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ICC‐ES Evaluation Report
 
ESR‐3026
Reissued 04/2019
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000  This report is subject to renewal 04/2021.

 
DIVISION: 07 00 00—THERMAL AND MOISTURE PROTECTION 
SECTION: 07 53 23—ETHYLENE‐PROPYLENE‐DIENE‐MONOMER ROOFING 
 
 
 

REPORT HOLDER:  

FIRESTONE BUILDING PRODUCTS COMPANY, LLC 
 
   
 
 
 
EVALUATION SUBJECT: 
  
 
FIRESTONE RUBBERGARD EPDM SINGLE‐PLY ROOFING MEMBRANES 

 
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report, or as to any product covered by the report.

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ICC-ES Evaluation Report ESR-3026
Reissued April 2019
This report is subject to renewal April 2021.

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DIVISION: 07 00 00—THERMAL AND MOISTURE single-ply roofing membrane complying with ASTM
PROTECTION D4637, available in nominally 45-mil (1.1 mm) or 60-mil
Section: 07 53 23—Ethylene-Propylene-Diene-Monomer (1.5 mm) thicknesses. The 45-mil-thick membrane weighs
Roofing approximately 0.31 lb/ft2 (1.5 kg/m2) and is available in
100-foot-long by 7.5-foot- or 9-foot-wide (30.5 m by 2.3
REPORT HOLDER: or 2.7 m) rolls. The 60-mil-thick membrane weighs
2 2
approximately 0.43 lb/ft (2.1 kg/m ) and is available in
FIRESTONE BUILDING PRODUCTS COMPANY, LLC 100-foot-long by 7.5-foot- or 9-foot-wide (30.5 m by 2.3 or
2.7 m) rolls.
EVALUATION SUBJECT:
3.2.2 RubberGard LS-FR: Standard RubberGard LS-FR
is a nonreinforced fire-resistant EPDM single-ply roofing
FIRESTONE RUBBERGARD EPDM SINGLE-PLY
membrane complying with ASTM D4637, available in
ROOFING MEMBRANES
nominally 45-mil (1.1 mm) or 60-mil (1.5 mm) thicknesses.
The 45-mil-thick membrane weighs approximately
ADDITIONAL LISTEE: 2 2
0.31 lb/ft (1.5 kg/m ) and is available in rolls of various
widths, 100 feet long (30.5 m). The 60-mil-thick membrane
GENFLEX ROOFING SYSTEMS, LLC
weighs approximately 0.43 lb/ft2 (2.1 kg/m2) and is
available in rolls of various widths, 100 feet long (30.5 m).
1.0 EVALUATION SCOPE
Compliance with the following code: 3.2.3 RubberGard LS-FR PT: Standard RubberGard
®
LS-FR PT is a nominally 60-mil (1.5 mm) thick,
 2015, 2012 and 2009 International Building Code (IBC) nonreinforced fire-resistant EPDM single-ply roofing
 2013 Abu Dhabi International Building Code (ADIBC)† membrane complying with ASTM D4637, with a pre-

The ADIBC is based on the 2009 IBC. 2009 IBC code sections referenced
applied 3-inch or 6-inch-wide (76 or 152 mm), 0.035-inch-
in this report are the same sections in the ADIBC. thick (0.9 mm) Quick Seam tape laminated along
the length of the membrane. The membrane weighs
Properties evaluated:
approximately 0.31 lb/ft2 (1.5 kg/m2) and is available in rolls
 Weather resistance of various widths, 100 feet long (30.5 m).
 Fire classification 3.2.4 RubberGard MAX: RubberGard MAX is an
 Wind uplift resistance internally-reinforced EPDM single-ply roofing membrane
complying with ASTM D4637, available in nominally
 Impact resistance 45-mil (1.1 mm), 60-mil (1.5 mm) or 75-mil (1.9 mm)
2.0 USES thicknesses. The 45-mil-thick membrane weighs
Firestone RubberGard EPDM single-ply roofing approximately 0.32 lb/ft2 (1.5 kg/m2) and is available in
membranes are used as roof coverings in ballasted, 100-foot-long by 7.5-foot- or 10-foot-wide (30.5 m by 2.3
adhered and mechanically fastened membrane roofing or 3 m) rolls. The 60-mil-thick membrane weighs
2 2
systems. approximately 0.42 lb/ft (2.0 kg/m ) and is available in
100-foot-long by 7.5-foot- or 10-foot-wide (30.5 m by 2.3
3.0 DESCRIPTION or 3 m) rolls. The 75-mil-thick membrane weighs
3.1 General: approximately 0.52 lb/ft2 (2.4 kg/m2) and is available in
100-foot-long by 7.5-foot- or 10-foot-wide (30.5 m by 2.3 or
The RubberGard EPDM Membrane Roofing Systems
3 m) rolls.
described in this report consist of single-ply roofing
membranes, insulation (where used), barrier board or slip 3.2.5 RubberGard MAX PT: RubberGard MAX PT is an
sheet (where used), flashing, mechanical fasteners and internally-reinforced EPDM single-ply roofing membrane
adhesives that are installed on a combustible or complying with ASTM D4637, available in nominally
noncombustible deck. 45-mil (1.1 mm), 60-mil (1.5 mm) or 75-mil (1.9 mm)
thicknesses, with a pre-applied 3-inch or 6-inch-wide (76 or
3.2 EPDM Membranes:
152 mm), 0.035-inch-thick (0.9 mm) Quick Seam tape
3.2.1 Fire Retardant RubberGard: Fire Retardant laminated along the length of the membrane. The
2
RubberGard is a nonreinforced fire-resistant EPDM 45-mil-thick membrane weighs approximately 0.33 lb/ft

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(1.6 kg/m2). The 60-mil-thick membrane weighs 3.5 Fasteners:


approximately 0.43 lb/ft2 (2.1 kg/m2). The 75-mil-thick
Fasteners and stress plates used to attach barrier or cover
membrane weighs approximately 0.56 lb/ft2 (2.7 kg/m2).
boards, insulation boards and roofing membranes must be
Membranes are available in 100-foot-long by 7.5-foot- or
corrosion-resistant. Fasteners may be any of the Firestone
10-foot-wide (30.5 m by 2.3 or 3 m) rolls.
insulation and membrane fasteners, plates and strips
3.2.6 RubberGard MAX FR: RubberGard Max FR is an summarized in this section or noted in Table 5.
internally-reinforced, fire-resistant, EPDM single-ply roofing
3.5.1 Firestone All-Purpose Fasteners: An epoxy-
membrane complying with ASTM D4637, available in
coated steel screw used in combination with the Firestone
nominally 45-mil (1.1 mm), 60-mil (1.5 mm) or 75-mil
Insulation Fastening Plate to attach roofing insulation and
(1.9 mm) thicknesses. The 45-mil-thick membrane weighs
base sheets to steel and wood substrates. Fastener length
approximately 0.32 lb/ft2 (1.5 kg/m2) and is available in
must be sufficient to penetrate through the steel deck a
100-foot-long by 7.5-foot- or 10-foot-wide (30.5 m by
minimum of 3/4 inch (19.1 mm), and into the wood deck a
2.3 or 3 m) rolls. The 60-mil-thick membrane weighs
minimum of 1 inch (25.4 mm).
approximately 0.42 lb/ft2 (2.0 kg/m2) and is available in
100-foot-long by 7.5-foot- or 10-foot-wide (30.5 m by 3.5.2 Firestone Heavy-Duty Fastener: An epoxy-coated
2.3 or 3 m) rolls. The 75-mil-thick membrane weighs steel screw used in combination with the Firestone
approximately 0.52 lb/ft2 (2.5 kg/m2) and is available in Insulation Fastening Plates, Firestone Batten Strips, Seam
100-foot-long by 7.5-foot- or 10-foot-wide (30.5 m by 2.3 or Plates or Termination Bars to attach roofing insulation and
3 m) rolls. base sheets to steel, wood and concrete decks. Fastener
3.2.7 RubberGard Platinum: RubberGard Platinum is a length must be sufficient to penetrate through the steel
nominally 90-mil (2.2 mm) thick, nonreinforced, EPDM deck a minimum of 3/4 inch (19.1 mm), and into the wood
single-ply roofing membrane complying with ASTM or concrete deck a minimum of 1 inch (25.4 mm).
D4637. The membrane weighs approximately 0.56 lb/ft2 3.5.3 Firestone Concrete Drive Fastener: A
(2.7 kg/m2) and is available in 50-foot- or 100-foot-long by nonthreaded hammer-in fastener, epoxy-coated, used with
10-foot-wide (15.2 or 30.5 m by 3 m) rolls. Firestone Insulation Plates to attach roofing insulation,
3.2.8 RubberGard EcoWhite: RubberGard EcoWhite is base sheets and other accessories to structural concrete
a nominally 60-mil (1.5 mm) thick, nonreinforced, bi- substrates. Fastener length must be sufficient to penetrate
laminate, white-on-black, cured single ply roofing into the concrete deck a minimum of 11/4 inch (32 mm).
membrane complying with ASTM D4637. The membrane 3.5.4 Firestone Insulation Fastening Plate: A 3-inch-
weighs approximately 0.43 lb/ft2 (2.1 kg/m2) and is diameter (76 mm) galvalume plate used in combination
available in rolls of various widths, 100 feet long (30.5 m). with Firestone fasteners to secure insulation and base
3.2.9 RubberGard EcoWhite Platinum: RubberGard sheets to the roof deck.
EcoWhite Platinum is a nominally 90-mil (2.3 mm) thick, 3.5.5 Firestone Seam Plate: A 2-inch-diameter (50 mm),
nonreinforced, bi-laminate, white-on-black, cured single ply galvalume plate used in combination with Firestone
roofing membrane complying with ASTM D4637. The All-Purpose, Heavy-Duty and Concrete Drive fasteners.
membrane weighs approximately 0.61 lb/ft2 (3.0 kg/m2)
and is available in 100-foot-long by 10-foot-wide (30.5 m 3.5.6 Firestone V-Plate: A 2.25-inch-diameter (57 mm),
by 3 m) rolls. galvalume plate used in combination with Firestone
All-Purpose, Heavy-Duty and Concrete Drive fasteners to
3.2.10 RubberGard EPDM SA: RubberGard EPDM SA secure Firestone RubberGard MAX and Firestone
membrane is a nominally 60-mil (1.5 mm) thick, non- QuickSeam Strips.
reinforced, self-adhered single-ply EPDM roofing
membrane complying with ASTM D4637. The membrane 3.5.7 Firestone Batten Strip: A corrosion-resistant,
weighs approximately 0.47 lb/ft2 (2.1 kg/m2) and is 10-foot-long by 1-inch-wide (3 m by 25.4 mm), galvalume
available in rolls of various widths in 100-foot-long (30.5 m) metal batten strip with holes spaced 6 inches (152 mm)
lengths. o.c.
3.3 Insulation: 3.5.8 Firestone Polymer Batten Strip: A corrosion-
resistant polymer batten strip, with holes spaced 3 inches
See Tables 1 through 5 for insulations used with specific (76 mm) o.c., available in 250-feet-long by ¾-inch-wide
roofing systems. Foam plastic insulation, where used, must (76.2 m by 19.1 mm) rolls.
have a flame-spread index of not more than 75 when
tested at the maximum thickness intended for use in 3.5.9 QuickSeam R.M.A. Strip: A 10-inch-wide
accordance with ASTM E84. Polyisocyanurate and (254 mm) RubberGard Max membrane with two 3-inch-
polystyrene foam plastic insulation must comply with wide (76 mm) strips of laminated tape on both sides along
ASTM C1289 and ASTM C578, respectively, and with the length of the strip used to anchor membranes to the
Chapter 26 of the IBC. substrate.
3.4 Barrierboard or Coverboard: 3.6 Adhesives:
Barrierboard or coverboard, when used, may be any of the 3.6.1 Firestone Water Based Bonding Adhesive (P)
following: [WBBA (P)]: A contact adhesive designed for bonding
RubberGard EPDM products to specific substrates as
 Minimum 1/4-inch-thick (6.4 mm) G-P Gypsum
specified in the report holder’s or additional listee’s
Corporation DensDeck or DensDeck Prime.
installation instructions. The adhesive is applied to both the
 Minimum 1/2-inch-thick (12.7 mm) gypsum board, substrate and the underside of the membrane with a
complying with ASTM C1396. coverage of approximately 100 to 120 ft2 (9.3 to 11.62 m2)
 One-half-inch-thick (12.7 mm) Firestone ISOGARD HD per gallon (3.78 L), total, for both the substrate and the
or Firestone RESISTA. membrane. See Table 2 and Tables 4A through 4F for the
adhesive application rate for each specific system. Water
 One-half-inch-thick (12.7 mm) USG Corporation Based Bonding Adhesive (P) is an alternative to Firestone
SECUROCK Gypsum Fiber Roof Board. solvent based bonding adhesives. The adhesive has a
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shelf life of one year when stored in unopened containers 18 months when stored in unopened containers at
at temperatures between 60° F (16° C) and 80° F (27° C). temperatures between 60°F (16°C) and 80°F (27°C).
3.6.2 Firestone BA-2004 (T): Solvent-based, contact 3.7 Surface Coating:
adhesives designed for bonding Firestone RubberGard
EPDM membranes and flashings to wood, metal, masonry Firestone AcryliTop PC-100 is an acrylic coating that may
and other substrates as specified in the report holder’s or be spray-applied in one coat or roller-applied using two
additional listee’s installation instructions. Either adhesive coats. When spray-applied in one coat, the AcryliTop
is applied to both the substrate and the underside of the PC-100 has a coverage rate of approximately 100 ft2
membrane with a coverage of approximately 45 to 60 ft2 (9.3 m2) per gallon (3.78 L). For roller application, the
(4.18 to 5.58 m2) per gallon (3.78 L), total, for both the Firestone AcryliTop PC-100 Base Coat is applied in one
substrate and the membrane. Each adhesive has a shelf coat at a coverage rate of 200 ft2 (18.6 m2) per gallon
life of one year when stored in unopened containers at (3.78 L). The second coat of AcryliTop PC-100 is applied
temperatures between 60°F (16°C) and 80°F (27°C). at a 100 ft2 (9.3 m2) per gallon (3.78 L). The AcryliTop
PC-100 has a shelf life of one year when stored in
3.6.3 Single-Ply LVOC Bonding Adhesive: Solvent unopened containers at temperatures between 60°F
based, contact adhesives designed for bonding Firestone (16°C) and 80°F (27°C).
RubberGard EPDM membranes and flashings to wood,
metal, masonry and other substrates as specified in the 3.8 Impact Resistance:
report holder’s or additional listee’s installation instructions. The Firestone RubberGard EPDM roofing membranes
Either adhesive is applied to both the substrate and the described in this report comply with the impact resistance
underside of the membrane with a coverage of requirements of IBC Section 1504.7 based testing in
approximately 45 to 60 ft2 (4.18 to 5.58 m2) per gallon accordance with Section 4.6 of FM 4470.
(3.78 L), total, for both the substrate and the membrane.
Each adhesive has a shelf life of one year when stored in 4.0 INSTALLATION
unopened containers at temperatures between 60°F 4.1 General:
(16°C) and 80°F (27°C).
Installation of the EPDM roofing membranes described
3.6.4 Single-Ply LVOC Bonding Adhesive 1168: in this report must comply with the applicable code, the
Solvent based, contact adhesives designed for bonding report holder’s or additional listee’s published installation
Firestone RubberGard EPDM membranes and flashings to instructions and this report. The report holder’s or
wood, metal, masonry and other substrates as specified additional listee’s published installation instructions must
in the report holder’s or additional listee’s installation be available on the jobsite at all times during installation.
instructions. Either adhesive is applied to both the
substrate and the underside of the membrane with a The substrate to which the membrane is to be applied
coverage of approximately 45 to 60 ft2 (4.18 to 5.58 m2) must be clean, dry, and free of frost, loose fasteners, and
per gallon (3.78 L), total, for both the substrate and the other protrusions or contaminates that will interfere with
membrane. Each adhesive has a shelf life of one year the adhesion or attachment of the membrane or that will
when stored in unopened containers at temperatures puncture the membrane. All materials must be protected
between 60°F (16°C) and 80°F (27°C) against contact with incompatible materials. Where
gypsum board is used as barrier board in the roofing
3.6.5 Firestone EPDM Solvent Free Bonding assembly, weather protection must be provided to prevent
Adhesive: A polymer based bonding adhesive for damage to the gypsum board prior to application of the
adhering non-reinforced RubberGard EPDM membranes roofing membrane.
to substrates on vertical and horizontal applications as
specified in the report holder’s or additional listee’s The slope of the roof on which the single-ply membrane
installation instructions. The adhesive is applied to the systems are installed must be a minimum of 1/4:12
substrate only with a coverage of approximately 150 ft2 (2 percent slope) and must not be more than the maximum
(11.62 m2) per gallon (3.78 L). The adhesive has a shelf slope indicated for the particular assembly as listed in
life of 12 months when stored in unopened containers at Tables 1 through 3.
temperature between 60° F (16° C) and 80° F (27° C). Penetrations and terminations of the roof covering must
3.6.6 Firestone I.S.O. Twin-Pack Insulation Adhesive: be flashed and made weathertight in accordance with
A two-component, low-rise, polyurethane insulation the requirements of the membrane manufacturer and
adhesive designed for bonding roof insulations to deck Section 1503.2 of the IBC. Where flashing is of metal, the
substrate types as specified in the report holder’s or metal must be corrosion-resistant, minimum No. 26 gage
additional listee’s installation instructions. The components [0.019 (0.483 mm)] galvanized steel.
have a shelf life of one year when stored in unopened 4.2 Fire Classification:
containers at temperatures between 60°F (16°C) and 80°F
(27°C). 4.2.1 New Construction: Roof covering systems
described in Tables 1 through 3, when installed in
3.6.7 Firestone I.S.O. FIX II: A single-component, accordance with this report, are classified as Class A or B
polyurethane adhesive designed for bonding of Firestone roof covering systems in accordance with ASTM E108 or
ISO 95+ GL, Fibertop, and DensDeck to substrates as UL 790.
specified in the report holder’s or additional listee’s
installation instructions. The adhesive has a shelf life of 4.2.2 Reroofing: The existing deck must be inspected to
15 months when stored in unopened containers at verify that the structure to be reroofed is structurally sound
temperatures between 50°F (10°C) and 75°F (24°C). and adequate to support and secure the roofing
membrane.
3.6.8 Firestone I.S.O. STICK: A two-component, low-rise
polyurethane insulation adhesive designed for bonding Class A, B, or C roof covering systems may be installed
insulations to specific deck substrate types as specified over existing classified roof covering systems under the
in the report holder’s or additional listee’s installation following conditions provided the resulting classification is
instructions. The components have a shelf life of the lower of the new and existing roofing classification:
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 New uninsulated systems installed only over existing including edge and corner zones, must not exceed
uninsulated assemblies. the allowable wind pressure for the system installed in
that particular area. Refer to the allowable wind uplift
 New insulated systems installed over existing
pressure for roof coverings as listed in Tables 4
uninsulated systems only.
and 5.
4.3 Wind Uplift Resistance:
5.7 The allowable wind uplift pressures listed in Tables 4
4.3.1 New Construction: The allowable wind uplift and 5 are for the roof covering only. The deck and
pressures for the Firestone membrane roof covering framing to which the roof covering is attached must be
systems described in the report are noted in Tables 4 and designed for the applicable components and cladding
5. Metal edge securement for all roofing systems must be wind loads in accordance with the IBC.
listed in accordance with 2011 edition (2015 IBC) or 2003
edition (2012 and 2009 IBC) of ANSI/SPRI ES-1 and 5.8 Calculations demonstrating that the required wind
designed and installed for wind loads in accordance with resistance is less than the allowable wind resistance
IBC Section 1504.5 and IBC Chapter 16. must be submitted to the code official.

The ballasted membrane roof covering system in Table 1 5.9 When application is over existing roofs,
must comply with ANSI/SPRI RP-4. documentation of the wind uplift resistance of the
composite roof construction must be submitted to the
4.3.2 Reroofing: Roof covering systems employing code official for approval at the time of permit
mechanical fasteners must be qualified to the satisfaction application.
of the code official as to the adequacy of fasteners
penetrating through existing roof coverings into structural 5.10 The membranes are manufactured in Prescott,
substrates. Since the composition and/or condition of any Arkansas under a quality-control program with
particular underlying existing roofing material may vary inspections by ICC-ES.
widely, reroofing with adhered systems is outside the 6.0 EVIDENCE SUBMITTED
scope of this report.
Data in accordance with the ICC-ES Acceptance Criteria
5.0 CONDITIONS OF USE for Membrane Roof Covering Systems (AC75), dated July
The Firestone RubberGard EPDM single-ply roofing 2010 (editorially revised September 2016).
membranes described in this report comply with, or are 7.0 IDENTIFICATION
suitable alternatives to what is specified in the IBC, subject
to the following conditions: 7.1 Each roll of roofing membrane described in this report
is identified with a label indicating the report holder’s
5.1 Installation of the roofing systems must comply with name (Firestone Building Products Company, LLC) or
the IBC, the report holder’s or additional listee’s the name of the additional listee (Genflex Roofing
published installation instructions and this report. If Systems, LLC), the product name, and the evaluation
there are any conflicts between the report holder’s or report number (ESR-3026).
additional listee’s published installation instructions
and this report, this report governs. 7.2 The report holder’s contact information is the
following:
5.2 The roof covering systems must be installed only by
applicators approved by Firestone Building Products FIRESTONE BUILDING PRODUCTS COMPANY,
Company, LLC or Genflex Roofing Systems, LLC. LLC
200 4TH AVENUE SOUTH
5.3 Foam plastic insulation must be separated from the NASHVILLE, TENNESSEE 37201
interior of the building by an approved thermal barrier (800) 428-4442
in accordance with IBC Section 2603.4.1.5. www.firestonebpco.com
5.4 Foam plastic insulation, where used, must bear the
label of an approved agency indicating that the foam 7.3 The Additional Listee’s contact information is the
plastic has a flame-spread index of not more than 75 following:
when tested at the maximum thickness intended for GENFLEX ROOFING SYSTEMS, LLC
use in accordance with ASTM E84 or UL 723, subject 200 4TH AVENUE SOUTH
to the approval of the code official. NASHVILLE, TENNESSEE 37201
5.5 Above-deck thermal insulation board must comply (800) 443-4272
with the applicable standards listed in IBC Table www.genflex.com
1508.2.
5.6 Design wind-uplift pressure on any roof area,

TABLE 1—FIRE CLASSIFICATION ASSEMBLIES – BALLASTED ROOFING SYSTEMS

SYSTEM ROOF MAX. ROOF 2,3 1


SUBSTRATE INSULATION MEMBRANE SURFACING
NO. CLASS SLOPE
(Optional) Any River-bottom stones at min.
Combustible or 2
1 A 2:12 Any UL- classified foam RubberGard 1000 lbs/100 ft or concrete
noncombustible 2
plastic insulation EPDM membrane pavers at min. 10 lbs/ft
For SI: 1 inch = 25.4 mm
1
Membranes must be UL-classified for roofing systems.
2
All foam plastic insulation must be UL-classified foam plastic for roofing systems, and must be limited to the maximum thickness noted in
Section 5.4 of this report.
3
Polyisocyanurate insulation must comply with ASTM C1289. Polystyrene insulation must comply with ASTM C578.
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TABLE 2—FIRE CLASSIFICATION ASSEMBLIES – ADHERED ROOFING SYSTEMS

4
MAX. MEMBRANE
SYSTEM ROOF 2 1,3 BARRIER OR 4
SUBSTRATE ROOF INSULATION 4 SURFACING
NO. CLASS COVER BD. TYPE ADHESIVE
4
SLOPE
BA-2004 (T),
1 EPDM Solvent
Min. /4-inch-thick
Free Bonding
DensDeck or
1 Adhesive,
1 A Combustible 1 /2:12 -- DensDeck Prime, RubberGard EcoWhite --
Single-Ply
mechanically
LVOC Bonding
fastened to deck
Adhesive or
WBBA (P)
Min. 1-inch-thick,
any UL-
classified
RubberGard MAX, MAX BA-2004 (T) or
polyisocyanurate
1 PT or RubberGard Single-Ply
2 A Noncombustible /4:12 insulation, -- --
EPDM SA (when an LVOC Bonding
mechanically
adhesive is not used) Adhesive
fastened to steel
deck or adhered
to concrete deck
Min. 1-inch-thick,
1
any UL- Min. /4-inch-thick
classified DensDeck or RubberGard EPDM SA
1
3 A Concrete /4:12 polyisocyanurate DensDeck Prime, (when adhesive is not - --
insulation, adhered to used)
adhered insulation
to deck
BA-2004 (T),
EPDM Solvent
Free Bonding
Same as Same as
4 A Concrete 2:12 RubberGard Platinum Adhesive or ---
System 3 System 3
Single-Ply
LVOC Bonding
Adhesive
BA-2004 (T),
EPDM Solvent
Free Bonding
1 Same as Same as PC-100
5 A Concrete 4 /2:12 RubberGard Platinum Adhesive or
System 3 System 3 Coating
Single-Ply
LVOC Bonding
Adhesive
BA-2004 (T),
EPDM Solvent
Free Bonding
Same as Same as RubberGard
6 A Concrete 4:12 Adhesive or --
System 3 System 3 MAX FR
Single-Ply
LVOC Bonding
Adhesive
BA-2004 (T),
EPDM Solvent
Free Bonding
1 Same as PC-100
7 A Noncombustible 1 /2:12 -- RubberGard Platinum Adhesive or
System 2 Coating
Single-Ply
LVOC Bonding
Adhesive
BA-2004 (T),
EPDM Solvent
RubberGard LS-FR, LS- Free Bonding
1 Same as
8 A Noncombustible /2:12 -- FR PT, Platinum or Adhesive or
System 2
EcoWhite Single-Ply
LVOC Bonding
Adhesive
BA-2004 (T),
EPDM Solvent
Free Bonding
1 Same as Same as RubberGard MAX
9 A Concrete /2:12 Adhesive or --
System 3 System 3 or MAX PT
Single-Ply
LVOC Bonding
Adhesive
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TABLE 2—FIRE CLASSIFICATION ASSEMBLIES – ADHERED ROOFING SYSTEMS (CONTINUED)

4
MAX. MEMBRANE
SYSTEM ROOF 2 1,3 BARRIER OR 4
SUBSTRATE ROOF INSULATION 4 SURFACING
NO. CLASS COVER BD. TYPE ADHESIVE
4
SLOPE
Max. 4-inch-thick
Firestone “ISO
3 RubberGard EcoWhite
10 A Noncombustible /4::12 95+GL”, adhered -- WBBA (P) --
or EcoWhite Platinum
or mechanically
fastened to deck
BA-2004 (T),
1 EPDM Solvent
Min. /4-inch-thick
Free Bonding
DensDeck or
1 RubberGard EcoWhite Adhesive,
11 A Noncombustible 1 /2:12 -- DensDeck Prime, --
or EcoWhite Platinum Single-Ply
mechanically
LVOC Bonding
fastened to deck
Adhesive or
WBBA (P)
BA-2004 (T),
EPDM Solvent
(Optional) 1
Min. /2-inch-thick RubberGard LS-FR, Free Bonding
Any UL- (Optional)
1 Firestone MAX, Platinum or Adhesive,
12 A Noncombustible /2:12 classified PC-100
“ISOGARD HD” RubberGard SA (when Single-Ply
polyisocyanurate Coating
an adhesive is not used) LVOC Bonding
insulation
Adhesive or
WBBA (P)
BA-2004 (T),
EPDM Solvent
(Optional)
Free Bonding
Any UL- Fire Retardant (Optional)
Same as Adhesive,
13 A Noncombustible 1:12 classified RubberGard PC-100
System 12 Single-Ply
polyisocyanurate or EcoWhite Coating
LVOC Bonding
insulation
Adhesive or
WBBA (P)
BA-2004 (T),
EPDM Solvent
(Optional)
Free Bonding
Any UL- (Optional)
1 Same as RubberGard Adhesive,
14 A Noncombustible 2 /2:12 classified PC-100
System 12 MAX FR Single-Ply
polyisocyanurate Coating
LVOC Bonding
insulation
Adhesive or
WBBA (P)
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TABLE 2—FIRE CLASSIFICATION ASSEMBLIES – ADHERED ROOFING SYSTEMS (CONTINUED)


4
MAX. MEMBRANE
SYSTEM ROOF 2 1,3 BARRIER OR 4
SUBSTRATE ROOF INSULATION 4 SURFACING
NO. CLASS COVER BD. TYPE ADHESIVE
4
SLOPE
BA-2004 (T),
(Optional)
Single-Ply
Any UL- classified Same as RubberGard
15 A Noncombustible 2:12 LVOC Bonding PC-100 Coating
polyisocyanurate System 12 Platinum
Adhesive or
insulation
WBBA (P)
Min. 1-inch-thick
Firestone RubberGard BA-2004 (T),
(Optional)
“ISOGARD HD” LS-FR, MAX, Single-Ply
1 Max. 4-inch-thick (Optional)
16 A Combustible /2:12 or “RESISTA”, MAX FR, LVOC Bonding
Firestone “ISO PC-100 Coating
adhered or Platinum or Adhesive or
95+GL”
mechanically EcoWhite WBBA (P)
fastened to deck
2-inch-thick,
BA-2004 (T),
any UL- classified
Single-Ply
1 polyisocyanurate RubberGard
17 A Combustible /2:12 -- LVOC Bonding --
insulation, EcoWhite
Adhesive or
mechanically
WBBA (P)
fastened to deck
1
Min. /2-inch-thick
Firestone RubberGard BA-2004 (T),
(Optional)
“ISOGARD HD” LS-FR, MAX, Single-Ply
1 Max. 4-inch-thick (Optional)
18 B Combustible /2:12 or “RESISTA”, MAX FR, LVOC Bonding
Firestone “ISO PC-100 Coating
adhered or Platinum or Adhesive or
95+GL”
mechanically EcoWhite WBBA (P)
fastened to deck
1
-Min. /2-inch-thick
Min. 1-inch-thick
RESISTA adhered
Firestone “ISO 95+
1 or mechanically RubberGard
19 B Noncombustible /2:12 GL” (optional if a Self-Adhered -
fastened to deck EPDM SA
barrierboard or
(optional if
coverboard is used)
insulation is used)
1
Min. /4-inch-thick
BA-2004 (T) or
DensDeck or
RubberGard Single-Ply (Optional)
20 A Combustible 3:12 -- DensDeck Prime,
Platinum LVOC Bonding PC-100 Coating
mechanically
Adhesive
fastened to deck
7 RubberGard BA-2004 (T) or
Min. /16-inch-thick
EcoWhite or Single-Ply
21 A Noncombustible 1:12 -- OSB, mechanically --
EcoWhite LVOC Bonding
fastened to deck
Platinum Adhesive
1
Min. /4-inch-thick
DensDeck or
(Optional) DensDeck Prime, BA-2004 (T) or
1
Any UL- classified /4-inch-thick RubberGard Single-Ply
22 A Noncombustible Unlimited --
polyisocyanurate plywood or MAX FR LVOC Bonding
7
insulation /16-inch-thick OSB, Adhesive
mechanically
fastened to deck
(Optional)
Any UL- classified Same as RubberGard
23 A Noncombustible 3:12 WBBA (P) --
polyisocyanurate System 22 MAX FR
insulation
(Optional)
Any UL- classified BA-2004 (T) or
polyisocyanurate RubberGard Single-Ply
24 A Noncombustible 3:12 --- --
insulation, adhered MAX FR LVOC Bonding
or mechanically Adhesive
fastened to deck
1 Same as RubberGard
25 A Noncombustible 2 /2:12 --- WBBA (P) --
System 24 MAX FR
For SI: 1 inch = 25.4 mm.
1
All foam plastic insulation must be UL-classified foam plastic for roofing systems, and must be limited to the maximum thickness noted in
Section 5.4 of this report.
2 15
Wood deck must be minimum /32-inch-thick (11.9 mm) plywood. Steel deck must be minimum No. 22 gage galvanized steel [0.030 inch
(0.76 mm)]. Concrete must have a minimum compressive strength (fc) of 2500 psi. [minimum of 24MPa is required under ADIBC Appendix L,
Section 5.1.1].
3
Polyisocyanurate insulation must comply with ASTM C1289.
4
Barrier or cover boards, adhesives, membranes and surface coatings must be UL-classified for roofing systems. See Section 3.6 for adhesive
application rates.
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TABLE 3—FIRE CLASSIFICATION ASSEMBLIES – MECHANICALLY FASTENED ROOFING SYSTEMS

SYSTEM ROOF 2 MAX. ROOF 1,3 BARRIER OR 4 4


SUBSTRATE INSULATION 4 MEMBRANE SURFACING
NO. CLASS SLOPE COVER BD.
1
(Optional) Min. /2-inch-thick
1 Any UL- classified Firestone (Optional)
1 A Noncombustible /2:12 RubberGard MAX
polyisocyanurate “ISOGARD HD” PC-100 Coating
insulation or “RESISTA”
(Optional) RubberGard LS-
1 Max. 4-inch-thick FR, RubberGard
2 A Noncombustible /2:12 -- --
Firestone “ISO LS-FR PT or
95+GL” Platinum
(Optional)
1 Max. 4-inch-thick RubberGard MAX
3 A Noncombustible 2 /2:12 -- --
Firestone “ISO FR
95+GL”
1
Min. /4-inch-thick
(Optional) DensDeck or
Any UL- classified DensDeck Prime, RubberGard MAX
4 A Noncombustible 4:12 1 --
polyisocyanurate /4-inch-thick FR
7
insulation plywood or /16-inch-
thick OSB
1
(Optional) Min. /2-inch-thick
RubberGard LS-
1 Max. 4-inch-thick Firestone (Optional)
5 B Combustible /2:12 FR, MAX, MAX
Firestone “ISO “ISOGARD HD” PC-100 Coating
FR, Platinum
95+GL” or “RESISTA”
1 1
1 /2-inch-thick Min. /4-inch-thick
RubberGard MAX
6 A Combustible 2:12 Firestone “ISO DensDeck or --
FR
95+GL” DensDeck Prime
1.3-inch-thick
1 RubberGard MAX
7 A Combustible /2:12 Firestone “ISO -- --
FR
95+GL”
For SI: 1 inch = 25.4 mm.
1
All foam plastic insulation must be UL-classified foam plastic for roofing systems, and must be limited to the maximum thickness noted in Section 5.4 of
this report.
2
Wood deck must be minimum 15/32-inch-thick (11.9 mm) plywood. Steel deck must be minimum No. 22 gage galvanized steel [0.030 inch (0.76 mm)].
Concrete must have a minimum compressive strength (fc) of 2500 psi. [minimum of 24MPa is required under ADIBC Appendix L, Section 5.1.1].
3
Polyisocyanurate insulation must comply with ASTM C1289.
4
Barrier or cover boards, membranes and surface coatings must be UL-classified for roofing systems.
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TABLE 4A—WIND RESISTANCE – ADHERED ROOFING SYSTEMS – WOOD DECKS

INSULATION COVER BOARD MEMBRANE ALLOWABLE


WIND
SYSTEM 3
DECK 1,2 1 1 1 1 UPLIFT
NO. TYPE ATTACHMENT TYPE ATTACHMENT TYPE ATTACHMENT PRESSURE
(psf)
BA-2004 (T)
Bonding
Adhesive or
1
/2-inch-thick All-Purpose Single-Ply LVOC
19 RubberGard
/32-inch- DensDeck Prime Fastener with Bonding
EcoWhite or
W-1 thick -- -- or SECUROCK Fastening Plate Adhesive 1168 45
EcoWhite 2
plywood Gypsum Fiber at 1 fastener at 60 ft per
2 Platinum
Roof Board per 1.6 ft gallon to
substrate and
underside of
membrane
BA-2004 (T)
Bonding
Adhesive or
Heavy-Duty
Single-Ply LVOC
19 Fastener with RubberGard
/32-inch- 2-inch-thick Bonding
Insulation EcoWhite or
W-2 thick Firestone “ISO -- -- Adhesive 1168 45
Fastening Plate EcoWhite 2
plywood 95+GL” at 60 ft per
at 1 fastener Platinum
2 gallon to
per 1.78 ft
substrate and
underside of
membrane
RubberGard BA-2004 (T),
LS-FR, Fire Single-Ply LVOC
Retardant Bonding
RubberGard, Adhesive,
RubberGard Single-Ply LVOC
I.S.O. STICK I.S.O. STICK
EcoWhite, Bonding
15 1 Adhesive in Adhesive in
/32-inch Optional /4-inch 3 Min. 1-inch thick 3 RubberGard Adhesive 1168,
continuous /4- to continuous /4-
W-3 thick thick DensDeck “RESISTA” or MAX, WBBA (P) or 45
1-inch wide to 1-inch wide
plywood Prime “ISO 95+ GL” RubberGard EPDM Solvent
ribbons at 12 ribbons at 12
MAX FR or Free Bonding
inches o.c. inches o.c.
RubberGard Adhesive at 60
2
EPDM SA ft per gallon to
(when an substrate and
adhesive is underside of
not used) membrane
For SI: 1 inch = 25.4 mm; 1 ft = 0.305 m; 1 psf = 47.88 Pa; 1 gal = 3.785 L.
1
Insulation, barrier boards, cover boards, vapor barriers, adhesives and fasteners must be FM-approved.
2
All foam plastic insulation must be limited to the maximum thickness in accordance with Section 5.4 of this report or the maximum thickness in
accordance with this table, whichever is less.
3
Wood deck must be minimum 15/32-inch-thick (11.9 mm) plywood. See Section 5.7 of this report.
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TABLE 4B—WIND RESISTANCE – ADHERED ROOFING SYSTEMS - STEEL DECKS

INSULATION COVER BOARD MEMBRANE ALLOWABLE


SYSTEM WIND UPLIFT
DECK3
NO. TYPE 1,2
ATTACHMENT 1
TYPE 1
ATTACHMENT 1
TYPE ATTACHMENT 1 PRESSURE
(psf)
BA-2004 (T)
Bonding Adhesive,
Single-Ply LVOC
Heavy-Duty or All- I.S.O. Twin-Pack Any RubberGard
Min. 1.5-inch- Bonding Adhesive
Purpose Fastener 1/2-inch-thick Insulation Adhesive membrane or
thick to max. or Single-Ply
with Insulation “ISOGARD in continuous 1/2- to RubberGard
S-1 Steel 4-inch-thick 3 LVOC Bonding 45
Fastening Plate HD” /4-inch-wide beads EPDM SA (when
Firestone “ISO Adhesive 1168 at
at 1 fastener or “RESISTA” at an adhesive is
95+GL” 2 60 ft2 per gallon to
per 2 ft 12 inches o.c. not used)
substrate and
underside of
membrane
BA-2004 (T)
Bonding Adhesive,
Single-Ply LVOC
Heavy-Duty or All- Any RubberGard
Min. 1.5-inch- Mechanically 1 Bonding Adhesive
/2-inch-thick Purpose Fastener membrane or
thick to max. fastened per FM or Single-Ply
“ISOGARD with Insulation RubberGard
S-2 Steel 4-inch-thick preliminary LVOC Bonding 45
HD” Fastening Plate EPDM SA (when
Firestone “ISO fastening Adhesive 1168 at
or “RESISTA” at 1 fastener an adhesive is
95+GL” requirements 60 ft2 per gallon to
per 2.7 ft2 not used)
substrate and
underside of
membrane
BA-2004 (T)
Bonding Adhesive,
Single-Ply LVOC
Bonding Adhesive
RubberGard LS-
or Single-Ply
FR, LS-FR PT,
All-Purpose LVOC Bonding
Min. 1.5-inch- FR, MAX, MAX
Fastener with Adhesive 1168 at
thick to max. FR, MAX PT, or
Insulation 60 ft2 per gallon to
S-3 Steel 4-inch-thick - - Platinum or 45
Fastening Plate substrate and
Firestone “ISO RubberGard
at 1 fastener underside of
95+GL” EPDM SA (when
per 2 ft2 membrane or
an adhesive is
EPDM Solvent
not used)
Free Bonding
Adhesive at 150 ft2
per gallon to the
substrate only
BA-2004 (T)
Bonding Adhesive,
Single-Ply LVOC
Bonding Adhesive
or Single-Ply
Heavy-Duty or All- I.S.O. Twin-Pack Any RubberGard LVOC Bonding
Min. 1.5-inch- Min. 1.5-inch-
Purpose Fastener Insulation Adhesive membrane or Adhesive 1168 at
thick to max. thick to max.
with Insulation in continuous 1/2- to RubberGard 60 ft2 per gallon to
S-4 Steel 4-inch-thick 4-inch-thick 3 30
Fastening Plate / -inch-wide ribbons EPDM SA (when substrate and
Firestone “ISO Firestone “ISO 4
at 1 fastener at an adhesive is underside of
95+GL” 2 95+GL”
per 2.7 ft 12 inches o.c. not used) membrane or
EPDM Solvent
Free Bonding
Adhesive at 150 ft2
per gallon to
substrate only
BA-2004 (T)
Bonding Adhesive,
Single-Ply LVOC
Bonding Adhesive
or Single-Ply
Heavy-Duty or All- Any RubberGard LVOC Bonding
Min. 2-inch- Min. 1.5-inch- I.S.O. Twin-Pack
Purpose Fastener membrane or Adhesive 1168 at
thick to max. thick to max. Insulation Adhesive
with Insulation RubberGard SA 60 ft2 per gallon to
S-5 Steel 4-inch-thick 4-inch-thick in 1/2- to 3/4-inch- 38
Fastening Plate (when an substrate and
Firestone “ISO Firestone “ISO wide ribbons at
at 1 fastener adhesive is not underside of
95+GL” 2 95+GL” 12 inches o.c.
per 4 ft used) membrane or
EPDM Solvent
Free Bonding
Adhesive at 150 ft2
per gallon to
substrate only
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TABLE 4B—WIND RESISTANCE – ADHERED ROOFING SYSTEMS - STEEL DECKS (CONTINUED)

INSULATION COVER BOARD MEMBRANE ALLOWABLE


SYSTEM WIND UPLIFT
DECK3
NO. TYPE 1,2
ATTACHMENT 1
TYPE 1
ATTACHMENT 1
TYPE ATTACHMENT 1 PRESSURE
(psf)
BA-2004 (T)
Bonding Adhesive,
Single-Ply LVOC
RubberGard LS-
Bonding Adhesive
FR, LS-FR PT,
or Single-Ply
FR, MAX, MAX
LVOC Bonding
All-Purpose Min. 1/4-inch- FR, MAX PT,
Min. 1.5-inch- I.S.O. Twin-Pack Adhesive 1168
Fastener with thick Platinum,
thick to max. Insulation Adhesive (DensDeck Prime
Insulation DensDeck 1 EcoWhite or
S-6 Steel 4-inch-thick in continuous /2- to only) at 60 ft2 per 45
Fastening Plate at or 3 EcoWhite
Firestone “ISO /4-inch-wide beads gallon to substrate
1 fastener DensDeck Platinum or
95+GL” at 12 inches o.c. and underside of
per 2 ft2 Prime RubberGard
membrane or
EPDM SA (when
EPDM Solvent
no adhesive is
Free Bonding
used)
Adhesive at 150 ft2
per gallon to the
substrate only
RubberGard LS-
BA-2004 (T)
FR, LS-FR PT,
Bonding Adhesive,
FR, MAX, MAX
Single-Ply LVOC
All-Purpose FR, MAX PT,
Min. 1.5-inch- Min. 1.5-inch- I.S.O. Twin-Pack Bonding Adhesive
Fastener with Platinum,
thick to max. thick to max. Insulation Adhesive or Single-Ply
Insulation EcoWhite or
S-7 Steel 4-inch-thick 4-inch-thick in continuous 1/2- to LVOC Bonding 75
Fastening Plate at EcoWhite
Firestone “ISO Firestone “ISO 3/4-inch-wide beads Adhesive 1168 at
1 fastener Platinum or
95+GL” 95+GL” at 12 inches o.c. 60 ft2 per gallon to
per 1.6 ft2 RubberGard
substrate and
EPDM SA (when
underside of
an adhesive is
membrane
not used)
BA-2004 (T)
Bonding Adhesive,
RubberGard LS-
Single-Ply LVOC
All-Purpose FR, LS-FR PT,
Min. 2-inch- Bonding Adhesive
Fastener with FR, MAX, MAX
thick to max. or Single-Ply
Insulation FR, MAX PT,
S-8 Steel 4-inch-thick -- -- LVOC Bonding 82
Fastening Plate at Platinum,
Firestone “ISO Adhesive 1168 at
1 fastener EcoWhite or
95+GL” 60 ft2 per gallon to
per 1.6 ft2 EcoWhite
substrate and
Platinum
underside of
membrane
All-Purpose
WBBA (PS) at 120
Min. 1/4-inch- Fastener with RubberGard
1.5-inch-thick ft2 per gallon to
thick Insulation Fastening EcoWhite or
S-9 Steel Firestone “ISO Loose-laid substrate and 30
DensDeck Plate EcoWhite
95+GL” underside of
Prime at 1 fastener Platinum
membrane
per 2.1 ft2
BA-2004 (T)
Bonding Adhesive,
Single-Ply LVOC
Bonding Adhesive
or Single Ply
All-Purpose LVOC Bonding
Min. 1/4-inch- Fastener with RubberGard Adhesive 1168 at
1.5-inch-thick
thick Insulation Fastening EcoWhite or 60 ft2 per gallon to
S-10 Steel Firestone “ISO Loose-laid 45
DensDeck Plate EcoWhite substrate and
95+GL”
Prime at 1 fastener Platinum underside of
per 1.8 ft2 membrane or
EPDM Solvent
Free Bonding
Adhesive at 150 ft2
per gallon to the
substrate only
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TABLE 4B—WIND RESISTANCE – ADHERED ROOFING SYSTEMS - STEEL DECKS (CONTINUED)

INSULATION COVER BOARD MEMBRANE ALLOWABLE


SYSTEM WIND UPLIFT
DECK3
NO. TYPE 1,2
ATTACHMENT 1
TYPE 1
ATTACHMENT 1
TYPE ATTACHMENT 1 PRESSURE
(psf)
BA-2004 (T)
Bonding Adhesive
at 45 ft2 per gallon
to substrate and
underside of
membrane or
Heavy-Duty or All- Any RubberGard
EPDM Solvent
Purpose Fastener membrane or
1.5-inch-thick Free Bonding
with Insulation RubberGard
S-11 Steel Firestone “ISO - - Adhesive at 150 ft2 30
Fastening Plate at EPDM SA (when
95+GL” per gallon to the
2.67 fastener per an adhesive is
substrate only or
ft2 not used)
Single-Ply LVOC
Bonding Adhesive
at 60 ft2 per gallon
to the substrate
and underside of
the membrane
BA-2004 (T)
Bonding Adhesive
at 60 ft2 per gallon
or WBBA (SP) at
120 ft2 per gallon
to substrate and
underside of
membrane or
Any RubberGard EPDM Solvent
Min. 2-inch- Heavy-Duty or All-
membrane or Free Bonding
thick to max. 4- Purpose Fastener
RubberGard Adhesive at 150 ft2
S-12 Steel inch-thick with Insulation - - 45
EPDM SA (when per gallon to the
Firestone “ISO Fastening Plate at
an adhesive is substrate only, or
95+GL” 4 fastener per ft2
not used) Single-Ply LVOC
Bonding Adhesive
1168 or Single-Ply
LVOC Bonding
Adhesive at 60 ft2
per gallon to
substrate and
underside of
membrane
BA-2004 (T)
Bonding Adhesive,
Any RubberGard Single-Ply LVOC
Min. 2-inch- Heavy-Duty or All-
membrane or Bonding Adhesive
thick to max. 4- Purpose Fastener
RubberGard or Single-Ply
S-13 Steel inch-thick with Insulation - - 112
EPDM SA (when Bonding Adhesive
Firestone “ISO Fastening Plate at
an adhesive is 1168 at 60 ft2 per
95+GL” 1 fastener per ft2
not used) gallon to substrate
and underside of
membrane
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TABLE 4C—WIND RESISTANCE – ADHERED ROOFING SYSTEMS - STEEL DECKS WITH VAPOR BARRIER
VAPOR BARRIER INSULATION COVERBOARD MEMBRANE ALLOWABLE
WIND
SYSTEM 3
DECK
ATTACH-
UPLIFT
NO. ATTACHMENT1
TYPE TYPE1,2 TYPE1 ATTACHMENT1 TYPE ATTACHMENT1 PRESSURE
MENT
(psf)

RubberGard
LS-FR, Fire BA-2004 (T)
Retardant Bonding
Rubbergard, Adhesive,
Self- I.S.O. Stick RubberGard Single-Ply
1.5-inch EcoWhite, LVOC
adhered Adhesive in
thick
V- and fully continuous 3/4 RubberGard Bonding
S-14 Steel Force
Firestone - - MAX, Adhesive, 68
bonded with to 1-inch wide
“ISO 95+
3” wide side ribbons at 12 RubberGard Single-Ply
GL” MAX FR or LVOC
laps inches o.c.
RubberGard Bonding
EPDM SA Adhesive
(when an 1168 or
adhesive is WBBA (P)
not used)
BA-2004 (T)
Bonding
Adhesive,
Single-Ply
RubberGard
LVOC
LS-FR, Fire
Bonding
Retardant
Adhesive,
I.S.O. Twin RubberGard
Single-Ply
Self- Pack RubberGard
1.5-inch LVOC
adhered Insulation EcoWhite,
thick Bonding
V- and fully Adhesive in RubberGard
S-15 Steel Firestone - - Adhesive 83
Force bonded with continuous 3/4 MAX,
1168 at 60 ft2
“ISO 95+ RubberGard
3" wide side to 1-inch wide
GL” MAX FR or
per gallon to
laps ribbons at 12 substrate and
inches o.c. RubberGard
underside of
EPDM SA
membrane or
(when an
WBBA (P) at
adhesive is
120 ft2 per
not used)
gallon to
substrate and
underside of
membrane
For SI: 1 inch = 25.4 mm; 1 ft = 0.305 m; 1 psf = 47.88 Pa; 1 gal = 3.785 L.
1
Insulation, barrier boards, cover boards, vapor barriers, adhesives and fasteners must be FM-approved.
2
All foam plastic insulation must be limited to the maximum thickness in accordance with Section 5.4 of this report or the maximum thickness in
accordance with this table, whichever is less.
3
Steel deck must be minimum No. 22 gage galvanized steel [0.030 inch (0.76 mm)]. See Section 5.7 of this report.
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TABLE 4D—WIND RESISTANCE – ADHERED ROOFING SYSTEMS - STEEL DECKS WITH BARRIER BOARD
BARRIER BOARD INSULATION COVER BOARD MEMBRANE ALLOW-
ABLE WIND
SYSTEM 3
DECK UPLIFT
NO. TYPE ATTACHMENT TYPE1,2 ATTACHMENT1 TYPE1 ATTACHMENT1 TYPE ATTACHMENT1
PRESSURE
(psf)
BA-2004 (T)
Bonding
Adhesive,
Single-Ply
I.S.O. Twin- I.S.O. Twin-
LVOC
Pack Pack
Bonding
Insulation Insulation
Adhesive or
Adhesive in Adhesive in
Single-Ply
Min. 1.5- continuous continuous
Heavy-Duty 1 Bonding
inch- /2- to 3/4- 1
/2- to 3/4- Any
or All- LVOC
thick to inch-wide inch-wide RubberGard
Min. 1/4- Purpose Bonding
max. ribbons at 12 ribbons at 12 membrane
inch-thick Fastener Min. 1/4- Adhesive
4-inch- inches o.c. inches o.c. or
DensDeck with inch-thick 1168 at 60
S-16 Steel thick or I.S.O. FIX or I.S.O. FIX RubberGard 45
or Insulation DensDeck ft2 per gallon
Firestone II or I.S.O. II or I.S.O. EPDM SA
DensDeck Fastening Prime to substrate
“ISO STICK STICK (when an
Prime Plate at and
95+GL” Adhesive in Adhesive in adhesive is
1 fastener underside of
in 1 or 2 continuous continuous not used)
per 2 ft2 3 3 membrane
layers /4- to 1-inch- /4- to 1-inch-
or EPDM
wide ribbons wide ribbons
Solvent Free
at at
Bonding
12 inches 12 inches
Adhesive at
o.c. o.c.
150 ft2 per
gallon to the
substrate
only
For SI: 1 inch = 25.4 mm; 1 ft = 0.305 m; 1 psf = 47.88 Pa; 1 gal = 3.785 L.
1
Insulation, barrier boards, cover boards, vapor barriers, adhesives and fasteners must be FM-approved.
2
All foam plastic insulation must be limited to the maximum thickness in accordance with Section 5.4 of this report or the maximum thickness in
accordance with this table, whichever is less.
3
Steel deck must be minimum No. 22 gage galvanized steel [0.030 inch (0.76 mm)]. See Section 5.7 of this report.
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TABLE 4E—WIND RESISTANCE – ADHERED ROOFING SYSTEMS - CONCRETE DECKS

INSULATION COVER BOARD MEMBRANE ALLOWABLE


WIND
SYSTEM 3
DECK 1,2 1 1 1 1 UPLIFT
NO. TYPE ATTACHMENT TYPE ATTACHMENT TYPE ATTACHMENT PRESSURE
(psf)
BA-2004 (T)
Any Bonding Adhesive
RubberGard at 60 ft2 per gallon
Min. 1.5-inch-thick membrane or to substrate and
to max. 4-inch-thick Full mopping of Min. 1/4-inch- Full mopping of RubberGard underside of
C-1 Concrete 165
Firestone “ISO hot asphalt thick DensDeck hot asphalt EPDM SA membrane or EPDM
95+GL” (when an Solvent Free
adhesive is not Bonding Adhesive
used) at 150 ft2 per gallon
to the substrate only
BA-2004 (T)
Bonding Adhesive
Any or Single-Ply LVOC
RubberGard Bonding Adhesive
Min. 1.5-inch-thick membrane or 1168 at 60 ft2 per
to max. 4-inch-thick Full mopping of RubberGard gallon to substrate
C-2 Concrete -- -- 195
Firestone “ISO hot asphalt EPDM SA and underside of
95+GL” (when an membrane or EPDM
adhesive is not Solvent Free
used) Bonding Adhesive
at 150 ft2 per gallon
to the substrate only
BA-2004 (T)
Bonding Adhesive
at 60 ft2 per gallon
or WBBA (P) at 120
ft2 per gallon to
substrate and
Any
underside of
I.S.O. FIX II RubberGard
I.S.O. FIX II membrane or EPDM
Min. 1.5-inch-thick 1 Adhesive in membrane or
Adhesive in /2-inch-thick Solvent Free
to max. 4-inch-thick continuous 3/4- to RubberGard
C-3 Concrete continuous 3/4- to 1- “ISOGARD HD” Bonding Adhesive 278
Firestone “ISO 1-inch-wide EPDM SA
inch-wide ribbons at or “RESISTA” at 150 ft2C-3 per
95+GL” ribbons at (when an
12 inches o.c. gallon to the
12 inches o.c. adhesive is not
substrate only or
used)
Single-Ply LVOC
Bonding Adhesive
1168 at 60 ft2 per
gallon to substrate
and underside of
membrane
BA-2004 (T)
Bonding Adhesive
at 60 ft2 per gallon,
or WBBA (P) at 120
ft2 per gallon to
substrate and
Any
underside of
I.S.O. FIX II RubberGard
I.S.O. Twin-Pack membrane, or
Min. 1.5-inch-thick 1 Adhesive in membrane or
Adhesive in /2-inch-thick EPDM Solvent Free
to max. 4-inch-thick continuous 1/2- to RubberGard
C-4 Concrete continuous 1/2- to 3/4- “ISOGARD HD” 3 Bonding Adhesive 248
Firestone “ISO /4-inch-wide EPDM SA
inch-wide ribbons at or “RESISTA” at 150 ft2 per gallon
95+GL” ribbons at (when an
12 inches o.c. to the substrate
12 inches o.c. adhesive is not
only, or Single-Ply
used)
LVOC Bonding
Adhesive 1168 at 60
ft2 per gallon to
substrate and
underside of
membrane
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TABLE 4E—WIND RESISTANCE – ADHERED ROOFING SYSTEMS (CONTINUED)

INSULATION COVER BOARD MEMBRANE ALLOWABLE


WIND
SYSTEM 3
DECK 1,2 1 1 1 1 UPLIFT
NO. TYPE ATTACHMENT TYPE ATTACHMENT TYPE ATTACHMENT PRESSURE
(psf)
BA-2004 (T)
Bonding
Adhesive or
Single-Ply LVOC
Any Bonding
RubberGard Adhesive 1168
I.S.O. STICK I.S.O. STICK 2
Min. 1.5-inch- 1 membrane at 60 ft per
Adhesive in Min. /4-inch- Adhesive in
thick to max. 4- 3 3 or gallon to
continuous /4- to thick DensDeck continuous /4-
C-5 Concrete inch-thick RubberGard substrate and 232
1-inch-wide or DensDeck to 1-inch-wide
Firestone “ISO EPDM SA underside of
ribbons at Prime ribbons at
95+GL” (when an membrane or
12 inches o.c. 12 inches o.c.
adhesive is EPDM Solvent
not used) Free Bonding
Adhesive at 150
2
ft per gallon to
the substrate
only
I.S.O. Twin-
I.S.O. Twin-Pack
Pack Adhesive RubberGard
Adhesive in
1 in continuous LS-FR,
continuous /2- to 1 3
3 /2- to /4-inch RubberGard
Min. 1.5-inch- /4-inch wide
wide ribbons at LS-FR PT, Single-Ply LVOC
thick Firestone ribbons at 12 Platinum,
12 inches o.c. Bonding
“ISO 95+GL” inches o.c. or
1 or I.S.O. STICK RubberGard Adhesive 1168
Followed by an I.S.O. STICK Min. /4-inch- MAX FR, 2
Adhesive or at 60 ft per
C-6 Concrete optional layer of Adhesive or thick DensDeck RubberGard 262.5
I.S.O. FIX II MAX, gallon to
Min. 1.5-inch- I.S.O. FIX II Prime
Adhesive RubberGard substrate and
thick Firestone Adhesive applied
applied to the MAX PT, Fire underside of
“ISO 95+GL” to the substrate
3 substrate in Retardant membrane
in continuous /4- 3
continuous /4- RubberGard,
to 1-inch wide Rubbergard
to 1-inch wide
ribbons at 12 EcoWhite
ribbons at 12
inches o.c.
inches o.c.
BA-2004 (T)
Bonding
Any Adhesive at 60
2
RubberGard ft per gallon to
I.S.O. STICK
Min. 1.5-inch- membrane substrate and
Adhesive in
thick to max. 4- 3 or underside of
continuous /4- to
C-7 Concrete inch-thick -- -- RubberGard membrane or 270
1-inch-wide
Firestone “ISO EPDM SA EPDM Solvent
ribbons at
95+GL” (when an Free Bonding
12 inches o.c.
adhesive is Adhesive at 150
2
not used) ft per gallon to
the substrate
only
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TABLE 4E—WIND RESISTANCE – ADHERED ROOFING SYSTEMS (CONTINUED)

INSULATION COVER BOARD MEMBRANE ALLOWABLE


WIND
SYSTEM 3
DECK 1,2 1 1 1 1 UPLIFT
NO. TYPE ATTACHMENT TYPE ATTACHMENT TYPE ATTACHMENT PRESSURE
(psf)
BA-2004 (T)
Bonding
Adhesive or
Single-Ply LVOC
Bonding
Any
Adhesive 1168
RubberGard
I.S.O. STICK I.S.O. STICK (RESISTA only)
Min. 1.5-inch- membrane 2
Adhesive in 1 Adhesive in at 60 ft per
thick to max. 4- 3 /2-inch-thick 3 or
continuous /4- to continuous /4- gallon to
C-8 Concrete inch-thick “ISOGARD HD” RubberGard 322
1-inch-wide to 1-inch-wide substrate and
Firestone “ISO or “RESISTA” EPDM SA
ribbons at ribbons at underside of
95+GL” (when an
12 inches o.c. 12 inches o.c. membrane or
adhesive is
EPDM Solvent
not used)
Free Bonding
Adhesive at 150
2
ft per gallon to
the substrate
only
RubberGard
I.S.O. Twin-Pack LS-FR,
Adhesive in RubberGard
1
continuous /2- to LS-FR PT,
3
/4-inch wide RubberGard
Min. 1-inch thick
ribbons at 12 Platinum,
Firestone
inches o.c. or RubberGard Single-Ply LVOC
“RESISTA” Bonding Adhesive
I.S.O. STICK MAX,
followed by - 1168 at 60 ft2 per
C-9 Concrete Adhesive or - RubberGard gallon to substrate 450
optional layer of
I.S.O. FIX II MAX FR, and underside of
min. 1-inch thick
Adhesive applied RubberGard membrane
Firestone
to the substrate MAX PT,
“RESISTA” 3
in continuous /4- RubberGard
inch to 1-inch EcoWhite,
wide ribbons at Fire
12 inches o.c. Retardant
RubberGard
BA-2004 (T)
Any Bonding Adhesive
2
RubberGard at 60 ft per gallon
Min. 1.5-inch- I.S.O. Twin-Pack membrane to substrate and
1
thick to max. 4- Adhesive in /2- or underside of
3 - membrane or
C-10 Concrete inch-thick to /4-inch wide - RubberGard EPDM Solvent
390
Firestone “ISO ribbons at 12 EPDM SA Free Bonding
95+GL” inches o.c. (when an Adhesive at 150 ft2
adhesive is per gallon to
not used) substrate only

BA-2004 (T)
Any
Bonding
RubberGard
Min. 1.5-inch-thick Olympic Olympic Adhesive or
membrane
to max. 4-inch-thick Fasteners 1 Fasteners Single-Ply LVOC
Min. /4-inch- or
Lightweight Firestone “ISO “OlyBond 500” in “OlyBond 500” Bonding
3 thick DensDeck RubberGard
LC concrete, 95+GL”, Hunter continuous /4- to in continuous Adhesive 1168 225
or DensDeck EPDM SA
min. 160 psi Panels “H-Shield”
3 2
1-inch-wide /4- to 1-inch- at 60 ft per
or Atlas Roofing Prime (when an
ribbons at wide ribbons at gallon to
Corp. “ACFoam-II” adhesive is
12 inches o.c. 12 inches o.c. substrate and
not used)
underside of
membrane
For SI: 1 inch = 25.4 mm; 1 ft = 0.305 m; 1 psf = 47.88 Pa; 1 gal = 3.785 L.
1
Insulation, barrier boards, cover boards, vapor barriers, adhesives and fasteners must be FM-approved.
2
All foam plastic insulation must be limited to the maximum thickness in accordance with Section 5.4 of this report or the maximum thickness in
accordance with this table, whichever is less.
3
Concrete must have a minimum compressive strength (fc) of 2500 psi [minimum of 24MPa is required under ADIBC Appendix L, Section 5.1.1], unless
otherwise noted. See Section 5.7 of this report.
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TABLE 4F—WIND RESISTANCE – ADHERED ROOFING SYSTEMS – CEMENTITIOUS WOOD FIBER DECKS
INSULATION COVERBOARD MEMBRANE ALLOWABLE
WIND
3
SYSTEM NO. DECK UPLIFT
TYPE1,2 ATTACHMENT1 TYPE1 ATTACHMENT1 TYPE ATTACHMENT1 PRESSURE
(psf)
Min. 1.5-
inch-thick
to max. 4- BA-2004 (T)
inch-thick Any Bonding
Firestone Olympic Olympic RubberGard Adhesive or
Min. 1/4-
“ISO Fasteners Fasteners membrane Single-Ply
inch-thick
“Tectum I” 95+GL”, “OlyBond 500” “OlyBond 500” or LVOC Bonding
DensDeck
CWF cementitious Hunter in continuous in continuous RubberGard Adhesive 1168 45
3 or 3
wood fiber Panels /4- to 1-inch- /4- to 1-inch- EPDM SA at 60 ft2 per
DensDeck
“H-Shield” wide ribbons at wide ribbons at (when an gallon to
Prime
or Atlas 12 inches o.c. 12 inches o.c. adhesive is substrate and
Roofing not used) underside of
Corp. membrane
“ACFoam-
II”
For SI: 1 inch = 25.4 mm; 1 ft = 0.305 m; 1 psf = 47.88 Pa; 1 gal = 3.785 L.
1
Insulation, barrier boards, cover boards, vapor barriers, adhesives and fasteners must be FM-approved.
2
All foam plastic insulation must be limited to the maximum thickness in accordance with Section 5.4 of this report or the maximum thickness in
accordance with this table, whichever is less.
3
Concrete must have a minimum compressive strength (fc) of 2500 psi [minimum of 24MPa is required under ADIBC Appendix L, Section 5.1.1], unless
otherwise noted. See Section 5.7 of this report.

TABLE 5—WIND RESISTANCE – MECHANICALLY FASTENED ROOFING SYSTEMS

INSULATION MEMBRANE ALLOWABLE


SYSTEM 3 WIND UPLIFT
DECK 1,2 1 1
NO TYPE ATTACHMENT TYPE ATTACHMENT PRESSURE
(psf)
Mechanically QuickSeam R.M.A. Strip At
Min. 1.5-inch-thick,
fastened per FM 9 ft-6 inches o.c., with
any UL- classified RubberGard MAX,
MW-1 Wood preliminary Polymer Batten Bar and All- 45
polyisocyanurate MAX FR or MAX PT
fastening Purpose Fasteners at 6
insulation
requirements inches along the batten bar
Heavy-Duty Fastener or All-
Mechanically
Min. 1.5-inch-thick, Purpose Fastener (on steel
fastened per FM
Steel or any UL- classified RubberGard MAX, deck only) with V-Plate at
MSC-1 preliminary 52
concrete polyisocyanurate MAX FR or MAX PT 6 inches o.c. within the roof
fastening
insulation cover 7-inch laps, in rows
requirements
7 ft o.c.
Mechanically QuickSeam R.M.A. Strip At
Min. 1.5-inch-thick,
fastened per FM RubberGard LS-FR, 7 ft o.c., with Coiled Metal
any UL- classified
MS-1 Steel preliminary LS-FR PT, FR or Batten Bar and All-Purpose 30
polyisocyanurate
fastening Platinum Fasteners at 6 inches along
insulation
requirements the batten bar
Mechanically Coiled Metal Batten Bar and
Min. 1.5-inch-thick,
fastened per FM Heavy-Duty Fastener at
any UL- classified RubberGard MAX,
MS-2 Steel preliminary 6 inches o.c. within the roof 38
polyisocyanurate MAX FR or MAX PT
fastening cover 7-inch laps, in rows
insulation
requirements 7 ft o.c.
Mechanically QuickSeam R.M.A. Strip At
Min. 1.5-inch-thick,
fastened per FM RubberGard LS-FR, 6 ft o.c., with Coiled Metal
any UL- classified
MS-3 Steel preliminary LS-FR PT, FR or Batten Bar and Heavy Duty 38
polyisocyanurate
fastening Platinum Fasteners at 12 inches along
insulation
requirements the batten bar
Coiled Metal or Polymer
Mechanically
Min. 1.5-inch-thick, Batten Bar and Heavy-Duty
fastened per FM
any UL- classified RubberGard MAX, or All-Purpose Fastener at 6
MS-4 Steel preliminary 52
polyisocyanurate MAX FR or MAX PT inches o.c. within the roof
fastening
insulation cover 6-inch wide side laps,
requirements
and in rows 7 ft o.c.
For SI: 1 inch = 25.4 mm; 1 ft = 0.305 m; 1 psf = 47.88 Pa; 1 gal = 3.785 L.
1
Insulation, adhesives and fasteners must be FM-approved.
2
All foam plastic insulation must be limited to the maximum thickness in accordance with Section 5.4 of this report or the maximum thickness in
accordance with this table, whichever is less.
3
Wood deck must be minimum 15/32-inch-thick (11.9 mm) plywood. Steel deck must be minimum No. 22 gage galvanized steel [0.030 inch (0.76 mm)].
Concrete must have a minimum compressive strength (fc) of 2500 psi, unless otherwise noted. See Section 5.7 of this report.