Asphalt roofing

asphalt roofing

[′a‚sfȯlt ′rüf·iŋ]
(materials)
A roofing material made by impregnating a dry roofing felt with a hot asphalt saturant, applying asphalt coatings to the weather and reverse sides, and embedding a mineral surfacing in the coating on the weather side.

Asphalt roofing

A roofing material manufactured by saturating a dry felt sheet with asphalt, and then coating the saturated felt with a harder asphalt coating, usually in roll form.

asphalt prepared roofing, asphaltic felt, cold-process roofing, prepared roofing, rolled roofing, rolled strip roofing, roofing felt, sanded bituminous felt, saturated felt, self-finished roofing felt

Installing asphalt prepared roofing
A roofing material manufactured by saturating a dry felt with asphalt and then coating the saturated felt with a harder asphalt mixed with a fine mineral, glass-fiber, asbestos, or organic stabilizer; available in the form of rolls. All or part of the weather side may be covered with mineral granules or with powdered talc or mica. The reverse side is covered with a material suitable to prevent sticking in the roll. The
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Founded by managing director Ian Parry in 1978, AAC became one of the only firms in the region to provide mastic asphalt roofing, a high quality material used since the 1940s.
As an exercise in sustainability, I decided to construct my scale model using only scraps available from the throw-away box of my favorite building supply center, plus what I had on hand: a few left over cedar shakes and a bundle of 20-year-old asphalt roofing shingles.
Tall Oaks' eight miles of collective pavement were recently topped and completed with a green road mixture that includes recycled asphalt roofing shingles ground up from old roofs.
The company's primary products include vinyl and cedar siding, custom steel and aluminum cladding, Fibre Cement siding (Hardiplank) and Asphalt roofing. With key employees and management in place, this is an excellent company ready to grow.
The BB+ corporate credit rating with a "stable" outlook reflects Building Materials Corp's leadership in US asphalt roofing shingles, attractive operating margins, good geographic sales diversity within the US, and relatively stable demand that supports a fair business risk profile, S&P noted.
The large amount of discarded asphalt roofing shingles were difficult to recycle on the renovation project, according to the report.
In North America, many entrepreneurs are still in the early stages of setting up plants that can convert tear-off asphalt roofing shingles into a usable aggregate or hot-mix product.
The state has issued a consumer alert to the public stressing that landscaping mulch made from asphalt roofing shingles may be toxic, and recommending how to dispose of the material.
The rest would result from the combustion of petroleum products such as motor fuels, plastics, and asphalt roofing. Because soot from those sources repels moisture, water vapor in the air wouldn't condense on the particles.
It does, however, take longer to install synthetic slates and shakes than to install asphalt roofing.
According to the Asphalt Roofing Manufacturers Association, more than 12.5 billion square feet of asphalt shingle products are made each year--enough to cover more than 5 million homes annually.
Other features cover proper installation of wind-resistant asphalt roofing, flashing details for window and door openings, and a look at how code changes have affected one New Jersey contractor's business.

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