TPO membranes are produced by calendering with lamination, extrusion with lamination, or extrusion-coating techniques. TPO sheets are a combination of polypropylene and ethylene propylene polymers and usually are reinforced with polyester. TPO sheets include colorant, flame retardants, UV absorbers and other proprietary substances to achieve desired physical properties.
Although its one of the newer types of commercial roofs on the market, TPO roofing has quickly climbed in popularity. Designed to be the perfect combination of EPDM (rubber) and PVC (polyvinyl chloride), TPO is one of the most popular roofing products available today, despite it being so new. Its flexible, strong, and very resistant to harsh temperatures and wild weather. TPO roofing has many advantages, but it does lack the long track record that more traditional roofing systems boast. If you’re interested in learning more about the composition and advantages of a TPO roofing system, call us at 330-607-7313! We’ll help you decide if TPO is right for your building.