Chris Industries
metal fabrications

CONTACT INFO

290 Larkin Ave.
Wheeling, IL 60090
Toll Free: 800-356-7922
Fax: 847-729-0340

COMPANY OVERVIEW

Chris Industries is a unique company in the construction industry. Chris works with architects and designers to help properly specify our products; have strong relationships with roofing, sheet metal, and variety of other contractors, and even helps home owners or building owners with the function and design of their projects. Chris is often involved in a construction, remodeling, or reproduction project through conception, production, and delivery. Our job isn’t complete until the project is delivered to our satisfied customers.

The average employee at Chris Industries has worked for us for over 10 years! They come from a wide variety of educational and employment backgrounds. Our experience allows us to help many customers with installation suggestions or to help them understand the necessity, function, or superiority of our products. We are even approved by “The American Institute of Architects” to teach a seminar on the benefits of using copper in construction for Continuing Education Units.

Chris has been in business since 1974 and has the resources and expertise to handle your most difficult or even the simplest copper requirements. See how our advanced fabrication techniques can benefit your architectural metal project.

ALL PRODUCTS

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Conductor Heads

Stock or Custom, your design or ours; Chris Industries offers a wide variety of conductor heads including historical reproductions. Made from 99% pure copper with each seam fully soldered for maximum longevity. In order to assure the highest standards in quality custom fabrication, Chris Industries has a design processes which entails several steps that is used on most projects. First, each project is designed on CAD. This ensures that all the measurements will be correct. Next, the material for the project is cut with a high power water-jet cutter using the same CAD program. This removes any chance of error when cutting the pieces from the sheets of metal so that everything fits together perfectly. The time we save by using this project results in savings for our customers. Finally, the pieces are soldered together and riveted where necessary to create a durable long lasting architectural masterpiece for your home or building.
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Finials & Spires

Stock or Custom, your design or ours; Chris Industries offers a wide variety of finials and spires including historical reproductions. Made from 99% pure copper with each seam fully soldered for maximum longevity.
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Cupolas

Chris Cupolas Your design or ours; Chris Industries offers a wide variety of cupolas including historical reproductions. Made from 99% pure copper with each seam fully soldered for maximum longevity.
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Dormers and Louvers

Chris Dormers and Louvers Your design or ours; Chris Industries offers a wide variety of dormers with vents or with durable Lexan glass. Made from 99% pure copper with each seam fully soldered for maximum longevity.
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Chris Custom Fabrication

Chris Industries offers a wide variety of custom work and historical reproductions with a wide variety of metals to chose from.
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Custom Signs

Our CAD design capabilities couple with our water-jet cutting capabilities allows us to offer the creation of custom signs and other designs. Imagine what can we make for you!
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Copper Flashings

Copper Flashings
  • Counter Flashing
  • Gutter Apron
  • OUtside Drip Edge (ODE)
  • Roof to Wall (RTW)
  • Boston Counter Flashing
  • Baby Tins (3x3x7 long)
  • Shake Tins (4.5x4.5x 14 long)

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Gutter and Roof Draining Systems

These systems are available in a variety of metals including:
  • Copper
  • Freedom Gray Copper
  • Galvanized
  • Pac-Clad Kynar Painted Steel & Aluminum
  • Una-Clad Kynar Painted Steel & Aluminum
  • Stainless Steel
  • Zinc

We offer a wide variety of high-quality gutter and roof drainage systems.

Aluminum gutters are usually sold in material thicknesses of .024" or less. Chris Industries offers .032" or thicker material with a paint fade warranty.

Steel gutters are typically 26 gauge, while ours are 24 gauge. The difference in thicknesses may not seem like much, but the difference in durability is tremendous.

Ogee or K-Style Gutter in 5", 6", and 7" seamless systems are roll-formed to custom lengths. (other non-traditional sizes also available in 10' sections).

Traditional Half Round Gutter Systems in 6" are roll-formed to custom lengths. 5" half round gutters are available in 10' and 20' lengths. (other non-traditional sizes also available in 10' sections).

European Half Round Gutter Systems in 6" Copper.

Also available:
  • historical reproductions
  • box gutters
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Downspout & Elbows

Custom Lengths!
Chris Industries Roll-Formed Downspout can be run in custom lengths. This allows for quicker installation and less wasted material.

Downspout available in custom lengths are:
  • 3x4
  • 4x5
  • 4 inch Round Corrugated
  • 4 inch Round Smooth

We can provide other size downspout in 10' sections as well creating historical reproductions or custom pieces.
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Metal Roof Panels

Metal roofing continues to grow as an alternative to shingle and other roofing materials. They are a long lasting, durable, and low maintenance system. The life-cycle cost of a metal roof is surprisingly low. Custom length panels are available in the following materials and profiles:

Material
  • 16oz or 20oz copper
  • 16oz or 20oz Freedom Gray
  • 24 gauge kynar steel
  • 032 kynar aluminum

Profiles
  • 1" double lock. 12"-24" wide on center
  • 1.5" double lock. 12"-24" wide on center
  • 1.75" snap lock. 12"-22" wide on center
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Valley Flashing

Chris Industries roll forms "W" Valley from 24 inch wide coil. Our W-Valley has a one and a quarter inch peak with half inch hems.

Chris can form other valleys 10 foot, and 8' (copper only) lengths. Other valleys include:
  • V-Valley
  • Hemless Valley
  • Valley of almost any width
  • Valley with almost any peak height
  • Split pitch Valley
  • Any combination of the above!

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LEED - Copper is a Green Building Product!

Copper is a valuable building product and 100% recyclable which helps reduce landfill waste.

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Metal Sheet Products

Chris Industries offers a wide variety of sheet metal. If you can not find the metal you are looking for, please call us at 800-356-7922 or email us and we will be happy to locate it for you.

Architectural Metals
  • Aluminum
  • Brass
  • Copper
  • Pre Patina Copper
  • Pre Oxidized Copper
  • Tin Coated Copper (TECU Zinn)
  • Expanded Copper Sheet
  • Painted Steel
  • Galvanized Steel
  • Painted Aluminum
  • Stainless Steel
  • Terne Coat Stainless (TCSII)
  • Zinc
  • Acrylume
  • Paint Grip / Bonderized
  • Textured Metals
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Coil Products

Chris Industries stocks a variety of different coil widths for use with our roll-forming efforts or for purchase.
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Gutter Screens

Chris Industries offers a variety of gutter screens and downspout strainers to elp keep leaves and other debris from clogging your downspout.

Gutter Screens and Strainers
  • Copper
  • Aluminum
  • Zinc
  • Powder Coat Steel
  • Galvanzied Steel


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Last Update: 2017-08-29