metal roofing

ASMI accepts MCA report on increased service life of metal roofing

CHICAGO, IL – The Athena Sustainable Materials Institute (ASMI) has accepted a recent report published by the Metal Construction Association (MCA) that verifies certain metal roof systems can have a service life of at least 60 years. The service life report served as the technical substantiation required for Athena to change the useful service...

Cutting Steel Shingles Just Got 30 Percent Easier

Now make fast, safe, precise cuts in steel shingles, shakes and tile style roofing, including DECRA, METRO and GERARD brands, all season long, with the Stone Coated Steel Roofing Cutter from Malco Products. Compound leverage and a generous handle length reduce user cutting force up to 30 percent vs. other guillotine style cutters that...

NCCA offers free downloadable “Tool Kits” on coil coating process

Cleveland, Ohio—The National Coil Coating Association (NCCA) offers more than 20 free educational “Tool Kits” in PDF format written by industry experts on the coil coating process. The Tool Kits are comprehensive yet easily understood papers that address popular topics related to prepainted metal and the process. Some examples include: “Coil Coating Topcoat Systems,”...

Silver replacing white as popular color choice in prepainted metals

Cleveland, OH – Even though white has been a mainstay color in most of the industries served by prepainted metal, silver and other metallic colors are beginning to work their way in to mainstream applications, according to the National Coil Coating Association (NCCA). As consumers continue to look for inexpensive ways to make products...

Drexel Metals, Freedom Roofing Complete Successful School Re-Roof

Installers formed, curved panels onsite for barrel roof over gymnasium A unique and challenging roofing problem on a large school called for a permanent solution. Freedom Roofing Solutions of Vilonia, Arkansas, formed and curved Drexel Metals roof panels onsite. “It was a fun one,” says Brian Kirk, who co-owns Freedom Roofing with his cousin...

TFC releases Market Specific Product Catalogs

Triangle Fastener Corporation has released three Market Specific Product Catalogs that provide details on a full line of products for specific construction applications. The new line-up of catalogs include: Metal Roofing/Building; Low Slope (Flat) Roofing; and Interior/Drywall construction industries. Each catalog provides product details on a wide variety of fasteners, sealants, tools, and accessories,...

Fabral Announces 2015 Project of the Year Winners

Norcross, GA – Fabral proudly announces the 2015 winners of its annual Project of the Year contest: Astro Buildings, Cleary Building Corp, McCarty Roofing Inc., Morris-Ginsburg, and Cedar Preservations. The Project of the Year contest, now in its 11th year, allows Fabral to recognize its customers’ commitment to architectural creativity and excellence. Participants were...

McElroy Metal Makes 138T Shingle Recover Brochure Available For Download

McElroy Metal announces the download availability of its new brochure, 138T Shingle Recover System. The 138T symmetrical standing seam panel offers ease of installation, the ability to replace individual panels, unmatched wind uplift resistance and improved weathertightness. This innovative system requires no tear-off and disposal of the existing roof, no underlayment as well as...

Sno Gem Introduces Sno Blockade Snow Retention System

Sno Gem Inc., a cutting-edge snow retention manufacturer, recently introduced the Sno Blockade snow retention system to provide the architectural community with another permanent and more aesthetically pleasing solution for snow and ice on standing seam metal roofing. Sno Blockade offers a choice between a 1-inch or a 2-inch bar, available in standard mill...

New Aluminum Composite Material Wall Panel Brochure From Englert

Englert, Inc. has announced the availability of a print and online brochure for its line of aluminum composite material wall panels. The new six-page color brochure provides descriptions of Englert’s line of four ACM panels including: The Englert CWP 200, a sequentially installed rainscreen system that employs an integral, accent strip and adjustable attachment...