Is TPO fully adhered?

Is TPO fully adhered?

Sure- Weld TPO membrane sheets are fully adhered to the insulation or substrate with Carlisle’s Sure-Weld TPO Bonding Adhesive. Adjoining sheets are hot-air welded.

What is Carlisle TPO?

Carlisle’s Sure-Weld TPO reinforced membrane is a premium, heat-weldable, single-ply thermoplastic polyolefin sheet designed for new roof construction and re-roofing applications.

Are TPO roofs glued down?

A TPO roof can be installed fully-adhered, mechanically-attached or ballasted. When the TPO roof is fully adhered it means that the membrane was glued to the substrate using a special strong adhesive that creates a chemical bond with the TPO.

What means fully adhered?

1 : to hold fast or stick by or as if by gluing, suction, grasping, or fusing The stamp failed to adhere to the envelope. 2 : to give support or maintain loyalty adhere to traditional values. 3 : to bind oneself to observance adhere to the rules.

What is fully adhered roof?

Aesthetics and Sheet Flutter: Fully adhered systems provide a “tight-looking” roof because the membrane is fully bonded to the substrate beneath it. In mechanically attached systems, the membrane is only fastened in seam areas, allowing the rest of the sheet to flutter in the wind.

Is Carlisle TPO good?

Carlisle’s Sure-Weld TPO membranes have the industry-leading OctaGuard XT weathering package for enhanced long-term weathering. With high reflectivity and strong heat-welded seams, TPO is a great choice many different types of buildings.

What is a fully adhered roof?

How is TPO attached?

The TPO membrane can be attached to the cover board with a bonding adhesive or mechanically fastened. When the membrane is rolled out, the contractor then returns and uses a hot-air gun to hot air weld the seams together.

Can TPO roofing be painted?

Then, based on recommendations from a national coating and paint company in Canada, the best paint to use to paint a TPO roof is elastomeric paint. If you use a good quality elastomeric paint, then that will eliminate the need to use a surface primer first.

How reliable is TPO roofing?

In reality, the thickness of a TPO roof has no impact on its quality or durability. Again, since TPO roofs are so new on the market, there is little evidence and research done to say how long this type of roofing membrane will last. Generally, roofing experts estimate a TPO roof will last 10 to 20 years.

Can I walk on my TPO roof?

Flat Roof Surfaces You Can Walk On Whether its BUR (Built-up Roofing), TPO (Thermoplastic polyolefin), Modified Bitumen, or Single Ply Roofing, your roofing professional can apply the right waterproofing membrane to make it possible to walk on.