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Below is just a sample of the new products that were on display on at the 2020 International Roofing Expo. These products were on display in the New Product Pavilion in Booth. Voting took place during the 2020 event for the Best New Products.
Congratulations to the 2020 winners!
WINNER - Best New Residential Product
WIP GRIP Premium Shingle Underlayment is a flexible, 55-mil-thick, rubberized asphalt membrane that seals and protects the roofing structure and interior spaces from water penetration caused by wind-driven rain and ice dams. It features a slip-resistant top film that improves roofer safety on wet and dry installations, as well as a slit in the release film for quick removal.
Introducing the look of wood on your sundeck or rooftop patio with a 100% watertight vinyl membrane. DEC-K-ING membranes are an easy to install fully approved roof surface designed for use as an outdoor living space. Maintenance free, the surface offers protection from UV and salt. In business over 40 years we offer warranties up to 15 years.
VIPER INTAKE VENT, a patented, lightweight vent that provides an industry leading 7.5 square inches of net free vent area (NFVA) per linear foot (7.5in²/LF). Keene Building Products VIPER VENT Roof Vent System products include a ridge vent and intake vent that work hand in hand to provide industry leading performance, while providing a best in class visual aesthetic.
The ground-breaking UNIDRIVE 500 has been designed to reflect the daily needs of our core customers. It’s compact and lightweight design, combined with a rotating nozzle makes it your go-to tool for all roofing applications. Whether you’re welding in confined spaces, edges, along walls or field seams, UNIDRIVE 500 is your agile partner on the roof.
WINNER - Best New Tools/Equipment Product
World Class Ladder Safety Device. Easy to use - locks on in 5 seconds. Ladder will not move. Strong glass-filled nylon and steel construction. Weighs 1.9 pounds. Attaches to belt so hands are free to climb ladder. Meets general properties for ANSI-ASC 14.8-2013. Used by Swedish Fire and USA Insurance Companies. Listed in top 7 tools by "Roofing Insights". Innovation Awards Finalist. Money back guarantee
METAL PLUS Introduced Its Newest Product: The UNIVERSAL SAFETY ANCHOR (USA) that has, undoubtedly, revolutionized the temporary anchor point industry! We are proud of its unique hinge system design that accommodates most metal roof panels, as wide as the T-Panel, and as narrow, as the double lock mechanical seam. All this flexibility with just one Standing Seam Safety Anchor and without any loose components!
Pro Lock Extension Cords are molded with our innovative and patented Pro Lock connector. Plug in a standard cord into our Pro Lock connector and it won't pull apart. This prevents accidental disconnects that result in an inconvenient loss of power. For added safety, our Pro Locks feature our patented "CGM" Continuous Ground Monitoring system that indicates there's ground continuity in the cord.
Booth #3215 & 3512
WINNER - Best New Commerical Product
FASTLap®, patented granule-free end lap, designed for labor and time savings allows for a faster, stronger, cleaner, and safer installation of heat welded granular cap sheets. Now featured on premium heat welded modified bitumen cap sheets, Polyglass is the only manufacturer of modified bitumen membranes with FASTLap on the industry.
The BigHorn clamp trim coil dispenser gives you peace of mind knowing that you’re a coil will never unravel while dispensing material. It can clamp onto the shipping box that the coil comes in or any other surface up to 5/8” thick. It can also be used on a simple table and fed directly into the brake.
Ultra-Fresh PV-20 is a non-arsenic based, EPA/BPR registered, antimicrobial additive that is compatible with all types of roofing membranes, providing protection against microbial growth. Available as a liquid and customized pellet, Ultra-Fresh PV-20 is designed to be incorporated into the polymer at any convenient point during the manufacturing process. Visit ultra-fresh.com for more info.