X-Gard 2.0 Bracket
X-Gard™ 2.0 Bracket
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X-Gard™ 2.0 Bracket

SKU: XG2P2534150

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  • Designed for metal roofs, the X-Gard™ 2.0 Bracket is ideal for both new constructions and existing roofs, featuring a non-penetrating design perfect for standing seam roofs.
  • Made from high tensile, aircraft-quality aluminum with non-ferrous stainless steel hardware, it ensures durability and is recommended for professional installation.
  • Compatible with the unique NEX® 2.0 pipe for enhanced strength, it's suitable for heavy snowfall areas and solar PV roofs, offering secure attachment without damaging the roof.

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X Gard Components

Nex Pipe W/Splice

Unique, octagonal high-tensile aluminum crossmember spans up to 48"

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X-Gard™ End Caps

The X-Gard endcap fits snugly over the end of the X-Gard pipe to keep vermin, rain and debris out of the system.

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Introducing the X-Gard™ 2.0 Bracket, a groundbreaking innovation in snow retention technology. Engineered for roofs that accumulate heavy snowfall, this state-of-the-art bracket is your ultimate line of defense against the dangers of snow avalanches from roofs.

Robust Construction for Unmatched Durability The X-Gard™ 2.0 Bracket is crafted from precision-machined, high tensile, aircraft-quality aluminum, ensuring exceptional strength and longevity. This is not your average cast or plastic bracket – it's built to withstand the most challenging weather conditions. All associated hardware is made from non-ferrous stainless steel, guaranteeing lasting performance without succumbing to rust or corrosion.

Innovative Double-Clamp Design for Superior Holding Strength When paired with S-5!'s standard clamps, the X-Gard™ 2.0 Bracket's innovative double-clamp design offers unparalleled holding strength. This unique configuration, employing two clamps per bracket, ensures your roof is protected against the heaviest of snow loads.

Unique NEX® 2.0 Pipe Compatibility for Enhanced Performance Designed to work seamlessly with the proprietary 8-sided NEX® 2" pipe, the X-Gard™ 2.0 Bracket delivers superior beam strength compared to other crossmembers. This high-tensile aluminum pipe, with its unique shape, forms an integral part of the snow retention system, providing reliability and efficiency in snow management.

Versatile Installation Options Whether you're retrofitting an existing roof or incorporating it into new construction, the X-Gard™ 2.0 Bracket offers versatile installation options. It’s designed to be non-penetrating, making it a perfect fit for standing seam roofs. This feature ensures your roof remains intact, free from damage typically caused by traditional mounting methods.

Ideal for Heavy-Duty and Solar PV Roof Applications This bracket is not just for snow retention; it's also an ideal solution for solar PV roofs, especially when extra height is needed. The X-Gard™ 2.0 system can support a two-pipe configuration, making it robust enough for heavy-duty applications and adaptable for multi-purpose roof setups.

Secure Attachment Without Damage X-Gard™ employs patented round-point setscrews for mechanical attachment, ensuring a secure grip on the seam. This method of attachment is meticulously designed to hold the system in place without penetrating the roof or damaging its protective finishes.

Year-Round Installation Ease You don’t have to wait for a specific season to install the X-Gard™ 2.0 Bracket. Its design allows for installation at any time of the year, on almost any metal roof profile, making it a convenient and flexible solution for your roofing needs.


From The Manufacturer

Roofs that collect large amounts of snow require Herculean performance. X-Gard 2.0 provides that heavy-duty, engineered assurance your project may need.

This two-pipe, snow guard system is easily retrofitted to existing roofs or can be incorporated in new construction design.

X-Gard offers you a non-penetrating standing seam, snow guard system designed for heavy-duty, multi-pipe applications. It is also an ideal solution for use on solar PV roofs when extra height is required.

X-Gard’s proprietary 8-sided NEX® 2” pipe provides superior beam strength compared to other crossmembers. Its unique pipe shape is formed from high-tensile aluminum. 


  • The strongest snow retention system on the market
  • Perfect for insulated metal panel (IMP) roofs with seam spacing of 36” - 48”
  • Roof warranties left intact with this zero-penetration system for standing seam roofs 
  • Low-cost, job-specific P.E. wet stamp available
  • Engineer a system with B.O.M. for any site-specific roof with the online S-5! Snow Guard Calculator


Key Features:

  • NEX® pipe crossmember spans up to 4’
  • Proprietary octagonal crossmember prevents rotation and is much stronger than a conventional round pipe
  • Finished system height above panel is 7” - 9” depending on seam dimension 
  • Double-clamp design for each bracket
  • Compatible with standard S-5! clamps
  • Can be painted, powder-coated or anodized
  • 8’ nominal pipe length for easy shipping and handling
  • Comes with an easy-to-use, engineered splice kit
  • X-Clip retards snow migration beneath the system, extending all the way to the roof surface using a EPDM rubber foot for protection


S5 Lifetime Warranty

S-5! offers two main warranties: a Lifetime Product Defect Warranty, covering defects in materials and workmanship, and a System Performance Warranty for the ColorGard® Snow Retention system, which is unique in the snow guard market and has a term of 30 years or the life of the roof, whichever comes first. The Product Defect Warranty has been extended to a lifetime term based on their long history of minimal claims and their products designed to outlast the roofs they are mounted on. For more detailed information, please visit the S-5! Warranty page.

Pros & Cons

  • Constructed from high tensile, aircraft-quality aluminum for exceptional strength and durability
  • Innovative double-clamp design provides unparalleled holding strength
  • Compatible with the unique 8-sided NEX® 2" pipe for superior beam strength
  • Versatile installation options, suitable for both new constructions and retrofitting existing roofs
  • Non-penetrating design ideal for standing seam roofs, ensuring no damage to roof
  • Can be used in heavy-duty applications and on solar PV roofs needing extra height
  • Secure attachment with patented round-point setscrews, preserving the roof's protective finishes
  • Year-round installation capability, adaptable to almost any metal roof profile
  • May be more expensive upfront compared to traditional snow guard systems
  • Requires professional installation for optimal performance and safety
  • Specifically designed for metal roofs, limiting its application on other roof types

Frequently Asked Questions

What types of roofs is the X-Gard™ 2.0 Bracket compatible with?

The X-Gard™ 2.0 Bracket is specifically designed for metal roofs. Its non-penetrating design makes it ideal for standing seam roofs.

Can the X-Gard™ 2.0 Bracket be installed on existing roofs, or is it only for new constructions?

This bracket system is versatile and can be easily retrofitted to existing roofs as well as incorporated into new construction designs.

Is professional installation required for the X-Gard™ 2.0 Bracket?

While it is possible for individuals with roofing experience to install, professional installation is recommended to ensure optimal performance and safety.

What materials are used in the construction of the X-Gard™ 2.0 Bracket?

The X-Gard™ 2.0 Bracket is made from precision-machined, high tensile, aircraft-quality aluminum, with all related hardware being non-ferrous stainless steel.

How does the X-Gard™ 2.0 Bracket system secure to the roof?

The system uses patented round-point setscrews for a secure grip on the seam, ensuring stability without penetrating or damaging the roof's protective finishes.

Is the X-Gard™ 2.0 Bracket suitable for areas with heavy snowfall?

Absolutely. The X-Gard™ 2.0 is designed for heavy-duty applications, making it ideal for regions that experience significant snowfall.

Can the X-Gard™ 2.0 Bracket be used on solar PV roofs?

Yes, it is an ideal solution for solar PV roofs, especially when extra height is required for the mounting system.

What makes the NEX® 2.0 pipe used with X-Gard™ 2.0 unique?

The NEX® 2.0 pipe, compatible with the X-Gard™ 2.0 Bracket, is an 8-sided high-tensile aluminum pipe, offering superior beam strength compared to standard crossmembers.

Application Used for heavy-duty, multi-pipe applications
brand S5
Compatibility Compatible with standard S-5! clamps

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