Synthetic Roofing Underlayment provides maximum coverage.
July 15, 2011 -
Supplied in 48 in. x 125 ft 5-square or 48 in. x 250 ft 10-square roll, Tam-Shield provides skid and tear resistance. Product is printed with lay lines and guides, which indicate where to install cap nails and nail guides for high wind installation. For cooler working surface during installation, Tam-Shield comes in light gray color as opposed to traditional black felt. Underlayment is unaffected by UV rays for up to 180 days, but should not be used as primary roof covering.
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Tamko Roofing Products Inc.
220 W. 4th St.
Joplin, MO, 64801
TAMKO Announces New Synthetic Roofing Underlayment - Tam-Shield
Tam-Shield is lighter, stronger and easier to use and provides more coverage than traditional felt roll
JOPLIN, Mo. - TAMKO Building Products has added a new product to its underlayment line called Tam-Shield Synthetic Underlayment.
Benefits of Tam-Shield
Tam-Shield is lightweight and comes in a 10-square roll for increased coverage per roll compared to traditional felt underlayments. In addition, the new Tam-Shield is very strong and has excellent skid resistance and tear resistance.
Ease of installation
To help with the ease of installation, the underlayment is printed with lay lines and guides which indicate where to install cap nails and nail guides for high wind installation. Tam-Shield comes in a light-gray color which provides a cooler working surface when installing as opposed to traditional black felt.
Warranty and product information
Tam-Shield comes with a 25-year Limited Material Warranty. This underlayment is not adversely affected by UV rays for up to 180 days, however it should not be used as the primary roof covering and the final roof covering must be installed before the structure is exposed to adverse weather conditions such as wind-driven rain, high-wind, hail, ice storms, etc.
Tam-Shield Synthetic Underlayment is produced at TAMKO's Joplin, Missouri and Dallas, Texas facilities. It comes in either a 5-square (48-inches x 125-feed) or a 10-square roll (48-inches x 250-feet).
This product is available for sale now by contacting your local TAMKO district sales manager for pricing or by placing an order with the Corporate Customer Service Call Center (800) 218-2656.
TAMKO® Building Products, Inc. is one of the nation's largest independent manufacturers of residential and commercial roofing products (including Lamarite® composite Slate and Shake, Heritage® Asphalt Shingles and Metalworks® Steel Shingles), decking and railing products, waterproofing, cements, and coatings. With nearly 67 years in the industry, TAMKO's success is the direct result of teamwork and enduring relationships with customers, suppliers and employees. Privately owned, TAMKO is committed to producing top-quality products with superior product support. For more information about TAMKO, visit our Web site at www.tamko.com.