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Metal Roof Slope Factor Chart

The Slope Factor is designed to calculate panel length:

Half the Width  X  Pitch = Panel Length

The HIP/Valley Multiplier works similarly:

Corner to HIP/Valley Measurement  X  Pitch = HIP/Valley Length
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How the Metal Panel’s Drop for Walls & Hips

This formula is designed to calculate the panel length for a gable end wall or hip section of a roof.