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Dalucon is proud to include insulated roofing into its product range. We ensure high-quality insulated polyurethane ibr roofing, customised to meet customer objectives, thanks to a team with over 50 years of combined experience.

We have our own in-house roll forming machines that make up our own design, 1000mm wide roof  “IBR profile type” roofing panel. We offer customized solutions that adhere to the highest performance and safety criteria for a variety of applications, including telecommunication shelterscold and freezer rooms, trucks, and insulated shelters and containers.

Advantages of Insulated Roofing Panels


  • High pressure injected polyurethane roofing profile option
  • Mid section starting from 50mm up to 125mm thick
  • Continuous panel with no joints up to 16.5 meters long

In addition:

  • Various colour options and colour configurations are available
  • High production volumes
  • All panel joining is by means of tongue an grove, for tight and maximum strength on the joint area
  • Various flashings are available upon request
  • Transport

Main key areas for usage:

  • Modular buildings
  • Office buildings
  • Warehouses
  • Cold/ freezer room applications
  • Exterior environment areas for cold / freezer storage, chickens, mushrooms facilities
  • housing developments
  • Temperature controlled areas
  • Schools, churches, auditoriums

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    Best Roof Insulation In South Africa

    For a number of very good reasons, Dalucon Refrigeration Products (DRP) has risen to the top of the South African roof insulation game. Dalucon is a family-owned business that has been around since 1991 and is well-known for its thermal insulation panels and refrigeration products. We ensure high-quality roof insulation, customised to meet customer objectives, thanks to a team with over 50 years of combined experience. Among Dalucon’s many offerings are insulated paneling, roofing panels, cold and freezer rooms, and more. Dalucon uses polyurethane insulation for walls, ceilings, and roofs because it has fantastic thermal characteristics and is durable, so it will work for a long time. On top of that, Dalucon has become an industry standard when it comes to service and delivery, leaving its rivals in its dust. Clients obtain first-rate service and dependable insulation solutions built on our steadfast dedication to quality, timely delivery, and customer happiness.

    What Are Insulated Polyurethane IBR Roofing?

    Designed to offer both thermal insulation and structural support for roofing applications, insulated roof panels are prefabricated building components. A metal facing on the outside, an insulating core, and an interior metal facing are the most common layers found in these panels. In order to reduce heat transfer, the insulating core is typically composed of materials with high thermal resistance, such as mineral wool, polyurethane (PU), or expanded polystyrene (EPS). In the context of a 1000mm wide roof with an “IBR profile type” roofing panel, let’s break down the components and features:

    • 1000 mm Width: This is the width of the roofing panel.
    • Length from 2.4 long up to 16.5mt long with. no joints being the longest continuous panel in South Africa
    • IBR Profile Type: A common profile for metal roofing panels is the IBR (Inverted Box Rib). The roof is structurally strengthened and stabilized by its trapezoidal-shaped ribs, which alternate between high and low areas. Suitable for a variety of climates, the profile type also effectively provides drainage and water runoff.
    • Metal Facing: The insulated roof panel’s exterior and interior metal facings offer robustness, resilience to weather, and visual appeal. Galvanized steel, aluminum, or coated steel are commonly used for these facings because of their resistance to weathering and corrosion.
    • Insulating Core: The insulating core, which is positioned in between the metal facings, controls interior temperature and boosts energy efficiency by offering thermal resistance. Expanded polystyrene (EPS), which provides inexpensive and lightweight insulation, polyurethane (PU) for enhanced thermal efficiency, and mineral wool for sound and fire protection are examples of common insulation materials.

    There are several advantages to installing insulated roof panels, such as more energy efficiency, lower heating and cooling expenses, increased comfort, and simple and rapid installation. These panels are a reliable and affordable insulated polyurethane ibr roofing option as they are prefabricated, which also cuts down on labor expenses and building time.

    Types of Panels

    In South Africa, insulated roof panels come in various types to suit different building needs and preferences:

    • Sandwich Panels: These panels consist of a core insulation material sandwiched between two metal facings, providing excellent thermal resistance and structural support.
    • Polyurethane (PU) Panels: PU panels provide higher thermal performance compared to EPS, making them suitable for applications where superior insulation is required.
    • Expanded Polystyrene (EPS) Panels: EPS panels are lightweight and cost-effective, offering good insulation properties and ease of installation.
    • Mineral Wool Panels: Mineral wool panels offer excellent fire resistance and sound insulation properties, making them ideal for buildings where fire safety and noise reduction are priorities.

    Each type of insulated roof panel offers unique advantages in terms of insulation performance, durability, cost-effectiveness, and aesthetics, allowing builders and homeowners to choose the most suitable option for their specific requirements.

    Insulated Roof Panel Prices

    The cost of roof panels in South Africa for residential use is determined by a number of factors. Costs are greatly impacted by the type of panel material selected, whether it is metal, superior materials frequently fetch greater prices. Another factor is panel thickness; thicker panels are more durable and provide better insulation, but they also cost more since they require more material. Although they may increase total cost, specialized coatings and finishes, such as UV-resistant or anti-corrosive coatings, can improve longevity and aesthetic appeal. Thermal performance is also influenced by the thickness and quality of the insulation material used in the panels; thicker insulation typically translates into greater initial costs but possible long-term energy savings. In comparison to standard-sized panels, custom sizes or shapes may also need extra manufacturing steps, raising the cost of production. Volume is important for commercial applications since larger projects can be completed at a lower cost per unit when ordered in bulk. Labour costs can be impacted by installation difficulty, which is determined by elements such as roof slope, site access, and integration with other building components. The usage of specialty panels may be necessary in order to comply with particular building rules or fire safety regulations, which will increase expenses. Extra production expenses could also result from modification to meet certain architectural plans or building specifications. In industrial settings, load-bearing capacity, resistance to corrosion, insulation thickness, fire ratings, and machinery integration all affect the cost of roof panels. Because of the increased structural requirements, panels made to handle large loads or endure extreme environmental conditions are usually more expensive. Panels with specific coatings or materials may be needed in industries where corrosive conditions are common in order to stop deterioration over time. Strict guidelines for fire safety and thermal insulation may affect panel material selection and raise prices. Panels used in industrial settings could need to make room for equipment installations, which would require customisation and raise costs.

    Frequently Asked Questions

    Do insulated roof panels work in South Africa?

    In South Africa, ibr roof insulation panels do indeed function well in terms of energy efficiency and thermal insulation. They are perfect for factories, warehouses, and cold storage facilities because they assist control temperature by lowering heat absorption in the summer and heat loss in the winter. polyurethane are common materials used for insulation.

    How long for insulated roof panels last?

    Insulated roof panels typically last 20–30 years. Their longevity depends on several variables. They can last longer with regular maintenance, but harsh weather, UV radiation, and pollution can damage them. High-quality panels endure longer. Proper installation is essential for best performance, and heavy use may shorten their lifespan.

    How much does roof insulation cost in South Africa?

    This is an average estimate; pricing may vary depending on insulation material, installation method, and location.