Definitions for "Cant Strip"
A continuous strip of triangular cross section, fitted into the angle formed by a roof deck and a wall or other vertical surface. The 45-degree slope of the exposed surface of the cant strip provides a gradual transition for base flashing and roofing membrane from a horizontal roof surface to a vertical surface.
A triangular-shaped strip of material used to ease the transition from a horizontal plane to a vertical plane. Cant strips can be made of wood, wood fiber, perlite, or other materials.
A triangular shaped piece of lumber used at the junction of a flat deck and a wall to prevent cracking of the roofing which is applied over it.