IKO UPXL Torch-Free Cap Sheet

IKO UPXL Torch-Free Cap Sheet is a heavyweight, robust membrane with a granular finish on the top surface and a sanded finish on the reverse side, used as the main field sheet cap sheet on IKO UPXL Flame-Free specifications.

Utilising an optimised SBS modified coating to give enhanced flexibility, durability and overall workability on a base fabric that is a graphite coated polyester/glass fibre laminate, providing optimum strength, flexibility, dimensional stability and fire performance.

IKO UPXL offers the best guarantees /available, in a choice of hot or cold applications, available in two popular system options – Flame-Free and Hybrid:

Flame-Free System: Completely torch-free system offering a completely fame-free specification option, where projects require a flame-free application.

Hybrid System: Combines proven installation methods to provide speed of application with safe installation onsite

Regardless of which IKO UPXL system you choose, IKO’s graphite firewall technology is incorporated, being tested to the highest levels of UK fire performance, giving you reassurance that they are suitable for unrestricted use under UK Building Regulations. IKO UPXL is also ideal for use as part of a green roof design, incorporating built-in ‘anti-root’ technology.

A 30 year guarantee and continual technical support are also offered UPXL ensuring that you will receive the very best guidance, advice and service at every stage of your project – from concept through to completion.

The IKO UPXL Torch-Free Cap Sheet high performance bitumen membrane has been tested under ENV1187 and has been classified as BROOF(t4) in accordance with BS EN 13501-5: 2005 fire classification of construction products and building elements – classification using data from external fire exposure to roof tests. This is made possible with the use of IKO Prevent Graphite Fire Wall Technology with self-extinguishing properties.

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Key Benefits to your project

  • Used as the main cap sheet on any IKO UPXL Hybrid specification

  • Optimum SBS polymer content for unrivalled flexibility and workability

  • Classified BROOF(t4) in accordance with BS EN 13501-5: 2005 fire classification, enables unrestricted use within Part B4 of the Approved Documents of the Building Regulations (tested under ENV1187)

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

  • Highly stable polyester/glass fibre laminate base fabrics offering exceptional stability and strength

Technical Information

Product Information


By Project Type: New Build, Refurbishment

Installation Method: Heat Activated, Self-Adhesive

Material: Bituminous

Product Colour: Black, Red

Product Finish: Mineral

Product Type: Bituminous Membrane - Commercial

Profession: Export Customers, Installing Contractors, Specifiers & Designers

Roof Build Ups: Warm Roof

SKU: 64610001

Sector: Community & Amenity, Education, Health, Hotel & Leisure, Industrial, Mixed Use, Offices, Retail, Social Housing, Utilities

UK Manufacturing:

Key Performance Criteria

Accreditation: BES 6001, ISO 14001, ISO 45001, ISO 9001

Certification: BBA, CE

Fire Performance: Broof (t4)

IKO Guarantee: 30 Year

Membrane Carrier/Base: Glass, Polyester

Membrane Modifier: SBS


Length mm: 8000

Weight kg: 46

Width mm: 1000


IKO Approved Contractor System

IKO UPXL Torch-On Cap Sheets represents the ultimate in reinforced bitumen membrane technology. They have been specially developed to deliver outstanding aesthetics, whilst offering unrivalled long-term waterproofing performance and laying characteristics.

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