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Cold Applied Roofing

Cold applied roofing

Cold applied roofing utilises either a single- or two-pack waterproofing solution that uses a cold process adhesive to bond with the substrate, as an alternative to traditional hot works. The seamless, durable waterproofing with high penetration resistance, can be applied to most complex projects that include penetrations, upstands and complex detailing. Cold applied roofing solutions include self-adhesive products which you can read more about here.

Both single- and two-pack cold applied roofing solutions can be used on all roof types, including warm, inverted and full overlay applications. Full bond can be achieved with most types of substrates, including existing layers if these are of adequate quality. This makes cold applied roofing solutions ideal for both new projects and refurbishments. The high performance and application flexibility of these products are suitable for all sizes of residential, commercial and industrial projects.

Fast installation and curing times, and the ability to apply the solutions in poor weather conditions, can help overcome practical challenges of modern construction and reduce project costs. Cold application is also ideal for projects with there could be restrictions on which products and installation techniques are implemented, for example, live sites. Slip resistant finishes can also be achieved for specification on balconies and fire escapes.

The permanent weather resistance cold applied roofing can achieve offers long lasting protection of the building envelope from weathering. Practical maintenance requirements are minimal as cold applied systems can be overlaid or repaired relatively easily.

What are the benefits of cold applied roofing

  • Long lasting system with a life expectancy of up to 25 years
  • Extremely fast installation and curing
  • Excellent adhesion to all kinds of surfaces, including existing substrates
  • Highly flexible in design application
  • Helps simplify complex detailing
  • Chemically resistant and UV stable
  • High resistance to extreme temperatures and hydrolysis
  • Completely seamless waterproofing without joints or fixings
  • No heat is needed, negating inherent risks associated with hot works
  • There is no requirement for any specialist installation equipment

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?
  • Full Range of Solutions

  • Technical Expertise Available

  • Family Owned

  • Fast Curing, Low VOC, Flame Free

IKO ECUV Cold Roof System

    Key Benefits to your project

    IKO Fast Curing Cold Roof System

      Key Benefits to your project
      • Extremely Durable

      • Fast Curing Times

      • Cold Applied Application

      IKO Hybritech Inverted Roofing System

        Key Benefits to your project
        • Cold Applied Liquid

        • One-component: simple and rapid installation

        • Solvent-free and odourless

        IKO Metatech Cold Roofing System

          Key Benefits to your project
          • Two-component: extremely fast installation and drying

          • Sustainable PMMA technology

          • Installation possible under poor weather conditions

          IKO Metatech Warm Roofing System

            Key Benefits to your project
            • Fast installation: wet-on-wet

            • Fast curing – fast release

            • Installation possible under less good weather conditions

            IKO Polimar FCS (Fast Curing System) Waterproofing

              Key Benefits to your project
              • Cold Liquid
                Completely Seamless Waterproofing with Vapour Resistivity. Fast Curing Liquid Roofing Waterproofing…

              • Seamless and secure waterproofing of the most complex upstands with fleece reinforcement

              • Highly flexible and crack-bridging even at extreme sub-zero temperatures

              IKO Polimar Liquid Waterproofing System

                Key Benefits to your project
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                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 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 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 Hybritech

                          Key Benefits to your project
                          • Seamless membrane

                          • Rapid and flame-free installation

                          • Simple detailing in difficult areas

                          IKO Metatech

                            Key Benefits to your project
                            • Two-component: extremely fast installation and drying

                            • Sustainable PMMA technology

                            • Installation possible under poor weather conditions

                            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

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