PBR Panel Purling Bearing Rib Briggs Steel Briggs Built Metal

Exposed Fastener

PBR (Purlin Bearing Rib) Structural Panels are one of the toughest and most economical commercial panels available. PBR Panels were designed for low pitched roofing (as low as 1/2:12 pitch – using proper butyl caulk Sealant) to steep pitched roofing.  PBR Metal Roofing – Steel Roofing Panels can span open purlins up to 60″ or be installed on a solid substrate.  PBR Panels are ideal for Agricultural and Commercial Building Projects of all types, including but not limited to: Roofing, Walls, Pole Barns, Shops, Barns, Steel Buildings, Interior Wall Panels and Fencing.  Our standard color offering uses Grade 80 High Tensile Steel for extreme strength and has a Galvalume® substrate and SMP (Silicone Modified Polyester) paint with an available 40 Year Limited Warranty.

PBR Panel Purling Bearing Rib Briggs Steel Briggs Built Metal

PBR Panel Highlights

PBR Structural Panel Highlights

  • Highest Quality Materials Used
  • Proven Reliability and Strength
  • Easy Installation
  • Exposed Fasteners
  • Open Purlin System up to 60″ span (check load restrictions)
  • Up to 40 Year Paint Warranty Available
  • SMP High Tensile 26ga Grade 80 Steel (80,000ksi)(Siliconized Modified Polyester Paint)
  • Kynar 500®/Hylar 5000®/PVDF Painted Steel Available in 26ga & 24ga Grade 50 Steel (50,000ksi)
  • Manufactured in Rigby, Idaho
  • Please refer to PBR Structural Panel Details Section to see all finishes and gauges available.  
  • Please refer to PBR Structural Panel Details Section for Specifications.

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Color Selection

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Colors may vary from actual product. Metal samples available upon request.

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  • 26ga SMP Finish
  • 26ga Kynar Finish
  • 24ga Kynar Finish
  • 24ga Kynar Metallic Finish
  • 24ga Bonderized
  • 24ga Cold Rolled Weathering Steel
  • 24ga Vintage®
  • 22ga Perforated Galvanized
  • See Colors Page for more details



PBR Structural Panel Details

Industry Uses
  • Residential
  • Post Frame
  • Agricultural
  • Light Commercial
  • Commercial
  • Industrial
  • Roofing
  • Siding
  • Interior
  • Soffit (non-vented)
  • Fascia
  • Fencing
  • Rib Height 1 1/4″
  • Rib Spacing 12″ on Center
  • Coverage 36″ wide
  • Recommended Minimum Slope 1/2:12 Pitch (using proper butyl caulk)
  • Exposed Fastening System
  • Solid Substrate
  • Open Purlin System up to 60″ span (check load restrictions)
Gauges Available
  • Standard Gauge(s): 26ga
  • Optional Gauge(s): 24ga, 22ga
    (22ga is Perforated Galvanized Only)
Panel Lengths
  • 2’4″ to 63’0″
Standard Finish
  • SMP (Siliconized Modified Polyester)
Optional Finishes
  • Kynar 500®/Hylar 5000®/PVDF
  • Kynar 500®/Hylar 5000®/PVDF Metallic
  • Galvalume®
  • Galvanized
  • Cold Rolled
  • Bonderized
  • Perforated Galvanized
  • SMP up to 40 year Paint Warranty*
  • Kynar 500® up to 35 year Paint Warranty*