X-Gard™ 1.0

Unprecedented Holding Strength for Reducing the Risk of Rooftop Avalanches. X-Gard Is the Strongest One-Pipe, Metal Roof Snow Guard System on the Market.

X-Gard 1.0 Brochure

X-Gard 1.0 is designed for maximum load/span conditions, making it a great solution for both light and heavy-duty snow-load applications. (On light-duty applications, fewer anchorage points are required).

X-Gard 1.0 utilizes the ultra-strong NEX® crossmember making it  the most heavy-duty, one-pipe system currently available in the marketplace.

Need a Taller Pipe Snow Retention System? See X-Gard 2.0

Benefits:

  • Perfect for insulated metal panel (IMP) roofs with seam spacing of 36” - 48”
  • Low-cost, job-specific P.E. wet stamp available
  • Engineer a system for any site-specific roof with the online S-5! Snow Guard Calculator
  • Be sure to check out the many other benefits on the snow guard overview page
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Pricing Starts at about $5.30 per linear foot of assembly

*Pricing above is in USD. Prices vary based on region and other factors. Pricing improves with order quantity. Broken boxes may be subject to handling charges. Call your Authorized S-5! Distributor for current pricing.

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X-Gard 1.0 Features:

  • NEX® pipe crossmember spans up to 4’ between attachment points
  • Proprietary octagonal crossmember prevents rotation and is much stronger than conventional round pipe
  • Compatible with standard S-5! clamps
  • Ideal for standing seam roofs 
  • 2 sizes of X-Clips to fit all seam heights, extending all the way to the roof panel surface
  • Can be painted, powder-coated or anodized by your distributor
  • 8’ pipe length for easy shipping and handling
  • Comes with easy-to-use, engineered splice kit
  • Be sure to check out the many features on the snow guard overview page

X-Gard 1.0 Works for the Following Roof Type

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Standing Seam Roof

X-Gard™ 1.0 Components

1-Pipe System Using NEX® Pipe

Unique, octagonal high-tensile aluminum crossmember spans up to 48".

Installs in 8' lengths.  

X-Gard 1.0 Bracket

Octogonal-shaped bracket secures attachment of pipe to clamp. 

X-Gard Endcap

Black vinyl endcap keeps rain, dirt or debris out of the pipes.

X-Clip II™ (Optional)

Retards snow sliding under crossmember. Integrated rubber “foot” prevents abrasion of panel finish.

Fits seam heights - 1″ (25 mm) up to 1-3/4″ (44.5 mm). Fits up to 2″ (51 mm) vertical seams, but not 2″ (51 mm) horizontal seams.

X-Clip III™ (Optional)

Retards snow sliding under crossmember. Integrated rubber “foot” prevents abrasion of panel finish.

X-Clip III is designed for seam heights of 2" (51 mm) up to 3" (76 mm). Should not be used on 3” horizontal seams.

Splice

Joins adjacent Nex® crossmembers to maintain structural continuity. Splice automatically provides for thermal linear expansion and contraction of the X-Gard assembly.

Splice comes with NEX® Pipe.

Compatible S-5! Clamp

See individual pages to select the best attachment solution for your metal roof profile. View clamp overview page.

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