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.

Chalk Marking Tools for a Multitude of Projects

Dewalt introduces five new products to its marking family.

Dewalt introduces five new products to its marking family.

DEWALT introduces five new products to its marking family. Marking is essential on any jobsite from laying roofing shingles or as a level reference. This new range of chalk tool models, from a compact design to a large reel, offers pros the right tool for a multitude of projects.

The DEWALT Premium Chalk Reel – model DWHT47270 – features a 6:1 Gear Ratio for smooth and rapid winding. A durable helical gear system, as opposed to the standard gears in many reels on the market, provides smooth, quiet action and is much less prone to line jams and breaks. The gear system is sealed to help prevent debris and contamination from clogging and damaging the gear mechanism. The body is cast metal for durability and interlocking hooks easily join lines for productivity. The Premium Chalk Reel is also available in a kit with red chalk – model DWHT47246L.

The Compact Chalk Reel Blue Kit – model DWHT47257L – is ideal for a secondary reel or correction reel with 30’ Braided Line. The body is 50 percent smaller than the current DEWALT Chalk Reel, and features a 3:1 gear ratio for quick line retraction. The gear mechanism features a clutch design for fast, easy unwinding. A built in belt clip provides simple, secure storage.
The Die-Cast Chalk Reel – model DWHT47256 – is a heavy duty, versatile tool. An aluminum die cast body delivers all the durability users have come to expect from the DEWALT brand. To help prevent corrosion, DEWALT® has designed this chalk reel with a stainless steel hook and crank arm. A felt gasket distributes chalk uniformly as the line is extended. The tear-drop shape allows the Die-Cast Chalk Reel to be used as a plumb bob, reducing the number of tools needed on the job site. The Die-Cast Chalk Reel is also available in a kit with red chalk or blue chalk – model DWHT47255L or DWHT47309L.

For sites where extra large lines need to be snapped, the DEWALT Large Capacity Reel – model DWHT47252 – is the ideal solution. Holding up to a pound of chalk, the Large Capacity Reel is more than capable of handling the chalk reel needs of large job sites. Helical Gears offer durability, smooth cranking and to help to decrease line jams and breaks. The 150 foot braided cotton line is long enough and durable enough for almost any job. A 3:1 gear ratio allows for 3X* faster rewind. Rubber over-molding provides users with a comfortable grip when using or transporting the reel. For ease of use and convenience, the DWHT47252 features a ring and hook attachment.

The DEWALT 100’ Chalk Reel – model DWHT47142 – features a 3:1 gear ratio for easy winding. An open access door offers quick refills and access to internal components. A 100’ heavy-duty line resists abrasion and breakage. A stainless steel hook and crank withstands abuse and resists corrosion. A high-impact ABS housing makes the Reel durable and lightweight. Over-molded soft grips provide comfort and control. The 100’ Chalk Reel is also available in a kit with red chalk or blue chalk – model DWHT47144 or DWHT47143.

Lighting and Security System Powered by Renewable Energy

Liberated Energy Inc.'s Guard-Lite, a hybrid lighting and security system.

Liberated Energy Inc.’s Guard-Lite, a hybrid lighting and security system powered by renewable energy.

Liberated Energy Inc. has released the Guard-Lite, a revolutionary hybrid lighting and security system. Its unique self-powered design enables it to be installed at any location without wiring or an electrical permit. With an increasing need for security and the demand for alternative energy growing, the Guard Lite provides a complete solution.

A wireless solar and wind powered construction camera fills a void in remote areas where security and surveillance couldn’t be performed before because of the costly expense in trying to provide power and an Internet connection to those areas. Liberated Energy makes this void a thing of the past by offering a cellular construction camera that is indefinitely powered by a solar panel and wind turbine and controlled by a web-based User Interface. Visit the topics below and see how a Liberated Energy Guard Lite can help your construction business:

    * Construction Camera
    * Stay Up To Date On Progress
    * Prevent Jobsite Theft
    * Verify Jobsite Deliveries
    * Ensure OSHA Procedures Compliance
    * View Multiple Jobsites Without Travel
    * Simple Installation & Examples
    * Prevent Jobsite Vandalism
    * Weatherproof Construction Camera
    * Solar Powered Construction Camera
    * Get A LIVE Picture Of The Jobsite
    * Create Time Lapse Videos
    * Outdated Construction Cameras
    * Customer & Investor Updates
    * Jobsite Current Conditions
    * Protect Against Sub-Contractor Claims