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The Value of High-Performance Dual-Fiberglass and Polyester-Reinforced Membranes

  Garland’s premium membranes are reinforced by a dual fiberglass and polyester scrim providing excellent tear and tensile strength while incorporating extended elongation characteristics providing a high-performance membrane for today’s building needs.  Garland has combined two traditional reinforcement technologies allowing our membranes to possess the superior strength of fiberglass while incorporating the elongation and fatigue […]

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Modified Membrane Testing

Understanding ASTM D2523 vs. ASTM D5147 Both ASTM methods are standard test methods employed by roofing manufacturers to test their modified asphaltic roof membranes. The difference is: D2523 is a method that describes how to perform load-strain tests and is more geared toward testing whole assembled systems D5147 describes the battery of tests the manufacturer […]

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