Volko Supply Custom
Have a special application?
We can make whatever scupper you may need.
available in copper, galvanized, and aluminum
Hand Made in
USA! (Actually in New York)
100% Copper -
Volko Supply has been
selling these hand made copper through wall scuppers from our
Garden City Park
location for over 60 years! While we normally sell our
stock scuppers, we can make whatever application you need.
These products are made with pride in the United States....they are actually
fabricated right here in New York!
can make these scuppers as squares or rectangles. The tube length
can be made up to 10' long!! This should allow you to use our
scuppers through a mansard roof if need be.
|These scupper boxes are designed to
be installed from "inside" the parapet wall. They are manufactured
with a 4" flange, so the drain is easy to flash into the existing roof.
On asphalt or built up roofs this can be as simple as some tar and fabric,
or using a self adhesive roofing or roofing tape along with some asphalt
This is the easiest way to get
the water off of your roof and through your parapet wall. Water runs out of the tube, and
you drop it into a
standard commercial leaderhead or into a
Sometimes these scuppers are used for
overflow from the roof to supplement existing vertical roof drains.
Volko Supply stocks these flanged
through wall scuppers in 4x4, 6x6, and 8x8
Any size box,
flange, or length of tube can be made to order! Feel free to ask
questions. We can also adjust the flanges for corners and right angles.
|A 5' long through the wall copper
scupper. This is being used to drain a flat roof through a mansard
roof. Note that the seam is fully soldered. It is also double
locked to ensure the drain lasts, and survives freeze thaw cycles common in
the North East.
A comparison of our
standard 4x4 copper scupper to one 5' long
|A hotel chain based in Miami, Florida
gave us a call looking for some custom copper scuppers. It wasn't a
problem, and these were made to a sketch and shipped out in four business
Getting water off of a flat roof should be
a priority for every building owner. More problems come from standing
water freezing and getting into seams, getting under flashings, and eating away
at the material. If you have any questions about flat roofing or roof
drains feel free to call us at our New Hyde Park or Port Jefferson
The problem here is the flat roof has sunk
down below the level of the
drain. Either the scupper has to be lowered, the roof needs to be
re-pitched, or a vertical flat roof drain has to be installed.
HOW MANY ROOF
DRAINS DO I NEED?!?!?!?!
The answer to this question really is: it depends.
That being said there are charts to help you, as well as
How is your roof pitched? If the water doesn't flow to
a drain, it will never leave the roof. Any direction water goes, it needs
The table below shows how many square foot of roof different
size drains can handle at differing amounts of rainfall. Remember to
consult your local building code and inspectors.
Example: In New York the max rainfall per
hour is 5". At that rate, a 4" roof drain can handle 3,680 SF of roof.
REMEMBER THAT YOUR ROOF DRAIN IS
CONSTRAINED BY THE LEADER SIZE AS WELL!!
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