EPDM Rubber Roofing - system comparison details

Roofing Kits Direct supply an excellent range of EPDM, Rubber Roofing Kits, tools and materials. 

We are often asked, which system is best for me? To assist our customers in their choice please find below a comparison outline of our systems indicating the relevant usage details to help you make the best decision for your project.

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System

ClassicBond logo
Resitrix logo - reinforced rubber membrane
Duoply logo - fleece reinforced membrane
ShedCover logo - one piece shed rubber roof membrane
Classic Liquid logo - liquid roofing system

Description

One piece EPDM membrane

Self adhesive reinforced membrane

Fleece Reinforced membrane

One piece EPDM membrane

Polyurethane Liquid/flex system

Application

Most popular -

 

One piece and easy to fit

 

Great for small to medium flat roofs and shallow pitched roofs

Fully reinforced and bitumen compatible

 

Ideal for overlaying old roofs and larger commercial flat roofs and gutter linings

Heat welded with heat gun

Fleece backing gives improved resistance to sharps

Ideal for overlaying existing roof coverings

Only available in full 18.6 sq. m rolls

Perfect for outbuildings and sheds

All that is required is membrane, adhesive and trims

The most cost effective system

Designed for overlay

 

Ideal for complicated roofs inc inclines and vertical

Rapid Cure

Straight out of the tin

General Use

Overlay all types

  • Asphalt & bitumen roofs

  • EPDM membranes

  • GRP roofing systems

  • OSB3 T&G structural roof decks

  • Metal and fibre roof decks

  • Gypsum & cement Boards

  • Concrete Roofs

Life Expectancy

New Product

Foot Traffic

Light or Maintenance

Medium or emergency walkway exits

Light or Maintenance

Light or Maintenance

Light & Walkway

Thickness

1.20mm & 1.50mm

2.50mm

2.54mm (inc fleece)

1.20mm

Variable to guarantee

10 year - 1.5Kg/sqm (15Kg = 10sqm) 
15 year - 2.1Kg/sqm (15Kg = 7.2sqm)
20 year - 2.5Kg/sqm (15Kg = 6.0sqm)
20 year Balcony / Walkway - 2.5Kg/sqm + 300g/sqm in conjunction with Quartz Aggregate. (15Kg = 5.5sqm)

Material Size

Up to 15m x 30.5m

Sheets cab be joined

Rolls of 

333mm width

500mm width

666mm width

plus 10m rolls x 1m width

Full rolls only

1.52m width x 12.2m long

Up to 9m x 30.5m

Sheets can be joined

15kg tins - 10sq. m coverage

Joins

3' splice tape

6' cover tape

heat welded with heat gun

Pre applied 3' seam team

peel back protective cover and fix

3' splice tape

6' cover tape

not applicable

Primers and Adhesives

Water based deck adhesive, contact adhesive, Rubber primer

Primers and Adhesives

Water based deck adhesive, contact adhesive, Rubber primer

Water based deck adhesive, contact adhesive, Rubber primer

ClassicLiquid primer

Classic Liquid incline

SA tape

Reinforcing fabric

Special tools Required

None required

Hot air gun and seam roller

Seam Roller

None required

Mastic Gun for seals/incline etc

Installation on to -

Best installed on OSB3 timber deck.

can also be installed onto timber faced and tissue faced insulation

Installation on to - timber and concrete

Also ideal for overlays onto most existing roof substrates inc felt

Installation on to - ply and/or OSB3 timber deck

Also overlays to existing felt and bitumen surfaces

Remove old felt first and pay attention to clean off any bitumen residues

Most roofing surfaces

  • Asphalt & bitumen roofs

  • EPDM membranes

  • GRP roofing systems

  • OSB3 T&G structural roof decks

  • Metal and fibre roof decks

  • Gypsum & cement Boards

  • Concrete Roofs

Certification

Fire Rating

1.2mm EXT.F.AB on ply

1.5mm EXT.F.AA on ply

EN13501 Roof B

BS476-3:2004 up to EXT.F.AC or EXT.F.AA when ballasted

EN13501 Roof B

1.2mm EXT.F.AB on ply

1.5mm EXT.F.AA on ply

EN13501 Roof B

Not applicable

Average Cost taken for a 2Om2 example

Guide only at this time -  subject to change

£330 or £7.49 per sq. m

£425 or £18.50 per sq. m

£570 or £19.32 per sq. m

£215 or £7.39 per sq. m

Roof type dependent

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