1. PRODUCT DESCRIPTION
Aluminum roofing shingle tightly corrugated for ultimate strength.
Can be walked and even driven on.
1.1 Basic Use:
Designed for adverse weather conditions. Withstands hurricanes and
large hail. Use for residential and commercial. Ideally suited for installation on
geodesic dome structures and irregular shaped roofs. Shingles can be arranged in pattern
for attractive store fronts. MIN. 2 - 12 pitch. May be used for siding.
Cannot be used in areas where there is direct salt spray. Must be
installed dirctly over solid sheeting or over dens decking, over solid sheeting. Care must
be taken to avoid scratching the surface during installation. REINKE SHAKES should not be
used in areas of high abrasion or subject to mechanical damage.
1.3 Composition and Materials:
REINKE SHAKES consists of 3003 or 3105 alloy (previously 5010)
aluminum, H254 or H24 or H38 temper, .019 gauge stucco embossed to .024 and tightly
corrugated to a height of .400 inches. Corrugations ar 1/2" apart. Each shingle has 3
prepunched nail holes. Fluorocarbon finished on face and wash coat on reverse. Several
standard colors are available.
12 3/8" wide X 10" high. Exposed area is 12" wide X
Natural Aluminum, White, Batalion Grey (Light), Slate Grey (Dark),
Umber Brown, Rust Red, Roman Gold, Dark Forest Green. Also available in solid 12 oz. hard
copper. REINKE SHAKES are stucco embossed and have a semi-gloss finish, except the solid
2. TECHNICAL DATA
2.1 Per Square:
46 pounds, 150 shingles, 1 1/10 rolls of 18" - 15 lb. felt.
450 nails, 1 3/4" ring shank.
Less than composite shingles.
2.4 Radiant Heat Reflection:
2.5 Wind Resistance:
Exceeded 150 mph in Dade County Florida.
2.6 Wind Uplift Resistance:
138 lbs. per square foot.
2.7 Hail Resistance:
Exceeded 2 1/2" in Grand Island, Nebraska - 1978.
2.8 Leakage Resistance:
Passed 1.5" per hour for 5 hours with 60 mph wind on 2 1/2 -
2.9 Fire Test:
Can be installed to U.L. Class A.
2.10 U.L. Listed:
2.11 Life Expectancy:
2.13 Accessories Needed:
(3 only) Shingles. Valley. Drip edge.
Install in a manner similar to wood shakes. Each row is interlayed
with 18" - 15 lb. felt. REINKE SHAKES can be cut by scoring and bending. Shingle is
bent to form rake of roof. Shingle is bent to form ridge and hip of roof. No special
accessories required. Must be installed over solid sheeting and hand nailed in place with
1 3/4" ring shank nails. Color matched valley flashing and drip edge available. Use
50 year roof sealer where sealer is needed. Lap and offset marks are on every shingle.
Nail holes are pre-punched. Instructions on every bundle.
4. AVAILABILITY &
REINKE SHAKES are generally shipped to any job site within one week
of receiving the order in Hebron, Nebraska, U.S.A. Special orders and orders over 500
square of one color may be delayed up to 12 weeks.
Cost varies with the price of aluminum. Cost over a 50 year life of
REINKE SHAKES is considerably lower than composition shingles. For specific costs contact:
Reinke Shakes Inc., 210 S. 4th Street, Hebron, Nebraska, U.S.A. 68370 - (402) 365-7521,
Fax (402) 768-6180, or click here to see our order form.
50 Year limited, transferrable; against water leakage, 120 mph
wind, and 1 1/2" hail. Coating is warrantied by the coil supplier for 20 years.
Complete warranty available on request.
Maintenance should not be required during the life of the warranty.
Should cleaning be desired, this can be accomplished with laundry detergent and water (1/2
cup per gallon of water). A clear water rinse should follow.
7. TECHNICAL SERVICES
Technical services, detail manuals, and color samples are available
from Reinke Shakes Inc.
8. FILING SYSTEMS
Underwriters Laboratories R8491 HUD FHA.
Underwriters Laboratories #2218 Hail.