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3 Jun 2024
Welcome to Matthew Smith Technical Manager Phil Downey welcomes Matthew Smith to the role of Southern Sales Manager at Metal Solutions Ltd.
Matt comes with a wealth of experience in fully supported metal roofing and can be contacted by email or mobile: 07814 870219
25 Apr 2023
Traditional Textures – Features and Benefits

The benefits to using precoated aluminium traditional textures are listed below.

  • Aluminium is lightweight, easy to work, has a long life and is eco-friendly.
  • Complies with construction product class A1 or A2s1d0, depending on finish.
  • Durable coating presenting a high resistance to ageing, UV, rust and corrosion.
  • The coating is flexible, so suits profiling, drilling, bending, and pressing.
  • The finish offers an almost like for like aesthetic against natural metals.
  • The material can be installed in a variety of ways; standing seam, angle seam, Snaplock® seam, flatlock cladding, shingles, reveal panel etc. 
3 Mar 2023
Traditional Textures sample brochure out now

Traditional Textures precoated aluminium by Metal Solutions Ltd is an excellent alternative to Zinc, Copper and Corten Steel natural metals for cladding and roofing construction in a variety of applications.  

Capturing the colour pigments of natural metals, and mimicking the weathering they undertake, the result of our precoated aluminium is that of a consistent,aesthetically pleasing finish.

We have now launched a new samples brochure with all 14 standard colours included, please request your brochure here.

16 Dec 2022
Jouanel Lightweight Folding Machine

Bespoke roofing projects, require specialist equipment to bend, manipulate and create bespoke fabrications. We sell and hire metal folding machines large and small. The lightweight machines are increasingly becoming more in demand, for on-site work, as they are easy to handle and are small enough to transport to site.

Jouanel Lightweight Folding Machine is aluminium made and useful for various lengths and thicknesses of all metals (capacity of each metal is in the specification).The crank handle lowers or raises the machine for the individual operator’s preference. It has a 15mm narrow folding beam, and the machine can be folded neatly away for transported easily or when not in use.

This is the perfect metal folding machine for single workers and is a three-in-one machine than can cut, fold and bead.

10 Nov 2022
Falz Bender Set

The newFalz Bender is the ultimate roll bending tool for creating 25mm undercloak and overcloak traditional standing seam profiles in one motion!

The tool set comes with both male bender and female bender in a premium military grade storage case.

Effortlessly creates perfect 25mm profiles forseaming.

Unlimited length panel creation

Works on curved/radius panels

Ideal for tapered panels or starting panels with dual male/female edges


Max Capacities:

Stainless Steel : 0.5mm

Pre coated Steel : 0.7mm

Copper : 0.8mm

Zinc : 0.8mm

Aluminium : 0.8mm

Traditional Textures Bronze

27 Oct 2022
Traditional Textures Bronze We have added another great finish to our Traditional Textures range. That's now 14 colours with more to follow!