Liquid Systems Flat Roofing - Frequently Asked Questions
Below we have provided a listing of the most frequently asked questions arising in regard to Liquid System roofing.
These have been refined from real user queries and we trust that their queries will help you with any such concerns you may have
If you cannot find what you are seeking please do not hesitate to contact us.
How do I prepare the roof surface before applying ElastaThane?
You must ensure that all surfaces are clean (properly clean) dry and free from any debris or dirt.
How thick is the ElastaThane coating?
Applied in one coat the same day as primed the ElastaThane coating is of course dependent upon the application and applicator. However the coating is designed to be about 1.2mm thick.
Does it need to be dry when ElastaThane is applied?
The simple answer is yes.
Straight out of the tin sounds good, but is this the best solution for me?
Which is the best solution for a rubber roof? RKD provide 5 EPDM roofing solutions. To help our clients choose the best solution please -
I see you provide Elastatex what is this?
Elastatex is a reinforcement scrim. This is used where there may be weak areas and strengthening joints, flashings, cracks etc.
ElastaThane Detailer ?
Often used in areas where Elastatex is difficult to apply.
How do I ensure a 1.2mm coating?
Simple - wherever possible mark your roof out in a grid.
Is there anywhere I shouldn't use ElastaThane?
Whilst very practical ElastaThane is not a miracle solution. If your roof substrate is unsound you need to tackle this properly.
When is it safe to walk on the roof?
You will need to leave the roof until it is fully Polymerised.
Is ElastaThane compliant with Regulations?
Does temperature affect application of ElastaThane?
Yes. If it's too cold - ie below 5 Degrees C - don't even start.