b'NEWS FROM MANUFACTURERS.n,,MIDWEST ROOFING__ .l~ Editor\'s Note: For the informationourGUIFFRE HOISTS ofCONTRACTORS members,weinvitemanufacturerstoA MONSTERa\'ASSOCIATION, INC.J sendusinformationconcerningnew1000 Power & Light Bldg. materials orMRCA does not equipment.Kansas City, MO 64105 endorse the use ofmanufacturer\'s any(816) 474-8100 product and shall notto have be deemed madesuch endorsement by publishing any product information herein. And, MRCAOFFICERS makes no representations as to the ac GEORGE S. MOELLER curacy ofy product claims made by an President any manufacturer herein. To be considered._Kansas Ci1y, Missouri forinclusion inthenextissueof theWith the help of Giuffre cranes andTHOMAS BOLLNOW MIDWEST ROOFER, information must be received by the Editor by the 20th ofoperators, a Milwaukee Wisconsin artistVice President the monthlyeceding publication .realized her dream - placing her 30Westmont, Illinois pr foot iridescent dragon atop one of theROBERTM.DALSIN ALLIED MANUFACTURINGcity\'slandmarkbuildings.WiththeVice President COMPANY INTRODUCEStheteamlocalMinneapolis, Minnesota help ofGiuffreand other THE "TORCH-MATE"contractors, artist Therese Agnew sawDAVID KIELPINSKI her $4,000 scaly dragon mounted overSecretary-Treasurer Torch-Mate, introduced by Alliedfeetso face ofbuilding\'sMilwaukee, Wisconsin The6 5up theuththe ManufacturingCompany, wasdevel tower.The"monster"restedamong oped forits use with anyone of thethe buttresses and finialsforseveralDIRECTORS modified bitumen roofing systems, inweeks, generating considerable publicityARDIST ALLaccomplishing proper heating and fusingfor the artist who is seeking grants forEN of alllaps andprior toadditional sculpture projects.Roswell, New Mexico seams,flashings,RICK GWALTNEY prematt1re contact.GiuffreBrothersisafullserviceDodge Ci1y, Kansas This tool, with its clamping device,supplier of cranes and associated meallows ( evennovice) roofer to properlychanical and hydraulic products. ForHARLAN HANSON theAmes, Iowa gripand manuever the membrane ininformation contact Frank P. Guiffre, order to apply proper heat to a givenPresident, Giuffre Brothers, Inc. 9779DOUGLAS 0. KIRBERG r area, and only thenthe sheetsSouthRidgeviewDrive,OakCreek,St. Louis, Missouri-allowing to make contact upon their release ofWisconsin 53154, 414-761-2300.JAMES C. PETRY the membrane.WEATHERGARD UPDATESUrbana, Illinois Thewill allow the installerGERALD SADLTorch-MateON to concentrate more on a proper andEPDM TECHNICAL DETAILSRacine, Wisconsin positively fused seam, ratherfocus WeatherGard Roofing Systems, Inc. thanGRADY BARR ing on not burning himself, ororannounces the availability of new andAbilene, Texas under roofing details for theirMICHAEL D. BELDON overheating the seam.ThiswillbeupdatedEPDM evidentin yourqualitycontrolcall Roofing Systems. Application tech San Antonio, Texas backs, burn accident claims, as well asniques for seams and flashing work are thereductioninlaborcostsoftheincluded for the mechanically fastened,ANDREW 8. BUCKNER installation.fully adhered, ballasted, and Dow Ap Indianapolis, Indiana Thetypicalroundedpoint of thisproved IRMA systems.32GEORGE COVINGTON Thesedrawtrowel device shall also be effective iningsprovideclearexplanationsandConway, Arkansas the feathering of seams to the manu illustrations usefulcontractors, archi CLIFFORD JOHNSON to facturer\'s specifications.tects, andallothersinvolved in theTulsa, Oklahoma Thisl utilizes a 5"base forroofing industry.GARY E. KODER too trowel the installer\'s ease in handlingtoolOne highlight of the new details isTucson, Arizona the as well as to get in and around thosetheeconomicaladvantage of interchanging cured membranes and hnpossible Flashing Details.uncuredALLAN BOONE TheTorch-Matehasprovenveryflashings.Eachdetail hasalsobeenChairman of Board productive in the educating ofexpandedtoincludemorecompleteOmaha, Nebraska the novice notes to assist inunderstanding on what is? and how to? attain a properlya clear heated seam.of application procedures.STAFF Thisrevised set of detailswillbeROBERT P. LYONS included in all of WeatherGard\'s RoofGeneral Counsel Midwest RooferDesign Manuals. If you have an earlier All contributions of material and articlesaddition of our manual, please updateJAMES M. WHITTIER,- should be mailed to:with these details.Executive Directory Barbara Myers, EditorThis complete set is available at no Midwest Roofing Contractors Assn.charge by contacting WeatherGard, 1000 Power&Light BuildingP.O. Box 11187,TennesseeBARBARA D. MYERS Kansas City, Missouri 64105Memphis,Administrative Manager 38111 or calling toll free 1-800-USAEPDM. Page 4'