Metal Plus Construction, LLC is the Somerset roofing leader of modified bitumen roofing systems (MBRs). Modified bitumen is an evolutionary offshoot of asphalt roofing. That is, while we use asphalting roofing materials in our MBR applications, we amalgamate them with a series of solvents and modifiers to optimize them.
Furthermore, Metal Plus Construction, LLC enjoys the customizability of MBRs. We use 5 different components that can be combined in several ways to form MBRs. For instance, Metal Plus Construction, LLC can use initial insulation to form a strong foundation or substrate for the roof. We can then place a lower ply sheet under a bitumen based ply that is modified. In addition, we can use a modified bitumen membrane that consists of either polyester or fibreglass matting for our Somerset roofing applications.
Once these steps are complete, Metal Plus Construction, LLC can hold together the layers/components using either a heated or unheated asphaltic adhesive. That is, we can connect the segments using thermal catalysts to merge the asphalt in order to provide a protective seal. Or, we can use a subzero cooling process to apply the asphalt. Regardless of the application process, Metal Plus Construction, LLC would then protect the layers with a weathered surface finish to provide UV protection and topmost flashings to provide waterproof protection around the roof's surroundings.
The most common roofing bitumen variants that we currently use are roofing attactic polypropylene (APP) and styrene butadiene styrene (SBS). APP is less expensive but also has lower impact resistance, while SBS has superior impact resistance but is more costly. In addition, SBS modifiers give asphalt a "rubber-like" texture while APP modifiers cause roofing asphalt to exude a plasticized aesthetic. Hence, MBRs provide a wide range of combinations to create the ideal roof for your commercial or industrial Somerset roofing needs.
MBRs provide several benefits. For instance, MBR components are resistant against fire, splitting, and thermal shock. Moreover, we use a roofing bond that is foolproof and time-efficient. Furthermore, we believe that the various combinations at our disposal offer possibilities for optimal durability, style, and elemental resistance. Thus, MBR systems offer several benefits at a cost-effective rate.