Roof-mounted utilities, such as split system condensing units, duct supports, communication equipment and service walkways can support a building envelope or compromise it. The S-5! GRIPPERFIX system, with S-5! clamps and brackets are The Right Way™ to mount to any metal roof using our lifetime “double-seal” performance – or no roof penetration at all. GRIPPERFIX is quick & simple to install, preserves warranties and lasts the as long as the roof itself.

Don’t leave it to chance: Fix it, so it never needs “fixing.” S-5! affordable mounting products ensure roof integrity preserved from corrosion, leaks, rust, or algae. Done once- the right way – It’s ripper!

Components (click on image to enlarge)

GRIPPERFIX Rail

S-5- Exposed Fix (EF)


Damper Pad (sold separately)



M8- 1.25 x 40 mm Bolt (sold separately)
M8- Hex Flange Nut (sold separately)

Pierce-Fix, (Exposed-Fix) Roof System – Use this detail with profiles such as TRIMDEK®

The rail, and pierce-fix tabs are all that are needed. The tab slides into the strut and fixes to the rib (self-piercing screws provided). GRIPPERFIX strut is compatible with TRIMDEK® and other piece-fix roofs. Pads for vibration reduction/leveling and mounting hardware are also available.

  • Self piercing fasteners result in no drilling swarf or rust
  • Exclusive EPDM factory “double-seal”
  • Free flow of rainwater under the system- no capillary entrapment
  • Load distribution over minimum of 8 bearing points (panel ribs)