Sno-Gem, Inc.
snowguards

CONTACT INFO

4800 Metalmaster Way
McHenry, IL 60050
Toll Free: 888-766-4367
Phone: 815-477-GEMS
Fax: 815-455-GEMS

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COMPANY OVERVIEW

Sno Gem, Inc. is a world-renowned leader in the manufacturing and distribution of innovative snow retention systems for all types of roofs. With over 50 years of industry experi­ence, every Sno Gem product is the latest in cutting edge design and engi­neering technology. Offering polycar­bonate, metal, non-penetrating “clamp to seam” or deck mount/membrane bar snow retention systems for metal, slate, shingle/tile, and membrane roof systems in virtually any color, Sno Gem is your one source for effective and aesthetically pleasing snow guards.

Sno Gem also works with all divi­sions of the armed forces and Sno Gem products can be found on the Army Core of Engineers Headquarters in Omaha, Nebraska, the U.S. Embassy build­ings in Budapest, Hungary, the Exxon Mobil Corporation in Kazakhstan and the Kodiak Launch Complex in Kodiak Island, Alaska, just to name a few.

Contact Sno Gem’s knowledgeable sales professionals today and benefit from the latest in snow retention product technology on your next project!

ALL PRODUCTS

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2" iBeam™

Sno Gem's® 2" iClad™ is an innovative clamp to the seam bar/fence snow retention system that utilizes the Sno Cube™ Clamp. The Sno Cube™ can attach to virtually any standing seam profile and provides unparalleled strength using Sno Gem's® WaveLock™ Technology with 3 points of attachment.
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2" iBeam-S™

Sno Gem's 2" iClad-S™ is an innovative clamp to the seam bar/fence snow retention system that utilizes the Sno Cube™ Clamp. The Sno Cube™ can attach to virtually any standing seam profile and provides unparalleled strength using Sno Gem's® WaveLock™ Technology with 3 points of attachment.
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3" iBeam™

Sno Gem's 3" iClad™ is an innovative clamp to the seam bar/fence snow retention system that utilizes the Sno Cube' Clamp and is the roofing industry's first system to offer 3 full inches of vertical coverage without the use of multiple bars/fences.
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iPlate™

The iPlate™ is a recommended accessory available in mill finish material or color to match. It is installed on the upslope side of the bar with tek screws that are not visible from the ground. Once properly installed, the iPlate™ is designed to reduce melting snow and ice from sliding underneath the iBeam™.

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1" Bar

The Sno Blockade™ system is available in standard mill finish aluminum or painted in either a powder coating or Kynar finish. It is easy to install with few required components, regardless of whether installed on a new or existing standing seam metal roof system. The Sno Blockade™ system's unparalleled strength is derived from the unique design of the patent-pending WaveLock™ Technology with 3 points of attachment and is designed to maximize strength, but not to pierce or penetrate the roof panel.
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1" Bar Curved

The Sno Blockade™ offers the first available industry option to curve round tubing for a snow retention system on a radiused roof application. The system is available in standard mill finish aluminum or painted in either a powder coating or Kynar finish. It is easy to install with few required components, regardless of whether installed on a new or existing standing seam metal roof system. The Sno Blockade™ system's unparalleled strength is derived from the unique design of the patentpending WaveLock™ Technology with 3 points of attachment and is designed to maximize strength, but not to pierce or penetrate the roof panel.
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2" Bar

The Sno Blockade™ system is available in standard mill finish aluminum or painted in either a powder coating or Kynar finish. It is easy to install with few required components, regardless of whether installed on a new or existing standing seam metal roof system. The Sno Blockade™ system's unparalleled strength is derived from the unique design of the patent-pending WaveLock™ Technology with 3 points of attachment and is designed to maximize strength, but not to pierce or penetrate the roof panel.
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Blockade Plate™ - Blockade Plate™

The Blockade Plate™ is a recommended accessory available in mill finish material or color to match. It is installed on the upslope side of the bar with tek screws that are not visible from the ground. Once properly installed, the Blockade Plate™ is designed to reduce melting snow and ice from sliding underneath the bar.

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2" iBeam™

Sno Gem's® Individual Seam Mount Snow Guard is a clamp-to-seam attachment that utilizes the Sno Blockade™ Cube with a 4" piece of iBeam™ and pre-finished metal trim. The Individual Seam Mount Snow Guard is available in multiple sizes and configurations that can attach to most standing seam profiles and provides unparalleled strength using patent-pending WaveLock™ Technology with 3 points of attachment.
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2" iBeam-S™

Sno Gem's® Individual Seam Mount Snow Guard is a clamp-to-seam attachment that utilizes the Sno Blockade™ Cube with a 4" piece of iBeam™ and pre-finished metal strip. The Individual Seam Mount Snow Guard is available in multiple sizes and configurations that can attach to most standing seam profiles and provides unparalleled strength using patent-pending WaveLock™ Technology with 3 points of attachment.
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3" iBeam™

Sno Gem's® Individual Seam Mount Snow Guard is a clamp-to-seam attachment that utilizes the Sno Blockade™ Cube with a 4" piece of iBeam™ and pre-finished metal trim and is the roofing industry's first system to offer 3 full inches of vertical coverage without the use of multiple bars/fences. The Individual Seam Mount Snow Guard is available in multiple sizes and configurations that can attach to most standing seam profiles and provides unparalleled strength using patent-pending WaveLock™ Technology with 3 points of attachment.

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Metal Roof Systems

Mechanically fastened flat base for metal roofing systems, available in a 1″ or 2″ retention bar, using either a single, double, or triple bar.
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Corrugated Metal Roof Systems

Mechanically fastened custom curved base for corrugated metal roofing systems, available in a 1″or 2″ retention bar, using either a single, double, or triple bar support.
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TPO and PVC Roof Systems

Membrane-Coated Diamond Series System. Introducing the roofing industry's first‐ever membrane‐coated and pre‐skirted continuous bar snow retention system* (*patent pending) for new construction or retrofit applications.
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EPDM Membrane Roof Systems

Mechanically fastened base plate for membrane roofing systems, available in a 1" or 2" retention bar, using either a single, double, or triple bar support. Now with rounded corners.
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Slate, Tile & Shingle Roof Systems

Base plate can be customized for slate, tile, and shingle roofing systems, available in a 1" or 2" retention bar, using either a single, double, or triple bar support.
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Spanish & Clay Tile Roof Systems

The curved base plate can be customized for all Spanish & clay tile roofing systems, available in 1" or 2" retention bar, using either a single, double, or triple bar support.

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Original Polycarbonate

Developed by architectural sheet metal professionals, the Original Polycarbonate offers 25 square inches of bonding surface the larger the base, the greater the holding power. The Original Polycarbonate has the largest base available anywhere! Manufactured from clear UV-stabilized polycarbonate material, or in a color that is injected throughout the product and matched to any standard roof panel. Apply using 3M VHB Tape, tube adhesive, or a mechanical fastening application. Diagonal installation creates a 7″ barrier for more coverage per unit on wider panels.
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2″ Wide Jr. Polycarbonate

Manufactured from clear UV-stabilized polycarbonate material, or available in a color that is injected throughout product and can be matched to any standard roof panel. The Sno Gem Junior offers a 12.5 square inch bonding surface and is recommended on panels with intermediate ribs. Apply adhesive using 3M VHB Tape, tube adhesive, or a mechanical fastening application.

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Original Metal

Formed after the Sno Gem® Original Polycarbonate, this prismatic design is available in any standard or custom pre-finished color and can be manufactured in any metal form, including Follansbee Steel, copper, lead-coated copper, pre-finished Kynar 500 Metal, stainless steel, brass, galvalume, aluminum, zinc, Freedom Gray, Terne Metal, and TCS for metal, slate and shingle roofs. The Original Metal can be installed using patented pre-tinned backing for soldering to copper - just clean and heat on the roof system. Optional custom length plate attachment for installation on slate or shingle roofs.
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Half Carat Metal

This traditional design is available in any standard or custom pre-finished color and can be manufactured in any metal form, including Follansbee Steel, copper, lead coated copper, pre-finished Kynar 500 Metal, stainless steel, brass, galvalume, aluminum, zinc, Freedom Gray, Terne Metal, and TCS for metal, slate and shingle roofs. The Half Carat can be installed using patented pretinned backing for soldering to copper - just clean and heat on the roof system. Optional custom length plate attachment for installation on slate or shingle roofs.
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Diamond Guard

Introducing the latest gem to our snow guard product family, the Diamond Guard! The Diamond Guard can be manufactured in Galvanized Steel, Stainless Steel, Copper, Mill Finish Aluminum, Anodized Aluminum, and Brass Contact Sno Gem for any other materials not listed. Powder Coating or Kynar Finishes available upon request.

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Roof Accessory System Attachment - Uni-Cube'

Sno Gem's Uni-Cube' is truly a universal clamp-to-seam attachment solution for virtually any miscellaneous roof system improvement, such as roof penetrations, HVAC/rooftop equipment, pipes/conduits, dishes/antennas and signage. The Uni-Cube' is available in multiple sizes and configurations that can attach to most standing seam profiles and provides unparalleled strength using patent-pending WaveLock' Technology with 3 points of attachment. Offering ease of installation, Sno Gem's Silver Bullet' set screws include a rounded bullet tip to maximize strength and won't damage the paint finish or pierce the seam. Simply mount any roof system improvement directly to the Uni-Cube' with the set screws and installation is complete. Additionally, the Uni-Cube' is available in standard mill finish aluminum material, making it an item you can easily keep in stock when the need arises. The Uni-Cube' can be powder coated or in a Kynar finish that is aesthetically pleasing and matches the standing seam roof system. Sno Gem is pleased to offer manufacturers and distributors private-labeling for all clamp-to-seam products based on volume.

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1" Gem Clamp™ with MEC Bracket

Sno Gem's® 1" Bar Gem Clamp™ is a clamp-to-seam attachment With all Sno Gem® bracket systems, options include a 1, 2, or 3 bar in square that utilizes the MEC Bracket and allows multiple bar heights or round tubing. The Barricade Plate® is a recommended accessory to reduce and variations to accommodate virtually any snow retention need.
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2" Gem Clamp™ with MEC Bracket

Sno Gem's® 2" Bar Gem Clamp™ is a clamp-to-seam attachment With all Sno Gem® bracket systems, options include a 1, 2, or 3 bar in square that utilizes the MEC Bracket and allows multiple bar heights or round tubing. The Barricade Plate® is a recommended accessory to reduce and variations to accommodate virtually any snow retention need.

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Dow Corning® 999 Sealant

Dow Corning® 999 Sealant in clear is a recommended accessory for snow guards installed on a polycarbonate daylighting roof panel. When applied to the snow guard's entire perimeter (4 sides), it creates a watertight seal with the polycarbonate roof system, ensuring proper installation. To be used in conjunction with 3M VHB Tape application, only.
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Surebond SB-190 Everseal Adhesive Sealant

Surebond SB-190 Everseal Adhesive Sealant in clear is a recommended accessory for all metal roof system applications. When applied to the snow guard's base and entire perimeter (4 sides), it creates a bond and watertight seal with the metal roof system, ensuring proper installation.
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3M Primer

he 3M Primer is a recommended accessory for all metal roof system applications that utilizes the Primer Applicator Brush to apply to the panel's surface and ensures proper installation.
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Primer Applicator Foam Brush

The Primer Applicator Foam Brush is a recommended accessory for all metal roof system applications that applies the 3M Primer to the panel's surface and ensures proper installation.
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Isopropyl Alcohol Panel Cleaner

Isopropyl Alcohol Panel Cleaner with spray applicator is a recommended accessory for all metal roof system applications that cleans the panel's surface and ensures proper installation.

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UNA-CLAD

UNA-CLAD™ Metal Panel Color Selection Guide
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PAC-CLAD

PAC-CLAD Color Charts
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DMI

DynaClad® PVDF Paint Finish Standard Cool Color Guide
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BERRIDGE

BERRIDGE MANUFACTURING COMPANY
KYNAR 500® HYLAR 5000&153; COLOR FINISHES

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