RUBEROID® Torch Smooth Membrane

Its core is a strong, resilient non-woven polyester mat that is coated with weather-resistant, APP polymer-modified asphalt. The membrane is available with a smooth surface. RUBEROID® TORCH SMOOTH Membrane is backed by GAF, a company with over 130 years in the roofing business.

  • Typical system guarantees available for up to 15 years; select system constructions available with up to 20-year guarantee coverage1
  • RUBEROID® TORCH SMOOTH Membrane polyester mat core allows it to resist splits and tears due to its pliability and elongation characteristics

1See applicable warranty or guarantee for complete coverage and restrictions.

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RUBEROID® Torch Smooth Membrane

SBS, APP & BUR roof system product comparisons

Any discussion on asphaltic roofing will involve one or more of these three terms: SBS (Styrene-Butadiene-Styrene), APP (Atactic Polypropylene), and BUR (Built-up roofing). SBS and APP are polymers with unique characteristics, and membranes made with them are classified by ASTM numbers, types and grades. BUR is an assembly method in which multiple layers of felts are installed with hot asphalt in-between.
RUBEROID® Torch Smooth Membrane

Asphaltic Membrane Installation Methods

One of the many reasons asphaltic roofing remains so popular is the wide variety of installation methods available. Depending on specifications, building characteristics and use cases, asphalt roofs can be hot-mopped, heat-welded/torch-applied, cold-applied (adhered), self-adhered, or mechanically attached. Find more about these techniques.
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Asphaltic Commercial Roofing 101

Proven historical performance. Time tested durability. Asphaltic roofing products are a go-to material of choice for high end low-slope buildings. Learn more about asphaltic technologies and application techniques, as well as how to decide if asphaltic is the right roofing solution for your next project.
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American jobs in American factories

This GAF product is proudly Made in the U.S.A. with domestic and imported materials. Learn more about how GAF helps to create American jobs and opportunities in the communities where we live and work.

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