EPDM is an extremely durable synthetic rubber roofing membrane (ethylene propylene diene terpolymer) widely used in low-slope buildings in the United States. Its two primary ingredients, ethylene, and propylene are derived from oil and natural gas. EPDM is available in both black and white. The EPDM rubber roofing membrane has been an appealing choice of the low-slope residential and commercial roofing industry for over 40 years. EPDM continues to be a top choice of architects, roof consultants, and contractors for both new construction and replacement roofing projects. The greatest test of any construction material is how it performs under actual field conditions.
Forty years of empirical experience in field applications has shown EPDM to have the roofing industry’s longest average service life.
Characteristics that contribute to this superior overall system performance include:
- Cyclical membrane fatigue resistance
- Proven hail resistance
- High resistance to ozone, weathering, and abrasion
- Flexibility in low temperatures
- Superior resistance to extreme heat and fire
- Thermal shock durability
- Ultraviolet radiation resistance
Mule-Hide offers an extensive warranty program with several options for commercial projects, including Membrane Warranties, Standard System Warranties, and Premium System Warranties.