GRAPEVINE, Texas — Anchor Products has introduced the U-Anchor 2400 for customers preferring a direct connection to a structural element of the building. Most of Anchor Products offerings, including the U-Anchor 2000, do not penetrate the membrane.

The first installation of the new U-Anchor 2400 was on a well known, but undisclosed project in Los Angeles County, California. This project required the U-Anchor rooftop attachments to be connected to a structural element of the building. The U-Anchor 2400 is attached by fastening through the roofing assembly into the structural decking with approved fasteners and is then a cover is sealed to the roof membrane in a manor accepted by roofing manufacturers.

“The U-Anchor 2400 was developed to accommodate projects that desire penetration expanding our offerings and continuing our solution based services to solar integrators that require our expertise in roofing to develop a flawless rooftop solar project, ,”explained Anchor Products’ President Joel Stanley.

The U-Anchor 2400 is a lightweight rooftop attachment system consisting of a 5.5” galvalume coated steel plate with a 3/8” – 16 x ¾” tall stainless steel stud. The cover is factory sealed to the top of the plate. The product weights just 8 oz (227g) on most membranes, but can vary depending on the membrane.

The U-Anchor 2400 was tested in accordance with ASCE 7-05 ASTM E330-02 (2010), and TAS 117B. Third-party independent testing found the product to have approximately 1,000 lbs of ultimate load capacity, and they can perform in conditions that exceed hurricane force winds, including Superstorm Sandy, due to its high tensile strength and shear strength.

Anchor Products, LLC is the manufacturer of the U-Anchor patented, non-ballasted, and non-penetrating rooftop attachment products for the attachment of roofing equipment and accessories to ridged and flexible film roof membranes. U-Anchors maintain the membrane manufacturer’s warranty and can be quickly installed at a rate of 12 per man hour. The U Anchor 2400 and all of Anchor Products rooftop attachments come with an industry standard material warranty.

The U-Anchor line of products can also attach mechanical equipment, electrical conduit, plumbing pipes, HVAC ducting, satellite dishes, windscreens, and antennas, among many others. For more details, please contact us.