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Metal design manual released

The Metal Building Manufacturers Association has published Metal Roofing Systems Design Manual, a manual for those involved with metal roof systems. The manual features drawings and information about specifications, standards, installation and common industry practices. The manual also comes in a CD-ROM version.

New tool cuts quickly

DEWALT has released an 18-volt, 4 1/2-inch cordless cut-off and grinding tool used for cutting metal and roof drains, among other things. The tool's features include a universal flange, spindle lock, three-position handle for better control and keyless guard adjustment.