Metal Shingles

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AceClamp/PMC Authorized To Apply UL Mark To Products

PLAINVILLE, Conn.  – AceClamp®/PMC Industries has received authorization to apply the UL Mark to its AceClamp® non-penetrating, standing seam metal roof fasteners and solar kits. This stamp of approval indicates a product has passed stringent testing for code requirements and performance. The AceClamp® A2® and Solar Kit and AceCamp® ML and...

Steelscape Announces the Release of New Specialty Finishes Brochure

Kalama, Washington –  Steelscape announces the release of its new Specialty Finishes brochure highlighting its complete product offer of durable architectural finishes created by an innovative decorative coating technology that transforms metallic coated steel substrates into unique textures and finishes for use in a variety of applications. “We are pleased to...

Caution: watch that impact driver!

Improper use of impact drivers can lead to paint finish damage and failed connections. –  The Metal Construction Association has developed a technical bulletin on “Proper Tools for Fastening Metal Panels.” In particular, it addresses the improper use of impact drivers. Andrew F. Williams, PE, Director of Codes and Standards for...

2014 idea book – Metal Shingles

The Idea Book ATAS International Get the performance of metal with a traditional look when choosing tiles, shakes and shingles from ATAS. ATAS offers stone coated, scalloped Northern European and Spanish style tiles. Five shingle options available include Bermuda style shake, wood style shake, a simulated dimensional shingle, a diamond-shaped shingle...

February 2014 Rural Builder cover

Going green with steel

– By Sharon Thatcher –Rural builders know that a customer wants a building that serves an intended purpose and doesn’t cost a lot to own. Rarely are they asking for a “life cycle analysis” or demanding LEED compliance. But increasingly there is industry and public pressure to use fewer natural resources...

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Metal vs. Mother Nature: Wind-driven rain

– By Jim Austin – Manufacturers place a heavy emphasis on proper installation to prevent water infiltration even during the worst storms Metal roofing stands up to the forces of nature as well as or better than any type of roofing material and you should know how to sell that benefit...

METALCON International makes metal first in construction

METALCON offers the latest equipment, materials, tools, software, accessories, technology and expertise to complete each stage of construction with metal. Now in its 23rd year, METALCON remains the only annual event for every type of metal construction need. The METALCON 2013 theme – EVOLVE – reflects how this major event and...

MBCEA to form new chapters

One of the first things Gary Smith did when he was appointed president of the Metal Building Contractors and Erectors Association was issue a call for more chapters. Chapters are the perfect forum for MBCEA to come together for professional development. Current chapters in the Mid-Atlantic, Carolinas and New England frequently...