Available finishes

  • Aluminum mill (A)
  • Bronze anodized (B)
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E-Mount
Item Code: QMSE

E-Mount uses the patented QBlock Elevated Water Seal technology to provide superior waterproofing on composition/asphalt shingle roofs. Priced at a modest premium over commodity roof mounts, E-Mount makes it possible to deliver Quick Mount PV quality even on price-sensitive jobs. All stainless steel hardware included for fast, single bolt installation. 20-year Limited Product Warranty.

Features

  • Patented Elevated Water Seal
  • Stainless steel hardware (included)
  • All-aluminum 9" x 12" flashing
  • Won't void roof manufacturer's warranty
  • 20-year warranty; 50-year expected life
  • Meets or exceeds roofing industry best practices
  • 2554 lbs. average pullout (Douglas fir);
    2203 lbs. average shear
  • Available through leading distributors
  • Works with all leading racks
  • Fast, simple one bolt installation
  • No shingle cutting
  • 100% IBC compliant
  • Patent numbers 7,762,027 & 7,895,808
  • Made in USA

The 9 x 12-inch E-Mount flashing is designed to fit within a standard 5 to 5.625" course and the exposed course should be no greater than 5.75". If the exposure is greater than this, use the Classic Shake Mount as an alternative. There's no shingle cutting and no shingle distortion caused by trying to force a fit.

E-Mount Extended - with Extended Hanger Bolt
Item Code: QMSE-EHB

Same superior waterproofing protection and fast single bolt installation, with an additional 1/2" extension on the hanger bolt above the block, allowing for up to 7/8" vertical adjustment for bottom-mounted rails. Download instructions here.


WARNING: Quick Mount PV products are NOT designed for and should NOT be used to anchor fall protection equipment.

Product Resources

Installing the E-Mount

The QBlock Elevated Water Seal


Installation Guide (PDF 1.1MK)
CAD drawing
DWG (1M) • PDF (68K)
Engineering report (PDF 1.6M)
Prepping for PV: Installing and Flashing
PV Roof Mounts

 article by Johan Alfsen, Director of Training
 Home Power, Aug/Sep 2011 (PDF 1.6M)

Product Specifications

Each mount kit (12 per box) includes:

  • Cast aluminum mounting block (2-1/4" L x 1-1/4" W x 1-1/4" H) bonded with .04" thick, 9" x 12" aluminum flashing
  • Hanger bolt, 5/16" x 6" (1-1/4" machine, 1-3/4" shank, 3" lag)
  • Stainless steel and EPDM rubber sealing washer, 3/4" x 5/16"
  • Two 5/16" hex nuts
  • EPDM sealing washer with 60 Durometer hardness
  • Stainless steel flat washer, 1" x 5/16"

Flashing size 9" x 12"
Pullout/shear 2554 lbs. average pullout (Douglas fir); 2203 lbs. average shear
Tools needed for installation
  • Tape measure
  • Roofer's bar/shingle ripper
  • Chalk line
  • Stud finder
  • Caulking gun
  • Sealant compatible with roofing materials
  • Drill with 7/32" long-style bit
  • Drill or impact gun with 1/2" deep socket
Applicable roof types Standard and high-definition composition/asphalt and wood shingle roofs with 5" to 5-5/8" courses
Available finish
  • Aluminum mill
  • Bronze Anodized
Compatible racks
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