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Vintage Ogee Snap-Fit Aluminium Guttering

The Sentinel Vintage O.G Gutter Range comes in profiles of 125mm x 100mm and 150mm x 100mm and in lengths ranging from 0.5 to 3 metres. Available in a mill or polyester powder coat finish.


Formed from extruded aluminium and is supplied with a complete range of accessories ie angles, outlets, stopends, fascia brackets.
True and Facetted radius gutters are also available.


Vintage O.G. gutters have fascia brackets which are set out at 750mm maximum centres no further than 375mm from a joint or fitting. The fascia brackets should be set out to any pre-determined fall taking note of the position of any fittings such as outlets and angles beforehand, brackets should be fixed using 5mm x 25mm stainless steel countersunk screws (dependant on substrate). See Fig 1.
Rafter brackets are also available whose centres may be governed by the roof timbers. Rise & fall brackets driven into the masonry are recommended to be at 600mm maximum centres.

Direct Fixing:

Gutters are pre-drilled on the rear upstand at 750mm centres The gutter should be set out as above.


Aluminium has a coefficient of expansion equal to 0.00002348mm per °C on average, this equates to just over 1.4mm per metre on a temperature range of -20°C to +40°C. Typically a 3mm to 4mm expansion gap between the ends of the gutter sections is advisable.

ARP recommend & supply Arbosil 1096 Low Modulus Silicone sealant and it is essential that this or a direct equivalent is used to seal the joints as this will ensure a strong mechanical bond that withstands the forces associated with thermal movement. It is important to observe the sealant manufacturers guidelines concerning application and curing during cold or damp weather conditions and that before assembling the joint all surfaces are clean and free from grease, acetone applied with a soft cloth and wiped dry is recommed.
Vintage O.G. gutters have loose internal union connectors that are snapped into position.Having sited the gutter apply 2 x 6mm beads of Arbosil 1096 Low Modulus Silicone sealant to each side of the joint (Fig 2).Carefully offer the union connector into position, clip the rear of the union into place first followed by the front edge, apply sealant to both sides of joint and tool in. Excess sealant should then be removed.
Fig 2.
Composition and Manufacture:

‘Sentinel’ Vintage O.G. gutters are manufactured from Aluminium alloy 6063 T6 to BS1474: 1972 and the product complies to, or exceeds all relevant standards.
Fittings for the gutters are formed using fabrication methods involving cut,mitre and welding techniques using specially made jig and forming tools.


Mill Finish Aluminium or Polyester Powder Coated to a range of BS or RAL Colours.

Model Specification:

ARP heavy grade ‘Sentinel’ Gutters and fittings to BS 2997 (EN612) using 6063 T6 grade extruded aluminium in accordance with BS 1474: 1974. Profile to be Vintage O.G. 100x75 (2mm), 125 x 100 (2mm), 150 x 100 (2.75mm).*
Materials to have factory applied Polyester Powder Coat to all significant surfaces in accordance with BS EN 12206 Matt/Satin/Gloss* fi nish, or alternatively plain aluminium Mill Finish. All to be supplied by Aluminium Roofline Products Ltd, Unit 2, Vitruvius Way, Meridian Business Park, Braunstone, Leicester LE19 1WA. Tel 0116 2894400 Fax 0116 2894433.
Joints to be loose union connector sealed by application of Arbosil 1096 Low Modulus Silicone Sealant in accordance with the manufacturer’s specifi cation and guidelines. Gutter to be fixed by fascia brackets at 750mm centres with supplementary brackets at or near fittings. Fixing for brackets to be 5mm x 25mm countersunk stainless steel screws (dependant on substrate).

Vintage Ogee Snap-fit Gutter Technical Guide

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