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Insulation and roof sheeting  

The global population is rising significantly, especially in urban areas, creating a growing need for well-built buildings and infrastructure. The number of households and commercial buildings will increase rapidly in the coming decades, driving demand for building materials.

In meeting this demand, the building and construction industry needs to balance a number of trends, including higher performance, increased durability, improved safety, better aesthetics, reduced maintenance, greater energy efficiency, reduced material use and waste, and lower costs. To meet this challenge we have developed performance polymers and rubber materials to meet the needs of demanding applications.


Applications and benefits

Residential sound insulation sheeting needs to be easy to manufacture, handle and install. Using performance polymers as a filler, up to 70 to 75 percent can meet these needs.

  • Cost-effective sound insulation
  • Products that meet targeted sound insulation requirements
  • Flexibility to facilitate installation, storage and handling

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TPO roof sheeting needs to be strong, durable and flexible. Adding 5 to 20 percent performance polymers to a TPO formulation can provide a balance of toughness and flexibility to help meet these specifications.

  • Enhanced flexibility for ease of installation and repair
  • Increased seam and peel strength for durability and long roof life
  • Wider weld window for ease of installation and weld strength

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Roof sheeting made with EPDM, specifically designed for easy processing and application.

  • Low-temperature flexibility for easy installation in any climate, especially cold weather
  • Good balance of tack, green strength and long service life in both filled and oil-extended EPDM formulations
  • Durability for flat and low-slope roofs is enhanced due to good heat aging, good UV resistance, ozone resistance, and high filler loading and oil retention over a broad temperature range

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