Crown Features and Accessories

Crown's Panel Overlap

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

Competition's Panel Overlap

Competition's panel overlap
  • Entire panel is crimped
  • Does not fit snug 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's Panel Crimping

Panel Crimping
  • Crimps are closer together and smaller in depth
  • No buckling problems
  • 25% increase in strength

Competition's Panel Crimping

Competition's Panel Crimping
  • Crimps are farther apart and larger in depth
  • Buckling problems
  • Panels are weaker

Crown's Hardware

  • 1000 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

  • Some use zinc fasteners - no JS Clear Coat, not spray tested
  • Less durable
  • Low strength
  • Not corrosion resistant

Crown's Arch Specification

  • From a minimum of 23 gauge to 22, 20, 18, 16 and 14 gauge, depending on wind loads and snow loads
  • 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
  • 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

  • Material minimum less than 23 gauge
  • Raw materials ordered to nominal specifications and loose tolerances
  • Greater tolerance variation
  • AZ50 Galvalume® - 50% aluminum, 48.5% zinc, 1.5% silicone
  • Only a 20 year warranty
  • Some use galvanized zinc coating – no warranty
  • Low resistance against corrosion
  • No Florida testing approval

Crown's Arch Material

  • 40-Year limited Galvalume® warranty
  • 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

  • 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's Endwall Panel

  • AZ55 - 55% aluminum, 43.5% zinc, 1.5% silicone
  • 3 1/2" corrugation depth
  • 40-year limited rust-through perforation warranty
  • 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

  • AZ50 - 50% aluminum, 48.5% zinc, 1.5% silicone
  • Only a 20 year warranty
  • No Florida testing
  • Low resistance against corrosion

Crown's Color Options

  • Endwalls, Arches and Trim
  • 40-Year limited warranty on paint.
  • ENERGY STAR® qualified Akzo Nobel CERAM-A-STAR® Paint.
  • Florida testing approval for high wind velocity, up to 150 mph. Florida approval number FL-3895
  • Arch panels and trim are offered in color
  • Come with colored bolts

Competition's Panel Color Options

  • Endwalls
  • No color endwalls
  • No Florida testing approval
  • Not designed to withstand the strictest of wind codes
  • Arch panels and trim are not offered in color

Crown's Panel Manufacturing

    Producing and making the best product anywhere in the world
  • Manufacturing plant is located in the United States – McKees Rocks, PA
  • Comply with all U.S. state and federal laws
  • Leadership has over 42 years of experience
  • Largest manufacturer of arch buildings in the world

Competition Panel Manufacturing

  • Some manufacturing plants are located outside the U.S. - Canada
  • 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

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Great Warranties on Panels and Paint!

All of our metal buildings include:
40-year limited rust-through warranty on the AZ55 Galvalume arch panels • 40-year limited paint warranty

Arch Building Benefits

What makes Crown more majestic?

Made to Last

Crown steel buildings are able to withstand severe weather, hurricane winds, heavy snow and earthquakes.

All of our buildings have

  • 40-year limited rust-through perforation warranty
  • 40-year warranty on paint
  • Maintenance-free structure
  • No rotting wood or termites
  • Fire resistant
  • Made from highest quality, heaviest gauge commercial steel available
  • Easily expands to any length - even in the future
agricultural building

Crown steel buildings can be used in almost any application, such as garages, workshops, storage warehouses and storefronts.

Popular uses are:

  • Garage Kits
  • Storage Sheds
  • Workshops
  • Farm Buildings
  • Aircraft Hangars
  • Commercial Buildings
  • Government Buildings
  • Industrial Buildings
  • Military Buildings
Strong and Durable

Steel is stronger than traditional construction. Our AZ55 Galvalume composite is more resistant to rust and corrosion.

Easy to Build

Perfect for the do-it-yourselfer. No heavy equipment or skilled labour necessary. Just a weekend, a few friends and you're done

Building Design Exports

Our building designers have decades of experience and skill. They can assist you with any application you need. We've done it all!

Clear Span Design

Our design requires no posts or beams. There's complete and total usable space for you to use.

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