How Best Roofing Shingles are Made? Atlas Edition @Roofing Insights

How Best Roofing Shingles are Made? Atlas Edition
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Not all roofing shingles are the same.

In this video, Dmitry goes to Atlas’ Factory to take a tour and see the process of how the shingles are made, the extensive testing that is done to ensure quality, and meet the team behind the Atlas logo.

00:00 – Intro
00:35 – Start of the facility and warehouse walkthrough
01:40 – Rock of Atlas Shingles and how it is colored and made
04:00 – Shingle comparison
07:50 – A deeper look into the rock of Atlas
10:46 – Shingle comparison on symmetry
12:18 – Granule loss testing
15:17 – Granule data
16:20 – Strength test
18:01 – Heat testing
18:14 – Grade testing
19:18 – Penetration testing
21:42 – Coating testing
26:14 – Caliber testing
27:28 – Wind resistance testing
28:26 – Shipping wrapping
28:41 – Do you do a lot of factory tours?
29:01 – Glass matte application
29:29 – Granule application
29:59 – Employee background
30:25 – Granule pressing
31:11 – Shingle cooling
31:22 – Shingle drying
31:36 – Application tank
32:04 – Factory capability for shingle type
32:53 – Cutting shingles
33:53 – Quality Control station
35:11 – Packing shingles
35:26 – Factory capability for production amount
36:02 – Copper percent testing
38:43 – Filler testing

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