Cost Effective Performance
Unlike mechanically-attached roofing systems where the membrane is secured to the system using fasteners, adhered roofing systems secure the membrane to the system using adhesive. Sika Sarnafil has many different types of adhesives to meet your projects specific needs such as water-based, solvent-based, low/no VOC, low-rise foam and self-adhered. Similar to a Sarnafil Adhered Roofing System, below are some of the reasons why a Sikaplan adhered roofing system might be the best fit for your project.
Adhered System Benefits:
- Cost competitive against TPO and EPDM
- Contour to uniquely shaped roofs
- For both low and steep slope applications
- Aesthetically pleasing
- High-wind uplift resistance
- Eliminates sheet flutter and “billowing”
- Best option for “non-nailable” substrates
- No fastener penetration in the membrane
- Adhered feltback membrane minimizes substrate imperfections
The Sikaplan Single-Step Solution
Why install a membrane still working out the kinks like TPO or a dark colored roof increasing your cooling bill in the summer, when you can install Sikaplan Adhered for the same price. The Sikaplan Adhered membrane, when used in combination with Sikaplan Single-Step Adhesive, is a very attractive, proven, cost competitive option for building owners who want a single-ply roof system but either need a lower cost system or might not own the building long enough to need the 25-30 year performance of a Sarnafil system. Single-step adhesive lowers costs by minimizing material usage through the use of recommended application methods, and by facilitating faster applications on top of the already cost competitive Sikaplan membrane. A win, win.
Cost Per Square Foot System Comparison*
Sikaplan vs. Other Single- Ply Roof Membrane
Roofing Membrane Fire Test
Sikaplan PVC, manufactured by Sika Corporation, is compared to EPDM, TPO and Modified Bitumen roof membranes in a head to head "vertical burn test."
Sikaplan vs. TPO Comparison Video
The Sikaplan Adhered membrane, when used in combination with Sikaplan Single-Step Adhesive, is a very attractive, cost competitive option for building owners. In addition, Sikaplan Adhered is ideal for non-nailable substrates like concrete.