1 epdm Membranes 1-14 Episeal epdm Fibre Backed Roofing ARDEX WPM 2000EP. Episeal epdm Roofing E2/AS1 Acceptable Solution Perimeter fixings normally required for solid epdm . Membranes are not required for ARDEX Episeal due to the Fibre Backing which allows the membrane to relax after manufacture and prevents shrinkage normally encountered after installation of epdm sheeting DISCLAIMER The technical details, recommendations and other information contained in this data sheet are given in good faith and represent the best of our knowledge and experience at the time of printing.
2 It is your responsibility to ensure that our products are used and handled correctly and in accordance with any applicable New Zealand Standard, our instructions and recommendations and only for the uses they are intended. We also reserve the right to update information without prior notice to you to reflect our ongoing research and development program. Country specific recommendations, depending on local standards, codes of practice, building regulations or industry guidelines, may effect specific installation recommendations.
3 The supply of our products and services is also subject to certain terms, warranties and exclusions, which may have already been disclosed to you in prior dealings or are otherwise available to you on request. You should make yourself familiar with them.. ARDEX WPM 2000EP. Episeal epdm Roofing E2/AS1 Acceptable Solution SPECIFICATION EPISEAL IS PACKAGED. ARDEX Episeal is a high performance synthetic rubber In rolls wide and long. (Tolerance membrane based on the polymer Ethylene Propylene 40mm on width and length). Each roll covers Diene-Monomer ( epdm ) combined with a Polyester Fibre (Approx.)
4 77kg per roll). Mat backing. Gauges: ARDEX Episeal nominal ARDEX Episeal has properties which resist ageing Uncompressed Fibre from heat, sunlight and ozone. It has excellent gas impermeability and toughness and remains flexible at ADHESIVES AND SOLVENTS. low temperatures. ARDEX Episeal is marketed by ARDEX as a warranted Specially formulated for all ARDEX Episeal applications. roofing product and fixed by approved Applicators. Supplied in 20L pails (approx. 20kg). EPISEAL MATERIAL SPECIFICATIONS OVERLAY TAPE. Our requirements for long term warranty necessitate Cured silicone backed joint tape.
5 That ARDEX Episeal meets these typical technical Supplied in 150mm x rolls. requirements: Testings as per ASTM DETAIL TAPE. Tensile Strength (D412 Die C) 1305 psi min Semi-cured silicone backed detail/finishing tape. Ultimate Elongation (D412) 300% min Supplied in 150mm x rolls. Tear Resistance (D624 Die C) 400 lbs/in min Linear Dimensional Change 2% max EPISEAL SEALANT. (168 hrs @ 240 F) (D1204). Polyurethane 600ml. Ozone Resistance No cracks at 7x (168 hrs/100 PPHM/104 F/40 C magnification EXTERNAL MOISTURE. 50% ext.) (D1149).
6 New Zealand Building Code requirements recommend Water Absorption +2/-2% max membrane clad roofs have a minimum pitch of . (168 hrs @ 70 C) (D471). Australian Building Code Section (c) is met by ARDEX Heat Ageing (28 days @ 240 F) Episeal as an acceptable damp-proof course. Tensile Strength (D573) 1205 psi min Ultimate Elongation (D573) 200% min FIRE RATING. Tear Resistance (D573) 125 lbs/in min The ARDEX Episeal roofing system must be considered combustible but may be used on buildings for all SPECIAL FEATURES OF EPISEAL purpose groups, subject to the requirements of NZBIA.
7 Cost effective - The fibre backing provides a Acceptable Solution C3/ASI and protective underside barrier that allows application When used for roofs in Purpose Groups SC and SD a over a wide range of surfaces, including some non combustible substrate or timber 18mm thick is existing Membranes and bitumen. acceptable. Extra strength, high puncture, tear and impact Australian Building Code allows use in all building types resistance. under Section Page C-47 Part 7(e). Retains flexibility and is not stressed in any way by the backing or inhibited to compensate for building PRODUCT WARRANTY.
8 Movement. ARDEX Episeal is covered by a fifteen year material Ability to be laid over surfaces with moisture warranty available from ARDEX following installation by content. No delays with uncured slabs, water an approved Applicator. ARDEX is not responsible for any vapour can dissipate without causing stress to the costs arising out of installation and does not provide membrane . any warranty other than where a written ARDEX material Quick Application - The system is fully bonded using warranty has been issued. ARDEX WA98 contact adhesive.
9 ARDEX Episeal can also be loose laid and ballasted. ARDEX Episeal is unaffected by thermal shock and UV. rays.. SUBSTRATE SPECIFICATION (Plywood) SUBSTRATE SPECIFICATION (Concrete). To conform with Acceptable Solution E2/AS1 plywood New concrete shall be: Must be cured for a minimum of 28 days and all curing A minimum of 17 mm complying with AS/NZS 2269, at compounds removed prior to application. least CD Structural Grade plywood with the sanded C A reduction in cure time can be achieved by utilising face upwards, and with Waterborne CCA treatment the ARDEX HydrEpoxy System (consult ARDEX Technical and kiln dried after treatment.)
10 Department for details). Substrates must be dry when Episeal is applied. The plywood and the timber substructure shall have a Old concrete maximum moisture content of 20% when Episeal is Must be clean from any contaminents prior to adhered. application. Plywood panels shall be laid with staggered joints For further substrate types please consult ARDEX (brick bond), the edge of sheets shall be supported Technical Department. with dwangs or framing, unless a structurally tested ARDEX Episeal gives the Designer or Specifier of tongue-in-groove edge provides equivalent support.