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This guide illustrates general details for typical conditions that may be encountered on an EPDM sheet roofing system.
This guide does not address all requirements associated with the installation of EPDM membrane flashing, such as membrane cleaning and surface preparation, fastener spacing, adhesive application and other seaming requirements which may vary by membrane system supplier.
Insulation, fastener types, protection mats, stone ballast, pavers, and requirements for perimeter attachment are not covered by this guide. The designer shall review the project requirements and consult the membrane system supplier, building insurer, and local building codes for specific requirements.
1.1 This guide covers the design of details for typical conditions encountered in new ballasted, mechanically attached or fully adhered ethylene propylene diene terpolymer (EPDM) sheet roof systems.
1.2 This guide illustrates general details for typical conditions that may be encountered on an EPDM sheet roofing system. The guide will assist the designer in preparing details for each specific condition that may occur on a project.
1.3 The values stated in SI units are to be regarded as standard. The conventional units given in parentheses are provided for information purposes only.
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