Whether you are a customer, architect, distributor or contractor S-5!® has all the resources you need for a successful snow retention, solar or utility installation!

Snow Retention Calculator

S-5!’s Snow Retention Calculator ensures that you identify the correct materials for your project. It also allows you to save your projects online for later use. Snow Retention Calculator

Load Test Results

S-5! holding strength is unmatched in the industry! Our clamps have been tested for load-to-failure results on most major brands and profiles of standing seam roofing. S-5! independent lab test data can be used for load-critical designs and applications. Load Test Results

Clamp to Seam Tool

Not sure which clamp to use for your project? Check out our exclusive Clamp to Seam Matching Tool—a handy and quick guide to determine the attachment method that’s right for you.
Find the Clamp that Fits Your Roof Profile

Continuing Education

S-5! offers online, classroom and live presentation continuing education courses accredited by the American Institute of Architects (AIA) and qualify attendees for CE credit. Learn more


Our extensive library of downloadable documents covers everything from product descriptions and installation, architectural specifications and submittal sheets, LEED documents, MSDS and more! Downloads

Installation Instructions

To encourage safe and successful installations, S-5! supplies comprehensive installation guides for all of its clamps and brackets, snow retention, solar and utility applications. Installation Instructions

Case Studies


Thanks to our distributors and customers, S-5! is the number one innovative leader in roofing attachment solutions. Our unique family of clamps has been installed on over 1.9 million roofs worldwide, providing unparalleled durability and efficiency in attaching ancillary items.

Why does S-5! have the best reputation for metal roof attachment solutions in the industry? See what out customers are saying!

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2013 PV Racking Report

S-5! is a leading industry proponent of effective deployment of rooftop PV on metal roofs. A report by the Center for Environmental Innovation in Roofing addresses the critical interaction between the solar racking system and roof system. Read the Report

The Truth About Setscrews

The average ultimate failure load of our 2-screw clamp is in the range of 1,600-2,400 pounds—three times that of our competitor’s clamp! And unlike cup-tipped setscrews, our round-point setscrews will not damage the roof nor void the roof manufacturer’s warranty. Learn more