Product Profile: Metal shingles 2010

ATAS International
ATAS, a leading manufacturer of metal roofing, wall and ceiling panels, offers four metal shingle products: Rumba Shake is a Bermuda style shake facsimile; Advanta is a simulated dimensional shingle available with a print coat that can add more visual depth; Castle Top is a diamond shaped shingle; and a Standing Seam Shingle.

Berridge Manufacturing
Berridge offers a selection of restoration shingles Victorian and Classic Shingles, great for restoration projects seeking an authentic look. Fish Scale Shingles are also available as well as Rustic Shake Shingles and Spanish Tiles that resemble ceramic. All are available in more than 30 colors with a 20-year paint finish warranty.

Classic Metal Roofing Systems
Classic manufactures energy-efficient, environmentally friendly, lifetime aluminum shakes and shingles. Made from 98 percent post-consumer recycled aluminum, Classic roofs reflect the sun’s energy from the home reducing attic heat gain by up to 34 percent and summer cooling costs by up to 20 percent. Each Classic roof comes with a limited lifetime manufacturer’s warranty that transfers to new home-owners for up to 40 years from installation. Classic roofs are certified by the MCA Metal Roofing Panel Program and are Energy Star partners. Classic sells through a network of independent dealers who enjoy exclusive territories and high margins.

DECRA Roofing
DECRA Shingle, featuring DECRA’s “Cut & Tuck” technology, represents a perfect blending of more than 50 years of research, technology and practical experience. Offering the ultimate in performance and engineering design, DECRA Shingle is ideal for residential and light commercial projects. As a lightweight alternative to traditional roofing products, DECRA Shingle installs quickly with only 15 pieces per square. Its non-porous surface is freeze/thaw resistant. The interlocking structure and unique horizontal fastening method make it suitable for any climate or weather condition. With a long-standing reputation for beauty, performance and durability, DECRA Shingle is warranted for 50 years, including 120 mile per hour winds and hail penetration.

Edco Products
Last year, Edco introduced two panels to its ArrowLine roofing product line. The two panels are based on Edco’s original ArrowLine Shake and Slate panels. Edco takes the shake or slate panel and then enhances the panel with lighter and darker tones that complement the base color. This process creates a natural blended look that has more curb appeal than solid color panels. ArrowLine Enhanced Shake is available in four blended colors while the ArrowLine Enhanced Slate comes in three blended colors.

Florida Metal Roofing Products

FMRP offers the industry’s strongest metal tile roofing system with a field design criteria of -204.25 PSF. The Barrel Style Metal Tile Panel offers the best of both worlds with the traditional look of classic clay tile and uplift performance unmatched in the industry. FMRP’s tile is manufactured from 24-gauge galvanized steel or .032-inch aluminum, offering corrosion resistance with a two-coat PVDF finish. Panels run continuous from eaves to ridge, greatly reducing the risk of water intrusion.

Follansbee’s Stamped Diamond-Pattern metal shingle for residential and commercial roofing projects, is corrosion resistant and durable, and can be installed over existing asphalt shingles. Manufactured by Conklin Metal Industries since the early 1900’s, this unique and classic shingle is available in a choice of fine Follansbee Steel roofing materials including TCS Satin, TCS II, Terne II and KlassicKolors. Conklin’s design includes a specially developed side lock, which permits the shingles to be installed quickly and easily without soldering. The side lock system allows for thermal contraction and expansion and is watertight. Deep cross crimps prevent water from being blown under the end laps.

Ideal Roofing
Wakefield Bridge Steel Shingles are designed as an alternative to common asphalt shingles, but with the toughness and long-lasting qualities of high-strength steel roofing. Wakefield Bridge shingles are manufactured with a stucco-embossed finish for greater strength and distinguishable look. Available in nine attractive designer colors to perfectly match today’s popular residential construction cladding materials, they will increase the value and improve the appearance of a home. Wakefield Bridge shingles are covered by a 50-year limited warranty.

Metal Pro Roofing
Metal Pro Roofing manufactures a 24-gauge steel shingle line in three profiles — shake, dimensional and Spanish tile — in seven colors. By using 24-gauge steel, the company says its products are rigid to the touch. The unique powder coating gives the appearance of a stone-coated shingle without the risk of “rub-off.”

MetalWorks by TAMKO
StoneCrest slate steel shingles create a dramatic look that closely replicates the random finish of natural slate. They are made with from a heavier-gauge steel and double stamped for stunning beauty and durability. Combining aesthetics and performance, they are the ideal choice for residential and commercial buildings. The shingles are designed with a four-way locking system and can be applied over existing asphalt shingles. StoneCrest slate shingles are backed by a 50-year limited warranty. StoneCrest Slate Steel Shingles are available in several “cool colors” and were recently named Energy Star-qualified products.

Met-Tile tile facsimile roofing is a cool roof system in 10 designer colors that meet or exceed Energy Star requirements. It combines the popular look of Spanish tile with the light weight and sustainability of metal, making it ideal for new construction or re-roofing. Panels are 26-gauge zinc-aluminum alloy coated steel with a textured, stucco-like finish for more authentic appearance. Met-Tile carries a 230-plus mph wind rating for maximum hurricane protection.

Metro Roof Products
From the graceful curves of Metro Tile to the deep ribbed grain of Metro Shake or the sleek low profile finish of Metro Shingle, all panels create a strong weathertight roof system to beautify and protect virtually any property for years. With six colors available, MetroTile Mediterranean resists cracking and harsh weather. MetroShake-II Classic eliminates wood battens and allows faster installation times. Each panel is forged with deep wood grain impressions for any architectural style. Sleek MetroShingle roofing panels provide the cleanest roof lines with the strength of modern stone-coated steel. MetroTile-Roman features half-inch vertical ribs for strength.

Rare Manufacturing
Rare has designed several decorative metal roofing systems including the new IronStone Slate profile. All of Rare’s products meet with the Energy Star’s roof program requirements and come with a lifetime manufacturers’ warranty. Rare’s product line includes Heavy Shake, European Tile, IronStone Slate and the popular Ironwood Shake. Rare’s interlocking steel panels are offered with state of the art PVDF based coatings for exceptional durability and beauty.

RHEINZINK tiles include flat-lock, square and diamond-shaped tiles. Flat-lock tiles are primarily used for large façade surfaces. This is where their visual impact is most impressive. The square and diamond-shaped tiles comprise the group of RHEINZINK small tiles. Due to the small size of individual components, design solutions can even be found for geometrically complicated buildings. Among other things, traditional cladding of roof dormers, chimney heads or roof edges with small tiles is not a problem.

SteelRock Roof Products offers three exciting profiles: Pacific Shake, Pacific Tile and the new Villa Tile. All SteelRock profiles can be installed with or without battens.  SteelRock panels are designed in a way that achieves the look of traditional roofing products and far surpasses the longevity or lifespan of the products it emulates. This is backed by the SteelRock Roof Products Lifetime Non-Prorated Limited Warranty.  MR

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