Modified Bitumen Roofing - Ruberoid Torch FR

RUBEROID® TORCH PLUS GRANULE FR MEMBRANE

(Formerly known as Ruberoid Torch FR)

Description

RUBEROID® TORCH PLUS GRANULE FR membrane is a premium, fire-retarding modified bitumen membrane manufactured to stringent GAF specifications. Its core is a strong, heavyweight, resilient non-woven polyester mat that is coated with an inherently fire-retardant APP polymer modified asphalt and surfaced with mineral granules.


Uses

RUBEROID® TORCH PLUS GRANULE FR MEMBRANE is designed for new roofing and reroofing applications where long-term roof system performance is specified.


Advantages

  • System guarantees are available for up to 20 years

  • No coating required for Class A rating from UL and FMRC

  • Cost effective — the installed cost of RUBEROID® TORCH PLUS GRANULE FR MEMBRANE is less than most single-ply systems on the market today

  • Lightweight — installed premium roof designs weigh less than 3 pounds per square foot

  • Resilient — RUBEROID® TORCH PLUS GRANULE FR MEMBRANE's heavyweight polyester mat core allows it to resist splits and tears due to its pliability and elongation characteristics

  • Durable — specially formulated modified asphalt gives RUBEROID® TORCH PLUS GRANULE FR MEMBRANE lasting performance

  • Wind uplift resistance — selected roofing assemblies with RUBEROID® TORCH PLUS GRANULE FR MEMBRANE meet FMRC Class 1-180 when installed over concrete decks

  • RUBEROID® TORCH PLUS GRANULE FR MEMBRANE is backed by GAF, a company with over 100 years in the roofing business

  • Available with black or white granules

Applicable Standards
Meets ASTM D6222, Type II, Grade G
FM Approved
Meets CGSB-37-GP-56M
ICC ESR#1274
Miami-Dade County Product Control Approval
State of Florida Product Approval
Texas Department of Insurance
UL/ULc Listed


Product Specifications (Nominal)
Roll Size 1 square (106.7 gross sq. ft.) (9.8 m2)
Roll Length 32.3' (9.8 m)
Roll Width 39.625" (1.0 m)
Approx. Roll Weight 102 lbs (46.3 kg)
Product Thickness 0.177” (4.5 mm)


This product meets or exceeds the following ASTM D6222, Type II, Grade G, minimum requirements:

Property Test Method Value
Tensile Strength @ 0°F (min), lbf/in ASTM D5147 90
Elongation @ 0°F (min), % ASTM D5147 15
Low Temperature Flexibility (max), °F ASTM D5147 32
Tear Strength (min), lbf ASTM D5147 80
Dimensional Stability, (max) % ASTM D5147 0.5

Documents

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