Skylight Is Designed For Flat Roof Installations

Extech's 4000G Unit Skylight is low-profile and capable of being installed on a flat roof.

Extech’s 4000G Unit Skylight is low-profile and capable of being installed on a flat roof.

EXTECH’s 4000G Unit Glass Skylight is capable of being installed on a flat roof. Its low-profile, silicone-sealed perimeter allows water to freely run off the unit. The curb design accommodates large skylights up to 32 square feet. Additional benefits include aluminum flange to protect glass edges, foam cushions to provide thermal isolation, strategically placed weep holes and weep slots aligning with weep holes. Silicone structural bead/isolator and silicone waterproofing bead ensure a leak-tight seal.

Extendable Light Mast Features Two 1,500-watt Metal Halide Lamps

Larson Electronics' 3000 watt extendable light mast

Larson Electronics’ 3000 watt extendable light mast

Larson Electronics has released a new 3000 watt extendable light mast. This mast is equipped with two 1,500 watt metal halide lamps that produce 300,000 lumens of light combined.

The LM-16-FM-2X1500W-EW Light Tower from Larson Electronics is a 16-foot extendable light tower equipped with an electric winch and two metal halide light fixtures that produce approximately 150,000 lumens each. The two 1,500 watt metal halide lamps produce a wide spread of intense white light, allowing this unit to effectively cover large work areas with high quality illumination. These lamps have 19 reflectors and are constructed of aluminum with a clear tempered glass lens which is secured into place with a heavy duty gasket and single ring lock. These floodlights produce a wide flood light pattern capable of illuminating approximately 3.5 acres. Each floodlight is securely fastened to the light boom and each lamp includes a support bracket to help maintain lamp stability within it housing.

This two section light boom can be extended to 16 feet for maximum area coverage and collapsed to 9 feet. The tower is constructed of square steel tubing. The mast is extended to its full height using an included 1,000 pound rated 120 volt Dutton Lainson electric winch with 3/16 inch aircraft cable. The electric winches are controlled by a programmable logic relay and reflective sensors as opposed to physical limit switches for ease of use and safety.

These light masts are typically mounted to trailers or other stable surfaces via a 15 inch by 13 inch, 1Ž2 inch thick mounting base plate which has been drilled to accept six 3Ž4 inch anchor bolts. A 24 inch wide and 1Ž4 inch thick mounting plate is attached to the upper section of the mast which provides a strong and stable platform for the metal halide fixtures. This light tower can withstand winds up to 125 mph when lowered to 9.6 feet.

Earn Points Toward Future Purchases on

Earn points on

Earn points on

E-commerce company, Fasteners Plus, has launched a rewards program, PointsPlus, allowing customers to earn points that can be redeemed toward future purchases on the company’s website.

The internet retailer carries more than 20,000 products, ranging from basic nuts, bolts and washers to more specialized merchandise, such as rivets, wire clips and clamps. Points are earned with each purchase made on the website, and can also be awarded by:

  • Creating an account
    Subscribing to the Fasteners Plus newsletter
    Sending invitations to friends to register at
    Converting invitations to customers
    Converting invitations to sales orders
    Submitting product reviews
    Adding tags to products on the website

Once points have been accumulated, customers can then redeem them at checkout and apply as payment on a future purchase. To kick off the new program, a special “Big Game” promotion running through Feb. 2 awards customers an additional 48 points on all purchases.

Nikki Dudley, vice president of Operations, says the Reward Points program was developed as a way to not only reward loyal customers who purchase from Fasteners Plus, but to also build awareness of the site and promote customer engagement. “While most rewards programs award points on purchases, we wanted to expand ours to include actions such as inviting friends to the site and converting those invitations to sale orders,” Dudley says. “We also hope this program encourages customers to become active on our site by submitting reviews, adding product tags and subscribing to our newsletter.” was developed in 2012 to target contractors, business owners and consumers planning anything from small home projects to large commercial projects. Flat rate shipping is standard on all orders, and bulk pricing is available on any item by calling the company’s friendly, knowledgeable sales team.

Steel Sheet Meets Emissivity Requirements with Chromium-free Polymer Coating

U.S. Steel Corp. has expanded its Coated Steel Sheet family of products.

U.S. Steel Corp. has expanded its Coated Steel Sheet family of products.

U.S. Steel Corp. has added ACRYLUME E PLUS Coated Steel Sheet to its family of products. The new coated flat-rolled steel has a chromium-free clear emissive polymer coating and provides the quality and performance attributes inherent to ACRYLUME with improved thermal emittance.

ACRYLUME E PLUS offers the environmentally conscious metal building construction industry a chromium-free emissive acrylic coating on GALVALUME Coated Steel Sheet, which is designed to meet challenging solar reflectance and thermal emittance regulations. Prior to the introduction of this product, the emissivity requirements could only be met through pre-painted GALVALUME products. ACRYLUME E PLUS also meets numerous European Union environmental directives including Restriction of Hazardous Substances Directive (RoHS) and Registration, Evaluation, Authorization and Restriction of Chemical Substances (REACH).

The original ACRYLUME, which meets all current environmental guidelines in the United States, will continue to be available to customers for commonly used applications such as metal roofing and siding.

The new ACRYLUME E PLUS provides users with the same benefits as traditional ACRYLUME. ACRYLUME CF, ACRYLUME E PLUS minimizes staining and discoloration issues during storage, handling and installation. It does not require the application of lubricants prior to rollforming.

Control Heat and Glare through Polycarbonate, Acrylic and Plastic Skylights

Liquisol Solar Control Paint

Liquisol Solar Control Paint

Liquisol Solar Control Paint is designed specifically for polycarbonate, acrylic and plastic skylight applications. It provides long-lasting solar control to materials and surfaces where window film cannot be used.

Liquisol’s paint line includes 4Ever, 4EverBlue, 4EverDark and 3Seasons. Each can be applied to glass, acrylic or plexiglass conservatories, skylights and sky domes to reduce heat and glare. Liquisol paints let in sunlight but reflect infrared heat while blocking more than 98 percent of harmful UV rays. This makes the indoor environment more comfortable, while lowering cooling costs and extending the life of furniture, fabrics and artwork by resisting discoloration.

Liquisol’s 3Seasons was designed for hot summer, extremely cold winter climates. This temporary paint can be easily removed and reapplied when needed, allowing excessive solar heat to be blocked most of the year while taking advantage of solar gain during winter.

Liquisol’s 4Ever, 4EverBlue and 4EverDark are permanent solar reflective paints. Each was designed to provide a choice of visible light transmissions and heat rejection. The newest of these, 4EverDark, provides extreme heat and glare protection while 4Ever lets in the most light and is optimal for applications where customers want heat and glare control combined with a maximum amount of light.

4EverBlue puts off a blue hue designed to mimic the sky, giving occupants the feeling of beautiful weather outdoors while providing an efficient solar control solution. 4EverBlue has a 57 percent Total Solar Energy Rejection.

Air, Vapor and Water Barrier Products for All Six Sides of the Building Envelope

Garland Aero-Block product line offers solutions for all six sides of the building enclosure

The Garland Aero-Block product line offers solutions for all six sides of the building enclosure.

As the push for more energy-efficient buildings continues, numerous building codes are now including air barrier requirements. To address these changing standards, Garland has engineered a new product line of high-performance solutions that prevent unwanted air, vapor and water from penetrating the building envelope. The Garland Aero-Block product line offers solutions for all six sides of the building enclosure, as well as for gaps in walls or between sections of walls.

This new polymer-modified-asphalt technology is available in three formats. The fluid-applied solvent-based polymer and fluid-applied water-based polymer versions can be applied by brush, spray or roller. There is also a pre-fabricated, self-adhering multi-layer membrane. The entire Aero-Block family create vapor-closed protection, meeting the requirements for a Class I air/vapor barrier.

A companion vapor-open product line, Aero-Perm, will become available later this year. Aero-Perm will offer the same capabilities as Aero-Block systems, while providing permeability to water vapor.

Solar Roof Vent Offers Increased Airflow

Master Flow Green Machine High-Power Solar Roof Vent

Master Flow Green Machine High-Power Solar Roof Vent

GAF has introduced the new environmentally friendly and energy-saving Master Flow Green Machine High-Power Solar Roof Vent. The new vent offers many features and benefits to help contractors differentiate themselves, including increased airflow and improved aesthetics.

The Green Machine offers 750 CFM max airflow and its simple installation makes it easy for all contractors, with virtually the same installation process as typical electric-power roof vents. Impact-resistant construction helps it to withstand hail and foreign object impact, and its standard six-year limited warranty with three-year Labor Protection Plus** allows contractors and homeowners peace of mind.

Two models of the Green Machine™ High-Power Solar Roof Vent are being introduced. The Solar-Powered model has a 20-watt integral solar panel and an adjustable thermostat/humidistat, and helps to reduce attic cooling costs. The Dual-Powered model uses unique dual-power technology to switch automatically between solar and house power for 24/7 cooling during cloudy weather or at night. It uses just 1/6th the electricity of typical electric-powered vents and comes with an adjustable thermostat that features a dual-power controller.

** See Master Flow Powered Ventilation Products Ltd. Warranty for complete coverage and restrictions.

Fabricate Flush Wall/Soffit/Underdeck Profiles

New Tech Machinery's 1 1/2-inch FWQ profile

New Tech Machinery’s 1 1/2-inch FWQ profile

Following the success of the 1-inch Flush wall/soffit/underdeck panel profile (also known as FWQ profile), New Tech Machinery has released a 1 1/2-inch FWQ profile. The new profile offers an easily adjustable reveal from 0 to 3 inches in 1/2-inch increments. It can be produced with up to 22-gauge painted steel, painted aluminum, or 16- to 20-ounce copper. The 1 1/2-inch FWQ profile also accommodates the Hot Melt Sealant Technologies system. A non-powered perforator option is available for soffit venting.

(800) 574-1717

Patch Kit Adheres without Primer

KEMPEROL Roofpatch

KEMPEROL Roofpatch

KEMPEROL Roofpatch is a ready-to-use patch kit that uses advanced waterproofing technology to reliably stop leaks and cover cracks and damaged areas. The kit comes in a flat aluminum pouch that includes rubber gloves and a reinforcement fleece pre-saturated in a single-component, solvent-free and odor-free KEMPEROL 1K-SF waterproofing resin. The reinforced membrane is pre-cut at 10 by 18 inches so a single patch can handle most repairs. Patches, which can be overlapped to cover larger areas, adhere without a primer to bitumen sheets, PVC roofing sheets, concrete, wood and metal. The resin is rain-fast in 60 minutes and can be walked on after 12 hours.

(800) 541-5455

Fall-arrest System Includes Pneumatic Air Hose

USP Structural Connectors' MAX X-Line fall-arrest system

USP Structural Connectors’ MAX X-Line fall-arrest system

USP Structural Connectors has made its MAX X-Line fall-arrest system nationally available. The fall-arrest system reduces job-site tripping hazards by incorporating a pneumatic air hose within the fall-arrest system’s lifeline, allowing contractors to eliminate the unsafe presence of a pneumatic air hose in addition to a lifeline beneath their feet. The MAX X-Line lifeline also can be clipped into a USP permanent, gasketed anchor that can be attached to the structure’s framing.

(800) 328-5934