Modified Bitumen Roofing - Ruberoid Torch Granule



RUBEROID® TORCH GRANULE membrane is a tough, resilient modified bitumen membrane manufactured to stringent GAF specifications. Its core is a strong, resilient, non-woven polyester mat that is coated with weather resistant APP polymer modified asphalt.


RUBEROID® TORCH GRANULE MEMBRANE is designed for new roofing and reroofing applications as well as flashings. RUBEROID® TORCH GRANULE MEMBRANE is also an ideal product for repairs of built-up roofing membrane or other modified bitumen systems.


  • Typical system guarantees available for up to 15 years, select system constructions available with up to 20 year guarantee coverage

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

  • Lightweight — installed roof designs weigh less than 2 pounds per square foot

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

  • Durable — specially formulated modified asphalt for lasting performance

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

Applicable Standards
Meets ASTM D6222, Type I, Grade G
FM Approved
HUD Material Release #1216A
Miami-Dade County Product Control Approval
UL/ULc Listed

Product Specifications (Nominal)
Roll Size 1 square (106.5 gross sq. ft.) (9.8 m2)
Roll Length 32.3' (9.8 m)
Roll Width 39.625" (1.0 m)
Approx. Roll Weight 99 lbs (44.9 kg)
Product Thickness 0.160” (4 mm)

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

Property Test Method Value
Tensile Strength @ 0°F (min), lbf/in ASTM D5147 60
Elongation @ 0°F (min), % ASTM D5147 10
Low Temperature Flexibility (max), °F ASTM D5147 32
Tear Strength (min), lbf ASTM D5147 70
Dimensional Stability, (max) % ASTM D5147 <0.5


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