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EPDM (Ethylene Propylene Diene Terpolymer) is a highly durable synthetic rubber commonly used as a waterproofing membrane on flat roofs.

EPDM Brands

There are a number of brands that supply EPDM and we’ve chosen the two that we believe offer the best quality and value to meet your standards. RESITRIX and HERTALAN have a range of EPDM products to give you the best options available. Find out more below.

The Benefits of EPDM

EPDM has a number of benefits which are outlined below:

Extremely long-term safe

Very high resistance to ageing and weathering - certified service life of over 50 years (according to SKZ)

Flexibility when Fitted

Thanks to it's superb flexibility, EPDM can be fitted to almost any flat roof and can easily be installed around outstanding features such as pipes and drains

Installation without an open flame

Homogeneous EPDM tarpaulins prefabricated to fit the structure with factory-sealed seams. Other seams can be welded or glued using a hot air gun

Ideal for green roofing

Suitable for extensive and intensive greening systems. Root resistant according to FLL without harmful root protection agents

Ecologically safe

EPDM does not contain any hazardous additives such as heavy metals, halogens or volatile plasticisers

Benefits of EPDM

  • EPDM is a durable material that has a life expectancy of over 50 years, making it more cost effective than felt for example, that can only last up to 10 years.

  • It’s also low maintenance and easy to clean as well as being attractive to look at as it offers a good, clean finish.

  • EPDM is simple to install and can even be installed by some more experienced DIY’ers. If you’re unsure about installing EPDM, speak to a professional and they will be able to install it for you or point you in the right direction.