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PowerGrip Universal 7

PowerGrip Universal 7 (PGU-7) is a smaller version of our PGU-11 roof anchor.  PGU-7s provide a secure, watertight connection directly to the roof deck and are designed to reduce or eliminate ballast, so there’s less weight on the roof and less material handling.

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Features & Benefits

Features & Benefits

  • PowerGrip Universal 7 is compatible with every type of commercial roofing, and can be used on mechanically attached, fully adhered and ballasted roof systems.
  • Helps protect roof covers from damage due to ballasted rack movement.
  • Each PowerGrip Universal 7 can accommodate up to 2,200 lbs. (9.8 kN) of downward load.
Product Use

Product Use

The PowerGrip Universal 7 is a roof mount system for securing solar racking systems onto commercial roofs. As such, PGU-7s can eliminate some or all of the ballast that would otherwise be used. Always check with the roof system manufacturer for installation criteria and written acceptance of the intended application prior to installation. Failure to do so could void the roof warranty. For structural applications, always consult a structural engineer for installation criteria prior to application.

PGU-7s are installed with four fasteners. Based on the specific deck type and roofing application, OMG Roofing Products offers several fastener options: OMG XHD® Roofing Fastener (#15), OMG RetroDriller Fastener and OMG HD Roofing Fastener (#14).

In addition to solar racking systems, PowerGrip Universal products can also be used for many other roof-mounted applications, including pipe supports and hangers, step crossovers, electrical conduit, raceways, satellite dishes, small antennas and HVAC applications, among others.

Performance Data

Performance Data

Test Test Method Results
Static Tensile Load TAS 117 (A) 2051 lbf. (9.1 kN)
Static Shear Load ASTM E488 1581 lbf. (7.0 kN)
Compressive Load ASTM D1621-10 2214 lbf. (9.8 kN)
Packaging Information

Packaging Information

Cat. No. Description Quantity Weight
PGRPU7-STD12 PowerGrip Universal 7 (12 Pack) Box of 12 16.52 lbs (7.5 kg)
PGRPU7-STD2 PowerGrip Universal 7 (2 Pack) Box of 2 2.94 lbs (1.3 kg)
PGU-7s are sold in packages of two (2) and in packages of 12.