Vulcan Leadworks Ltd also offers hard metal alternatives to lead sheet in the form of Copper , Zinc and Stainless Steel due to increased demand from our clients.
Hard Metals offer an alternative to lead sheet in cases where colour can be a requirement for contemporary design.
Our clients who choose Hard Metals are often looking for an architectural design, that Lead sheet doesn’t suit due to it’s weight or traditional detailing.
Zinc is available in a variety of surface finishes, ranging from Natural zinc through to Dark grey or even black.
Various manufacturers offer different colour choices and surface finishes including textured, please contact us with your requirements and we will help guide you to find a colour and product that suits the application.
Textured finishes are generally used for vertical cladding projects.
Copper offers even more diverse colour choices alongside the traditional finish which can be left to weather down to a natural patina over a period of years.
We also offer Stainless Steel as an alternative to lead lined valley gutters, which allows us to install gutter linings in longer pieces without the need for steps reducing the risk of weak points within the gutter.