Roofing and Insulation Adhesives

Applying adhesive to the cover board before setting a PVC roofing membrane

Installing a PVC field membrane sheet in adhesive

More Pictures:

1. Installing a Fully-Adhered EPDM Membrane

2. Installing Polyiso Insulation Boards in Two-Part Adhesive

Useful Links:

1. GeneralThe Adhesive Wikipedia entry is definitely worth taking a look at for a comprehensive overview.

2. GeneralAdhesive industry news and press releases can be found on the Adhesive and Sealant Council website

3. Insulation Adhesive: "JM Two-Part Urethane Insulation Adhesive". See this product data sheet at the Johns Manville website for information about a typical insulation adhesive used on low-slope roofs. This is only an example and other products and brands may be different. 

4. Modified Bitumen: "Cold-Applied Adhesives for Modified Bitumen Membrane Roofing" is a basic overview put together by the Roof Coatings Manufacturers Association.

5. Tile Roofs: "A Solution for Tile Roofs: Polyurethane Foam Roofing Adhesives" is an excellent introduction to the use of adhesives in the securement of tile roofs. Available at the Ron Blank & Associates website.

6. See here for a list of roofing adhesive manufacturers.