RubberBond™ Ethylene Propylene Diene Monomer synthetic sheet rubber membrane is a remarkable material that:
This patented technology laminates a layer of non-woven polyester to the underside of the RubberBond™ EPDM resulting in:
No. The first synthetic rubber membranes, developed in America by Carlisle-Syntec™, were laid in the 1960's and are still protecting flat roofs some 40 years later.
Carlisle provides what no other single-ply manufacturer can -- over 40 years of experience, credibility and reliability.
All evidence, real life exposure, and laboratory tests suggest that when correctly installed, a RubberBond™ FleeceBack™ roof will last in excess of 40 years.
Over One billion square metres of EPDM have been installed worldwide from the glaring sun of the Middle East to the Arctic conditions of Alaska. Over One hundred million square meters will be installed this year.
EPDM rubber is suitable for virtually all flat and low sloping roofs.
Yes. An Independent RubberBond™ approved contractor offers a full service including, Design and specification Written quotation
It has a smooth natural slate grey finish.
Yes, it is resistant to frequent foot traffic. For heavy usage such as roof patio areas it can be overlaid with a variety of durable finishes, paving slabs, timber or plastic decking etc.
No, despite its considerable technical advantages it compares well with other quality roofing systems and because of its long life span will often work out to be much cheaper over time.
RubberBond™ EPDM is an inert material with limited environmental impact during manufacture and use of the product.
The manufactures have invested millions of dollars in manufacturing processes and branding. To protect these investments only trained and approved installers that have proved they can maintain the highest of standards are allowed to use the materials. This has until recently been predominantly in the commercial sector, but is now at last also available, through approved RubberBond™ installers to residential properties utilizing the RubberBond™ EPDM roofing system.
No matter how good a product is, quality installation is essential. RubberBond™ for your peace of mind is only available from Independent Approved Contractors who have passed a full installation training course.