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IronRidge is known for our innovative products that make installations easier and solar stronger. The list of patents below may not be all-inclusive and additional patents may be pending. Please feel free to contact us at, if you have questions.

Bonded Splices

Multiple sections of XR Rails can easily be spliced and bonded together with our bonded splices. The internal splice bars do not interfere with clamping or mounting locations, and offer a seamless appearance. XR Rail Splices are made with extruded 6000 series aluminum. 12-14 x 5/8” self-drilling screws are included.
U.S. Patent No. 8,695,290

T-Bolt Bonding Attachment Hardware

T-bolt bonding hardware is used to attach and bond the rail to the FlashFoot2, Slotted L-Foot, or a third-party roof attachment. The step nut allows installers to use the same socket as the rest of the system.
U.S. Patent No. 9,819,303

Slotted L-foot

Our Slotted L-feet are engineered for most roof mounting applications. Vertical slots allow for easily dropping in rails with pre-attached hardware and provide adjustability to account for roof irregularities. Our L-feet are manufactured using 6000 series aluminum and are available in black anodized finish.
U.S. Patent No. 9,819,303 (patent applies when customer uses 3/8” T-bolt bonding hardware)


FlashFoot2 features a seal that is both elevated and fully encapsulated, protecting against water intrusion. The flashing has a 9” x 12” profile, which minimizes interference with roofing nails. Twisting on the Cap makes FlashFoot2 ready to mount XR Rails. Comes with flashing, lag bolt, and Cap.
U.S. Patent No. 9,819,303 (patent applies when customer uses 3/8” T-bolt bonding hardware) & U.S. Patent No. 10,359,069

Grounding Lug

A single Grounding Lug connects an entire row of PV modules to the grounding conductor.
U.S. Patent No. 9,865,938

UFO (Universal Fastening Object)

UFO (Universal Fastening Object) is a single-size, single-piece fastener, built to quickly and securely bond any solar modules to XR Rails. It comes fully-lubricated and fully-assembled.
U.S. Patent No. 9,689,411, U.S. Patent No. 10,186,791, & AU Patent No. 2016294152

Stopper Sleeves

Stopper Sleeve snaps onto the IronRidge UFO to transform it into an end clamp. It comes in mill and black finishes and is sized to match a range of module frames.
U.S. Patent Pending

Conduit Mount

Conduit Mount elevates and securely fastens conduit to the roof deck with the proven waterproofing features of FlashFoot2. Aligning with any direction, Conduit Mount supports ¾” or 1” EMT conduit and other equipment such as a junction box for a sleek, versatile solution.
U.S. Patent No. 10,337,764