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Is the S-5-N the Right Clamp for Your Nail Strip Metal Roof?

Posted by Kimberly Reichert on Apr 16, 2019 2:20:34 PM

The new and improved S-5-N clamp is an innovative attachment solution that cures your nail strip profile seating issues. The clamp features an insert to facilitate installation and fit. it also fits seam profiles having a base of rib dimension < .82". 

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Word of the Week: S-5-N ClampS-5!® S-5-N Nail Strip Profile Clamp - Features and Benefits


/ɛs |ess  |  \ ˈfīv-  |  en /ɛn/

PART OF SPEECH: Noun | 19th Letter of Alphabet | Prime Number

SENTENCE: // The new and improved design of the S-5-N now fits seam profiles that have a < .82 base of rib dimension.

SYNONYMS AND RELATED WORDS: angled setscrews, easier installation, corrosion resistance, structural aluminum, stainless steel fasteners, nail flange, nail strip profile

N GS Iso for Website SW Drawing[1]-1FEATURES AND BENEFITS OF THE S-5-N: 

  • Angled setscrews for easier installation – no special tools required
  • Fits seam profiles having base of rib dimension < .82"
  • Structural aluminum (6061-T6) clamp body and 300 series SS fasteners offer superior corrosion resistance & strength
  • Clamp insert to facilitate installation and fit
  • New design ensures straighter clamp position on seam

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Don't Have a Nail Flange Profile? 

Non-Penetrating Rooftop Mounting: S-5! clamps attach to panel seams by tightening “bullet-nosed” stainless steel setscrews against the seam material. This is the S-5! Difference! Our engineered clamps utilize setscrews that compress the seam material against the opposite wall of the clamp and “dimple” the seam material but do not penetrate it. Once mounted, attach various ancillary items through the threaded holes in the clamp.

Are You Looking for a Bracket for an Exposed-Fastened, Trapezoidal or Corrugated Metal Roof? 

Penetrating Rooftop Mounting: It is okay to pierce a roof when you need an attachment solution for exposed fastener metal roofs. But it is imperative that you install The Right Way®. This means proper weather-proofing and attention paid to potential metallurgical compatibility and ensuring the clamp chosen has been properly load-tested for the desired application.

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