A sampling of modular products designed to boost metal's visibility in the residential market.



ATAS International

Name of metal shingle: Advanta
Profile: Simulated dimensional shingle
Finish: Embossed
Size: 36 inches by 12 inches
Materials: 29-gauge galvanized steel
Coatings: Kynar 500®, Hylar 5000™
Number of colors available: 8 standard colors, 2 premium colors, 6 designer colors
Are “cool colors” available? Yes
Warranty information: Residential warranties cover 50 years and are transferable, typically with no fee. Finish is warranted not to chip or peel for a period of 20 years from date of shipment or change color more than 5 E units or chalk in excess of A.S.T.M.D. 659-80 rating of 8.
Features and benefits: Advanta offers the traditional aesthetics of asphalt shingles yet has all the benefits associated with metal. The shingle has pre-punched direct fastening points, with a four-way interlock for weather-tightness. Typical applications include roofs on commercial and residential buildings, walls and mansards. For more information, visit www.atas.com/advanta.

Name of metal shingle: CastleTop
Profile: Diamond-shaped metal shingle
Finish: Embossed (aluminum), smooth (copper and zinc)
Size: 15.75 inches by 15.75 inches
Materials: Aluminum, zinc, copper
Coatings: Kynar 500®, Hylar 5000™
Number of colors available: 29 standard colors, 3 premium colors, 2 anodized finishes
Are “cool colors” available? Yes
Warranty information: 20- and 50-year warranties available. Residential warranties are transferable, typically without a fee. Cover 50 years and are transferable, typically with no fee. Finish is warranted not to chip or peel for a period of 20 years from date of shipment or change color more that 5 E units or chalk in excess of A.S.T.M.D. 659-80 rating of 8.
Features and benefits: CastleTop is a diamond-shaped flat metal tile designed for a unique roof appearance. Easy to install from eave to ridge with concealed fasteners. Different colors may be combined to create interesting patterns. CastleTop is used for commercial and residential roof applications with a recommended slope of 3:12, as well as walls and mansards. For more information, visit www.atas.com/castletop.

Custom-Bilt Metals

Name of metal shingle: Vail Metal Shingle
Profile: Vail Titan Select Steel Shingle
Finish: Available in smooth, wood embossed and stucco embossed
Size: 345/8 inches by 12 inches
Materials: 26 Gauge
Coatings: Kynar 500
Number of colors available: 25
Are “cool colors” available? Yes. All are cool colors
Warranty information: 50 years. Wind warranty up to 110 mph. Lifetime paint warranty not to flake, chip or peel. Class 4 per UL 2218 hail warranty. Warranty transferable one time.
Features and benefits: Vail Titan Select shingles provide the timeless style you want and the durability you need. Heavy gauge metal construction ensures that they can stand up to what nature dishes out, including extreme temperatures and high winds; a tough, interlocking shingle design means that the shingles will stay put and keep moisture out. In addition, a lifetime warranty from Custom-Bilt Metals means you can enjoy complete peace of mind. For more information, visit www.vailmetalshingle.com.

Name of metal shingle: Vail Metal Shingle
Profile: Vail Majestic Copper Shingle
Finish: Available in smooth, wood embossed, stucco embossed and pre-patina
Size: 345/8 inches by 12 inches
Materials: 16-ounce solid copper
Coatings: N/A
Number of colors available: 1
Are “cool colors” available? No.
Warranty information: 100 years. Wind warranty up to 110 mph. Class 4 per UL 2218 hail warranty. Warranty transferable one time.
Features and benefits: Vail Majestic Copper shingles create a visual effect that is truly distinctive. Their solid copper construction means that they can easily withstand nature’s harshest conditions, including extreme temperatures, heavy snow and high winds. It’s fabricated from 16-ounce solid copper coil. An exclusive manufacturing process adds dimension to the panels, improving the strength of each shingle. It naturally changes color from the brilliance of new copper to the distinctive, elegant patina of aged copper. With a lifetime warranty behind it, Vail Majestic Copper shingles will no doubt provide you with one-of-a-kind, ever evolving beauty. For more information, visit www.vailmetalshingle.com.

DECRA Roofing Systems

Name of metal shingle: DECRA Shake
Profile: Wood Shakes
Finish: Mineral surfaced
Size: 145/8 inches by 53 inches with exposure of 125/8 inches by 51 inches
Materials: Base material steel
Coatings: Aluminum-zinc alloy coating, base coats, granules and acrylic finish
Number of colors available: 8
Are “cool colors” available? Yes, Mist Grey
Warranty information: 50-year warranty. Warranty is transferable, with no fee to transfer. Wind warranty up to 120 mph. Shake is warranted to resist hail damage; hail damage is defined as penetration of hail completely through panel and/or cracks or splits of the panel’s steel substrate around the point of impact.
Features and benefits: DECRA Shake offers the distinctive beauty and richness of cedar shake. A durable alternative to wood shake products, DECRA Shake is lightweight, requires little to no maintenance and is walkable. Freeze/thaw resistant, the material is Class A fire-rated with a Class 4 impact resistance rating. For more information, visit www.decra.com.

Name of metal shingle: Villa Tile
Profile: Barrel Tile
Finish: Mineral surfaced
Size: 17 inches by 441/4 inches
Materials: Base material steel
Coatings: Aluminum-Zinc alloy coating, base coats, granules and acrylic finish
Number of colors available: 5
Are “cool colors” available? No
Warranty information: 50-year. Warranty is transferable. No fee to transfer. Wind warranty up to 120 mph. Tested to UL 2218, Villa Tile is warranted to resist hail damage; hail damage is defined as penetration of hail completely through panel and/or cracks or splits of the panel’s steel substrate around the point of impact.
Features and benefits: Villa Tile combines the superior performance of steel with the architectural detail of old world Italian tile. Unlike traditional clay tiles, Villa Tile is durable and lightweight, requires little to no maintenance and is walkable. Freeze/thaw resistant, the material is Class A fire-rated with a Class 4 impact resistance rating. For more information, visit www.decra.com.

EDCO Products

Name of metal shingle: ArrowLine
Profile: Slate
Finish: Double-embossed slate texture
Size: 12 inches by 50 inches
Materials: Steel
Coatings: Kynar 500®
Number of colors available: 4
Are “cool colors” available? Yes (2) Warranty information: Lifetime warranty on materials. A 30-year fade, protection warranty, hail protection. Warranty is transferable ($100 fee).
Features and benefits: EDCO manufactures ArrowLine galvanized steel shakes and slate panels for use in roofing or sidewall applications. EDCO also manufactures color-coordinated soffit and gutter systems. For more information, call 800-333-2580 or visit www.edcoproducts.com.

Name of metal shingle: ArrowLine
Profile: Shake
Finish: Double-embossed cedar texture
Size: 12 inches by 50 inches
Materials: Steel
Coatings: Kynar 500®
Number of colors available: 15
Are “cool colors” available? Yes (12)
Warranty information: Lifetime warranty on materials. A 30-year fade, protection warranty, hail protection. Warranty is transferable ($100 fee).
Features and benefits: EDCO manufactures ArrowLine galvanized steel shakes and slate panels for use in roofing or sidewall applications. EDCO also manufactures color-coordinated soffit and gutter systems. For more information, call 800-333-2580 or visit www.edcoproducts.com.

Follansbee

Name of metal shingle: Stamped Diamond-Pattern Metal Shingle
Profile: Stamped Diamond
Finish: KlassicKolors, Terne II and TCS II are smooth; TCS Satin is micro-embossed.
Size: 91/2 inches by 14 inches
Materials: Follansbee’s TCS II®, Terne II®, KlassicKolors® or TCS Satin™
Coatings: Follansbee’s ZT® (zinc/tin) alloy
Number of colors available: 21 standard KlassicKolors options and 12 standard finish options for Rapidri®, which is painted over Follansbee’s Terne II material.
Are “cool colors” available? Yes. Follansbee’s KlassicKolor product is coated with solar-reflective hues.
Warranty information: 30 years for all products; 10 years for TCS II and TCS Satin when installed in marine environments; 25 years for Terne II, residential grade. Paint warranty of 30 years; Rapidri is painted over Terne II and therefore also carries a 30-year warranty. Warranty is not transferable.
Features and benefits: Diamond-Pattern Metal Shingles are corrosion resistant and durable, and can be installed over existing asphalt shingles. A specially developed side lock permits the shingles to be installed quickly and easily without soldering and allows for thermal contraction and expansion and is watertight. Deep cross crimps prevent water from being blown under the end flaps. For more information, visit www.follansbeeroofing.com.

Kassel and Irons Ltd

Name of metal shingle: KasselWood
Profile: Traditional cedar shake appearance
Finish: KasselWood’s design utilizes texturing; dual profiles and a proprietary, low gloss coating system that applies a varied wood grain pattern to the shingles, giving them a natural cedar shake appearance.
Size: 8.625 inches by 40.625 inches (exposed area)
Materials: G90 galvanized steel
Coatings: Kynar 500® with Kynar paint
Number of colors available: 3 varied wood grain colors and 6 solid colors
Are “cool colors” available? Yes
Warranty information: 50-year warranty, transferable with no fee. Wind warranty (120 mph) and 30-year protection covering chalk, fade and film integrity. Warranty covers perforation by hail.
Features and benefits: KasselWood is a premium metal roof system that combines an elegant, traditional look with the low maintenance, durability and unmatched performance of steel. Panels fasten securely on all four sides and feature a patented design that redirects wind-driven rain. With integrated nail tabs, no exposed fasteners and no exposed edges, KasselWood is unique. For more information, visit www.kasselwood.com.

Metals USA Building Products

Name of metal shingle: Gerard
Profile: Granite Ridge
Finish: Stone granules, textured finish
Size: 15.6 inches by 46.2 inches
Materials: Galvalume™ zinc aluminum steel with several layers of corrosion inhibitors. Stone granules are bonded to the steel using a tough acrylic resin.
Coatings: Clear acrylic over glaze
Number of colors available: 6 colors, including Onyx, Thunderstorm, Desert Sand, Heather Blend, Evergreen and Aspen.
Are “cool colors” available? Yes
Warranty information: Lifetime warranty, transferable within 50 years of the product’s installation; 120 mph wind warranty; hail warranty. No fee to transfer warranty.
Features and benefits: Granite Ridge resembles the appearance of architectural shingles but is not susceptible to warping, cracking or curling, which often are causes of roof replacement. The Granite Ridge profile is an excellent choice for those wanting the traditional look of asphalt shingles but with the durability and strength of stone-coated steel. For more information, visit www.gerardusa.com.

Name of metal shingle: Gerard
Profile: Guardian Shingle
Finish: Stone granules, textured finish
Size: 15.6 inches by 46.2 inches
Materials: Manufactured using Galvalume™ steel with several layers of corrosion inhibitors. Stone granules are then bonded to the steel using a tough acrylic resin.
Coatings: Clear acrylic over glaze.
Number of colors available: 2 colors, including Weathered Slate and Café.
Are “cool colors” available? No
Warranty information: Lifetime warranty transferable within 50 years of the product’s installation (no fee); 120 mph wind warranty and hail warranty.
Features and benefits: The Guardian Shingle resembles the appearance of asphalt but is not susceptible to warping, cracking or curling, which often are causes for roof replacement. The Guardian Shingle profile is an excellent choice for those wanting the traditional look of asphalt shingles but with the durability and strength of stone-coated steel. For more information, visit www.gerardusa.com.

Met-Tile Inc.

Name of metal shingle: MET-TILE®
Profile: Tile facsimile
Finish: Stucco-embossed
Size: 3 feet wide in standard panel lengths of 2 feet to 20 feet
Materials: 26 GA Zincalume steel (standard); also available in aluminum.
Coatings: Silicon-modified polyester (SMP)
Number of colors available: 10
Are “cool colors” available? Yes. All Met-Tile colors meet or exceed ENERGY STAR® guidelines and quality.
Warranty information: 20-year limited warranty on manufacturing defects. Warranty is not transferable. Met-Tile carries a UL Class 4 rating for impact resistance and a 20-year warranty against the paint chipping, splitting, flaking, cracking or peeling.
Features and benefits: Met-Tile cool roofing combines the popular look of tile with the performance advantages of metal. Key benefits include superior wind resistance (230-plus mph wind rating), Class 4 impact resistance, and energy-saving performance. Long-length panels install fast and come with color-matched accessories and trim for a total roofing system. For more information, visit www.met-tile.com.

RHEINZINK America Inc.

Name of metal shingle: Flat Lock Tile
Profile: Flat
Finish: Smooth
Size: Coils and sheets; width varies by color
Materials: Zinc
Coatings: N/A
Number of colors available: 3
Are “cool colors” available? No
Warranty information: 30-year transferable warranty.
Features and benefits: RHEINZINK is a titanium zinc copper alloy specifically developed for the building industry. Environmentally friendly and elegant, this long-lasting alloy is perfect for all types of applications including Flat Seam Interlocking Tiles. Curvilinear and complex surfaces are clad with ease due to the material’s natural flexibility and formability. For more information, visit www.rheinzink.com.

TAMKO Building Products Inc.

Name of metal shingle: METALWORKS® Steel Shingles
Profile: StoneCrest Slate
Finish: Embossed finish to help create a natural, realistic look that closely replicates slate.
Size: 393/4 inches by 125/8 inches
Materials: G-90 galvanized steel
Coatings: Kynar® 500 / Hylar 5000® to help resist chalking, fading and corrosion
Number of colors available: 8
Are “cool colors” available? Yes
Warranty information: 50-year limited warranty, transferable one time during term ($100 fee). Wind warranty up to 110 mph; paint covered by a 30-year limited finish warranty; chalking, cracking, peeling and other finish defects are covered.
Features and benefits: MetalWorks shingles come with a 50-year limited warranty and are fire resistant. MetalWorks are great for reroofing applications, as they can be installed over up to two layers of asphalt shingles. With a wide range of colors, MetalWorks are 100 percent recyclable and made from up to 50 percent recycled materials. For more information, visit www.tamko.com.

Name of metal shingle: METALWORKS® Steel Shingles
Profile: AstonWood
Finish: Embossed finish to help create a natural, realistic look that closely replicates hand-hewn cedar shingles.
Size: 393/4 inches by 125/8 inches
Materials: G-90 galvanized steel
Coatings: Kynar® 500 / Hylar 5000® to help resist chalking, fading and corrosion
Number of colors available: 8
Are “cool colors” available? Yes
Warranty information: 50-year limited warranty, transferable one time during term ($100 fee to transfer). Wind warranty up to 110 mph; paint covered by a 30-year limited finish warranty; chalking, cracking, peeling and other finish defects are covered.
Features and benefits: MetalWorks shingles come with a 50-year limited warranty and are fire resistant. MetalWorks are great for reroofing applications, as they can be installed over up to two layers of asphalt shingles. With a wide range of colors, MetalWorks are 100 percent recyclable and made from up to 50 percent recycled materials. For more information, visit www.tamko.com.