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Old 05-12-2014, 04:05 PM   #1
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Which is better and why?

EPMD or TPO?

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EPDM is what you mean and whichever system is installed better is the better system.

Both are fine.

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You will get no less then 1K answers to this. It depends on where you live, if the roof is used for anything, residential or heavy traffic commercial?

Both are good systems, if installed correctly.
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TPO is the "rolled-roofing" of membranes
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You will get no less then 1K answers to this. It depends on where you live, if the roof is used for anything, residential or heavy traffic commercial?

Both are good systems, if installed correctly.
This is for my flat roof portico in front of the house with no traffic.
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EPDM is probably more easily installed properly in this case.
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TPO is the "rolled-roofing" of membranes
Disagree, TPO has become a decent product. Way back when it was a bad product, but so was PVC, and EPDM when they first came out.


Hypolan how ever never was any good.


EPDM would be a fine choice in this.
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Disagree, TPO has become a decent product. Way back when it was a bad product, but so was PVC, and EPDM when they first came out.


Hypolan how ever never was any good.


EPDM would be a fine choice in this.
does EPDM need to be reinforced? my application does not involve any foot traffic.
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No.

Should be good.
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No, no need for this.
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No, no need for this.
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