ProtectorX Series™ Tuff-Rib Metal Roofing Profile with anti-siphon rib

 Exposed Fastener

The Tuff-Rib Panel is a tough yet economical choice for your Steel Roofing – Metal Roofing or Steel Siding – Metal Siding project needs. The sleek line and low profile make this Corrugated Roofing Panel desirable. The Tuff-Rib Panel is ideal for Residential, Agricultural and Light Commercial building projects of all types, including but not limited to: Roofing, Walls, Pole Barns, Shops, Barns, Interior Walls for Steel Buildings, and Fencing.  This panel features an additional top rib that makes the panel extremely strong, with a 36″ Coverage for quick installation and an Anti-Siphon Rib for extreme weather resistance.  Combined with Grade 80 High Tensile Steel with up to a 40 Year Limited Paint Warranty availability and a Galvalume© substrate, the Tuff-Rib panel is tough to beat.  These are some reasons that Tuff-Rib Metal Roof Panels are Briggs Steel’s most popular product.  

ProtectorX Series™ Tuff-Rib Metal Roofing Panel with anti siphon rib Briggs Built Metal

Tuff-Rib Highlights

Tuff-Rib Highlights

  • Highest Quality Materials Used
  • Proven Reliability and Strength
  • Exposed Fasteners
  • Easy Installation
  • Anti-Siphon Groove for incredible weather resistance
  • Up to 40 Year Paint Warranty Available
  • SMP High Tensile 29ga and 26ga Grade 80 Steel (80,000ksi)(Siliconized Modified Polyester Paint)
  • Kynar 500®/Hylar 5000®/PVDF Painted Steel Available in 26ga & 24ga Grade 50 (50,000ksi)
  • Manufactured in Rigby, Idaho
  • Please refer to Tuff-Rib Details Section to see optional finishes and gauges available.
  • Please refer to Tuff-Rib 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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  • 29ga SMP Finish
  • 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




Tuff-Rib Details

Industry Uses
  • Residential
  • Post Frame
  • Agricultural
  • Light Commercial
  • Roofing
  • Siding
  • Interior
  • Soffit (non-vented)
  • Fascia
  • Fencing
  • Rib Height 3/4″
  • Rib Spacing 9″ on Center
  • Anti-Siphon Groove
  • Coverage 36″ wide
  • Recommended Minimum Slope 3:12 Pitch
  • Exposed Fastening System
  • Solid Substrate
  • Open Purlin System up to 24″ Span*
Gauges Available
  • Standard Gauge(s): 29ga
  • Optional Gauge(s): 26ga, 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*