Water-based adhesives, similar to all roofing products, are
subject to certain limitations. In the case of water-based
adhesives, the limitation is minimum application temperatures. The
article fails to mention the significant benefits of these
products. Beyond the obvious advantages of their low volatile
organic compound content (less odor, reduced risk of ignition on
the roof), they are easier, much faster to install and much less
sensitive to application errors than their solvent-based
Our water-based membrane adhesive was introduced in 1979. Since
that time, it has been used successfully on hundreds of millions of
square feet of PVC roof system installations throughout the U.S.
and world. Many of our oldest installations, which have been in
place for decades, still are in service and were installed using
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