Synthetic Underlayment Contractors Demand

aBOUT ePILAY

Epilay Inc. is a globally diversified company providing solutions for housing and construction industry with its wide range of woven and non-woven technical textiles. With an experience of over 30 years in the polymer industry we provide solutions to the building industry with our extensive range waterproofing and weather barrier products for home construction. It is our constant endeavor to provide high quality products at all times with constant research and product development and provide most ideal and economical solutions to our customers in various segments.

Synthetic Underlayment Brands

Protectite Superior

SUPERIOR SYNTHETIC ROOFING UNDERLAYMENT

  • Specifically manufactured to replace #15 Felt and #30 Felt
  • 7 MIL thickness – a 10 square roll weighs only 23 lbs!
  • Works best for use under Asphalt Shingles & Residential Metal
  • 5x lighter, 25x stronger than #15 Felt and #30 Felt
  • 15 year limited warranty

Protectite Ultra

ULTRA SYNTHETIC ROOFING UNDERLAYMENT

  • Specifically manufactured to replace #15 Felt and #30 Felt
  • 11 MIL thickness – a 10 square roll weighs only 29 lbs!
  • Works best for use under Metal, Slate, & Asphalt Shingles
  • 10x lighter, 25x stronger than #15 Felt and #30 Felt
  • 30 year limited warranty

Protectite Platinum

PLATINUM SYNTHETIC ROOFING UNDERLAYMENT

  • Specifically manufactured to replace #15 Felt and #30 Felt
  • 17 MIL thickness – a 10 square roll weighs only 37 lbs!
  • Works best for use under Metal, Slate, Asphalt Shingles and Concrete & Clay Tiles
  • 8x lighter, 35x stronger than #15 Felt and #30 Felt
  • 40 year limited warranty

Plystik Plus

PEEL & STICK ROOFING UNDERLAYMENT

 

PlyStik™ PlusPeel and Stick Roofing Underlayment

Top of the line premium heavy duty replacement for Traditional Peel and Stick Roofing Underlayment

Epilay™ PlyStiK™ PLUS is an extremely strong roofing underlayment with a 48 mil thickness and a 2 square roll weighing 48 lbs. These unique design features when coupled with exceptional tear strength and excellent adhesion allows the contractor to easily carry the roll up and down the ladder. It is available in 2 square (3ftX66.7ft) rolls.

Epilay™ PlyStiK™ PLUS Roofing underlayment with its advanced engineering is highly recommended for Self Adhered Peel & Stick, coated woven synthetic roofing underlayment for sloped roofs. Epilay™ PlyStiK™ is a Top of the line Premium Heavy Duty Commercial underlayment specifically manufactured to replace the traditional asphalt based Sand and Granular Peel & Stick Underlayments.

The adhesive layer is made from the advanced SBS Modified Bitumen based adhesive which performs extremely well in high as well as low temperatures and gives excellent adhesion to the primary roofing surface whether it is plywood or metal. The temperature performance range for Epilay™ PlyStiK™ Plus is -40° F to 260° F (-40° C to 126° C). It has a split release liner with silicone coating on both sides which helps in easier installation.

Plystik Benefits 

 

Epilay™ Plystik™ Plus is a 100% synthetic composition providing the following benefits to the roofing contractor:

  • HIGH-TEMP
  • 48 mil thickness
  • 100% recyclable
  • Ice Dam Protection
  • Excellent rollability
  • Limited Life time warranty
  • Class A Fire Rating as per ASTM E 108
  • Strong and durable polymer construction
  • Water repellant , non- absorbent and UV resistant for up to 180 days
  • Synthetic construction impervious to mold growth
  • Temperature performance range -40° F to 260° F (-40° C to 126° C)
  • Works best for use under Metal, Shake, concrete tiles, slates & asphalt shingles
  • Class A Fire ASTM E108. ASTM D1970, AC-48 and Florida Building Code approved
  • Does not wrinkle , crack or become stiff in colder temperatures for smooth and easy installation
  • Epilay™ PlyStiK PLUS will not dry out or leach oil in high heat environment as other asphalt based Peel & Stick products do
  • Superior 5 ply Underlayment (3 ply cross woven coated polypropylene with an additional layer of non woven polypropylene+ layer of SBS modified bitumen
  • GripWalk™ retains non slippery properties even during condensation or moisture on the surface
  • GripWalk™ High Traction top surface with Light grey color reduces heat and provide better working environment
  • Two side silicone treated release liner
  • “Secure Seal” Self sealing overlap
  • Excellent Nail Sealability

TECHNICAL DATA

Test Properties Test Standard Typical Values
Unrollability ASTM D1970 No Cracking, tearing or damage
Thickness Mils ASTM D 5147 48 mils
Tensile Strength ASTM D 1970 MD128/CD107
Adhesion to Plywood lb/ft ASTM D 1970
40° F 9.4
75° F 13.3
Thermal Stability ASTM D 1970 250° F /Pass
Low Temperature Flexibility ICC AC 48 Pass
Tear Resistance lb/f ASTM D 1970 MD163/CD184
Permeability ASTM E96 0.03
Nail Sealability ASTM D 1970 Pass
Temperature Range -40° F to 260° F
Fire Rating ASTM E 108 Class A