Econo Coping System is a two part assembly that includes a continuous cleat and a decorative cover for single-ply commercial roof systems. The Econo Coping is available in prepainted Kynar500® .040” formed aluminum as 24 gauge Galvalume steel. This product features two cleat options: 22 gauge or 24 (LT) gauge prepunched cleats with fasteners spaced at 12” on center. All products come in standard 10’ standard cleat and coping cover lengths. Concealed splice plates and fasteners are included with the purchase of this product.

Features and Benefits

  • Secures roof Membrane to Parapet Wall
  • Allows for the use of high-torque screws
  • without penetrating the top surface of the
  • Membrane
  • Pre-Punched Continuos Cleat
  • ANSI-SPRI ES-1 Certified
  • 220-MPH LIFETIME Wind Warranty
  • 35-Year Gold Standard Paint Warranty


For complete installation instructions, please refer to Drexel Metals Architectural specifications and details.


Quality Assurance

Econo Coping system is tested per ANSI/SPRI Test Method RE-3 bi-directional test for wind requirements for Coping and Wall Caps.

The Econo Coping shall be certified by Drexel Metals to design pressures as indicated in current edition of SPRI’s Wind Resistance Standard for Edge Systems used with Low Slope Roofing System.

This products meets International Building Code minimum requirement.

Technical Services

Engineering and shop drawings, as well as longform specifications and CAD details, are available from Drexel Metals. Product samples, detail sheets, color chips and color charts are also available for submittal packages. For personal assistance with questions or for full submittals, contact Drexel Metals or your local independent sales representative.


Material Face Wall Width Sustained Pressures
24 gauge up to 6” <16” max -250 psf (*)
24 gauge up to 6” 16” to 24” max -210 psf (*)
0.040 AL up to 6” <16” max -260 psf (*)
0.040 AL up to 6” 16” to 24” max -210 psf (*)

* Design Engineer must apply the Factor of Safety
**ADDITIONAL GAUGES – .050 and .063 aluminum and 22 gauge Galvalume are available upon request