Durability + Design
Follow us on Twitter Follow us on LinkedIn Like us on Facebook Follow us on Instagram Visit the TPC Store
Search the site

 

D+D News

Main News Page


Underlayment Protects in 1 Layer

Tuesday, April 14, 2015

More items for Building Envelope

Comment | More

INDIANAPOLIS—Firestone Building Products Company has introduced what it calls "the only self-adhered, waterproof, UL Class A underlayment" on the market.

CLAD-GARD SA-FR, with the company's patented CoreGard Technology, "has been strategically engineered to not only protect metal roofing systems from fire, but streamline the installation process," said product manager Joe Marzahl.

CladGard_SA-Fr
Photos: Firestone Building Products

The waterproof product self-adheres under a metal roof and carries a 30-year warranty.

"It is the only underlayment you will need, on a combustible deck under a metal roof, to achieve a UL Class A standard," the company reports.

UL Class A metal roofs protect rooftops, buildings and occupants from the spread of fire, which is critical to safeguarding surrounding structures.

CladGard_SA-FR

Clad-Gard SA-FR can provide UL Class A fire protection with one layer., the manufacturer says.

"By offering the fire protection of UL Class A roofing materials in an underlayment, CoreGard Technology reduces installation time, labor costs and the overall number of materials for commercial roofing projects," Firestone Building Products reports.

Saving Layers

To achieve the same fire standard without CLAD-GARD SA-FR, "contractors would need to install a separate product, entirely, for their metal roofing systems," the manufacturer says.

A skid-resistant top film offers additional safety for installers, and the product is ASTM 1970 compliant, according to the company.

Primer is not required in temperatures of 40 degrees Fahrenheit or warmer, and the material self-seals around nails or metal roofing fasteners, the manufacturer reports.

CladGardSA-FR

CLAD-GARD SA-FR is recommended for healthcare, school and multifamily residential structures.

CLAD-GARD SA-FR is recommended for healthcare, school and multifamily residential structures especially in the western United States, where wildfires are prevalent.

The product is covered by the Firestone Building Products Platinum Warranty for up to 30 years.

More information: Product webpage.

   

Tagged categories: Fire; Firestone Building Products Company; Roofing materials; Waterproofing

Comment Join the Conversation:

Sign in to our community to add your comments.

Advertisements
 
Atlas Material Testing Technology
 
Helping You Put Your Products To The Test
 
  • Outdoor Accelerated Weathering
  • Laboratory Testing Services
  • Accelerated Weathering Instruments

  • www.atlas-mts.com
    atlas.info@ametek.com
 

 
KTA-Tator, Inc. - Corporate Office
 
KTA Inspection Instruments
 
Eliminate Application Uncertainties:
• Moisture Content
• Ambient Conditions
• Surface Preparation
• Coating Thickness
Call 1-800-KTA-GAGE
(800-582-4243)
 

 
LATICRETE International, Inc.
 
SPARTACOTE Flex PURE Clinical Plus Coatings
 
Equipped with antimicrobial technology, fast-cure systems and high-traction features. Ideal for demanding environments. Customizable colors and textures.
 

 
Novatek Corporation
 
Novatek Portable Air Filtration Systems
 
Air Scrubbers/Negative Air machines for restoration, abatement, dust & odor control, hazardous contaminant removal from job sites to clean rooms and hospitals. Portable, affordable!
 

 
PPG Paints
 
PPG PAINTS® 2017 Color of the Year
 
Find Your Color Inspiration. Introducing Violet Verbena, a grayed-off, moody purple that was carefully chosen as PPG’s 2017 Color of the Year by our team of unrivaled color experts.
 

 
 
 

Technology Publishing Co., 2100 Wharton Street, Suite 310, Pittsburgh PA 15203-1951

TEL 1-412-431-8300  • FAX  1-412-431-5428  •  EMAIL webmaster@durabilityanddesign.com


The Technology Publishing Network

Durability + Design PaintSquare the Journal of Protective Coatings & Linings Paint BidTracker

 

© Copyright 2012-2017, Technology Publishing Co., All rights reserved