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2019 Buyers’ Guide : Tools and Equipment

by Nikki June

ASC Machine Tools, Inc.

The ASC Alpha Series® is a new revolutionary panel roll-forming line featuring heavy duty cast stands with cast bearing blocks. The close-coupled pre-cut front-end minimizes the equipment footprint to a total length of approximately 40 feet. The additional slitter pass and belt conveyor option allows the economic production of flat sheets and trim blanks — both exiting at a convenient height of approximately 30 inches. The Alpha Series is also available as a post-cut line featuring rugged hydraulic post-cut shear to produce panels down to 1 foot in length.

The Brut Post Grabber

The Brut Post Grabber attaches to any skid steer, eliminates hole sloughing, provides quick and precise post and pole placement. It shortens the time it takes to set a post or pole and is virtually effortless. The Brut Post Grabber is very affordable, saving time and man hours. It easily positions posts and poles — even in sinking or soft soil — and is perfect for setting Perma Columns. Plus, the Brut Post Grabber is the safest way to set poles and posts — it virtually eliminates injuries.

GutterBrush Leaf Guard

GutterBrush is the simple, affordable gutter guard guaranteed to keep gutters flowing. Quickest installation that requires no tools, fasteners, or cutting and doesn’t interfere with existing roof or gutters. GutterBrush is available in 5 diameters (3.25-8.0 inches) for just about any residential, commercial, or industrial gutter sizes. Request your free samples today! Made in the USA, performance and satisfaction guaranteed. Discounted pricing and free shipping for builders. Contact us! 888.397.9433

Dynamic Fastener

Dynamic Fastener offers a variety of professional tools by DeWalt, Milwaukee, Bosch, Hitachi, Fein, Trumpf, Olympic, Makita, Metabo, Skilsaw and Kett Power Tools, as well as Klein, Proto and Crescent Tools, bolt bags and leather goods. Also offered are DBI Sala, Preferred Safety and Guardian fall protection; plus hard hats, safety glasses and hearing protection. Same-day shipping is available for screws, anchors, flashings, safety equipment, hand tools, and power tools. A free 140-page, full color, tool and fastener handguide provides engineering data, and details product offering. 

Paint Valley Parts Ltd. / Acu-Form

Deluxe Perforator double pass has profiled center dies to hold material and makes a nice straight perforation. All the perforator dies designed with D2 steel for longer wear life, as well as the ability to sharpen if the need arises. The dual entry guides can be adjusted to run flat strips for trim pieces. This machine can be powered by electric, hydraulic, or mechanical.

Rollformer Corporation

Roll Former Corporation has been in business since 1978. For 41 years It has designed and manufactured machinery for the metal roofing and construction industries. Today it offers more than 25 standard product pieces of equipment. For the last 29 years it has been producing “custom profile” machines. Call, fax or email the machinery profile that you need to expand your business. Made in the USA.

New Tech Machinery

The newly configured NTM SSQ II™ Roof Panel Machine is the original, best-selling SSQ, but now with added functionalities to make it the most versatile machine available. New features include notching capabilities: notches (square and profiled) are punched before the legs are formed for a cleaner cut; angled slitting: allows panel cutting at any angle from 90-35 degrees; NTM200 Controller; and specialty profiles. The SSQ II comes with 15 quick-change profile options, 45 minutes or less tooling changes, and one of the industry’s best warranties.

GutterSupply.com

GutterSupply.com is your partner for roll forming machines. We specialize in metal roof panel machines and gutter machines. We offer the industry’s lowest pricing, as well as additional credits back for factory training. Our customers can customize their machines to fit their needs or buy the complete package for additional savings. Contact us today to find out which machine best suits your needs, and ask about our financing options.

Hershey’s Metal Meister LLC

Wouldn’t you like to have the same kind of quality and service that you strive to deliver to your customers? Variobend USA is the answer to your quest for speed, accuracy, and service in a trim folder. European design coupled with American manufacturing and service, Variobend USA folders are built with you in mind. Look no further! Contact Hershey’s today to experience it for yourself! Need more proof? We are happy to let you talk with Variobend USA owners.
877.289.3030.

Bradbury Company, Inc. 

The Bradbury B.O.S.S.™ Series is a state-of-the art roll former and closed-loop servo shear with speeds up to 300 FPM and accuracy of 1/16”.  The B.O.S.S.™ can be close coupled to a new or existing roll former and is the leader in high production panel line roll forming.

Hayes International

Hayes Single-Level™ roll formers provide a highly cost-effective roll forming line for roofing panel profiles. An integrated uncoiler and stationary shear are standard equipment. Hayes Dual-Level™ roll formers share the same basic design as the single level models but produce two profiles within the same floorspace. They have two levels of dedicated tooling, top and bottom in-feed guides, a double-acting stationary shear, and twin independent drive units.

Bradbury Group Australia

Whether you require residential or commercial ridge caps, low or high rib corners, sculptured rakes, or J or jamb trim, Bradbury Group Australia’s multi-profile trim roll formers give you profile flexibility while saving floor space. BGA is your reliable source for trim and rainwater component production equipment.

Swenson Shear 

Manufactured by Swenson Shear, the Towable SnapTable Pro is the all-in-one panel preparation system for standing seam metal roofing. It accommodates panels between 12 inches and 24 inches and is equipped to notch, cut, and hem up to 60-inch offsets for hip and valley roofing cuts. The Towable SnapTable Pro provides the highest quality notching, cutting, and hemming for any commercial, industrial, or residential job.

Metal Rollforming Systems

Metal Rollforming Systems (MRS) designs and manufactures industry-leading roll forming equipment and accessories. MRS’ product lines consist of single- and double-deck roll formers, single- and multi-trim roll formers, slitters, and more. MRS takes great pride in customer support both before and after the sale.

Rustgo

The Rustgo Mobile Work Platform models allow up to six workers, on three levels at varied heights, multiplying their effectiveness as they roll down the side of your job. No scaffolding. No CDL driver needed. No trailer needed. No motors to maintain. Super low maintenance. Just tow the Rustgo behind your truck to your job site. There is no better tool for reaching your goals and cutting costs. Made in the U.S.A.  

Marion Manufacturing

Marion Manufacturing adds the value to the metal by designing, fabricating, and installing custom manufacturing and production machinery. Marion specializes in metal-forming equipment such as roll formers, uncoilers, shears, stackers, etc. Marion Manufacturing also offers a full-service machine shop and re-tooling and service on other brands of equipment.

Recall Notices

DeWalt Utility Bar

On September 26, 2019, DeWalt voluntarily issued a recall notice of the DeWalt Model DWHT55293 40-inch Multi-Functional Utility Bar. The bar can break during use, creating an injury hazard. The only bar affected by the recall is the above-mentioned model. 

Those who have an affected bar can call 866.937.9805 between 8 a.m. and 5 p.m. Eastern Time Monday through Friday, or email [email protected] to receive return instructions and receive a gift card equal to the purchase price.

Gordon Folding Knife

Harbor Freight Tools voluntarily issued a recall of about 1.1 million Gordon Folding knives. The knives were sold at Harbor Freight Tools stores, by telephone, and online at www.harborfreight.com from July 2008 through July 2019 for about $5.

The locking mechanism can fail to engage on the extension of the blade, posing a laceration hazard.

Consumers should immediately stop using the recalled knives and return them to Harbor Freight Tools for a $5 refund in the form of a store gift card plus sales tax. For more information, contact [email protected] or 800.444.3353.

In-floor Electrical Outlet Kit

The Southwire Company has issued a voluntary recall of about 3,000 Garvin Pop-Up Electrical Outlet Floor Box Kits. The pop-up electrical outlet boxes are designed to be installed into floors with a metal lid that opens and closes to reveal the electrical receptacles and USB ports.

The stainless steel or brushed brass-finished electrical receptacles can overheat when in use, posing a fire hazard.

The kits, which were manufactured in China, were sold online at garvinindustries.com, acdcusa.com, cesco.com, gordonelectricsupply.com, platt.com and usesi.com from January 2016 through August 2018 for about $90. 

Those with the kits can call 888-803-0492 from 7 a.m.-6 p.m. Central Time Monday through Friday  (or visit www.garvinindustries.com or www.southwire.com)  


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