Firestone Building Products has made available its Firestone
RubberGard Platinum® roof system, which features a 30-year
warranty. The roof system consists of Firestone HailGard®
composite insulation, Firestone IsoGard® underlayment and a
90-mil-thick EPDM membrane. The system is seamed with the Firestone
QuickSeam® Tape System. The membrane is said to withstand 19
pounds of force, natural weathering and occasional foot traffic.
The warranty protects against incidental punctures, 100-mph winds
and hail up to 2 inches in diameter.
In addition, the company has released its Firestone QuickRoller
that workers can use to install 3-, 6- and 7-inch Firestone
QuickSeam® splices while standing. The 23-pound product is said
to require less user pressure while rolling seams and features a
42-inch steel handle that is attached to a rubber-sleeved steel
roller. QuickRoller reportedly does not require battens, seam
plates or other products.
The company also made available its 3- and 4-inch drain inserts
that feature an aluminum drain assembly and red strainer. The
inserts use an EPDM sealing device to reportedly form a watertight
seal as water pressure increases. The products can be used with the
company's EPDM, thermoplastic and...
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