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Rhepanol FK (PIB) flatroof membrane
Rhepanol FK is the world’s oldest synthetic roofing membrane. It is manufactured by FDT in Germany who have over 50 years experience in PIB technology. QBM are Ireland’s only stockholder and supplier of FDT roofing membranes.
Rhepanol FK has been successfully used in over 100,000,000M² of flat roofs worldwide.
The success of this roofing membrane is largely due to its unique self sealing edge for reliable sealing of joints. For a free sample please contact our flat roofing experts on 01 839 11 70.
Rhepanol FK is the only system currently available with a full life cycle Assessment to ISO 14040 part ff providing this product has no significant environmental impacts in all stages from raw materials to production to instillation and ultimately to disposal at the end of use.
Rhepanol FK needs no hot works whatsoever during instillation, can be installed directly over old bituminous roofs, can be mechanically fixed, bonded or ballasted.
The pre-fabricated self-sealing edge system is different from conventional adhesive bonding. Sealing of the seams is carried out by firmly joining homogenous materials.
The life expectancy of Rhepanol FK is 50+ Years.
The Advantages of using Rhepanol FK include the following
- Tried and tested long-term reliability, over 50 years experience with polyisobutylene
- The worlds oldest synthetic membrane, made in Germany
- With a unique self-sealing edge for reliable and fast sealing of seams
- Fleece backing with extremely high tensile strength
- Made from polyisobutylene (PIB) therefore compatible with bitumen
- Resistant to UV-radiation
- Flexible to temperatures as low as -60°C
- Free from Plasticizers
- Application without open flame.
- No need for surface protection
- Ideal for refurbishment.
- Ideal for New Build
- Comprehensive warranty available on materials
- And don’t forget, we always have Rhepanol FK in stock at our Dublin facility.
This product has a long and successful 25+year history in Ireland. It has been tried and tested in many large projects that have performed excellently such as:
- Ballymun Flats Complex 40,000Msq
- Tara Mines 40,000Msq
QBM Ltd is the sole agent for FDT roofing membranes in Ireland.