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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% 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% lower yield strength than grade 80 steel. Commonly 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 measured using Nominal Thickness. Steel thickness is the average of the specified steel gauge
Grade 8.2, 1500 Hour Salt Spray Tested Bolts come 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 Steel mill (ArcelorMittal NYSE MT) and manufacturer-backed Warranty 20-35 Year Broker-Backed Warranty
Engineered state-stamped blueprints certified for all 50 states. These are needed for permits to meet wind, snow and seismic loads Factory prints, not engineered certified or state stamped, which is typically required for permits
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
Engineering and design available for wind rating 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 Do your own research (Buyer Beware)
No broker mark-up - Factory Direct Middlemen, brokers and multiple other entities
Commercial/Industrial division works directly with PhD Engineer at factory. Outsourced Engineering
Award Winning Multi-lingual International Division Unknown
 
 

 

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