Read-only Version of Roof Wizard Upgrade Is Free

AppliCad announces a major productivity enhancement with the V7.1 release: a Read-Only version that is entirely free to use.

AppliCad announces a major productivity enhancement with the V7.1 release: a Read-Only version that is entirely free to use.

AppliCad announces a major productivity enhancement with the V7.1 release: a Read-Only version that is entirely free to use. No additional licenses required. Load on as many PCs as you need for complete model and job checking functionality, including auto-dimensions, quantity summaries, pitch, line style and line length annotation and detailed quotation and proposal review. Create estimates without a model and add material or labor items while checking. All at no additional cost. AppliCad Roof Wizard Read-Only version only with an update to version 7.1.

Our new Roof Wizard Read-Only is completely free of charge with your upgrade to V7.1 – load as often as you like and anywhere you have the need to check your estimator’s work.

The latest release also includes other great productivity enhancements such as an image trace wizard which simplifies the creation of a 3D model from aerial images or a PDF; a new simplified menu system option that greatly improves ease of use as well as enhancing a new user’s learning of the functions. Many new tables and key text strings further enhance the creation of custom report templates, making detailed reporting possible – providing even more useful information to your suppliers, customers and installers without any extra effort on the user’s part.

Also new in V7.1 is the Roof Wizard Assembly Manager for commercial sites trying to manage thousands of trim and flashing combinations for roof and wall panel systems. Automatically create the correct associations between different systems that share similar or the same trim items. This new function improves accuracy and speeds up the creation of your material order lists.

With zone design tools for high wind areas, multiple language support; pitch measure tools and aerial image digitising; tool tips, filled planes, combined roof and wall functions, seamless integration with MS Word; one click plane fill, block-cut waste optimiser, terminology localisation and commercial assembly function, PDF underlay for fast digitising, combined Track and Digitising of building perimeters puts AppliCad’s Roof Wizard at the forefront of software for the roofing and cladding industry. Our ‘Smart-Roof’! technology puts Roof Wizard at the top of everyone’s shopping list.

Underlayment Suited for Metal-roof Applications

Atlas Roofing Corp. has unveiled WeatherMaster Film SE

Atlas Roofing Corp. has unveiled WeatherMaster Film SE.

Atlas Roofing Corp. has unveiled WeatherMaster Film SE, a high-temperature underlayment that is suited to metal roof applications. The underlayment gives continuous protection to the entire deck of a properly ventilated roof and mitigates problem areas where water can collect. The flexible product is easy to install in critical transition areas where the roofline elevation changes. It provides a secondary layer of waterproofing to prevent damage from windblown rain and meets ASTM D1970 for ice-dam underlayment. The SBS modified membrane features a textured surface for traction and skid-resistance.

Online Tools Help Specify Fall Protection Systems

Honeywell has launched online tools designed to make it easier to specify Miller fall-protection systems into almost any project.

Honeywell has launched online tools designed to make it easier to specify Miller fall-protection systems into almost any project.

Honeywell has launched online tools designed to make it easier to specify Miller fall protection systems into almost any project. Information and tools include engineering specifications and CAD to help with design and specification requirements; system comparison charts to compare features of different Miller fall protection systems; an interactive Fall Clearance Calculator—for use on a desktop computer, smartphone or tablet—allowing users to quickly determine fall clearance and swing fall; and more.

System Attaches Equipment to TPO and PVC Membranes

OMG Roofing Products has introduced the PowerGrip Plus Roof Mount System

OMG Roofing Products has introduced the PowerGrip Plus Roof Mount System.

OMG Roofing Products has introduced the PowerGrip Plus Roof Mount System, a watertight structural attachment used to secure ballasted solar racks and other equipment to roofs covered with TPO and PVC membranes. PowerGrip Plus is designed with wind performance in mind and offers ultimate tensile strength of 2,000 pounds per foot and ultimate shear strength of 1,075 pounds per foot. A wide membrane skirt promotes easy welding in place, and the 15/8 diameter and 1/2-inch-tall mount provides a perch for securing brackets or struts.

Snap Lock Panels Provide Architectural Look

Advanced Architectural is now offering Snap Lock Panels for commercial and some residential structures.

Advanced Architectural is now offering Snap Lock Panels for commercial and some residential structures.

Advanced Architectural is now offering Snap Lock Panels for commercial and some residential structures. Numerous choices allow for installation in almost any situation. Panels feature an artistic architectural look and structural panel performance. The Batten Cap U-Panel is available in a wide range of colors and is easy to install. An optional flat rib stiffener is available with the Snap Lock Panels and Radius Panels.

NRCA Releases Roof Application Training Program

The National Roofing Contractors Association has released its Roof Application Training Program.

The National Roofing Contractors Association has released its Roof Application Training Program.

The National Roofing Contractors Association has released its Roof Application Training Program. The package provides all the necessary tools for contractors to conduct effective training with their workers, including two DVD programs with two hours of video content, instructors’ guides, student handouts and exams, and 15-minute modules designed to demonstrate effective training skills for program facilitators. The Roof Application Training Program package contains the following training programs:

    • Foundations of Roofing
    • Equipment, Setup and Tear-off

The programs are available in English and Spanish.

Clamp Can Be Used in Many Applications

the LMClamp was developed for various applications on the most widely installed metal roof panels on the market, including most vertical seams, snap-together seams and trapezoidal seams.

The LMClamp was developed for various applications on the most widely installed metal roof panels on the market, including most vertical seams, snap-together seams and trapezoidal seams.

With a 0.60-inch throat dimension, the LMClamp was developed for various applications on the most widely installed metal roof panels on the market, including most vertical seams, snap-together seams and trapezoidal seams. The LMClamp can be used for snow-retention systems, solar mounting, roof walks, satellite dishes, antennas, lightning-protection systems, exhaust stack bracing, condensation lines, mechanical equipment and more. It utilizes the patented round-point set screw for a secure non-penetrating attachment.

Expansion Clip Fits Common Standing-seam Profiles

AMSI has commenced production of a high-performance expansion clip for 1 1/2-inch standing-seam panel profiles.

AMSI has commenced production of a high-performance expansion clip for 1 1/2-inch standing-seam panel profiles.

AMSI has commenced production of a high-performance expansion clip for 1 1/2-inch standing-seam panel profiles. The clip is available in galvanized and 304 stainless-steel versions and will fit common profiles.

Prefabricate Custom Scuppers and Sealant Pockets

FlashCo’s prefabricated Scuppers and Sealant Pockets save the contractor time.

FlashCo’s prefabricated Scuppers and Sealant Pockets save the contractor time.

FlashCo’s prefabricated Scuppers and Sealant Pockets save the contractor time in two ways: They eliminate shop or field fabrication and minimize installation time. By providing online quote forms and drawings that can be filled out and submitted, FlashCo typically produces and ships custom accessories within one to three days. Custom prefabricated Scuppers and Sealant Pockets eliminate the hassle of making your own, save on installation time, improve appearance and perform better because they are made in a factory environment.

Membrane Restores Existing Metal Roofs

The Garland Co. Inc. has introduced its CPR System, a highly reflective, low-odor, synthetic liquid rubber membrane designed to waterproof and restore existing metal roof and wall panel systems.

The Garland Co. Inc. has introduced its CPR System, a highly reflective, low-odor, synthetic liquid rubber membrane designed to waterproof and restore existing metal roof and wall panel systems.

The Garland Co. Inc. has introduced its CPR System, a highly reflective, low-odor, synthetic liquid rubber membrane designed to waterproof and restore existing metal roof and wall panel systems. The lightweight, multi-layer waterproofing system will add 1/5 pound per square foot to existing roof systems when completed. It can be applied to properly prepared stainless steel, galvanized metals, Galvalume-coated metals, copper, aluminum and Kynarcoated metal roof systems. It is available in a brush- or trowel-grade version and can provide an additional 10 to 15 years of service life.