Firestone epdm technical manual. RubberGard EPDM Installation Guidelines 2019-02-14

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Technical Info

firestone epdm technical manual

Check the Splice Tape Alignment: When the QuickSeam Splice Tape has been installed for the entire splice length allow the top sheet to rest on top of the tape's paper backing. Expanded polystyrene Insulation Attachment Firestone fasteners See Firestone Technical Bulletin for attachment and plates fastener placement. Insulation Glass fibreboard Consult Firestone for specific restrictions. Once the membrane is in place, mark the bottom sheet 12. The contractor may consult the 2- and 3-dimensional illustrations by clicking the link below or go to the. On the job site, the large panels reduce the amount of seaming which needs to be done.

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EPDM Roofing System

firestone epdm technical manual

To see a list of the manufacturer's products accepted for use in the RoofStar Guarantee Program, click on the link above. Batten strip vertically anchored are not acceptable for ballasted systems. It is used to flash round penetrations, scuppers, inside and outside corners, or other roof top discontinuities on which RubberGard membrane cannot be used because of the irregularity in shape. Roll the Splice: Roll the splice using a 37. This Firestone PondGard Technical Pocket Guide has been designed to provide the installer with basic information for quick reference during the installation of a Firestone PondGard system in small size decorative and landscape ponds. An alternative is to use Firestone ballast protection of ballast mat and crushed rock same sizes. Broom the entire length of the splice as the release paper is being removed.

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firestone epdm technical manual

New substrates require no intermediate attachment unless higher that 5 feet. Large panels are fabricated prior to the vulcanization process to create factory seams, which are stronger than the surrounding material. Pre-approved alternatives Fibreglass on existing roofs must be removed. When more complete product or detail information is required, we recommend consulting the Firestone Geomembrane Installation Guidelines for Water Reservoirs. Extruded polystyrene Expanded polystyrene Polyisocyanurate Fibreboard Perlitic Pre-approved alternatives Insulation Attachment None required Ballast holds entire system in place.

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Firestone EPDM Membrane Installation Guidelines

firestone epdm technical manual

. It may also help contractors and designers to inspect the completed installation. Insulation Polyurethane Consult Firestone for specific restrictions. Vapour Retarder Various, as accepted by manufacturer Need, type, and placement must be determined by design authority. QuickSeam FormFlash Neoprene around units, which may leak oils, or around exhaust fans that deposit grease on the roof. Detail drawings Each installation phase is illustrated in the above manual with one or more 3-dimensional drawings. Notice to the Reader: The instructions provided below are reprinted from the manufacturer's own materials which were submitted to the RoofStar Guarantee Program for inclusion in this Manual.

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Technical Info

firestone epdm technical manual

Apply QuickPrime Plus to Splice Area: Remove excess amounts of dusting agent on the sheet and at factory splices using a stiff push broom. Stir QuickPrime Plus thoroughly before and during use. For the must current information about products and details, please visit the Firestone website at. Apply the QuickSeam Splice Tape: Position the QuickSeam Splice Tape with paper intact on the bottom sheet, aligning the edge of the release paper with the markings. Tack the sheet back with QuickPrime Plus at 1. Additional scrubbing is required at areas that may have become contaminated or have excess amounts of dusting agent, and at all factory splices.

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RubberGard EPDM Installation Guidelines

firestone epdm technical manual

Bonding adhesive is not required. Where the deck system will not provide a minimum of 136 kg 300 lbs of pullout resistance, refer to the Firestone Design Guide for alternative fastener spacing. Allow the top sheet to fall freely onto the exposed QuickSeam Splice Tape. All RubberGard membranes are black in colour. Technical personnel are also available by phone to answer questions that arise throughout the job. Wood Concrete Vapour Retarder Various, as accepted by manufacturer Need, type, and placement must be determined by design authority.

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PondGard (EPDM )Technical Guide and Manual

firestone epdm technical manual

Standard membrane can be used for low slope exposed systems and under ballast to obtain fire ratings. Trim the top sheet as necessary to assure that 3 mm - 12. Membrane Thickness Application Weight Size RubberGard 1. Apply QuickPrime Plus to both surfaces at the same time to allow the same flash off time. Acceptable decks by system do vary, as noted in each application description. Wood Concrete Vapour Retarder Various, as accepted by manufacturer Need, type, and placement must be determined by design authority. Firestone offers three thicknesses of membrane in two levels of flame resistance.

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Firestone EPDM Membrane Installation Guidelines

firestone epdm technical manual

Firestone's installation standards are specified in acomprehensive installation guide including detail drawings. For large size decorative and landscape ponds, we recommend consulting the Firestone Geomembrane Installation Guidelines for Water Reservoirs. Also available in coil 67m 220' long. The reader is urged to check these against current publications issued by the manufacturer, to ensure accuracy. The preparation of a detailed specification is the responsibility of the design authority. These systems are used on facilities which have an unusual roof configuration such as domes or barrels, or where the structure cannot carry the load of a ballasted system. Where the deck system will not provide a minimum of 180 kg 400 lbs of pullout resistance refer to the Firestone Design Guide for guidelines.

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firestone epdm technical manual

Remove Paper Backing: Peel the paper backing off the QuickSeam Splice Tape by pulling against the weight of the bottom sheet at approximately a 45 degree angle to the tape and parallel with the roof surface. Sweet's and Hutton's both provide basic specifications for systems, along with several common details for quick reference. Pour QuickPrime Plus in a separate pail to avoid contamination when dipping the QuickScrubber, keeping the QuickScrubber flat. Apply the QuickPrime Plus using long back and forth type strokes with pressure along the length of the splicing area until surfaces become a dark grey in colour. Insulation Polyisocyanurate Fibreboard Fibreglass is not an acceptable component for mechanically attached systems. Use QuickSeam FormFlash Neoprene around units, which may leak oils, or around exhaust fans that deposit grease on the roof. Store solvent-based adhesives and sealants in accordance with local requirements for storage of flammable materials.

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