FAQ

How much load will S-5!® clamps hold?
The answer to this question varies with the load direction, the seam profile, the roof material and the clamp model. We have done hundreds of tensile load t...
Wed, 25 Apr, 2018 at 8:23 AM
What profiles will S-5!® clamps not fit?
S-5! clamps will not fit on face-fastened trapezoidal rib or corrugated type panels.  While S-5! clamps won't work on thru fastened roofs we do have br...
Wed, 13 Jun, 2018 at 3:41 PM
What clamp should be used on a copper standing seam?
Traditional copper standing seam has been in use for about 1200 years. Our standard clamps are aluminum, which in the presence of an electrolyte (like rain...
Wed, 25 Apr, 2018 at 3:53 PM
On what profiles should S-5!® clamps be used with caution?
There are some seams on which S-5! clamps should either not be used or used only with caution. Among them are snap-on cap type architectural seams and seams...
Fri, 27 Apr, 2018 at 2:30 PM
Pre-Weathered (COR-TEN®) Metal Roofing
COR-TEN®, corten, CorTen, and so on are alloys that contain Copper.  Copper and aluminum are dissimilar metals and electrolytic contact of these metals wil...
Wed, 13 Jun, 2018 at 3:39 PM