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How to determine which S-5 clamp to use for your application…

We made a quick reference sheet for matching the different S-5! clamps to their appropiate Roof Seam. Listed below is each S-5! clamp along with what their respective letter stands for and their corresponding roof seam:

B-Clamp:

  • “Brass”
  • double-folded copper roofs'

E-Clamp:

  • “European”
  • Smaller & less expensive than U but just as strong

 

H-Clamp:

  • “Horizontal” seam roof
  • 2 piece design  

H90 Clamp:

  • “90”-turn clamp 90° for installation so its sitting on its side
  • Horizontal seam <0.65”

 

 

T-Clamp:

  • “T shaped” profile roofs
  • Single-fold seam
  • Horizontal seam of 5/8” or less
  • 2 piece design

 

 

 

N- Clamp:

  • “nail strip”- 1.0”
  • Heavy duty apps.
  • Zero-penetration

N1.5 Clamp:

  • “nail strip”-1.5”
  • U-Clamp: universal clamp

 

U-Clamp:

  • “universal” standing seam, structural, architectural
  • Vertical or horizontal

 

 

V-clamp:

  • “vertical” seams, structural & architectural
  • Zero-penetration

 

 

Z-Clamp:

  • bulb seam profile roofs
  • 2-piece design

We encourage you to check out S-5!'s Clamp to Seam Matching Tool for further help on this subject!

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