System Overview

Sherpal is an aluminum support system for technical equipment on a roof terrace. It can be used for VMC, CTA or other type of engine equipment. It allows the concrete slab to be fixed through the sealing complex.

Technical Validation


The dimensions conform to Eurocodes 0 and 1.

Eurocodes are the Europeant standards which were launched in March 2010 and are intended to verify the stability and dimensions of various elements used in civil engineering works, regardless of the type of structure or material.

The benefits of Sherpal


  • Complies with Eurocodes. Calculation note on request
  • Allows the repair of sealing without removing the material
  • Simplified method to replenish the seal 
  • Connection to DTU-compliant sealing

Application domain


The Sherpal system with 4 posts is suitable in the following cases:
  • Building height: 30 m max.
  • Shore-based equipment (zone G)
  • Wind direction: West

    Compatible Equipment Type:
  • Weight: 800 kg max
  • Surface area exposed to wind: max 1.6 m2 (H x W or H x L)

    For other dimensions please contact us.

System Description


The posts are dimensioned according to the height of the sealing complex and the width of the equipment to be fixed, in accordance with DTU 43.1.

Aluminum sleeves are used to connect the sealing compound in accordance with DTU 43.1.

The thermoplastic flange, forms a flashing to terminate the sealing in accordance with DTU 20.12. The beams are 1600 mm or more depending to the size and quantity of the equipment.

The sleepers are delivered in lengths of 1600 mm. Two per equipment (or more depending on the size and number of equipment to be fixed).

A sliding system makes it possible to adjust to the dimensions of the equipment.

The connection between the equipment and the Sherpal bracket must be handled by the equipment supplier in such a way as not to transmit vibrations to the structural work.
 
 

The different modules

Sherpal 4 posts (1.5 ml)

  • Complies with the recommendations of DTU 43.1 and 20.12
  • Available from stock and tested (calculation note snow and wind established)
  • Adjustable in 3 points for easy installation
  • Compatible with changes in RT
  • Surface area exposed to wind: max 1.6 m2 (H x W or H x L).

This module is suitable for technical equipment up to 800 kg.


Sherpal 6 posts (3 ml)

  • Complies with the recommendations of DTU 43.1 and 20.12
  • Available from stock and tested (calculation note snow and wind established)
  • Adjustable in 3 points for easy installation
  • Compatible with changes in RT
  • Surface exposed to wind: max 3.45 m2 (H x L).

This module is suitable for equipment or a set of technical equipment up to 1500 kg.


Sherpal 8 posts (3 ml)

  • Complies with the recommendations of DTU 43.1 and 20.12
  • Available from stock and tested (calculation note snow and wind established)
  • Adjustable in 3 points for easy installation
  • Compatible with changes in RT
  • Surface exposed to wind: max 4.6 m2 (H x W).
  • This module is suitable for equipment or sets of technical equipment up to 2000 kg.

Video presentation

The Sherpal product in video: how to install it, the elements that compose it...

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