EPDM Roofing Membrane
Ethyline Propolyne Diene Terpolymer (EPDM) is a durable synthetic rubber roofing membrane that is industry preferred in commercial roofing. It can survive harsh Canadian weather and used mostly in low slope buildings. Seams are sealed with liquid adhesive or specifically formulated tape so its installer friendly. EPDM is available in four different membranes AFR (fire retardant), FRM (protected with tough polyester fabric), Flexwhite (white film over EPDM) and EPDM (rubber membrane). At Platinum Roofing we offer up to 30 years warrant in EPDM roofing.
Fully adhered – application glued to underside of membrane adhering to existing sub straight. This application is less cost effect than mechanically fastened. Fully adhered system have superior wind up lift properties and is resist hail damage.
Ballasted – loose lay EPDM membrane ballasted with gravel, pavers is the most cost effective in the commercial roofing market place. This application is typically used for large warehouses and commercial retail units.
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