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24/03/2021

Introducing Firestone RubberCover EPDM Membranes

Firestone RubberCover is a high performing EPDM membrane, designed especially for the waterproofing of residential flat roof applications.

An attractive alternative to traditional felt roofing, EPDM rubber roofing membrane is unrivalled for its longevity and performance. The Firestone RubberCover EPDM, partnered with the range of accessories available at Roofbase is ideal for extensions, dormers, porches, garages, carports, garden sheds, outbuildings, balconies, gutters, and more.

So, what makes Firestone RubberCover EPDM membrane special?

The Firestone RubberCover EPDM is a 100% cured single-ply roofing membrane made of an Ethylene Propylene Diene Monomer. Its unique features and benefits can guarantee you that your Firestone RubberCover EPDM roofing installation is watertight and extremely durable.

For decades, Firestone EPDM rubber roofing membranes have been successfully installed on hundreds of thousands of large commercial and industrial roofs as well as covering domestic project worldwide. 

Why Firestone RubberCover?

Seamless sheets in 1 piece 

Firestone RubberCover is available in large, seamless sheets up to 15.25m in width. Therefore, most residential roofs can be covered with one single sheet.

Superior durability 

Firestone RubberCover offers unmatched resistance to ozone, UV radiation and high or low temperatures. The durable rubber membrane has a life expectancy of up to 50 years. What’s more, we offer a 20-year membrane warranty for your peace of mind.

Flame-free and EASY installation

Firestone RubberCover promotes a no flame installation, as the membrane is always adhered using cold-applied adhesives. This makes the flat roofing installation process easier, safer and more cost-effective than alternatives.

What’s more: once installed, Firestone RubberCover requires no or only little maintenance, combined with its resilience and speed of application this results in a very low overall lifecycle cost.

The Membranes: 

  • 045 – 1.14mm EPDM rubber roofing membrane suitable for a wide range of flat roof projects
  • 060 – 1.52mm EPDM rubber roofing membrane suitable for heavier duty installations

Elastomeric membrane with a good combination of high elasticity and tensile strength. Resistant to temperature shocks up to 130 degrees. 

Trims:

  • Rubbatrim Edge 

Used to mechanically fix the membrane on exposed edges, the raised profile is designed to keep water on the roof.

  • Rubbatrim Gutter 

Used to mechanically fix the membrane on the gutter side and allow water to drain over.

  • Rubbatrim External Edge Corner 

Used for finishing 90° corners where two edge trims meet or edge trim meets gutter trim. 

  • Rubbatrim Internal Corner 

Used for finishing 90° internal corners where two edge trims meet.

  • Rubbatrim External Gutter Corner 

Used for finishing 90° external corners where two gutter trims meet.

Primers & Adhesives: 

  • Water-based Adhesive

A non-flammable, water-based SBR adhesive specifically developed to bond polymeric roof membrane sheeting materials to timber roof surfaces. 

  • Contact Adhesive

A solvent-based contact adhesive designed specifically for bonding Firestone RubberCover to approved insulations in addition to wood, metal, masonry and other acceptable substrates. 

  • Quickprime Plus

Used in conjunction with all Quickseam products. 

Tapes:

  • 3″ Seam Tape

Used for joining two pieces of EPDM together with an overlap joint. 

  • 5″ Cover Tape

Used for joining two pieces of EPDM together when placed side by side or sealing to lead etc.

  • 6″ Batten Cover Strip 

Used for weathering batten bars, lead or metal edge trims. 

  • 9″ Formflash 

Used for detailing around pipes, skylights, external corners and other awkward details. 

 

Firestone RubberCover EPDM – cut to length in your local branch or order by the roll.


 

We also stock a wide range of additional accessories, such as thermal insulation, fixings, clamps and much more – just contact your local branch for more details.

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