Spacer Block for SuperClip
Aluminum Spacer Block is used with SuperClip
for fastening Vortex and other brands of Solar Panels to an older roof
with Flat or Barrel Tiles.
Newer tile roofs are mechanically fastened to the plywood roof deck with
screws, nails or TileBond adhesive to meet new Hurricane Wind
requirements. For new code compliant tile roofs, the SuperClip can be
fastened directly to the concrete tile.
For older tile roofs installed before these new code requirements, the
tiles were set in place using only mortar – this mounting method of the tiles is
not sufficient to hold a solar heating system to the roof during high winds
using only the standard SuperClip fastener. The SuperClip must be fastened to
the wood deck beneath the tiles. In order to make this connection, a
spacer block must be used to elevate the SuperClip to the proper height
while maintaining the mechanical connection to the wood deck.
The SuperClip Space Block is made to fit various tile
heights, and provides five mounting holes to give maximum pull-out value to meet
new codes. For standard Flat Tiles, use the 1” SuperClip Spacer Block; for
standard Barrel Tiles, use the 3” SuperClip Spacer Block. Custom sizes are
available upon request.
1” SuperClip Spacer Block –
3”x3”x1”x1/8” 5 @ 3/8” Hole
3” SuperClip Spacer Block – 3”x3”x3”x1/8” 5 @
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