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Firestone RubberGard - EPDM Roofing Systems

The main component of such a system is the RubberGard EPDM membrane. This single-ply synthetic rubber membrane made of ethylene - propylene - diene terpolymer, is mixed with carbon black, oils, curing agents and other aids. It is rolled into large sheets and vulcanized.

The combination of the EPDM membrane, the accessories and the proven seaming technology offers a unique combination of features & benefits which have been demonstrated on hundreds of thousands of commercial, industrial and residential rooftops around the world.

Key features and benefits:

Superior durability and longevity

The structure of RubberGard EPDM provides unmatched resistance to ozone, UV radiation, both high and low temperatures, and ultimately ageing.

Quick and easy installation

Firestone RubberGard EPDM is available in large panel sizes up to 15m in width and 60m in length resulting in fewer seams and a quicker installation time.

High flexibility and elongation

Firestone RubberGard EPDM remains highly flexible even at temperatures as low as -45° C and can also lengthen over 300% to accommodate building expansion.

Low life-cycle cost

Firestone RubberGard EPDM requires little or no maintenance. This feature, combined with durability and a competitive cost, results in a very low life-cycle cost.

Environmentally friendly

Manufactured with limited environmental impact and use of the product. In addition, Firestone's EPDM manufacturing facilities have received ISO 14001 certification, a testimony of the Firestone's commitment to environmental management.


The versatility of the Firestone RubberGard EPDM Roofing Systems means it can be installed on the most difficult locations and in many different forms to fit the specific conditions, these include:

  • Ballasted System
  • Inverted System
  • Fully Adhered System
  • Reinforced Mechanically Attached System
  • Mechanically Attached System
  • Batten-in-Seam System
  • Green Roofing System
  • Photovoltaic Roofing System

Please get in touch if you would like to discuss the installation of the Firestone RubberGard EPDM Roofing Systems.