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Galvalume Plus Coating with Energy Star Rating
Dry, clear, organic resin coating. Bright, attractive appearance.
Galvalume Coating with Energy Star Rating
Oil coated. Smudges, smears, fades and discolors.
Standard Coating: Metric: AZM180; Imperial: AZ60
20 percent thicker than industry standard.
Standard Coating: Metric: AZM150; Imperial: AZ50
Grade 80 Steel comes standard
Yield: 80,000 ksi; Tensile Strength: 82,000 ksi; other grades available
Uses nothing less than 22 gauge steel.
Grade 50 Steel comes standard
Yield: 50,000 ksi; Tensile Strength: 65,000 ksi
Has at least a 60 percent lower yield strength than grade 80 steel.
Uses weaker 23, 24, 26 and 29 gauge steel.
Steel gauge is measured using Minimum Allowable Thickness
Steel thickness is at least the specified gauge or stronger.
Steel gauge is meausred using Nominal Thickness
Steel thickness is the average of the specified steel gauge.
Grade 8.2, 1500 Hour Salt Spray Tested Bolts are standard
Available bolts (Grade/Coating): Grade 2/1000 Hour, Grade 8.2/1500 Hour, Grade 5/Stainless
Grade 2 Bolts are standard, with Grade 8 available
Hex, Serrated, Self-locking Nuts (available in varying lengths) Square Nuts (non-locking)
Pre-recessed Polyethylene Sealing Washers (LPDE)
Industrial grade plastic, tolerant of extreme hot and cold temperatures.
Neoprene Washers with different size nut and bolt systems that require multiple tools
Vulnerable to cracking and melting, which can cause leaks.
30-Year Mill-Backed Warranty by ArcelorMittal (NYSE MT) 20-35 Year Broker-Backed Warranty
Lifetime Warranty on Engineering  
Engineered state-stamped blueprints certified for all 50 states. These are needed for permits to meet wind, snow and seismic loads. Drawings are available. Buyer is responsible for making sure building meets snow, wind and seismic loads.
14 gauge riveted, non-welded Baseplate
Comes fully assembled
18 gauge spot welded Baseplate
Requires considerable sealants and field painting. Some assembly may be required.
Available in 10' to 150' widths Available in 14' to 90' widths
End wall panels factory pre-cut to fit building Customer must field cut all End Wall Panels
Minimum 22 gauge Factory-cut Overhead Door OPenings on End walls
Complete frame included with a 14 gauge 8", 10" or 12" header beam and door posts. Door post goes from base of opening to roof line to form a heavy duty "H" frame.
Lighter 23 or 24 gauge customer/field-cut Overhead Door Openings on End walls
No header beam for door post.
Complete Package service doors (lockset sold separately)  
Wind and snow rated with or without Factory End Walls Wind and snow rated without Factory End Walls
A+ BBB Rating BBB Ratings as low as D
Same owner and location for over 30 years  
No broker mark-up -- Factory Direct  
Factory Direct Shipping  
Commercial Division with In-house Engineers  
Multi-language International Division  


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