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Environmental

How Do Rubber Pipe Supports Stand Up in Extreme Heat?

How Do Rubber Pipe Supports Stand Up in Extreme Heat? Climate change has been at the forefront of discussion in the media over the past several years, as it becomes more unpredictable and continues to change. In this article, we analyze how effective our rooftop pipe supports are under intense heat. Of course, in an […]

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C-Port News

Clearline US Expansion

The 36,000 square foot former Henman Tool Facility Clearline Technologies Announces US Expansion Clearline Technologies is excited to announce our US expansion to our new facility in Muncie, IN. The 36,000 square foot former Henman Tool facility in the Industria Center industrial park in Delaware County will house Clearline Technologies US manufacturing. Clearline is excited […]

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Environmental

What Are The Environmental Factors Between Plastic, Rubber & Wood Rooftop Supports

What Are The Environmental Factors Between Plastic, Rubber & Wood Rooftop Supports Rooftop supports are typically fabricated from plastic, recycled rubber, and wood.  These materials all have their own benefits in terms of rooftop supports, but one material stands miles ahead in terms of environmental consciousness. Recycled rubber- it’s in the name! But what does this really mean? How does recycled rubber compare to […]

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Roofing

Rooftop Supports vs. Roof Curbs

Throughout the history of construction, builders and property owners have not had many choices when it came to the implementation of different products and materials until recently. For the most part, the question was, “should we use a 4×4, 2×4, or 2×6?”  Now, in the current and modern era of construction, there are many options for all needs, but in turn, these options present more […]

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Roofing

What are the Problems with using Wood Rooftop Supports?

Do you own, work, or live in an older building? The odds are that your roof has a wooden pipe and other industrial supports that have been in place for an extended period. Wooden rooftop supports were the industry standard for decades and for good reason at the time.   Wooden supports were considered state-of-the-art during […]

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Roofing

What is the Lifespan of Rubber, Plastic & Wood Rooftop Pipe Supports?

So, you are looking at the best way to install and secure your pipes to your new flat roof. Should you go with a rubber support that is ecofriendly? Perhaps a plastic support will be sufficient for your situation. There is always the old ways of supporting your pipes with some 4”x4” wood block, so […]

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Roofing

The Pros and Cons of EPDM, TPO & PVC Roofing Membranes

The Pros and Cons of EPDM, TPO & PVC Roofing Membranes First off, let’s define what a single ply membrane roof is and where it is used. Single ply membrane roofs are sheets of rubber or other synthetics that can be ballasted or chemically adhered to insulation to create a layer of protection for your […]

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Roofing

Will A Rooftop Pipe Support Damage A Single-Ply Rooftop Membrane?

Common types of Single-Ply Roofing Membranes First, let’s talk about single-ply membranes and what they are. Single-ply membranes are sheets of rubber and other synthetics that can be ballasted or chemically adhered to insulation to create a layer of protection for your commercial facility. Single-ply membrane roofing materials are used on flat or low sloped […]

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Roofing

The Gasket Series, Slip Sheets or Glue Downs

The Gasket Series, Slip Sheets or Glue Downs The terminology may vary, but it’s the application that matters. This may be the best add-on that you’re not familiar with…Yet. If you ever speak to a roofing consultant, they will tell you their top fears are sharks, public speaking, and roof liability. Okay, that might not be […]

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C-Port News Roofing

The CZ Series – For All Your Seismic Needs

The CZ Series – For All Your Seismic Needs Do you need a rooftop pipe support for seismic installation?  Contrary to our other products, our CZ Series is the only C-Port designed to be penetrating rooftop support specifically for this application.   C-Port boasts a “non-penetrating” approach to rooftop pipe supports, however, we are also […]