ATAS International Inc., a manufacturer of metal roofing, wall panels and accessories, has announced the addition of a new panel profile. The new panel, Corra-Lok, is a 16 5/8-inch wide by 7/8-inch deep, concealed fastener, corrugated panel with 2 3/4-inch wide corrugations. The corrugated look has become a very popular style of wall panel with its durability, fluid lines, and economical cost. Corra-Lok offers a concealed fastening system for the beauty of uninterrupted lines with the practicality of an easy installation. Offered in 0.032 and 0.050 aluminum, and 24-gauge metallic coated steel, both with Kynar 500® or Hylar 5000® finishes, and AZ55 55 percent Al-Zn coated steel with an acrylic coating, the Corra-Lok panel has a 16 5/8-inch nominal coverage. For more information, call 800-468-1441 or visit www.atas.com.
Atlas StormMaster Shingles
Atlas Roofing Corporation announces its StormMaster Slate shingle line. This new shingles let roofing professionals offer clients the most affordable slate look available, with the benefit of a lifetime-limited warranty. StormMaster is part of the Platinum Package in the Atlas Signature Select Roofing Program of complete roofing systems. StormMaster Slate is a stately shingle that will match any home, giving that “retro-look” without the cost of actual slate. Installing StormMaster Slate is the easiest way to give a house a “total makeover.” A full selection of designer colors is available to match any house. For more information, visit www.atlasroofing.com.
A valuable spec-writing tool is available to help roofing professionals and specifiers quickly write steep- and low-slope roofing specifications for job submittal packages. Called CertaSpec™, this software program from CertainTeed Corporation helps specifiers create accurate and consistent submittal packages. On-screen instructions pop up to guide users through the specification process while live updates are routinely made, keeping the software current and accurate. User-friendly content and screen layouts make CertaSpec fast and easy for specifiers to select criteria, narrow the specs and finalize submittal package materials. The user then prints or keeps the information electronically. This also allows the user to get a quote from a distributor on products needed to complete the installation. For more information, visit www.certainteed.com/certaspec.
Standing Seam Machine
Englert Inc., an innovator of onsite metal roofing and gutter systems, announces the availability of its new Metalman FP1101/16 standing seam rollforming machine. The new unit runs a fixed width, variable length single profile configuration with a 16-inch coverage. The unit is also available in 20-inch coverage. The FP1101produces the A1101 one-inch snap lock panel profile, with a nail fin, no clips needed. The unit features the latest in rollforming technology including polyurethane drive rollers and chrome plated forming rollers, two pairs of adjustable flat rib rollers, a 3,000-pound expandable arbor, dual emergency stop switches and a run-out limit switch. The machine produces panel at approximately 40 feet per minute. For more information, call 800-ENGLERT or visit www.englertinc.com.
Economy Crane Loaded With Features
Stellar Industries Inc. has introduced the EC3200 electric/hydraulic telescopic crane to its economy crane series. The EC3200 has an 11,500-foot pound rating, and has a lifting capacity of 3,200 pounds. This new economy crane has 15 feet of reach, and accomplishes this with less than 8 feet of stowed length. It also has a low stow height of only 24 inches; is one of the lightest cranes in the market; and has a unique mounting configuration allowing it to be mounted on a body with 20 inches or 14 inches deep compartments. The EC3200 is the first crane in its class to offer a radio remote control as a standard feature. Other features that make this crane a leader in its class include the unique Double Boom design, an all steel gear bearing rotation system, integral rotation stop and cylinders designed specifically for this crane. For more information, call 800-321-3741 or visit www.stellarindustries.com.
Duluth Trading Co. introduces the Roughrider Briefcase. It is built from Fire Hose® cotton canvas with leather trim at key stress points and cotton twill interior with oversized pockets to hold a laptop computer, PDA, and file folders. Unzip the front and there are compartments for holding pens, pencils and notebooks, and a clip for your keys. The product is ideal for the contractor on the go. For more information, call 800-505-8888 or visit www.duluthtrading.com.
Delta Consolidated Industries, a leader in tool storage products for trucks and jobsites, introduced its new JOBOX® Industrial Slope Lid Chest, featuring the Site-Vault™ security system and EZ-Loader™ skid bolsters. With a taller sloped lid that converts to a worktable, this new onsite chest offers the utmost storage and organizational convenience. Site-Vault™, an all-encompassing security system comprised of several enhanced lock features, provides unparalleled lock strength. The system features a three-point lock design that creates up to 50 percent more lock strength than competitive two-point lock designs. The lock hooks engage from the side, making them nearly impossible to be bent or pried out during a break-in attempt. Site-Vault uses a single padlock set inside a fully welded housing that can’t be knocked or pried out. For more information, call 800-643-0084 or visit www.deltastorage.com.
Jergens Kwik-Lok™ Pins (KLPs) provide a clear advantage in a variety of construction applications - including cranes, scaffolding equipment, drilling equipment, lifting equipment, including hoists, slings, and cables, and in trailer beds. For any application requiring frequent connecting and disconnecting, lifting, changing, or securing objects without using tools, Jergens positive locking pins offer superior performance compared to detent, clevis, and cotter pins. Plus, Jergens KLPs are a high-quality, better-engineered positive locking pin and our unique manufacturing process ensures quick turnaround on special sizes and configurations. Kwik-Lok Pins are manufactured in a wide range of standard and special sizes to meet your needs, including MS and NAS, with lot number traceability on every pin. Standard sizes of more than 6,000 items are available immediately from stock, and special handle, material, and ball configurations are never a problem. For more information, call 800-537-4367, fax 216-481-6193 or visit www.jergensinc.com.
Reliable Generator Power
The Bobcat™ 250 welding generator from Miller Electric Manufacturing Co. features a fully-enclosed case for quiet operation, an Accu-rated™ 10,000 watts of peak generator power and a 12-gallon fuel tank. An essential item for the service truck, the Bobcat 250 provides contractors with a reliable electrical power source at all jobsites. Contact your local welding supply distributor for a demonstration. For more information, visit www.millerwelds.com.
Wide-Handled Hemming Tool
JS Design has long been a leader in providing quality hand tools to the metal roofing industry. Their metal panel hemming tools save installers time and headaches associated with properly field-bending the high and low ends of metal roofing panels. In addition to their very popular single handle hemming tools, they offer a Wide Handle 24-inch Hemming Tool for the installer that wants a tool for wider valley conditions. JS Design offers tools sizes to accommodate all panel widths and has the right tool for your application. Made in the U.S.A. For more information, call 812-248-4788 or visit www.metaltools.com.