WHAT DOES EPDM STAND FOR IN ROOFING?
EPDM IS A RUBBER ROOFING MEMBRANE THAT IS EXTREMELY DURABLE AND LONG-LASTING.
EPDM stands for ethylene propylene diene terpolymer, with the primary two ingredients being ethylene and propylene.
The EPDM rubber membrane is a synthetic rubber that is used in a number of applications because of the advantages it offers.
As the EPDM rubber is made from synthetic rubber, the rubber membrane boasts a number of benefits that makes it an incredibly popular material for flat roofs. These include:
- Lightweight properties.
- Environmentally friendly.
- 100% Recyclable
- Temperature resistant.
- 50-year life expectancy.
Because of how inexpensive it costs to produce a rubber membrane, EPDM flat roofs are becoming increasingly common for homeowners to install across the UK.
Without needing any specialist tools, an EPDM rubber roof can be installed quickly, even if you don’t have any experience with installing a roof. How to install a flat roof?
There are also a number of rubber membrane types that are sold by Rubber Roofing Direct.
With a life expectancy of 50 years and the most reliable, durable EPDM membrane systems available in the UK, the Flexi Proof EPDM is a popular option for flat roofs.
Check out our Rubber Roof FAQ section for the most common questions answered by us. If you have any questions about our rubber roofing products, get in touch with Rubber Roofing Direct on 01306776626 or feel free to contact us here.