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Adhered Roofs 

Adhered roofs refer to roof build-ups where the single ply waterproofing membrane is secured to the substrate using an adhesive. The substrate can be a timber or concrete roof deck, or thermal insulation boards. Adhered roof build-ups can be used on any flat roof type, whether a warm, inverted or cold roof, and can be part of a ballasted roofing system.

Adhered roofs are ideal for projects where mechanical attachments can be challenging or impossible. This is often the case in refurbishment projects. A major draw of adhered roofs is their aesthetic appeal, especially if the roof is visible. Felt underlay can be used to overcome roof surface irregularities and achieve a homogenous finish. This is ideal for residential developments or for projects where the roof is visible or partially visible. The choice of the single ply membrane can reflect the design choice for the project.

On a fully adhered single ply roof, the waterproofing membrane is secured across the entire roof surface, which means the roof can better withstand strong movements such as wind uplift. Modern adhesives are durable and resilient to natural elements and can be complemented with seam tape to ensure high strength and watertight seams.

Heat is not a requirement for the installation of adhered roofs, meeting the objectives of the Safe2Torch guidance. The application of the adhesive can be by roller, spray or brush.

 

What are the benefits of adhered roofs?

 

  • Unrivalled aesthetic appeal
  • Strong, durable adhesion that can withstand strong winds and temperature changes
  • Application where mechanic fastening methods are not practical or desired
  • UV resistant roof surface that can withstand direct exposure to elements

 

IKO products are manufactured in the UK from responsibly, and where possible, locally sourced materials in order to reduce our carbon footprint and help with the sustainability of your project. The majority of our roofing systems are also BBA certified.

Why Choose IKO?
  • Family Owned

  • Full Range of Roofing Solutions

  • UK Manufactured

  • Technical Support

IKO Armourplan Ballasted System

    Key Benefits to your project
    • Polymeric Single Ply PVC

    • Low maintenance lightweight system

    • 40 year BBA Certificate

    IKO Armourplan Cold Roof System

      Key Benefits to your project
      • Polymeric Single Ply PVC
        Zero Flame installation

      • Excellent mechanical properties and product performance

      • Excellent UV resistance and durability

      IKO Armourplan Inverted System

        Key Benefits to your project
        • Exceptional mechanical properties and product performance

        • Low maintenance lightweight system

        • High UV resistance and a long service life

        IKO Armourplan Warm Roof System

          Key Benefits to your project
          • Polymeric Single Ply PVC

          • Low maintenance lightweight system

          • High UV resistance and a long service life

          IKO Carrara Hybrid System

            Key Benefits to your project
            • Air Care Technology – ingenious mineral finish helps purify harmful gases in the atmosphere

            • Life expectancy in excess of 30 years

            • Patented IKO “Turbo Profile” for a faster and more secure installation

            IKO Carrara Torch-On System

              Key Benefits to your project
              • Bituminous Felts
                Air Care Technology – ingenious mineral finish helps purify harmful gases…

              • Life expectancy in excess of 30 years

              • Patented IKO “Turbo Profile” for a faster and more secure installation

              IKO PU Adhered Cold Roof System

                Key Benefits to your project
                • Suitable for Refurbishment and New Build

                • Completely Cold Applied

                • Quick and Easy Installlation

                IKO Roofgarden Hybrid System

                  Key Benefits to your project
                  • Bituminous Felts
                    Achieves FLL 4-Year Root Penetration Test

                  • Purpose made roof garden waterproofing cap sheet

                  • Specifically formulated ‘Anti-Root’ coating

                  IKO Roofgarden System Torch-On

                    Key Benefits to your project
                    • Bituminous Felts
                      Achieves FLL 4-Year Root Penetration Test

                    • Purpose made roof garden waterproofing cap sheet

                    • Specifically formulated ‘Anti-Root’ coating

                    IKO Ruberseal EPDM Warm Roof System

                      Key Benefits to your project
                      • Simple and quick to install

                      • Minimal maintenance

                      • In roll or pre-fabricated format

                      IKO Turbo Torch System – Merchant & Reseller Usage Only

                        Key Benefits to your project
                        • High performance/rapid installation

                        • Unique Turbo-Flow SBS modified bitumen coating

                        • “Quick Torch” rapid dispersal backing film

                        IKO ULTRA Gold 20 Warm Roof Hybrid System

                          Key Benefits to your project
                          • Bituminous Felts
                            BBA certified (91/2671), durability of at least 25 years

                          • Robust membrane with excellent tensile strength, elongation and tear resistance

                          • SBS elastomeric bitumen coating (low temperature flexibility -20°C)

                          IKO ULTRA Mach Two Cold Roof System

                            Key Benefits to your project
                            • Bituminous Felts
                              Flame-free system, single layer, highly robust membrane

                            • BBA certification (00/3760) – durability at least 30 years

                            • Superior puncture resistance

                            IKO ULTRA Mach Two Warm Roof System

                              Key Benefits to your project
                              • Bituminous Felts
                                Flame-free system, single layer, highly robust membrane

                              • BBA certification (00/3760) – durability at least 30 years

                              • Superior puncture resistance

                              IKO Ultra Prevent 25 Warm Roof Hybrid System

                                Key Benefits to your project
                                • Bituminous Felts
                                  Classified BROOF(t4) in accordance with BS EN 13501-5: 2005 fire classification,…

                                • BBA certification (91/2671) – durability with service life in excess of 30 years

                                • IKO Prevent Graphite Fire Wall Technology with self-extinguishing properties

                                IKO ULTRA Prevent Hybrid System

                                  Key Benefits to your project
                                  • Bituminous Felts
                                    Classified BROOF(t4) in accordance with BS EN 13501-5: 2005 fire classification,…

                                  • IKO Prevent Graphite Fire Wall Technology with self-extinguishing properties

                                  • Low temperature flexibility down to -30°C

                                  IKO ULTRA Stick System

                                    Key Benefits to your project
                                    • Bituminous Felts
                                      Prevent Graphite Fire Wall Technology with self-extinguishing properties

                                    • Classified BROOF(t4) in accordance with BS EN 13501-5: 2005 fire classification

                                    • Easy installation – self-adhesive/heat welding, no gas torches or hot bitumen required

                                    IKO enertherm BM Insulation Board

                                      Key Benefits to your project
                                      • Polypropylene-covered bitumen sand free glass coated on both sides

                                      • Ideal for the application of single-ply membranes and the installation of torch-on bituminous membranes…

                                      • Top Quality Multi Layer Lamination

                                      IKO Mach Two

                                        Key Benefits to your project
                                        • BBA approved (Certificate No. 00/3760)

                                        • Flame-free system

                                        • Single layer, highly robust membrane

                                        IKO Roofgarden 4 AD/F

                                          Key Benefits to your project
                                          • Achieves FLL 4-Year Root Penetration Test

                                          • Purpose made roof garden waterproofing cap sheet

                                          • Specifically formulated Anti-Root coating

                                          IKO Ruberseal FR EPDM Membrane

                                            Key Benefits to your project
                                            • Watertight and weatherproof finish

                                            • Suitable for new buildings or refurbishments

                                            • Simple and quick to install, with a range of complementary accessories

                                            IKO Ruberseal G Grade EPDM Membrane

                                              Key Benefits to your project
                                              • Watertight and weatherproof finish

                                              • Suitable for new buildings or refurbishments

                                              • Simple and quick to install, including a range of complementary accessories

                                              IKO Ruberseal Seam Tape

                                                Key Benefits to your project
                                                • 10 year materials guarantee

                                                • Life expectancy of up to 40 years

                                                • Weatherproof in temperatures from -40˚C to +150˚C

                                                IKO Systems Heat-Activated Detailing Underlay

                                                  Key Benefits to your project
                                                  • Flame free application ヨ Self-adhesive bonding to primed substrate with laps secured using hot…

                                                  • Partial bond ヨ Reduces the potential for blistering

                                                  • Rapid installation ヨ Rolls can be installed quickly with additional rapid sealing of the…

                                                  IKO Systems Heat-Activated Underlay

                                                    Key Benefits to your project
                                                    • Flame free application – Self-adhesive bonding to primed substrate with laps secured using hot…

                                                    • Partial bond – Reduces the potential for blistering

                                                    • Rapid installation – Rolls can be installed quickly with additional rapid sealing of the…

                                                    IKO Systems Torch-Free Underlay

                                                      Key Benefits to your project
                                                      • Partial Bond to Prevent Blistering from Trapped Moisture

                                                      • Flame-Free Application

                                                      • Rapid Installation

                                                      IKO Trade (Medium) Underlay

                                                        Key Benefits to your project
                                                        • Traditional product

                                                        • Economy roofing materials

                                                        • Nail fixing, cold adhesive or pour and roll bitumen application

                                                        IKO Trade Felt Underlay

                                                          Key Benefits to your project
                                                          • Traditional product

                                                          • Economy roofing materials

                                                          • Nail fixing or cold adhesive application

                                                          IKO Trade Top Sheet

                                                            Key Benefits to your project
                                                            • Traditional product

                                                            • Economy roofing materials

                                                            • Nail fixing, cold adhesive or pour and roll bitumen application

                                                            IKO Ultra Heat-Activated Self Adhesive Detailing Underlay

                                                              Key Benefits to your project
                                                              • Flame free application. Self-adhesive bonding to the primed substrate with laps secured using hot-air…

                                                              • Partial bond – reduces the potential for blistering

                                                              • Rapid installation – rolls can be installed quickly with additional rapid sealing of the…

                                                              IKO Ultra Heat-Activated Self Adhesive Underlay

                                                                Key Benefits to your project
                                                                • Flame-free application – Self-adhesive bonding to the primed substrate with laps secured using hot-air…

                                                                • Partial bond – Reduces the potential for blistering

                                                                • Rapid installation – Rolls can be installed quickly with additional rapid sealing of the…

                                                                IKO Ultra Mach Two Cold Applied Capsheet

                                                                  Key Benefits to your project
                                                                  • BBA approved (Certificate No. 00/3760)

                                                                  • Flame-free system

                                                                  • Single layer, highly robust membrane

                                                                  IKO Ultra Prevent 25 Torch On Capsheet

                                                                    Key Benefits to your project
                                                                    • Classified BROOF(t4) in accordance with BS EN 13501-5: 2005 fire classification, enables unrestricted use…

                                                                    • Low temperature flexibility down to -30°C

                                                                    • High SBS polymer content coating bitumen

                                                                    IKO Ultra Torch-Free Self Adhesive Underlay

                                                                      Key Benefits to your project
                                                                      • Partial Bond to Prevent Blistering from Trapped Moisture

                                                                      • Flame-Free Application

                                                                      • Rapid Installation

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