Table of Contents November 2009

  • Roofing Product Is Durable

    Decra Roofing Systems Inc.’s Decra Shake roofing product offers style and beauty while featuring durable qualities of stone-coated steel.

  • Paint System Improves Durability

    Colorweld 500, Alcoa Architectural Products’ new paint system, is engineered to improve the hardness and durability of a finish.

  • Panel Looks Like Precast

    Metl-Span has introduced its Tuff-Cast insulated wall panel that resembles precast concrete.

  • Rotary Hammer Is Cordless

    Makita USA Inc. has introduced the 36V LXT Lithium-Ion Cordless 1-inch rotary hammer kit, model BHR261.

  • Metal Shingle Resembles Traditional Shingle

    Custom-Bilt Metals has launched its Vail Titan Select Steel and Vail Majestic Copper shingles.

  • Panel Has Reversed Look

    Liberty Building Systems now offers Reverse LibertyRib II, which is a “reverse rolled” version of the company’s standard R-panel.

  • Roof Panels Are Pre-Engineered

    Kingspan Insulated Panels Inc. has introduced its KingZip Insulated Standing Seam Roof System.

  • Façade System Eases Installation

    The FC façade system from Kalzip Inc. is a bi-directional concealed fastener system that allows aluminum profiles to be installed from the bottom up, top down or in both directions.

  • Film Protects Sheet Metal

    Novacel has released Novacel 4226REN, a protection film for sheet metal during cutting.

  • Tin Ceilings Aid Acoustics

    Armstrong Ceilings has introduced MetalWorks Tin, which improve aesthetics and acoustics in a space.

  • Circular Blade Cuts Steel

    A steel cutting 7 1/4-inch circular saw blade from Arcus Inc. cuts steel up to 10-gauge.

  • Roof Panels Can Be Customized

    BETCO’s trapezoidal self-locking, standing seam roof panels are 3 inches high and are available in 18- and 24-inch widths.