CROWN VS THE COMPETITION

BUILDING APPLICATIONS

PRICE A STEEL BUILDING

STEEL BUILDING MODELS

P-MODEL

P-model steel building

Traditional gable-styled pitched roof with a high sidewall clearance

S-MODEL

S-model steel building

Rounded roof and column-free interior allows for maximum useable floor space

Q-MODEL

Q-model steel building

Functional military design that is popular with farm applications

A-MODEL

A-model steel building

ideal for areas with heavy snow loads

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Crown Building's Panel Overlap

Arch Panel Diagram
  • Last 9" of panel is smooth - flat, no crimps
  • Fits snugly together
  • No struggle with assembly
  • Saves 30-40% on erection time
  • No caulking required for waterproofing

Competition's Panel Overlap

Arch Panel Diagram
  • Entire panel is crimped
  • Does not fit snugly together
  • Difficult to assemble
  • Requires 30-40% more erection time
  • More alignment needed with drift pins
  • Caulking is required for waterproofing - very time consuming, as each overlap must have four rows of caulking to prevent leaks

Crown Building's Panel Crimping

Bolt Diagram
  • Crimps are closer together and smaller in depth
  • No buckling problems
  • 25% increase in panel strength

Competition's Panel Crimping

Garage Doors
  • Crimps are farther apart and larger in depth
  • Buckling problems
  • Panels are weaker

Crown Building's Hardware

Prefabricated Garage Kit
  • Grade 2 bolts - 500 hr salt spray test, JS Clear Coat (five times more rust resistant)
  • Optional - Grade 8.2 bolts - 1500 hr salt spray test, JS Clear Coat
  • More durable
  • High strength
  • Corrosion resistant

Competition's Hardware

Crown Steel Building's Factory Worker
  • Some use zinc fasteners - no JS Clear Coat, not spray tested
  • Less durable
  • Low strength
  • Not corrosion resistant

Crown Building's Arch Specification

  • Raw materials ordered to minimum specifications and tight tolerances
  • Less tolerance variation
  • AZ55 Galvalume® - 55% aluminum, 43.5% zinc, 1.5% silicone
  • High resistance against corrosion
  • 40-year limited rust-through perforation warranty on the AZ55 Galvalume® panels
  • Studies show panel life is 40+ years
  • Florida testing approval for high wind velocity, up to 150 mph. Florida approval number FL-5897

Competition's Arch Specification

  • Raw materials ordered to nominal specifications and loose tolerances
  • Greater tolerance variation
  • AZ50 Galvalume® - 50% aluminum, 48.5% zinc, 1.5% silicone
  • Low resistance against corrosion
  • Only a 20 year warranty
  • Some use galvanized zinc coating –no warranty
  • No Florida testing approval

Crown Building's Arch Material

Crown's Arch Material
  • 40-year limited rust-through perforation warranty on the AZ55 Galvalume® panels
  • Minimum yield = 55 ksi
  • Manufactured in accordance with ASTM standards
  • Manufactured in accordance with ASCE building codes
  • 9"overlap of panels
  • Two rows of bolts
  • 16 gauge beam equivalent at overlap with two rows of bolts, 0.030 overlap over a 0.030 overlap = 0.060

Competition's Arch Material

The Competitions Arch Material
  • Minimum yield = 50 ksi
  • Some do not meet ASTM standards
  • Some do not meet ASCE building codes
  • 7"overlap of panels
  • Weaker overlap with one row of bolts

Crown Building's Endwall Panel

Crown's Endwall Panel
  • AZ55 - 55% aluminum, 43.5% zinc, 1.5% silicone
  • 3 1/2" corrugation depth
  • 40-year limited rust-through perforation warranty on the AZ55 Galvalume® panels
  • Direct warranty from steel mill
  • Florida testing approval for high wind velocity, up to 150mph. Florida approval number FL-5898
  • High resistance against corrosion
  • From a minimum of 22 gauge to 20, 18, 16, and 14 gauge, depending on wind loads and snow loads

Competition's Endwall Panel

The Competition's Endwall Panel
  • AZ50 - 50% aluminum, 48.5% zinc, 1.5% silicone
  • Only a 20 year warranty
  • No Florida testing approval
  • Low resistance against corrosion

Crown Building's Color Options

Endwalls

  • Polyester silicon or paint with endwalls
  • 26 gauge, 80,000 ksi - galvanized C-channel framing
  • Florida testing approval for high wind velocity, up to 150 mph. Florida approval number FL-3895
  • Limited paint warranty of 40 years against
    • Chipping
    • Blistering
    • Cracking
    • Pealing
  • Designed to withstand the strictest of wind codes

Competition's Panel Color Options

Endwalls

  • No color endwalls
  • No Florida testing approval
  • Not designed to withstand the strictest of wind codes

Crown Building's Panel Manufacturing

  • Manufacturing plant is located in the United States –Pittsburgh, PA
  • Comply with all U.S. state and federal laws
  • Leadership has over 40 years of experience
  • Largest manufacturer of arch buildings in the world

Competition's Panel Manufacturing

  • Warranty is subject to the guidelines of a foreign country
  • Because they manufacture outside of the USA they are not subject to state and federal laws
  • Leadership has less years of experience
  • Warranty problems are headaches - some claims must be made in foreign countries