2005 Tool & Equipment Guide
A&S Technical Group LLC8350 Industrial Parkway, Suite 10
Plain City, OH 43064
Busting knuckles and burning knees during wire-brush surface preparation is no fun. Sometimes this work does not even get done. Revolutionize metal roof maintenance with the industrial gas-powered Surface Prowler that drives two aggressive rotating wire brushes. These specialty brushes come in different widths to fit many roof profiles.
ABC Supply Co. Inc.One ABC Parkway
Beloit, WI 53511
608-362-7777; fax 608-362-2062
For the professional contractor, we are America's leading full-service roofing and siding supplier. With more than 250 branches across the nation, we're your single source for roofing, siding, insulation, windows, tools, gutters, accessories and more.
Albion Engineering Co.2080 A Wheatsheaf Lane
Philadelphia, PA 19124
215-535-3476; fax 215-744-4719
Albion Engineering engineers and manufactures tools that dispense, apply or inject materials for contractors, distributors and OEMs. Everything you need to seal a joint, including: industrial-strength caulking guns; manual, air, and cordless dispensing guns; syringe guns; and dispensing accessories. We pride ourselves on our ability to offer the best dispensing solutions for any problem.
Alcor Inc.9475 Pascal Gagnon
St-Léonard, Québec H1P 1Z4
514-325-1260; fax 514-325-9952
Alcor/Grizzly Equipment offers a full line of top quality roofing equipment, including gravel spreaders, adhesive dispensers, roof cutters, powered sweepers, hoists, kettles and much more.
All Seasons Equipment2170 Winston Park Drive
Oakville, ON L6H 5R1
888-308-4763; Fax 800-649-1803
All Seasons Equipment, established in 1975, is the manufacturer of one of North America's most innovative and comprehensive lines of roofing equipment. From kettles to hoists, gravel spreaders to guard rail, we are your one-stop supplier for equipment requirements for both new and reroofing projects. With an extensive dealer network in both the United States and Canada, we can supply your needs quickly and efficiently. For more information, call us or visit our Web site.
Assembly Supplies Co.: LEISTER Authorized Sales & Service Center2245 Enterprise Street #100
Escondido, CA 92029
800-694-1472; fax 888-694-4275
Assembly Supplies Co. stocks LEISTER tools, parts and accessories. As a service center, we stock a broad range of replacement elements and parts for repairs and sale. Our service center offers FREE repair inspections on all LEISTER equipment and 24-hour service turn-around in most cases. As a sales center, you can be assured that the professional staff that serves you will be knowledgeable, courteous and will work with you to be sure you get what you need.
Atlantic Roofing Equipment146 Railroad St.
Revere, MA 02151
800-543-3350; fax 781-289-5764
Atlantic Roofing Equipment sells, services and rents all types of roofing equipment. Panther and All Seasons Equipment are the main lines of rooftop equipment. The company stocks a large inventory of safety equipment, power tools, generators, air compressors, all types and sizes of bits, SDS drill bits, blades, soldering and sheet metal tools, specialty fasteners, trash chutes, better spreaders, cold process spray equipment, many types of specialty roofing hand tools, conveyors, tankers and kettles. Orders are shipped nationwide via UPS, Federal Express and common carrier. Call today for a catalog.
BASF Corp.5 Depot St.
Hudson Falls, NY 12839
518-547-4004; fax 518-747-5894
BASF offers a selection of top-quality pumps, proportioners and spray guns for accurate dispensing of urethane foam insulation and protective coatings for all SPF applpications.
Beta Max Inc.P.O. Box 2750
Melbourne, FL 32902-2750
321-727-3737; fax 321-768-9517
Beta Max Inc., a leading provider of cost-effective material lifting solutions, offers the Smith Roofing Hoist System. Designed to provide an easier and safer method of lifting general building materials, the hoist is easy to assemble and ideal for roofing contractors who rely on efficient lifting machinery. Beta Max is the only company in the United States to offer electric models, with its systems offered in 600 and 1,000-pound capacities. The Smith Roofing Hoist offers roofers an electric swing beam with Beta Max reliability.
Bittner's Spray Equipment1301 Brummel Ave.
Elk Grove Village, IL 60007
800-400-5084; fax 847-364-7427
Bosch Power Tools and Accessories1800 W. Central Rd. Mt. Prospect, IL 60056 877-BOSCH99; fax 224-232-2734 www.boschtools.com
Bosch Power Tools and Accessories is one of the divisions within the $1 billion, 4,000-employee strong Robert Bosch Tool Corp., which is the North American branch of the largest power tool and accessory manufacturer in the world, Robert Bosch GmbH. Bosch provides a complete line of corded and cordless power tools and accessories engineered to survive any jobsite and allow professionals to take control of their work.
Bosch Digital Power Tools1800 W. Central Rd. Mt. Prospect, IL 60056 877-BOSCH99; fax 224-232-2734 www.BoschTools.com
In December 2002, Bosch Power Tools and Accessories created the Digital Power Tools line to help field project managers be more efficient in their work, communicate more effectively with subcontractors and customers, and save time and money in the office, tool crib and on the jobsite. With the expansion of this line, Bosch once again shows its commitment to its customers.
Bradco Supply Corp.13 Production Way
Avenel, NJ 07001
877-4BRADCO or 732-382-3400; fax 732-388-1936
Bradco Supply's 2005 Tool Catalog and 2005 Residential Products Catalog contain a wealth of information on a wide variety of building materials, tools and equipment, along with manufacturer updates on new product releases and product improvements. Both catalogs are available for viewing on our Web site, or pick up your hard copy of one or both at any Bradco location. Copies are also available by mail by contacting us toll-free at 1-877-4BRADCO.
Chutes International4400 Austin Lane
White Plains, MD 20695
800-882-4883; fax 301-753-4108
CHUTES International offers complete lines of durable plastic debris chutes and heavy-duty steel chutes. The 32-inch plastic for roofing and renovation is easy to use, offers flat roof, parapet/ window, pitched roof and scaffold hangers, winches, safety "extras" and steel-lined intake hoppers. The 3-foot by 3-foot steel chute is for heavy-duty demolition and new high-rise construction. CHUTES sells, installs, rents, dismantles and services.
Cleasby Manufacturing1414 Bancroft Avenue
San Francisco, CA 94124
415-822-6565 or 800/253-2729; fax 415/822-1843
Cleasby Mfg., a leading manufacture of quality roofing equipment for 56 years and counting, continues to expand its inventory of products to include items used for general construction. Sky light guards, access ladders, conveyor trucks, dump trailers, and heat-welding tools are among a few of these newer items. Cleasby continues to manufacturer and distribute its popular line of asphalt melting kettles, hot carriers and applicators, spray rigs, hoists, tear-off equipment, safety gear, roofing fasteners and specialty items.
Clements National Co.6650 South Narragansett Ave.
Chicago, IL 60638
708-594-5890; fax 708-594-2481
Clements National Co. manufactures Cadillac roofing equipment including stand-up single-ply PVC and TPO hot air welders. In addition, Clements manufactures 120- and 220-volt hot air tools for modified APP and SBS. All equipment is made in Chicago and serviced 24/7. Plants offer free training and demos and free repair estimates are also available.
Com-Ten Industries6405 49th Street N.
Pinellas Park, FL 33781
800-552-5546; fax 727-520-0299
Com-Ten is a manufacturer, since 1960, of low-cost, task-oriented material testing equipment designed for the production floor or laboratory. Items available in stock and custom include: torque, compression and tensile test stands to 20,000 pounds; handheld gauges; digital, analog, motorized and hand-operated equipment; C-TAP data acquisition system; extensometers; environmental chambers; gauges and S-block load cells; grips; clamps; modulus of rupture; shear and other fixtures; sales, service and calibration; and TM Electronics leak and burst testers.
Dahlstrom Formtek Cleveland Inc.4899 Commerce Parkway
Cleveland, OH 44128
DBI/SALA and PROTECTA3965 Pepin Avenue
Red Wing, MN 55066
800-328-6146; fax 651-388-5065
DBI/SALA and PROTECTA offers the most complete line of fall protection products manufactured anywhere. DBI/SALA, which represents the ultimate in fall protection for any work environment, is supported by a commitment to excellence, innovation and broad range. PROTECTA represents fundamental fall protection at an exceptional value and is supported by a commitment to reliability, quality and economy. The combination of the two brands now provides our customers with access to two great brands that serve the fullest range of product and value requirements.
DUO-FAST2400 Galvin Drive
Elgin, IL 60123
847-783-5518; fax 847-783-5501
DUO-FAST introduces the new SureShot 1820 18-gauge narrow crown stapler, the latest addition to the SureShot line of industrial-strength fine and medium wire staplers. At only 5 3/4 inches tall, the compact tool was specifically designed for cabinetmaking and other work in tight spots. The stapler weighs only 1 pound 10 ounces, drives DUO-FAST 1800 series 18-gauge 1/4-inch crown staples, and has a staple size range from 1/2- to 5/8-inch leg length. The tool features a bottom-load aluminum magazine for easy staple loading and a clean nose that allows for easy fastener placement.
E.L. Hilts & Co.P.O. Box 1789
Hickory, NC 28603
828-328-8141; fax 828-328-2835
Since 1945, E. L. Hilts & Co. has set the standard for quality and service in the roofing industry. Hilts' large warehouses and extensive product lines give the company the capability to house inventory on a ready-to-ship basis. This extensive inventory allows Hilts to reinforce the service philosophy on which the company was founded: to be the best supplier of roof equipment and tools in the industry. Dedicated employees, coupled with management's energy and resources, assures you that E. L. Hilts & Co. can supply all your roofing equipment and tool needs.
Englert Inc.1200 Amboy Ave.
P.O. Box 149
Perth Amboy, N.J., 08861
732-826-8614; fax 732-826-8865
Englert's Metalman tools for metal roofing installation feature more than 20 tools for finished panels and trim work including snips for long and short cuts, exact curve cutting, or compound left and right cutting; sheet metal working pliers including seam openers, seamers, straight and angled as well as hard benders, folders, plastic hammers, and the portable "Swenson Shears."
Everhard Products Inc.1016 Ninth Street SW
Canton, OH 44707
Everhard manufactures hand tools for single-ply and metal roofing, including: steel and silicone seam rollers, detail rollers, Klenk® aviation snips, metal shears, insulation knives, duct tools, Fairmont tongs and seamers. Accessory tools and equipment include: seam testers, replacement sleeves for hot-air machines, utility knives, tape measures and stacking tool/parts trays. All products are available through distributors. Everhard is QMS registered to ISO 9001:2000.
Flame Engineering Inc.P.O. Box 577
Lacrosse, KS 67548
800-255-2469; fax 785-222-3619
Flame Engineering manufacture the complete line of Red Dragon Roofing torches and equipment designed for contractors applying modified bitumen. The Red Dragon RD Series Roof Dryers defrost, dry and get you back on the job with minimum effort. Dryers work by combining high heat (up to 350 degrees F) and a 200 mph air-stream to facilitate quick drying. There are no electrical cords or danger of electrical shock. The dryer is available with a Honda or Briggs/Stratton Engine.
FLIR Systems16 Esquire Road
North Billerica, MA 01862
978-901-8206; f 978-901-8887
FLIR Systems, the global leader in infrared cameras, now offers a new handheld IR camera, RoofCAM™, specifically designed for roofing professionals. Affordable, rugged and easy-to-use, RoofCAM quickly locates hidden leaks, wet areas and other roofing problems and displays them as crisp thermal images which can be saved onboard as JPEGs, ideal for documenting inspection results and producing reports. Increase profits, save time and money, improve worker safety and document results for building owners with tangible proof.
Garden State Engine & Equipment Co. Inc.3509 Rt. 22 East
Somerville, NJ 08876
908-354-5444; fax 908-534-5623
Since 1977, we've been known as the source for truck-mounted, material handling equipment. We specialize in cranes, forklifts, and lifting devices that are mounted on commercial vehicles. GSE&E is a fully authorized sales, parts and service provider for several models of telescoping, knuckle-boom and wallboard cranes; block unloaders; aerial workplatforms; and truck-mounted forklifts.<
Garlock Equipment2601 Niagara Lane
Plymouth, MN 55447
800-328-9522 or 763-553-1935; fax 763.553.1093
In a single pass, Garlock's self-propelled twin saw will cut a 25-inch wide path almost by itself. Named the "Enforcer," the twin-blade design can easily provide up to three times the production of single-blade machines. Best of all, despite all its power, the Enforcer is incredibly easy to operate and maneuver. Key features include forward and reverse, quick-stop controls, and a foot-operated control for blade depth that allows the operator to keep both hands firmly on the handlebar and primary controls.
GlasCraft Inc.5845 W. 82nd St.
Indianapolis, IN 46278
317-875-5592; fax 317-875-5456
GlasCraft is a global manufacturer of dispensing equipment for the plural-component polyurea and elastomeric coating and polyurethane foam industries. Its newest product is the Probler P2 spray gun. This ergonomically designed gun is the smallest and lightest available today. It has a patented double piston that provides over 300 pounds of trigger force allowing for maximum pressure with minimal effort. The versatile yet low maintenance gun is equipped with a grease fitting that allows daily maintenance to be fast and easy. In addition, the new air check valve design prevents material from entering the air portion of the gun alleviating costly downtime.
GRACO GUSMERP.O. Box 1441 Minneapolis, MN 55440 877-844-7226; fax 732-905-8968 www.graco-gusmer.com
Graco | Gusmer products solve spray polyurethane foam, polyurea and other plural-component application challenges. We have a complete line of hydraulic, electric and air-driven metering units, spray guns and complete mobile spray rig packages. Our products are manufactured in ISO 9001-2000 registered facilities that bring you cutting-edge technology manufactured to world-recognized quality control standards. For the past eight decades, and in over 40 countries, the world has chosen Graco Gusmer for its high-performing spray equipment.
Guttermaker6385 Dixie Hwy.
Erie, Mich. 48133
734-848-8849; fax 734-848-8933
Guttermaker offers in-plant and portable roll forming machines and; curved-panel roll-forming machines.
Heely-Brown1280 Chatahoochee Ave.
Atlanta, GA 30318
800-241-4628; fax 404-350-2696
Heely-Brown Co., your LEISTER Sales and Service Center, has a mission to provide exemplary service. As a leader in quality products, we have attained a solid reputation for our courteous and ambitious staff and for our prompt and hassle-free delivery. Since 1939, our customers rely on us to supply the equipment needed. We are a factory-direct distributor with on-site repair facilities for your convenience.
Hennes-Johnson Equipment Co.711 E. Main Street
Belle Plaine, MN 56011
800-249-1349; fax 952-447-1379
Specializing in the application of cold process coatings and adhesives, Hennes-Johnson Equipment offers the latest advances in high-performance spray and extrusion equipment to roofing contractors throughout the United States, Canada and Europe. From pump service kits and accessories to complete self-contained trailer-mounted spray rigs, Hennes-Johnson Equipment stands ready to serve all your cold process application needs.
Hitachi Power Tools (USA) Inc.3950 Steve Reynolds Blvd
Norcross, GA 30093
800-829-4752; fax 770-564-7003
Hitachi Power Tools carries an extensive line of professional-grade tools and accessories for: woodworking, metalworking, concrete drilling and cutting, as well as a complete line of pneumatic nailers, staplers, compressors and collated fasteners. During the 1980s Hitachi Power Tools U.S.A. built its reputation for quality on the success of its pneumatic framing nailer and sliding compound miter saws.
Hy-Safe Technology960 Commerce Drive
Union Grove, WI 53182
800-642-0775; fax 262-752-2410
Hy-Safe Technology is a turnkey fall protection provider. Hy-Safe features all fall protection equipment: harnesses, lanyards, temporary anchorages and kits, as well as engineered systems. The company can design, engineer and install a fall protection system that meets your specific safety requirements. Whether you need a custom designed or a standard system, we have a solution for your project or application. With more than 75 years of comprehensive experience, Hy-Safe Technology's knowledgeable staff will propose a completely integral, cost-effective solution.
Industrial Vacuum Equipment Corp.N8091 Maple St
Ixonia, WI 53036
800-331-4832; fax 920-261-7117
Hurricane™ vacuums have become the roofing contractor's choice for a high quality, high production, low maintenance, affordable roof vacuum. Industrial Vacuum's Hurricane models 600E and 755 are two models that work best for this application. Both can vacuum pea gravel or 2- to 3-inch river rock (ballast) up to 1,000 feet. All Hurricane roof vacuums automatically discharge vacuumed material into any dump truck, dumpster or container up to 11 feet high (up to 9 feet is standard on all models).
Infrared Solutions Inc.3550 Annapolis Lane North, Suite 70
Plymouth, MN 55447
800-760-4523; fax 763-551-0038
Infrared Solutions Inc. provides easy-to-use, affordable, infrared cameras for the roofing and building sciences industry. The IR-InSight and IR-FlexCam are designed to make you more productive and contribute to the bottom line. Outstanding thermal sensitivity makes even the slightest temperature variation visible. The biggest on-camera displays make your job easier. The cameras also offer point-and-shoot simplicity, free PC software for custom reports, and ergonomic designs to keep you looking forward at your target-not down at your feet.
ITW Buildex1349 W. Bryn Mawr Ave Itasca, IL 60143 800-BUILDEX ; fax 630-595-3569 www.itwbuildex.com
ITW Buildex has introduced AccuSeam™, The Commercial Roofing Industry's Premier Automated System for Mechanically Attached Seams! The AccuSeam system accurately spaces 2 3/8-inch EyeHook™ Seam plates and #15 fasteners on either 6- or 12-inch centers in a one-step continuous process that allows one person to do the work of two. The stand-up operation reduces operator fatigue and the tool can be disconnected from the base and inserted into the AccuTrac™ base for insulation fastening.
Jabos Industries852 Durman Ave.
Lake Placid, FL 33852
877-MAG-CUTR; fax 863-243-1917
The Magnum Dimensional Cap Cutter will cut six individual 12-inch wide dimensional cap shingles out of two dimensional shingles in one pull of the handle. All six cap shingles are the same size and shape. This eliminates the aggravation in finding three-tab shingles to match the color of a dimensional shingle. Also available is the Magnum Cap Cutter, which will cut five full three-tab shingles into 15 ridge caps in one stroke. Users can cut 10 bundles of shingles in 20 minutes or less.
JLG1 JLG Drive
McConnellsburg, PA 17233
717-485-5161; fax 717-485-6417
The Lull® Model 644E-42 telehandler features 80 inches of horizontal boom travel for rapid and accurate load placement. The Model 644E-42 has a 6,000-pound maximum lift capacity with a maximum lift height of 42 feet and a 500-pound maximum lift capacity with a forward reach of 35 feet 6 inches. Key features include a patented twin-rail box steel frame construction that creates an overall stronger structure and a side-mounted engine so operators have 360-degree visibility.
Jobsite Inc.841 21 1/2 Road
Grand Junction, CO 81505
800-992-8996; fax 970-523-5881
For over 35 years in business, Jobsite has also built a reputation for manufacturing long lasting roll-forming equipment including a full line of gutter machines and roofing machines. Jobsite is now manufacturing the most efficient downspout and elbow machine on the market. They have also developed an efficient steel framing system that includes laser template panelizing and automated production on their own heavy duty steel stud and track machine. Jobsite Inc. also houses on of the largest jobshops in Colorado for sheet metal fabrication, precision machining, laser cutting and finishing services.
Kirby Fiberglass Inc.652 E. Industrial Blvd.
Pueblo West, CO 81007
719-547-3940; fax 719-547-3764
Kirby Fiberglass Glasphalt mops feature a revolutionary glass fiber yarn that is non-porous, inorganic and resistant to heat. They resist wear because the fibers are uniquely twisted. The result is not only superior performance but also increased economy since they last four to five days.
Klenk Industries: A Division of Everhard Products Inc.1016 Ninth St. SW
Canton, OH 44707
800-327-5619; fax 800-225-0984
Klenk's offset snips have redesigned blades, which are made from thicker steel and CNC-ground, formed and processed through an improved heat treat procedure, resulting in stronger blades. Klenk offset snips cut tight curves, angles and circles more easily than any other aviation snip, and keep hands up and away from metal surfaces. Ergonomic handles are only 5 inches apart fully open; yet they still achieve full length of cut. Klenk tests all its snips for wear and durability to meet ASME standards. Made in the USA.
Knudson Mfg. Inc.10401 W. 120th Ave.
Broomfield, Co. 80021
800-548-2622; fax 303-469-7994
Knudson Mfg. Inc. is known manufacturing the highest quality roof panel roll-forming equipment available. Our reputation is proven by thousands of Knudson forming machines operating on every continent. Our Varipan-21 is the strongest and most versatile machine of its kind. It produces up to 6 separate profiles in the same machine, with minimal change over time. Knudson Mfg. continues to lead the way in on-site forming technology.
LENOX301 Chestnut Street
East Longmeadow, MA 01028
413-525-3961; fax 413-525-8867
The LENOX® Gold™ bi-metal utility blade is the first ever to feature a titanium nitride-coated edge, making it the longest lasting utility blade ever made. Users can extend the life of these blades even further by using the innovative new LENOX Gold utility knife, which has a patented titanium-coated stainless steel nose that stands up to the most abusive work situations like no other knife on the market.
Less Sweat Products Ltd.676 East 152nd Street
Cleveland, OH 44110
800-543-9203; fax 800-543-9203
Sheer exhaustion and an aching back were the inspiration for development of "The Punisher," an easy-to-use, revolutionary new tool designed to greatly increase the speed and ease of removal of tear offs from shingle and flat roofs. Now available from Less Sweat Products Ltd., the tool literally cuts tear-off time in half and makes cleanup much easier and faster. Named "The Punisher" because it "punishes the roof, not the roofer," the tool was invented by career roofer Mike Sapienza of Sapienza Roofing. The Punisher is a technique tool designed to take the abuse, instead of roofers' shoulders, backs and elbows. "The Punisher" weighs only 29 pounds and tears off a 19-inch wide path.
Lift Equipment Inc.65265 San Jacinto Lane Desert Hot Springs, CA 92240
800-225-0057; fax 760-288-2254
Lift Equipment specializes in lightweight, portable and truck-mounted conveyors, platform hoists, motor ladders and bulk conveyors.
Marathon Roofing Products367 Nagel Drive
Buffalo, NY 14225
800-828-8424; fax 716-685-1108
Marathon Roofing Products offers a full line of roofing equipment and accessories, including kettles, cutters, on-deck equipment, powered on-deck equipment, ladder hoists, tools, mops and a full line of accessories for the commercial roofer.
MAX USA Corp.257 E 2nd St Mineola, NY 11501 516-741-3151; fax 516-741-3272 www.maxusacorp.com
MAX has added additional features to the CN450R SuperRoofer. By adding a maintenance-free filter (U.S. Patent 5637125) that captures dirt and sand down to 11 microns and a trigger lock for safety, MAX now brings the level of contractor friendly features to nine. Already included on the SuperRoofer is the Anti-Double Fire Trigger (US Patent 5597106), removable contact foot for easy cleaning, tangle-free swivel joint, full round driver blade, dial adjustable depth control, nose magnet to shoot all nails in a coil and lightest most powerful roofer on the market.
Metabo1231 Wilson Dr.
West Chester, PA 19380
800-638-2264; fax 800-638-2261
Metabo has introduced its first-ever line of bench-top woodworking tools, which includes the KGS 255 8 1/2 inch Sliding Compound Miter Saw, the KGS 303 10-inch and KGS 305 12-inch Dual Bevel Sliding Compound Miter Saws, the TS 250 10-inch Table Saw and the DH 316 Portable Thickness Planer. All five products boast a number of innovative features, including Metabo's exclusive dust collection system designed to efficiently remove dust through the base of the saw.
MetalForming Inc.100 International Drive
Peachtree City, GA 30269
770-631-0002; fax 770-631-7776
MetalForming Inc. is the North American leader in metal building and architectural sheet metal technology. The company sells and services high quality metal folders, shears, rollformers, slitters, curvers and hand tools from the most respected manufacturers across the globe. In addition to offering the widest choice of sheet metal products in the industry, they have an experienced applications engineering staff, a highly trained sales and service team and the largest parts inventory available.
Midwest Tool and Cutlery Co.PO Box 160, 1210 Progress Street
Sturgis, Michigan 49091
269-651-7964; fax 269-651-4412
The complete line of Midwest Snips® brand tradesman quality aviation and tinner snips are made in the United States. Blades are hot drop forged of U.S. steel in our Kalkaska, Mich., forge and finished in our Sturgis, Mich., factory and corporate headquarters. We're proud of our reputation for quality, and value and we're also proud of our U.S. manufacturing facilities and workforce. Our revolutionary new Upright Snips™ significantly improves cutting sheet metal and other materials.
Miller Fall Protection, a Bacou-Dalloz company1345 15th Street Franklin, PA 16323 800-873-5242; fax 800/892-4078 www.bacou-dalloz.com Miller® brand fall protection products and services are produced by Bacou-Dalloz, the world leader in personal protection equipment. Innovative, and often patented, new products have become the hallmark of the Miller brand, including the new Miller Revolution Harness engineered with seven unique components and more than 11 key product features. Revolution enhances comfort and convenience. Additional products include: the Miller BackBiter® Tie-Back Lanyard specifically designed for tie-back use; the Miller Scorpion Personal Fall Limiter offering an affordable alternative to shock-absorbing lanyards; and Titan®-by-Miller compliance-line of fall protection products.
Milwaukee Electric Tool Corp.13135 W. Lisbon Road
Brookfield, WI 53005
800-SAWDUST (729-3878); fax 800-638-9583
Milwaukee Tool, founded in 1924, is the only electric tool manufacturer in the United States exclusively targeting the professional tool user. Milwaukee's broad product line covers over 500 different tool models ranging from general purpose drills, Sawzall reciprocal saws, circular saws, grinders and hammers, to tools designed for specific applications such as diamond drilling rigs and Steel Hawg® cutting systems. In addition, over 3,500+ accessories are available to support every product. Accessories include Sawzall® blades, jig saw blades, band saw blades, circular saw blades, hole saws, twist drills, self-feed wood boring bits, diamond blades and core bits, grinding wheels, wire brushes, router bits, screwdriver bits, sanding discs and belts, and percussion bits.
Monroe Infrared Technology Inc.6 Brown St.
Kennebunk, ME 04043
800-221-0163; fax 207-985-3146
Since 1984, Monroe Infrared Technology, Inc. has been a leading provider of infrared cameras to the commercial and industrial communities. We offer a complete family of infrared cameras and software products to the Infrared Imaging industry. Our Heat-Find IR Jr. camera is an easy to use, rugged infrared camera, with a large LCD, perfect for roofing inspections. We also provide infrared roofing inspections. Please visit our Web site and click on "services" for more information.
National Nail Corp.2964 Clydon SW Grand Rapids, MI 49519 800-968-6245; fax 616-531-5970 www.nationalnail.com The Crossfire Cap Stapler™ finishes fastening jobs 10 times sooner than hand-driving. Weighing in at just 5 pounds, this tool is easy to maneuver and reduces user fatigue. Its ergonomic design and sealing power makes it ideal to use on roof felt installations. And since cap staples have 20 times greater holding power than staples alone, blowoffs are virtually eliminated.
New Tech Machinery1300 40th St.
Denver, CO 80205
303-294-0538; fax 303-294-9407
North American Bocker302 W. Lane St.
Raleigh, NC 27603
888-BOCKER-1; fax 919-832-8493
NA Bocker has served the United States and Canada since 1985, providing unparalleled customer support and products. Offerings include Bocker telescoping hydraulic hoists and remote-controlled towable cranes, Freund hand tools for metal and slate, Draco nibblers and shears, Wuko clippers and benders, Excalibur shears, Express soldering equipment and many other quality manufacturers. Centrally located on the East coast, the company offers same-day shipping and an online store.
PAM Fastening Technology Inc.2120 Gateway Blvd. Charlotte, NC 28208 800-699-2674; fax 704-394-9339 www.pamfast.com
PAM Fastening Technology Inc. is a wholly owned subsidiary of The Buehnen Group, located in Bremen, Germany. PAM's newest products include a line of autofeed screwdriver systems and collated screws for construction applications such as fastening subfloors, drywall, roof tiles, outdoor decks, piers, docks and fences. PAM's products are sold primarily through a nationwide network of distributors and manufacturer representatives. PAM's products are advertised in leading industry magazines, as well as exhibited at industry trade shows.
Paslode888 Forest Edge Drive
Vernon Hills, IL 60061
847-634-1900; fax 847-634-8091
Protective Roofing Products Ltd.10 Pinelands Ave., Unit 5
Stoney Creek, ON L8E 3A5
905-662-1169; fax 905-662.8520
Protective Roofing Products Ltd. offers the PR 600, a fall arrest anchoring system designed for use on flat roofs. The product clamps onto any three- or four-wheel utility roof cart. This allows the PR 600 to be moved along the roof by pulling the cart to the desired working location and adjusting the ballast weight. This sets the system in place, providing a fall-safe working area. The PR 600 meets OSHA compliance 1926.502d.
Quicksilver Engineering Co.525-E SW Calapooia
Sutherlin, OR 97479
800-460-7579; fax 541 459-5571
Quicksilver sells SpeedStand Warning Lines for fall protection featuring an easy-to-use, one-piece folding stand. The company also offers a special stand for metal roofs, replacement flag lines, anchor guardrails, Tarp Master truck-tarping systems and truck tarps.
RAS Systems LLC1135 Dividend Court
Peachtree City, GA 30269-1926
770-487-7300; fax 770-487-1007
RAS Systems LLC is a manufacturer of CNC folding machines, shears and rollformers. Our control was voted by the NRCA as the most customer-friendly product, service or program. RAS also manufactures the XXL-Center. This amazing machine folds up and down and is a "must see to believe" with its speed and accuracy. The XXL-Center is available in lengths of 14, 21 and 28 feet long.
Reeves Roofing EquipmentP.O. Box 720
Helotes, TX 78023
210.695.3567; fax 210.695.3554
Reeves Roofing Equipment offers kettles and accessories, powered and non-powered on-deck equipment, and other deck and safety equipment.
Reimann & Georger Corp. (RGC)PO Box 681
Buffalo NY 14240
716-895-1156; fax 716-895-1547
RGC offers platform hoists with either a 200- or 400-pound capacity, up to 44 feet of track, a gas or electric power drive, and accessories. Swing hoists (hydraulic) are also available, with either a 1,000- or 2,000-pound capacity; gas or electric power pack; HydraWinch HD, which can hoist 1,000 pounds to 700 feet or 2,000 pounds to 350 feet; and accessories. In addition, RGC offers trolley hoists with 1,000-pound capacity; gas or electric hydraulic power; gas and electric ground-mounted power winches; and accessories.
RIDGID Power Tools1428 Pearman Dairy Rd
Anderson, SC 29625
Introduced in August of 2003, the RIDGID® line of professional power tools is designed to meet professional challenges with unprecedented power and durability. Already offering a full line of corded, cordless and bench top tools, RIDGID® has now added a line of tough pneumatic fastening tools featuring FastenEdge Technology™. The RIDGID® line of professional tools provides its user with power, reliability and one of the best warranties in the industry.
Roll Former Corp.140 Independence Lane
Chalfont, PA 18914
215-997-2511; fax 215-997-5544
Roll Former offers in-plant and portable roll forming machines and curved-panel roll-forming machines.
Roof Mates Inc.1450 Grimm Road Suite 4
Severn, MD 21144
410-551-7539; fax 410-551-4320
The Air Knife™ is an air-powered reciprocating saw designed for cutting asphalt shingles. It uses the same air compressor as a nail gun, using only 3 cfm at 90 psi. The Air Knife is recoilless to reduce vibration and allow full control for making straight, precise cuts or for cutting round edges. Its compact size makes it excellent for doing shingle detail work like cutting out roof vents, around skylights or cutting rakes and valleys.
Roofmaster750 Monterey Pass Road
Monterey Park, CA 91754
323-261-5122; fax 323-261-8799
Roofmaster High Quality Roof Flashing Paint has become a staple and the leading paint in the roofing industry over the past eight years. In many markets, painting the roof flashings to match the roof color is code. But in other markets, painting roof protrusions is just starting to be used as an upgrade or to help contractors beat out their competitors to get jobs. We make 16 colors so it's easy to match any roof system you may be installing. This product may be seen in Roofmaster's new 130-page "Quality Tools & Equipment" catalog for 2005. Call or visit the Web site to request a copy.
Rooftop Equipment Inc.4617 New Castle Rd.
New Wilmington, Pa. 16142
724-946-9999; fax 724-946-8888
Roper Whitney2833 Huffman Blvd.
Rockford, IL 61103
815-962-3011; fax 815-962-2227
Roper Whitney offers automated folding machines, in-plant and portable roll forming machines and metal roofing hand tools.
RotoZip by Bosch1800 W. Central Rd. Mt. Prospect, IL 60056 877-ROTOZIP; f 224-232-3361 www.rotozip.com
The RotoZip® Spiral Saw™ was invented in the early 1970s by Bob Kopras, a Cross Point, Wis., drywall installer who developed a tool to cut drywall faster, cleaner and more accurately. In 2003, the Robert Bosch Tool Corp. acquired RotoZip Tool Corp. Today, meeting the highest Bosch standards, RotoZip continues to improve and expand its Spiral Saw and accessory line to meet the rigorous real-world demands of building professionals.
Runnion Equipment Co.7950 W. 47th St.
Lyons, IL 60534
708-447-3169; fax 708-447-3730
Runnion Equipment Co. offers cranes and lifting accessories.
Safety Hoist Co.P.O. Box 531
Lafayette Hill, PA 19444
610-941-4333; fax 610-941-4336
Safety Hoist Company manufactures 200- and 400-pound capacity platform material hoists. Our products provide a safer, easier and affordable means to roof load material on a job site.
The Safety Rail Source219 Maple Avenue PO Box 123 Harleysville, PA 19438
Kart-a-Rail™: Keep It Together. Where are my rails? Where are my plates? Where are my pins? Never wonder where or why again! Kart-a-Rail comes together and stays together. It's the only OSHA-compliant roof railing system on a unique four-function roofing utility cart. Kart hauls railing, building materials (for example, two iso bundles), four trash receptacles and acts as WorkZone™ Central. Huge tires make for easy rolling.
Sellick Equipment Ltd.P.O. Box 312547
Detroit, MI 48231
519-738-2255; fax 519-738-3477
Sellstrom Manufacturing Co.One Sellstrom Drive
Palatine, IL 60067
847-358-200; fax 847-358-8564
Senco Products Inc.8485 Broadwell Rd
Cincinnati, OH 45244
800-543-4596; fax 800-543-3299
Senco Products Inc. introduces the RoofPro™ 455XP. This roofing coil nailer represents a combination of rugged durability, light weight, high power, and blistering speed that will make it a jobsite favorite among professional roofers. The tool is designed for asphalt and fiberglass shingle nailing, attaching tar paper, metal drip edges, insulation board and, with an optional attachment, vinyl and aluminum siding. A steel canister wear plate and a two-year warranty make the RoofPro 455XP the Pro's Choice.
Sievert Industries5255 Zenith Parkway
Loves Park, IL 61111
815-639-1319; fax 815-639-1320
Sievert Industries Inc. is full-line supplier of quality open-flame torches; gas hot-air welders; electronic robotic and hand welders; soldering equipment; and accessories including generators, power cords and plugs. Our goal is to provide our valued customers with the highest quality products, offering exceptional customer service, all at competitive prices.
Spar Marathon Roofing Equipment330 Meyer Rd.
Bensenville, Ill. 60106
630-766-8434; fax 630-766-8461
Spar Marathon manufactures a wide range of roofing equipment and accessories. Included in the offerings are kettles and trailers, ladder and hydraulic hoists, on-deck equipment; and tools and accessories. We manufacture a 48-inch sheet-metal slitter as well.
Stanley Fastening Systems L.P.Briggs Drive
East Greenwich, RI 02818
800-556-6696; fax 800-842-9360
The Stanley-Bostitch Button Cap Stapler keeps felt paper, housewrap and foam board securely in place. Its wider 5/16-inch crown helps prevent the staple from punching through the plastic cap. Features include fast easy loading, an adjustable depth of drive, 4.7-pound aluminum housing, flip-open nose for jam clearing and a tool-free adjustable exhaust. The Bostich Button Cap Stapler loads 100 caps at a time and accepts up to a 1 1/2-inch long SL staple.
Swenson ShearP.O. Box 190
Keyes, CA 95328
209.632.9928; fax 209.632.3285
Swenson Shear manufactures metal cutting tools that speed up the installation of all types of metal roofing. The new Snap Table for concealed fastener systems, reduces labor and waste and produces a clean and straight installation. The manually powered, portable system shears panels cleanly without leaving burrs and chips that cause rust. Snap Table tooling is available for the most common standing seam and snap lock roofing systems. Several pivot shear models are available for hundreds of different exposed fastener profiles. Blades are changed quickly and easily.
Tapco Products Co.29792 Beck Road
Wixom, MI 48393
800-521-7567; fax 888-459-0702
Tapco Products Co. is a leader and innovator in professional installation tools and accessories, including brakes, saw tables and hand tools. Tapco markets and sells its products through the wholesale distribution channel to contractors, remodelers, installers and builders.
THOR Systems Inc.595 West State Street
Larksville, PA 18651
800-398-0376; fax 570-779-9579
Tools include THOR Roofing Layout Tapes, THOR Double Chalkers, Magichalk and Belt Loop Toolholders. They increase productivity 18 percent to 36 percent by helping the user to install roofing faster, safer and with fewer labor issues, while getting a great looking roof, too. THOR Roofing Tools are revolutionizing roofing!
Tie Down Engineering5901 Wheaton Dr.
Atlanta, GA 30336
800-241-1806, ext.329; fax 404-349-0401
TranzSporter will make your next construction job easier and more efficient. This gas-powered platform hoist is ideal for moving roofing felt, insulation, lumber and other building materials at remote building sites and hard-to-reach locations.
Triangle Fastener Corp.4661 Hinckley Parkway
Cleveland, OH 44109
800-486-1832 or 216-351-9933; fax 216-351-5008
Triangle Fastener Corp. supplies the commercial construction industry with a full line of tools and accessories for drilling, driving, cutting and sawing. You will find all the major brands of standard and specialty tools for use in metal building, low-slope roofing, and commercial drywall applications designed for the professional contractor. Jobsite support is available from all of our 23 locations, including training programs to assure proper tool use.