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Products of interest to building professionals, particularly metal roofing installers, metal builders and low-rise builders.

TFC expands Blazer line of stainless cap screws

Triangle Fastener has added two new sizes to its Blazer Stainless Cap Head Drill Screw line. Now available are a #12-24 x 1-¼ inch and 2-inch Blazer-5 designed to attach steel, aluminum or stainless steel to steel substrates from .125 inch up to .500 inch thick. Features and Benefits: Blazer-5 Point drills and taps...

Green Span Profiles Introduces New RidgeLine Roof Panel

Green Span Profiles has added an insulated roof panel to its product line. RidgeLine is a patented (U.S. 9,206,606 B2) 2-3/8-inch tall mechanically seamed roofing panel covering 42 inches, with thickness options of 2.5, 3, 4 and 5 inches. The core is a continuously poured-in-place, polyisocyanurate insulating foam. Exterior and interior metal panels are...

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Swenson Shear Launches the Trailer Option

Swenson Shear, a leader in the metal roofing industry, recently released a Trailer option for the Snap Table Collection. Highlights include: The SnapTable trailer is designed as a utility trailer for a multitude of applications. The trailer fits both the SnapTable HD and SnapTable PRO. The SnapTable is removable to be used as a...

New Product: Shear-X offers stability for continuous ridge vents

Stability is an issue for continuous ridge vents on buildings in areas where wind shear and seismic activity exist. A one-of-a-kind solution has been developed by Garwood Manufacturing, Inc. Shear-X is a 33-mil steel brace that easily installs on the ridge line of any type of roof: asphalt, shingle, metal or tile, and provides...

McElroy Metal Introduces New Metal Roofing Profile

The Milan Shingle from McElroy Metal offers a new metal roofing option for homeowners and commercial building owners seeking an attractive and durable roofing solution. The 29-gauge Milan Shingle is available in eight PVDF colors as well as seven PVDF Designer Prints that simulate Cedar Shake and Slate. McElroy offers a complete system, including...

MetalTech-USA Introduces Strata Panels

MetalTech-USA, a distributor and manufacturer of architectural metal cladding systems, recently introduced Strata, a new surface texture developed as an attractive and economical option to enhance their line of architectural metal cladding products. Strata consists of breaks, or shallow striations, in the flat surface of the metal running longitudinally. Strata adds a layer of...

Schweiss Doors breaks out latest innovations

HECTOR, Minn. – The engineering team at Schweiss Doors has developed an easy-to-grease hinge for its hydraulic doors. The new hinge design with grease zerks on every hinge allows users to easily grease hinges from the underside of the doorframe without having to remove the top rubber weatherseal. The wrap-around hinge brackets connect directly...

Varco Pruden expands product line with Web-Restrained Brace

MEMPHIS, TN – Varco Pruden Buildings recently launched Web-Restrained Brace (WRB) – an all-steel buckling-restrained brace for projects in earthquake prone regions. Developed due to code changes that increased seismic design requirements and created new limitations, WRB provides VP Builders an economical solution for these challenging jobs. Primarily for jobs where seismic forces govern...

Mass Timber Conference set for March 22-24 in Portland

If you are interested in cross-laminated timber (CLT) construction and other mass timber techniques, the Mass Timber Conference will be held March 22–24, 2016 in Portland, Oregon. The conference will explore current opportunities and obstacles for cross-laminated timber, nail-laminated timber, glulam panels, laminated veneer lumber, and other mass timber construction in North America and...

Mule-Hide Introduces Silicone Roof Coating System

The new Silicone Roof Coating System from Mule-Hide Products Co. Inc. extends the life of aging roofs, ensuring that they continue delivering watertight, energy efficient performance while significantly delaying the day when tear-offs—with the associated cost, landfill waste and disruption to building occupants—are needed. The system can be used to restore and repair metal,...