Notch, Shear and Hem Snap-lock and Standing-seam Profiles

SnapTableHD from Swenson Shear

SnapTableHD from Swenson Shear

The SnapTableHD from Swenson Shear is an all-in-one tool fully equipped to notch, shear and hem snap-lock and standing-seam profiles. It features an adjustable table width that can accommodate panels between 12 and 22 inches, a notching station equipped with a slope-calibrated ruler that allows for 29-inch notching offset and a slitter that cuts a 33-inch maximum angle. The hemmer makes a 33-inch maximum angle hem with one pull of the handle. A new degree indicator on the slitter and hemmer allows a user to locate an angle quickly. The transportable table weighs 750 pounds with adjustable leveling jacks.

(877) 588-8748

Mount Photovoltaics on Low-slope Roofs

Unirac Roof Mount (RM)

Unirac Roof Mount (RM)

Unirac Inc. has released its Unirac Roof Mount (RM), which replaces RapidRac for mounting photovoltaics on low-slope roofs. Each ballast bay is compact and easy to handle, weighing less than 3 1/2 pounds and allowing for 10-degree tilt. The modular design helps installers navigate modules around HVAC units or other roof obstacles, maximizing power density. The RM supports most framed crystalline modules. In addition, U-Builder, an online tool that allows customers to design and quote a system in seconds, supports the RM.

(855) 387-8450

Spray Foam Features Blowing Agent with Global-warming Potential of 1

Honeywell’s spray foam roofing system formulated with Solstice Liquid Blowing Agent

Honeywell’s spray foam roofing system formulated with Solstice Liquid Blowing Agent

Honeywell’s spray foam roofing system formulated with Solstice Liquid Blowing Agent has received a severe hail rating from FM Global. The roofing system, which was developed by West Development Group, may reduce insurance premiums for building owners. Solstice Liquid Blowing Agent is a next-generation blowing agent with a global-warming potential of 1. It is nonflammable, has received EPA approval under the Significant New Alternatives Policy Program and is not a volatile organic compound.

Roof Hatch Eases Moving Equipment In and Out of Buildings

The Bilco Co.’s Type D double leaf roof hatch

The Bilco Co.’s Type D double leaf roof hatch

The Bilco Co.’s Type D double leaf roof hatch features a large opening that allows equipment to be easily installed or removed from a building. Roof hatches are custom-fabricated to meet virtually any access-opening requirement and can be operated with one hand. Type D hatches are designed for weathertight performance and safe and easy operation regardless of the cover size and weight. Products feature full EPDM gasketing, insulated covers and curb, and an overlapping cover design to ensure energy efficiency and performance.

(800) 366-6530

Sealant Resists Weathering on a Variety of Substrates

Triangle Fastener Corp.'s APS 500

Triangle Fastener Corp.’s APS 500

Triangle Fastener Corp. has released its APS 500, which is formulated for adhesion and resistance to weathering, as well as can be used with a variety of substrates. The sealant comes in plastic tubes with screw-on nozzles and is available in custom colors. Advance Polymer Sealant combines the strength of polyurethanes with the weathering resistance of silicones. It is solvent- and isocyanate-free. The product can be installed at -35 to 140 F temperatures.

(800) 486-1832

Galvalume Coil and Sheet Products with SMP Paint System

Drexel Metals' 26-gauge Galvalume coil and sheet products feature a 25-year silicone-modified polyester (SMP) paint system.

Drexel Metals’ 26-gauge Galvalume coil and sheet products feature a 25-year silicone-modified polyester (SMP) paint system.

Drexel Metals now offers competitive 26-gauge Galvalume coil and sheet products with a 25-year silicone-modified polyester (SMP) paint system. The products allow Drexel Metals’ contractors and distributors to compete with light and wide metal panel offerings, as well as asphalt shingles. The coil and sheet products are available in 11 standard colors and Drexlume, an acrylic-coated Galvalume. All products are Energy Star-listed and are warranted for 25 years against chalk and fade and for film integrity.

(888) 321-9630

Metal Roof Tile Eliminates Additional Battens, Purlins or Decking

The Platinum 78 metal roof tile system

The Platinum 78 metal roof tile system

Patented in more than 50 countries, the Platinum 78 metal roof tile system now is available in the U.S. The line eliminates the need for additional battens, purlins or decking. The product can span rafters or trusses at significantly greater spacing without additional support. In new construction applications, a 34-truss structural design can be reduced to nine trusses. The product weighs 2 pounds per square foot and can be installed on slopes as low as 2:12. The product offers aesthetics, energy savings and acoustic performance.

High-temperature Underlayment

MFM Building Products' Ultra HT Wind & Water Seal

MFM Building Products’ Ultra HT Wind & Water Seal

MFM Building Products has released a high-temperature underlayment: Ultra HT Wind & Water Seal. The self-adhering product is composed of a cool white, non-slip, cross-laminated, high density polyethylene film laminated to a rubberized asphalt adhesive system. The underlayment, which offers a 90-day UV exposure rating, is engineered for use under asphalt shingle and metal roofing systems. It comes with a split release liner for use in valleys, ridges, around chimneys and at eaves for protection against ice dams, wind-driven rain and water penetration.

(800) 882-7663

Clamp Accommodates Round ‘Bulb’ Seam Configurations

S-5-Q clamp

S-5-Q clamp

S-5! has announced its newest metal roof ancillary attachment solution, the S-5-Q clamp. The S-5-Q was specifically developed to accommodate large, round “bulb” seam configurations up to 29 millimeters without piercing the metal roof panel. It will also fit smaller profiles that were not seamed correctly, thereby rendering the panel unable to utilize the intended attachment product. The two-piece design allows the clamp to be installed anywhere along the length of the rib.

(888) 825-3432

Lanyard Restrains Hardhat from Falls

GearKeeper's RT5-5601 Hardhat Lanyard System

GearKeeper’s RT5-5601 Hardhat Lanyard System

In the event of a fall, a fall-arrest harness will protect the worker but not the worker’s hardhat. The retractable RT5-5601 Hardhat Lanyard System is attached with Velcro strap loops and cinches around the fall-protection harness strap, ring or tri-bar. It is designed to stay close to the body to avoid discomfort and entanglement. The lanyard features an industrial-grade spectra/nylon line that extends up to 14 inches and a 2.5-ounce retraction force that mitigates slack. The product also allows a worker to drape his or her hardhat over a shoulder during breaks.

(888) 588-9981