Protan (UK) Ltd 256 Europa Boulevard | Gemini Business Park | Warrington | WA5 7TN Tel: +44 (0)1925 658 001 Fax: +44 (0)1925 899 688 E-mail: technical@protan.co.uk www.protan.co.uk


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