Drill Screw Attaches Metals to Steel Substrates

Triangle Fastener Corp. has added two sizes to its BLAZER Stainless Cap Head Drill Screw product offering.

Triangle Fastener Corp. has added two sizes to its BLAZER Stainless Cap Head Drill Screw product offering.

Triangle Fastener Corp. has added two sizes to its BLAZER Stainless Cap Head Drill Screw product offering. Now available are a #12-24 by 1 1/4-inch and 2-inch BLAZER-5 designed to attach steel, aluminum or stainless steel to steel substrates from 0.125- to 0.500-inch thick. BLAZER-5Point drills and taps up to 1/2-inch-thick steel. It offers a 304 stainless-steel cap head and an EPDM washer that provide long-life performance in the harshest environments. The shank slot reduces tapping torque. TRI-SEAL 1,000-hour salt-spray coating provides lubricity during tapping and increases corrosion resistance.

MCA Presents Awards to Three Outstanding Achievers in the Metal Construction Industry

The Metal Construction Association (MCA) presented awards to three outstanding achievers in the metal construction industry at its winter meeting held in St. Pete Beach, Fla.

Mark James of Roof Hugger Inc. and Randy Allen from Triangle Fastener Corp. were honored with MCA’s Patrick R. Bush Volunteer Service Award, and Ken Buchinger of NCI Building Systems was honored with MCA’s Larry A. Swaney Award.

With 38 years in the metal construction industry, Allen was acknowledged for championing the creation of the MCA Accessories Council, which he is now serving as chair. He was also recognized for his involvement in numerous other MCA committees, councils and initiatives including assisting with the demo area at METALCON, helping to facilitate the Metal Roofing Championship Games, and coordinating MCA’s golf outings.

Credited with completing more than 30 million square feet of retrofit roof projects in his career, Mark James was appreciated for his work in planning, constructing and operating the MCA demo area at METALCON. He was also recognized for being the primary individual responsible for the Metal Roofing Championship Games for the past two years, as well as actively volunteering on the council level.

With more than 40 years in the metal construction industry, Ken Buchinger was honored for serving on the MCA Board from 2006-14, as well as his contributions in technical research for the association. Buchinger’s work led to many key initiatives that benefited the metal construction industry, including MCA’s Metal Roof Service Life Project and its Spray Foam Research Project. He has been an ambassador for education and training and a primary contributor to MCA’s Roofing Installation Manual.

Triangle Fastener Releases Market Specific Product Catalogs for the Metal and Low-slope Roofing Industries

Triangle Fastener Corp. has released its Market Specific Product Catalogs for the metal roofing/building, low-slope roofing, and the interior/drywall construction industries.

Triangle Fastener Corp. has released its Market Specific Product Catalogs for the metal roofing/building, low-slope roofing, and the interior/drywall construction industries.

Triangle Fastener Corp. has released its Market Specific Product Catalogs for the metal roofing/building, low-slope roofing, and the interior/drywall construction industries. The catalogs provide information about a variety of fasteners, sealants, flashings, tools and contractor accessories, as well as technical information and installation tips. They are available for download on the Triangle Fastener website.