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KwikFlash

New Self-Adhesive Roof Flashing from Atlas Bolt & Screw

Ashland, Ohio –  KwikFlash, now available from Atlas Bolt & Screw, is a quick weatherproofing flashing. It consists of aluminum stretch netting cast in environmentally-friendly lead-free polymer rubber which allows it to take a form set while remaining flexible, malleable and stretchable. A fully self-adhesive butyl layer underneath the rubber polymer is protected and...

New Tech Machinery Launches New Website

New Tech Machinery (NTM), the manufacturer of the world’s finest portable rollforming machines, is excited to announce the launch of their newly redesigned website (http://www.newtechmachinery.com). The revamped New Tech Machinery website features a clean professional design with an emphasis on improved navigation and user experience. The website also features an extensive collection of technical...

S-5! offers RibBracket I-IV line for trapezoidal roofing profiles

Colorado Springs, Colorado – S-5! announces the release of the RibBracket I-IV products, shaped to provide a perfect fit to most common trapezoidal roof shapes. Thoroughly tested for strength, RibBracket I-IV has no moving parts and is flexible enough to fit varying trapezoidal widths. A higher profile ensures more space between the roof and...

Modifying a Solar Barn for a Prize-Worthy Herd

“A barn is only as good as the farmer using it,” Illinois contractor Jim Peters (a 1998 Rural Builder Hall of Fame inductee) believes, noting that a barn properly built, but poorly used is a waste of everyone’s time and effort. That’s why it was a special pleasure for him in 2016 to build...

Alabama School’s Metal Façade Rises From Ruins Of EF4 Tornado

A few years after an EF4 tornado ripped apart the Alberta Elementary School in Tuscaloosa, Alabama, the reimagined and redesigned Alberta School of Performing Arts has reopened on the site to the delight of students and the community. The new school serves the elementary schoolchildren of the Alberta area, but with a new performing...

Go Blue For Malco Impact-Grade Chuck Drivers

The distinctive blue color of these chuck drivers signals performance quality that can withstand the kind of impact driver stress that is characteristic for each fastening application. All Malco Impact-Grade power drivers are precisely machined for positive, fail-proof engagement of the fastener head. Phillips, Square and Star Bit inserts and power drivers feature unique...

Seven New Wall Panels Add Visual Depth To Building Exteriors

Petersen expands its Precision Series line of metal wall panels with the addition of seven new Highline products. The Precision Series Highline wall panels feature varying rib patterns and widths for creative architectural effects in commercial, institutional, residential or many other applications. The new Highline panels are 1 3/8-in. deep, resulting in dramatic building exteriors and deeper...

What you Should Know about Skylights and Polycarbonate Panels

POLYCARBONATE PANELS Some of you are old pros at installing and handling polycarbonate, but some of you may handle it so infrequently that sharing a few tips and tricks would be helpful to ensure a successful installation. Palram Americas offers the following: On the Job Site When storing the materials either in the yard...

MBMA’s Updated Energy Design Guide for Metal Building Systems Now Available

The Metal Building Manufacturers Association’s (MBMA) Energy Design Guide for Metal Building Systems, Second Edition, is now available in print or PDF at www.techstreet.com/mbma. Through easy online ordering, this resource will put energy code compliance and design information into the hands of anyone involved in construction and interested in increasing energy efficiency. It is...

A Wing-Roofed Hangar from Sukup Steel Buildings Takes Off

An innovative winged roof that has taken off at airports is helping propel rapid growth by a relative newcomer to the steel buildings manufacturing industry, Sukup Steel Buildings. The Project: Ames, Iowa, municipal airport hangar Building system: Sukup Steel Buildings, Sheffield, Iowa Builder: Story Construction, Ames, Iowa Size: 11,400-square-feet hangar, 120 feet wide by...