31 Oct 2015

Yes, the roof can be accessed for periodical maintenance, but take care to ensure no sharp objects (e.g., small stones) are attached to the underside of footwear. In case of regular foot traffic, the membrane must be protected with a walkway, e.g., pavers placed on protective rubber feet.

31 Oct 2015

Firestone RubberCover EPDM is a 100% cured single-ply roofing membrane made of a synthetic rubber Ethylene-Propylene-Diene Terpolymer. Since 1980, more than 1,000,000,000 square metres of Firestone EPDM membranes have been successfully installed on commercial, industrial and residential roofs worldwide. Various roll sizes, the biggest being 15m wide and 61m long.

31 Oct 2015

Yes, perfect for green roofs. Most residential roofs have no joints, so nothing to fail. Even large commercial roofs can have little or no joints. We do recommend a root barrier with green roof installations.

31 Oct 2015

Approximate figures are as follows:
Bonding adhesive is 2 sq. metres per litre.
Water-based adhesive (two-sided application method) is 2 sq. metres per litre.
Water-based adhesive (one-sided wet mate method) is 3 sq. metres per litre.Must the membrane be cleaned before applying Firestone QuickPrime Plus?
No, except when the membrane is excessively dirty, in which case it must be cleaned with water and a clean rag.

31 Oct 2015

Bonding adhesive must always be applied to both surfaces. Water-based adhesive can be applied to either to the substrate only (wet mate method), or using the two-sided contact method, i.e., both to the underside of the membrane and the substrate, depending on various
factors like weather conditions. Please refer to the “Installation Guidelines for Modular Water
based Adhesive”.

31 Oct 2015

The membranes offer unmatched resistance to UV radiation, ozone, alkali rains and high or low temperatures. Recent studies show that the membrane has a life expectancy up to more than 50 years, even when exposed to sunlight.