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  • #4 ROOFING BALLASTASTM D 448Schofield Stone

    ASTM D 448Naturally round grey and tan granite. Used in roofing applications.

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  • Guide and Considerations for Ballasted Roofing

    Aggregate ballast blown off the roof can break windows and skylights and damage other building surfaces. For this reason installation of stone or aggregate ballasted roof assemblies in hurricane-prone regions is not permitted by the 2018 IBC. In hurricane- and tornado-prone areas selection of a paver ballast assembly is

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  • Gravel Spreader Roofing Equipment Roof Spreader

    We carry Gravelers for all your roof graveling applications. With one of our roof gravel spreaders you can make quick work of some of the hardest roofing jobs. We offer roof spreaders in both powered and push models units for many different applications. You will find many popular brands such as Revees Roofing Equipment.

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  • Roofing System Guide Ballasted Roofing Systems

    Jan 15 2015 · Both stone concrete are practically fireproof and ballasted roofs provide the highest-available fire rating Ballasted roofs are very strong and durable The concrete or stones also protect the roof s waterproofing layer from the UV rays of the sun foot traffic and hail

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  • Roof Ballast PaversNitterhouse Masonry

    Roof Ballast Pavers for Your Roof Protection System. Protect and beautify your roof with these attractive and functional roof ballast pavers. Our roofing pavers are available in diamond tread pattern and architectural shot blast finish to suit the needs of your building. You can use these roofing pavers as walkway pads for paving stones on pedestals as ballast paving stones and other

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  • Gravel Ballasted RoofsSika

    Gravel ballasted roofs with Sikaplan® or Sarnafil® single ply membranes are conventionally installed. The single ply membrane and other roof components including thermal insulation are loose laid. The buildup is ballasted with a gravel layer of at least 50 mm and 80 kg/m 2.

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  • Roof Pavers Roof Deck Pavers Tile Tech Pavers®

    The concept of using concrete pavers or porcelain pavers as roof ballast plaza deck and terrace pavers has created new opportunities for otherwise lost space. Roofs and decks can now be functional as well as attractive. color and appearance of natural slate. Its irregular top surface was developed from actual sections of stone.

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  • The Purpose of Ballast on a Flat Roof Roberts Roofing

    Sep 19 2019 · The ballast is used to keep the roofing system cool and of out of the sun s harmful rays thus keeping energy costs down. The gravel top coat is also extremely resilient to heavy foot traffic and high-wind scenarios. Despite the positive qualities associated with a ballasted roof system there are some challenges.

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  • Gravel Ballasted RoofsSika

    Gravel ballasted roofs with Sikaplan® or Sarnafil® single ply membranes are conventionally installed. The single ply membrane and other roof components including thermal insulation are loose laid. The buildup is ballasted

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  • Ballasted Roofs Meet Cool-Roof Criteria Architect Magazine

    May 13 2009 · Stone sizes were a nominal 1 1/2-inch (38-mm) diameter. One roof section had 10 pounds per square foot (49 kg/m2) of stone the minimum allowed for ballast. Another roof section had 17 pounds per square foot (83 kg/m2) of ballast and the third roof section featured 24 pounds per square foot (117 kg/m2).

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  • Types of Roof Membranes for Flat or Low-Slope Roofs

    Stone ballast or concrete pavers are then installed over the membrane to prevent uplift and protect the membrane — special care must be taken to avoid damaging the membrane when installing the stone. Ballasted roofs are not very common since the ballast makes it hard to find and repair leaks plus the ballast material can shift around or

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  • Ballasted Roof System FiberTite

    Ballasted Roof Systems A Compelling Option for Increased UV and Fire Resistance. An alternative to adhered and mechanically attached systems FiberTite can also be installed in typical ballast configurations using conventional stone or paver ballast to secure the FiberTite membrane to the roof stalled over loose laid FiberTite membrane ballast roof systems reduce membrane exposure

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  • BallastedCarlisle SynTec Systems

    About Ballasted Systems. Its fast and easy installation makes the ballasted roof system extremely economical for large open rooftops. Popular for large-scale retail stores and warehouses ballasted systems feature a loose-laid membrane held in place by stone or pavers.

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  • Ballasted SystemFirestone RubberGard EPDM

    Firestone EPDM Ballasted System Application. The Firestone EPDM Ballasted System is an economical EPDM Roofing System suitable for a wide variety of buildings can be applied on any building that can accommodate the extra load of the ballast and where the roof

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  • Gravel Ballasted RoofsSika

    Gravel ballasted roofs with Sikaplan® or Sarnafil® single ply membranes are conventionally installed. The single ply membrane and other roof components including thermal insulation are loose laid. The buildup is ballasted with a gravel layer of at least 50 mm and 80 kg/m 2.

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  • Ballasted Roofing Systems Installation Performance

    The ballast (river stone or pavers) shield the membrane from inclement weather and foreign objects to help extend the life of the roof while also keeping it in place. The ballast material substantially reduces the amount of fasteners and adhesives needed

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  • ANSI/SPRI RP-4 2013 Wind Design Standard For Ballasted

    2.1 Ballast In roofing ballast comes in the form of large stones (typically river bottom stone ¾ in. to 1½ in. diameter size No. 4 per ASTM D448 "Standard Sizes of Coarse Aggregate" or ASTMD7655/D7655M-12 "Standard Classification for Size of Aggregate Used as Ballast for Membrane Roof Systems") or

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  • Unrivaled Roof Rock Vacuums Industrial Vacuum Equipment

    Rock and ballast vacuums for roofing contractors. In 1992 Industrial Vacuum Equipment Corporation designed the Hurricane™ 600 rock vacuum for a roofing contractor that was looking for a better way to remove rock and stone from flat commercial roofs. Since that time the Hurricane™ has become the roofing contractor s choice for a high

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  • Ballast Can Do It AllBUILDINGS

    To further clarify the Cool Ballasted roof system the submittal states that the roof system to be installed to the national standard ANSI/SPRI RP-4 "Wind Design Standard for Ballasted Single-Ply Roofing Systems." This standard defines the stone and paver types that can be used with single-ply systems and the minimum weights required to

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  • A New Look at Ballasted Roofs WATERPROOF Magazine

    Jan 02 2020 · In a ballasted roof the stones are much larger—at least an inch in diameter—and applied much more heavily. In fact the weight of the stone "ballast" is the only item holding the roof components in place. The weight can vary from 10 pounds per square foot (the minimum allowed by code) to 25 pounds or more.

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  • Ballast Can Do It AllBUILDINGS

    Built-up roofs are designed to be fully adhered to the underlying roof matrix either the roof deck or insulation that is above the roof deck. The stone used for (single-ply)

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  • BallastedCarlisle SynTec Systems

    About Ballasted Systems. Its fast and easy installation makes the ballasted roof system extremely economical for large open rooftops. Popular for large-scale retail stores and warehouses ballasted systems feature a loose-laid membrane held in place by stone or pavers.

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  • Ballasted Roof System Ballasted EPDM

    Ballast stone can crush the underlying insulation creating weak spots in the roof membrane. Over time the stones move around creating "Bald spots" where the system isn t held down at all. In windy areas ballast stone can actually blow off the roof creating projectiles below. Stone ballast is no longer allowed by many building codes.

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  • Chapter 15 Roof Assemblies and Rooftop Structures NYC

    In roofing crushed stone crushed slag or water-worn gravel used for surfacing for roof coverings. BALLAST. In roofing ballast comes in the form of large stones or paver systems or light-weight interlocking paver systems and is used to provide uplift resistance to components of the roof assembly systems that are not adhered or mechanically

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  • Built Up Roof Materail Removal Gravel Ballast Soil

    Ballasted Roof Rock Removal. A ballasted roof uses larger and heavier stone compared to a built-up roof and is laid over the roof membrane. The stone gravel or rocks are used as a weighted barrier for the materials below. The weight of the gravel or stone is helpful for distribution purposes.

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  • Ballasted Roof Dead LoadStructural engineering general

    A "ballasted roof" generally refers to a single ply roof membrane that is held in place against wind uplift by loading the surface with either stone ballast or pavers. The membrane for such systems is usually not attached to the substrate although some systems do have supplementary perimeter attachment. Since the ballast is the primary

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  • A Tar Gravel Roof Guide for Beginners (Updated for 2020)

    Ballast Tar Gravel Roofing. On the other hand ballast roofing might be the right choice for your commercial property if you live somewhere with a ready source of ballast (rocks/gravel of the appropriate size) and you prefer the aesthetic look and texture of the larger stones. Paving stones can also be added to create walkways which adds

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  • Unrivaled Roof Rock Vacuums Industrial Vacuum Equipment

    Rock and ballast vacuums for roofing contractors. In 1992 Industrial Vacuum Equipment Corporation designed the Hurricane™ 600 rock vacuum for a roofing contractor that was looking for a better way to remove rock and stone from flat commercial roofs. Since that time the Hurricane™ has become the roofing contractor s choice for a high

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  • Protected Membrane Roofing Ballast OptionsAmerican

    STONE BALLAST Typically requires crushed graded stone placed over a stone filter sheet rolled out over the insulation. In the field of the roof a minimum of 10 lbs./s.f. ballast is required with 20 lbs./s.f. needed at perimeters and at large penetrations. Contact Hydrotech for specific installation guidelines.

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  • Types of Roof Membranes for Flat or Low-Slope Roofs

    Stone ballast or concrete pavers are then installed over the membrane to prevent uplift and protect the membrane — special care must be taken to avoid damaging the membrane when installing the stone. Ballasted roofs are not very common since the ballast makes it hard to find and repair leaks plus the ballast material can shift around or

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  • Westile Roofing Ballast Paver Lightweight and Easy to Install

    Ballast Paver™ is the easiest Lightweight concrete paver to install and is designed to interlock with one another forming a ballast system that effectively secures single-ply roofing membranes. Ballast Paver™ can be used as a walkway perimeter ballast or can fully cover a roof

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  • The Purpose of Ballast on a Flat Roof Roberts Roofing

    Sep 19 2019 · The Purpose of Stone or Gravel Ballast on a Flat Roof. Published by Justin on September 19 2019 September 19 2019. It is not unusual to find a gravel top coat on commercial roofing systems. Though primarily confined to built-up asphalt roofing systems it can be applied to single-ply EPDM rubber-based membranes as well. These small stones

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  • Ballasted Roof Dead LoadStructural engineering general

    A "ballasted roof" generally refers to a single ply roof membrane that is held in place against wind uplift by loading the surface with either stone ballast or pavers. The membrane for such systems is usually not attached to the substrate although some systems do have supplementary perimeter attachment. Since the ballast is the primary

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  • Home Firestone Building Products

    Firestone PVC single-ply membrane formulation is a durable long-term commercial roofing solution that has been providing quality performance in market for 30 years. Firestone s PVC systems include highly reflective roofing membranes UV inhibitors high-performance watertight heat-welded bonds and exceptional resistance to harsh environments.

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  • The Purpose of Ballast on a Flat Roof Roberts Roofing

    Sep 19 2019 · The Purpose of Stone or Gravel Ballast on a Flat Roof. Published by Justin on September 19 2019 September 19 2019. It is not unusual to find a gravel top coat on commercial roofing systems. Though primarily confined to built-up asphalt roofing systems it can be applied to single-ply EPDM rubber-based membranes as well. These small stones

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  • ANSI/SPRI RP-4 2013 Wind Design Standard For Ballasted

    2.1 Ballast In roofing ballast comes in the form of large stones (typically river bottom stone ¾ in. to 1½ in. diameter size No. 4 per ASTM D448 "Standard Sizes of Coarse Aggregate" or ASTMD7655/D7655M-12 "Standard Classification for Size of Aggregate Used as Ballast for Membrane Roof Systems") or

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  • Roof Ballast PaversNitterhouse Masonry

    Roof Ballast Pavers for Your Roof Protection System. Protect and beautify your roof with these attractive and functional roof ballast pavers. Our roofing pavers are available in diamond tread pattern and architectural shot blast finish to suit the needs of your building. You can use these roofing pavers as walkway pads for paving stones on pedestals as ballast paving stones

    Get Price