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PARAPET WALL DETAIL EDGE DETAIL

TECHNICAL SCHEDULE Coping


Joint cover, 4" to
6" wide, set in
elastomeric sealant
Metal fascia, gravel stop with
low raised edge or plain drip
Modified bitumen
or asphalt
edge without raised lip. bleed out
10' max. length at edge
each piece 1/2" wide gap (4" min. flange width) 93-106
between pieces Prime flange top & bottom Revised March 2007
Bitumen
APM-4.5T ROLLSARE 1 METER WIDE AND 25.58 FEET IN LENGTH. Exterior plywood on
cleat or tapered

Modified bitumen bleed out
sealant under
FLASHING ROLLS ARE AVAILABLE IN HALF AND QUARTER WIDTHS. blocking to
provide slope
Fasteners, approx.
24" o.c. at coping metal flange
and 8" o.c. at 1-1/2" 3"
Solid wood base flashing 3" BITEC
blocking membrane
APPROVALS UL (R13231) BITEC M.B. base
1/2"
edge strip
flashing, up and
Exterior siding, over wall BITEC
brick, etc.
SOFTENING POINT (ASTM D-36) 302F (150C) Bitumen bleed out Continuous
cleat
field membrane
turned down over
Cant strip, securely edge w/opt.

BITUMEN-POLYMER WATERPROOFING MEMBRANE,


nailed or set in BITEC M.B. surfacing or coating
REINFORCEMENT spunbond polyester fabric bitumen membrane with opt.
surfacing or coating Wood blocking,
Fasteners 3" o.c.,
Wood blocking, secured with
staggered as shown

MADE FROM SELECT APP AND DISTILLED BITUMEN,


secured with Fiberglass approp. fasteners,
PENETRATION (ASTM D5) 30 dmm @ 25C approp. fasteners, base sheet match ins.
thickness Base sheet or modified
match ins. thickness bitumen base as required,

REINFORCED WITH SPUNBOND POLYESTER FABRIC.


Base sheet stop at the outside edge
Wood framed wall or M.B. Roof insulation
SLIDE (UNI-8202) <1 mm construction shown base as required
Steel deck
of wood blocking

COLD FLEXIBILITY (UNI-8202) passed +5F (-15C) BITEC APM-4.5T is a torch properties giving the compos- APM-4.5T incorporates a
applied, mineral surfaced, modi- ite membrane similar mechani- smooth and even application
WATER TIGHTNESS (CGSB 37-GP-56M) passed ROOF DRAIN DETAIL Strainer
VENT PIPE DETAIL fied bitumen waterproofing cal characteristics in all angu- of polyethylene film to prevent
Optional M.B. seal around
lead flashing,
primed Clamping ring
Roll lead flashing
1" down
all pipe penetrations membrane composed of care- lar directions in relation to the blocking of rolls and to provide
DYNAMIC PUNCTURE (CGSB 37-GP-56M) passed M.B. target
into the pipe Set lead flange in fully selected asphalts (bitu- membrane surface. Spunbond a smooth, acceptable torching
M.B. sealant. Prime
flashing with opt. flange top & bottom men) having superior modifying polyester fabric imparts the fol- surface. Polyethylene burn-off
surfacing or before stripping.
STATIC PUNCTURE (CGSB 37-GP-56M) passed coating 4" min. flange width characteristics, blended with lowing properties to the com- film is contained on the torch-
Bit. bleed out high quality polypropylene res- posite membrane: able face of the roll. The poly-
TENSILE STRENGTH (ASTM D-412) MD = 100 lbf/in XMD = 70 lbf/in Modified bitumen target ins. APM-4.5T is reinforced with
Opt. lead flashing over the field High flexibility ethylene burn-off film acts as a
flashing, primed membrane joints spunbond polyester fabric. APM-
4.5T waterproofing membrane Puncture resistance sight indicator for the applica-
ELONGATION (ASTM D412) MD = 50% XMD = 55% Taper BITEC 4"
insulation M.B. field
memb. with
Bitumen bleed out
yields the following performance High elongation tor in determining the proper
24" to drain
LOAD STRAIN PRODUCT (CGSB 37-GP-56M) MD = 44,482 n XMD = 34,251 n
opt. surfacing Plumbing BITEC M.B. field
characteristics: flow needed to insure adequate
or coating vent stack membrane with
opt. surfacing
Mechanical strength bonding of plies and seams.
Deck clamp
40" x 40"
Treated wood
blocking
or coating Impermeable to water Fatigue resistance
THICKNESS 4.5 mm smooth surface After installation of the roof-
M.B. collar
BITEC smooth
surface M.B. Low temp flexibility Tear strength
Note: Min. 30" sq., 21/2 to 4 lb. sealed to roof collar membrane. ing membrane is complete,
ROLL WEIGHT, APPROX. 92 lbs lead flashing set on MB membrane in drain flange Thermally stable Deterioration resistance
MB sealant. Prime top surface before stripping.
Membrane plies and lead flashing extend under
M.B. sealant Base sheet or the surface may be coated
clamping ring. Stripping membrane extends 4" Base sheet or M.B. base
as required
Excellent adhesion Dimensional stability with a BITECAPPROVED ROOF
COVERAGE, INSTALLED APPROX. 75 ft2 beyond edge of flashing sheet, but not modified bitumen base Note:
beyond the edge of sump. as required Sheet lead minimum of 21/2 lbs. per foot. Resistant to acids and The mineral surface pro- COATING to increase the overall
most bases reflectivity of the system and/or
TOTAL SURFACE AREA, APPROX. 86.4 ft2 tects the membrane from age-
Puncture resistant ing caused from heat and ultra fire rating. BITEC recommends
DISTRIBUTED BY: APPROVALS: MEMBER OF: Excellent workability violet radiation. Most mineral that a period of at least 45 days
All Information is given in good vidual requirements of each con- at the date of warranty issuance, elapse before roof coatings are
Longevity surfacings yield sufficiently high
faith, but normal tolerances of tract. In consideration of the many and any addendums thereto. Under Factory amounts of solar reflectivity to applied. This will effectively allow
manufacture and testing will apply. factors involved, BITEC cannot be no circumstances will BITEC be held Mutual NATIONAL
ROOFING Spunbond polyester fabric, realized some energy savings, the membrane to cure and
BITEC reserves the right to improve held responsible for the application liable for any damage, whether per- System CONTRACTORS
ASSOCIATION
used as a reinforcement in APM- depending on building construc- accept the roof coating.
and change its products at any of its products and for conditions sonal injury or property damage, 4.5T has isotropic mechanical
A SS I F I ED tion and use. Some heat absorp-
time without prior notice or advice. beyond its control. All claims filed which occur during or after the CL Membrane for Roofing Systems

The use of BITEC products is deter- against BITEC warranties will be application of the membrane. U L Classified By
Underwriters Laboratories, Inc.
tion values are given below, cal-
culated on the basis of an ideal
mined by local conditions and indi- subject to the provisions set forth
R-13231
As to an external fire exposure only
49S8
black surface as being 100%:
PACKAGING

Ideal Black 100% Palletized units contain 20


rolls of APM-4.5T waterproofing
Bituminous Surface 94%
membrane. Each unit is shrink
Gray Mineral 85% wrapped in a special polyethyl-
For more information concerning this and other fine BITEC products, Tan Mineral 57% ene bag for stability. BITEC rec-
CALL 1-800-535-8597 Visit our web site at www.bi-tec.com
White Mineral 30%
ommends that units of material
Manufacturers of Advanced Technology Waterproofing Membranes be single stacked.
Ask for Manager, Technical Services P.O. Box 497 No. 2 Industrial Park Drive Morrilton, Arkansas 72110 Fax (501) 354-3019 Phone 1-800-535-8597
If the membrane is loose laid, DAMAGE. to prevent water ponding at the POSITIVE DRAINAGE AS: ROOF to prevent water ponding at DECK BECOMES DEVOID OF WATER
an area of 40" each side of the SPECIFICATION: drain rim. Base ply should be DECK BECOMES DEVOID OF WATER SPECIFICATION: rim. Base ply should be evenly WITHIN 72 HOURS AFTER LIQUID
APPLICATION SAFETY
end lap should be fully bonded to
the roof surface. APM-4.5T.1 evenly trimmed with the drain
flange, followed with a 40 x
WITHIN 72 HOURS AFTER LIQUID
PRECIPITATION HAS OCCURRED. APM-4.5T.2 trimmed with the drain flange,
followed with a 40" x 40" heat
PRECIPITATION HAS OCCURRED.
BITEC WILL NOT BE RESPONSIBLE
NON-NAILABLE DECK 40 heat welded collar of BITEC BITEC WILL NOT BE RESPONSIBLE NAILABLE DECK welded collar of BITEC APS-4T. FOR MEMBRANE DAMAGE AS A
Depending on the type of BITEC APP MEMBRANES THE CONTRACTOR APS-4T. This collar must extend FOR MEMBRANE DAMAGE AS A This collar must extend into and RESULT OF INADEQUATE ROOF
roof, APM-4.5T can be either MAY NOT BE INSTALLED IN HOT
It is the contractors respon- into and be fully adhered to the RESULT OF INADEQUATE ROOF be fully adhered to the interior DECK DRAINAGE.
fully adhered, spot or partially ROOFING ASPHALT, COLD PROCESS If plans or specifications If plans or specifications
sibility to observe all fire pre- interior of the drain flange and DECK DRAINAGE. of the drain flange and interior
adhered, or loose laid. BITEC ADHESIVES OR BY MECHANICAL require installation of a modified require installation of a modified
interior surface. The APM-4.5T surface. The APM-4T membrane SEC. 8.00 FINAL SURFACING
ATTACHMENT. vention policies and practices, bitumen membrane system over SEC. 8.00 FINAL SURFACING bitumen membrane system over
specifications applicable to this membrane shall be fully adhered shall be fully adhered to the base
to train, instruct and warn a non-nailable deck apply this a nailable deck apply this specifi- As an option, any BITEC
product should be consulted to BITEC APP MEMBRANES to the base ply, APS-4T flashing As an option, any ply, APS-4T flashing collar and
employees on the use of torch- specification (APM-4.5T.1). cation (APM-4.5T.2). APPROVED ROOF COATING can
determine which system should ARE NOT RECOMMENDED FOR collar and extend into the drain. B I T E C A P P R O V E D R O O F extend into the drain. Clamp ring
ing equipment. Follow OSHA and be applied to the finished mem-
be employed. When applying USE OVER COAL TAR OR PITCH Apply this system using the Clamp ring should be installed COATING can be applied to the Apply this system using the shall be installed while the mem-
NRCA provisions for fire protec- brane system.
the membrane, the polyethylene ROOFS UNLESS THE EXISTING appropriate BITEC approved and tightened while the mem- finished membrane system. appropriate BITEC approved base brane is still hot. A 4 Ib. Iead or
DECK IS SEPARATED FROM THE tion, including but not limited brane is hot. A 4 lb. Iead or 16 16 oz. copper flashing is optional BITEC RECOMMENDS THAT
burn-off film should always be base flashing, metal flashing BlTEC RECOMMENDS THAT flashing, metal flashing or wall
BITEC MEMBRANE BY A MIN. 12" to those listed in OSHA 1962., oz. copper flashing is option- between the collar and the APM- A PERIOD OF AT LEAST 45 DAYS
down facing the roof deck. Prior or wall covering as specified in A PERIOD OF AT LEAST 45 DAYS covering as specified in the most
THICK, MECHANICALLY ATTACHED 150., 151., 153., 1191-110 al between the collar and the 4.5T field membrane. APS-4T ELAPSE BEFORE ROOF COATING IS
to application, the membrane the most current edition of the ELAPSE BEFORE ROOF COATING IS current edition of the BITEC
RECOVER BOARD. BITEC DOES which apply to torch applica- APM-4.5T field membrane. Roofing Material Specification collar should extend 4 inches APPLIED. (ROOF COATING MAY BE
should be unrolled completely, BITEC Roofing Material Spec APPLIED. (ROOF COATING MAY BE
NOT ALLOW THE USE OF PLASTIC tion. The contractor should be APS-4T collar should extend and Details publication. beyond the lead or copper flash- NECESSARY TO COMPLY WITH U.L.
aligned and set before the actual ification and Details publication. NECESSARY TO COMPLY WITH U.L.
ROOFER'S CEMENT WITH ANY OF familiar with NFPA 58 Standard 4" beyond the lead or copper ing. OR F.M. SYSTEM REQUIREMENTS.)
heat welding of the membrane OR F.M. SYSTEM REQUIREMENTS.) SEC. 1.00 INSULATION
ITS MEMBRANES. for the Storage and Handling SEC. 1.00 INSULATION flashing.
occurs. The membrane should SEC. 6.00 PIPE FLASHING BITEC WILL NOT COVER
of Liquefied Petroleum Gas The following insulations are SEC. 6.00 PIPE FLASHING BITEC WILL NOT COVER The following insulations are
then be rolled up half way, leav- AS WITH ANY ROOFING MEMBRANE DAMAGE OR
P R O J E C T, G O O D R O O F I N G and any other appropriate pub- acceptable for use with APM- MEMBRANE DAMAGE OR acceptable for use with APM- Where penetrations occur in FAILURE OF ANY ROOF SYSTEM,
ing the other half fully extended. Where penetrations occur in
PRACTICES SHOULD ALWAYS BE lications of the National LP Gas 4.5T: FAILURE OF ANY ROOF SYSTEM, 4.5T: the roof surface a collar of APS- RESULTINGFROMCOATINGS FROM
(This will insure that the mem- the roof surface a collar of APS- R E S U LT I N G F R O M C O AT I N G S 4T should be installed over the
FOLLOWED. CONSULT THE BITEC Association. ANOTHER MANUFACTURER.
brane will remain aligned during PERLITE 4T should be installed over the FROM ANOTHER MANUFACTURER. PERLITE base ply extending a minimum
the heat welding process.) SPECIFICATION AND DETAILS BOOK
FIRE DEPARTMENT GLASS FIBER base ply extending a minimum of GLASS FIBER 4" beyond the flanges. A metal
FOR INFORMATION GOVERNING
4" beyond the flanges. A metal ***** WARRANTIES *****
Begin torching the burn-off flashing shall be installed having
CERTAIN SYSTEMS. REGULATIONS POLYISOCYANURATE flashing shall be installed having BITEC, INC. POLYISOCYANURATE ***** WARRANTIES *****
film surface of the membrane, a continuous flange 4" minimum
The contractor should be WOOD FIBER a continuous flange 4" minimum, offers two warranties: WOOD FIBER on top of the APS-4T collar. (On BITEC, INC.
using a sweeping motion, main- offers two warranties:
familiar with all local fire codes CELLULAR GLASS on top of the APS-4T collar. (On (1) 10-YR. MATERIAL ONLY CELLULAR GLASS nailable decks, the metal flange
taining even heating. The actual TOOLS nailable decks, the metal flange
in his area. The contractor is must be nailed 3" o.c., 34" from (1) 10-YR. MATERIAL ONLY
torching motion should be done SEC. 2.00 CANTS must be nailed 3" o.c., 34" from (2) 10-YR. LIMITED INSURED SEC. 2.00 CANTS
in an L configuration, preheat- REQUIRED responsible for obtaining all nec-
the perimeter.) ROOFING WARRANTY*
the perimeter.)
(2) 10-YR. LIMITED INSURED
essary permits or certificates Flashing details, where the Flashing details, where the ALL METAL FLASHINGS MUST
ing the previously installed mem- ROOFING WARRANTY*
before any work is started. transition is from the horizon- ALL METAL FLASHINGS MUST In order to obtain warran- transition is from the horizontal BE PRIMED WITH AN ASPHALT
brane lap, then sweeping across To apply BITEC APM-4.5T tal to a vertical surface, a non- BE PRIMED WITH AN ASPHALT ty (2), which covers labor and to the vertical surface, a non- PRIMER AND ALLOWED TO In order to obtain warran-
the roll face while advancing the waterproofing membrane, the combustible cant strip must be
PERSONNEL combustible cant strip must be PRIMER AND ALLOWED TO materials, an AUTHORIZED DRY BEFORE MEMBRANE AND ty (2), which covers labor and
roll over the roof surface. As the only tools needed are: a pro- used. used.
DRY BEFORE MEMBRANE AND BITEC APPLICATOR must install FLASHINGS ARE INSTALLED. materials, an AUTHORIZED
roll is advanced, a bead of modi- pane torch having a UL certi- Proper clothing should be FLASHINGS ARE INSTALLED. the roofing system. A small war- BITEC APPLICATOR must install
fied bitumen should be seen flow- fied regulator, propane bottle, worn at all times while installing SEC. 3.00 BASE SHEET SEC. 3.00 BASE SHEET The APM-4.5T field mem-
ing from between the lap seam spatula or round nose roofer's any modified membrane. Long The APM-4.5T field mem- ranty fee is assessed if the sys- brane must be fully adhered to the roofing system. A small war-
A minimum of one ply of fiber- tem is not coated or does not A minimum of one ply of fiber-
a distance of 14 to 38" from trowel, a roofer's knife, pair of sleeve shirt, long pants, leather brane must be fully adhered to the APS-4T collar and metal ranty fee is assessed if the sys-
glass TYPE G2 base sheet must glass TYPE G2 base sheet must
the membrane edge, which is work gloves, flat soled shoes the APS-4T collar and metal have a factory installed mineral flange. All seams must be trow- tem is not coated or does not
or durable flat soled shoes and be installed over the insulation be installed over the insulation
being advanced. This flow out and an ABC dry chemical fire flange. All seams must be trow- surface. Final inspection by a eled and filled with molten modi- have a factory installed mineral
work gloves. Workmen, other or deck before the membrane is or deck before the membrane is
should be consistent and unin- extinguisher. eled and filled with molten modi- BITEC FIELD REPRESENTATIVE fied bitumen. surface. Final inspection by a
than the torch operator, should heat welded. heat welded.
terrupted. Seams which are not fied bitumen. is necessary before issuance of BITEC FIELD REPRESENTATIVE
BEFORE USING THIS be no closer than 3' from open SEC. 7.00 ROOF DECK
SEC. 4.00 FASTENERS warranty. Information regard- SEC. 4.00 FASTENERS is necessary before issuance of
fully bonded can be repaired by PRODUCT, BE CERTAIN THAT ALL flame. SEC. 7.00 ROOF DECK
Consult Factory Mutual ing BITEC warranties may Consult Factory Mutual The roof deck must be warranty. Information regard-
inserting a hot trowel between INFORMATION CONCERNING THE
Research Publications governing The roof deck must be be obtained from: MANAGER Research Publications govern- smooth, dry, clean and free of ing BITEC warranties may be
the affected seam and lightly INSTALLATION OF THIS PRODUCT
THE ROOFING CONTRACTOR AND your geographical region, or FM smooth, dry, clean and free of OFTECHNICAL SERVICES by call- ing your geographical region, or sharp projections and depres- obtained from: MANAGER
torching. Upon removal of the AND SAFETY GUIDELINES
sharp projections and depres-
HIS EMPLOYEES ARE THE KEY TO J.l.OQ3A3.AM governing BITEC ing 800-535-8597. F.M. J.l.OQ3A3.AM governing sions, and properly graded to OFTECHNICAL SERVICES by call-
hot trowel, pressure should be PERTAINING THERETO HAVE BEEN
SUCCESS REGARDING SAFETY... products and systems. sions, and properly graded to BITEC products and systems. outlets. ing 800-535-8597.
applied to the top ply, forcing the READ AND FULLY UNDERSTOOD *Extended warranty periods are avail-
SAFETY SHOULD outlets. able, 12, 15 and 20 years.
modified bitumen to flow out the THE APPLICATION OF MODIFIED THE ROOFING CONTRACTOR, *Extended warranty periods are avail-
ALWAYS BE FIRST! SEC. 5.00 OUTLETS SEC. 5.00 OUTLETS able, 12, 15 and 20 years.
desired distance. MEMBRANES REQUIRES THE USE THE ROOFING CONTRACTOR, ARCHITECT, AND ENGINEER MUST
Drainage outlets shall be SOME SYSTEM DETAILS Drainage outlets shall be
OF EXPLOSIVE GAS AND MOLTEN ARCHITECT, ANDENGINEER MUST ALLOW FOR POSITIVE DRAINAGE
All side and end laps should ASPHALTS, WHICH IF MISHANDLED installed below the roof deck ALLOW FOR POSITIVE DRAINAGE ARE PROVIDED ON installed below the roof deck WHEN DESIGNING THE ROOF DECK SOME SYSTEM DETAILS
be a minimum of 4 inches and 6 CAN AND WILL CAUSE PERSONAL surface to permit POSITIVE WHEN DESIGNING THE ROOF DECK THE BACK PAGE. sur face to permit POSITIVE OR ROOF SYSTEM. BITEC DEFINES ARE PROVIDED ON
inches respectively. INJURY AND/OR PROPERTY DRAINAGE of the roof deck and OR ROOF SYSTEM. BITEC DEFINES DRAINAGE of the roof deck and POSITIVE DRAINAGE AS: ROOF THE BACK PAGE.
If the membrane is loose laid, DAMAGE. to prevent water ponding at the POSITIVE DRAINAGE AS: ROOF to prevent water ponding at DECK BECOMES DEVOID OF WATER
an area of 40" each side of the SPECIFICATION: drain rim. Base ply should be DECK BECOMES DEVOID OF WATER SPECIFICATION: rim. Base ply should be evenly WITHIN 72 HOURS AFTER LIQUID
APPLICATION SAFETY
end lap should be fully bonded to
the roof surface. APM-4.5T.1 evenly trimmed with the drain
flange, followed with a 40 x
WITHIN 72 HOURS AFTER LIQUID
PRECIPITATION HAS OCCURRED. APM-4.5T.2 trimmed with the drain flange,
followed with a 40" x 40" heat
PRECIPITATION HAS OCCURRED.
BITEC WILL NOT BE RESPONSIBLE
NON-NAILABLE DECK 40 heat welded collar of BITEC BITEC WILL NOT BE RESPONSIBLE NAILABLE DECK welded collar of BITEC APS-4T. FOR MEMBRANE DAMAGE AS A
Depending on the type of BITEC APP MEMBRANES THE CONTRACTOR APS-4T. This collar must extend FOR MEMBRANE DAMAGE AS A This collar must extend into and RESULT OF INADEQUATE ROOF
roof, APM-4.5T can be either MAY NOT BE INSTALLED IN HOT
It is the contractors respon- into and be fully adhered to the RESULT OF INADEQUATE ROOF be fully adhered to the interior DECK DRAINAGE.
fully adhered, spot or partially ROOFING ASPHALT, COLD PROCESS If plans or specifications If plans or specifications
sibility to observe all fire pre- interior of the drain flange and DECK DRAINAGE. of the drain flange and interior
adhered, or loose laid. BITEC ADHESIVES OR BY MECHANICAL require installation of a modified require installation of a modified
interior surface. The APM-4.5T surface. The APM-4T membrane SEC. 8.00 FINAL SURFACING
ATTACHMENT. vention policies and practices, bitumen membrane system over SEC. 8.00 FINAL SURFACING bitumen membrane system over
specifications applicable to this membrane shall be fully adhered shall be fully adhered to the base
to train, instruct and warn a non-nailable deck apply this a nailable deck apply this specifi- As an option, any BITEC
product should be consulted to BITEC APP MEMBRANES to the base ply, APS-4T flashing As an option, any ply, APS-4T flashing collar and
employees on the use of torch- specification (APM-4.5T.1). cation (APM-4.5T.2). APPROVED ROOF COATING can
determine which system should ARE NOT RECOMMENDED FOR collar and extend into the drain. B I T E C A P P R O V E D R O O F extend into the drain. Clamp ring
ing equipment. Follow OSHA and be applied to the finished mem-
be employed. When applying USE OVER COAL TAR OR PITCH Apply this system using the Clamp ring should be installed COATING can be applied to the Apply this system using the shall be installed while the mem-
NRCA provisions for fire protec- brane system.
the membrane, the polyethylene ROOFS UNLESS THE EXISTING appropriate BITEC approved and tightened while the mem- finished membrane system. appropriate BITEC approved base brane is still hot. A 4 Ib. Iead or
DECK IS SEPARATED FROM THE tion, including but not limited brane is hot. A 4 lb. Iead or 16 16 oz. copper flashing is optional BITEC RECOMMENDS THAT
burn-off film should always be base flashing, metal flashing BlTEC RECOMMENDS THAT flashing, metal flashing or wall
BITEC MEMBRANE BY A MIN. 12" to those listed in OSHA 1962., oz. copper flashing is option- between the collar and the APM- A PERIOD OF AT LEAST 45 DAYS
down facing the roof deck. Prior or wall covering as specified in A PERIOD OF AT LEAST 45 DAYS covering as specified in the most
THICK, MECHANICALLY ATTACHED 150., 151., 153., 1191-110 al between the collar and the 4.5T field membrane. APS-4T ELAPSE BEFORE ROOF COATING IS
to application, the membrane the most current edition of the ELAPSE BEFORE ROOF COATING IS current edition of the BITEC
RECOVER BOARD. BITEC DOES which apply to torch applica- APM-4.5T field membrane. Roofing Material Specification collar should extend 4 inches APPLIED. (ROOF COATING MAY BE
should be unrolled completely, BITEC Roofing Material Spec APPLIED. (ROOF COATING MAY BE
NOT ALLOW THE USE OF PLASTIC tion. The contractor should be APS-4T collar should extend and Details publication. beyond the lead or copper flash- NECESSARY TO COMPLY WITH U.L.
aligned and set before the actual ification and Details publication. NECESSARY TO COMPLY WITH U.L.
ROOFER'S CEMENT WITH ANY OF familiar with NFPA 58 Standard 4" beyond the lead or copper ing. OR F.M. SYSTEM REQUIREMENTS.)
heat welding of the membrane OR F.M. SYSTEM REQUIREMENTS.) SEC. 1.00 INSULATION
ITS MEMBRANES. for the Storage and Handling SEC. 1.00 INSULATION flashing.
occurs. The membrane should SEC. 6.00 PIPE FLASHING BITEC WILL NOT COVER
of Liquefied Petroleum Gas The following insulations are SEC. 6.00 PIPE FLASHING BITEC WILL NOT COVER The following insulations are
then be rolled up half way, leav- AS WITH ANY ROOFING MEMBRANE DAMAGE OR
P R O J E C T, G O O D R O O F I N G and any other appropriate pub- acceptable for use with APM- MEMBRANE DAMAGE OR acceptable for use with APM- Where penetrations occur in FAILURE OF ANY ROOF SYSTEM,
ing the other half fully extended. Where penetrations occur in
PRACTICES SHOULD ALWAYS BE lications of the National LP Gas 4.5T: FAILURE OF ANY ROOF SYSTEM, 4.5T: the roof surface a collar of APS- RESULTINGFROMCOATINGS FROM
(This will insure that the mem- the roof surface a collar of APS- R E S U LT I N G F R O M C O AT I N G S 4T should be installed over the
FOLLOWED. CONSULT THE BITEC Association. ANOTHER MANUFACTURER.
brane will remain aligned during PERLITE 4T should be installed over the FROM ANOTHER MANUFACTURER. PERLITE base ply extending a minimum
the heat welding process.) SPECIFICATION AND DETAILS BOOK
FIRE DEPARTMENT GLASS FIBER base ply extending a minimum of GLASS FIBER 4" beyond the flanges. A metal
FOR INFORMATION GOVERNING
4" beyond the flanges. A metal ***** WARRANTIES *****
Begin torching the burn-off flashing shall be installed having
CERTAIN SYSTEMS. REGULATIONS POLYISOCYANURATE flashing shall be installed having BITEC, INC. POLYISOCYANURATE ***** WARRANTIES *****
film surface of the membrane, a continuous flange 4" minimum
The contractor should be WOOD FIBER a continuous flange 4" minimum, offers two warranties: WOOD FIBER on top of the APS-4T collar. (On BITEC, INC.
using a sweeping motion, main- offers two warranties:
familiar with all local fire codes CELLULAR GLASS on top of the APS-4T collar. (On (1) 10-YR. MATERIAL ONLY CELLULAR GLASS nailable decks, the metal flange
taining even heating. The actual TOOLS nailable decks, the metal flange
in his area. The contractor is must be nailed 3" o.c., 34" from (1) 10-YR. MATERIAL ONLY
torching motion should be done SEC. 2.00 CANTS must be nailed 3" o.c., 34" from (2) 10-YR. LIMITED INSURED SEC. 2.00 CANTS
in an L configuration, preheat- REQUIRED responsible for obtaining all nec-
the perimeter.) ROOFING WARRANTY*
the perimeter.)
(2) 10-YR. LIMITED INSURED
essary permits or certificates Flashing details, where the Flashing details, where the ALL METAL FLASHINGS MUST
ing the previously installed mem- ROOFING WARRANTY*
before any work is started. transition is from the horizon- ALL METAL FLASHINGS MUST In order to obtain warran- transition is from the horizontal BE PRIMED WITH AN ASPHALT
brane lap, then sweeping across To apply BITEC APM-4.5T tal to a vertical surface, a non- BE PRIMED WITH AN ASPHALT ty (2), which covers labor and to the vertical surface, a non- PRIMER AND ALLOWED TO In order to obtain warran-
the roll face while advancing the waterproofing membrane, the combustible cant strip must be
PERSONNEL combustible cant strip must be PRIMER AND ALLOWED TO materials, an AUTHORIZED DRY BEFORE MEMBRANE AND ty (2), which covers labor and
roll over the roof surface. As the only tools needed are: a pro- used. used.
DRY BEFORE MEMBRANE AND BITEC APPLICATOR must install FLASHINGS ARE INSTALLED. materials, an AUTHORIZED
roll is advanced, a bead of modi- pane torch having a UL certi- Proper clothing should be FLASHINGS ARE INSTALLED. the roofing system. A small war- BITEC APPLICATOR must install
fied bitumen should be seen flow- fied regulator, propane bottle, worn at all times while installing SEC. 3.00 BASE SHEET SEC. 3.00 BASE SHEET The APM-4.5T field mem-
ing from between the lap seam spatula or round nose roofer's any modified membrane. Long The APM-4.5T field mem- ranty fee is assessed if the sys- brane must be fully adhered to the roofing system. A small war-
A minimum of one ply of fiber- tem is not coated or does not A minimum of one ply of fiber-
a distance of 14 to 38" from trowel, a roofer's knife, pair of sleeve shirt, long pants, leather brane must be fully adhered to the APS-4T collar and metal ranty fee is assessed if the sys-
glass TYPE G2 base sheet must glass TYPE G2 base sheet must
the membrane edge, which is work gloves, flat soled shoes the APS-4T collar and metal have a factory installed mineral flange. All seams must be trow- tem is not coated or does not
or durable flat soled shoes and be installed over the insulation be installed over the insulation
being advanced. This flow out and an ABC dry chemical fire flange. All seams must be trow- surface. Final inspection by a eled and filled with molten modi- have a factory installed mineral
work gloves. Workmen, other or deck before the membrane is or deck before the membrane is
should be consistent and unin- extinguisher. eled and filled with molten modi- BITEC FIELD REPRESENTATIVE fied bitumen. surface. Final inspection by a
than the torch operator, should heat welded. heat welded.
terrupted. Seams which are not fied bitumen. is necessary before issuance of BITEC FIELD REPRESENTATIVE
BEFORE USING THIS be no closer than 3' from open SEC. 7.00 ROOF DECK
SEC. 4.00 FASTENERS warranty. Information regard- SEC. 4.00 FASTENERS is necessary before issuance of
fully bonded can be repaired by PRODUCT, BE CERTAIN THAT ALL flame. SEC. 7.00 ROOF DECK
Consult Factory Mutual ing BITEC warranties may Consult Factory Mutual The roof deck must be warranty. Information regard-
inserting a hot trowel between INFORMATION CONCERNING THE
Research Publications governing The roof deck must be be obtained from: MANAGER Research Publications govern- smooth, dry, clean and free of ing BITEC warranties may be
the affected seam and lightly INSTALLATION OF THIS PRODUCT
THE ROOFING CONTRACTOR AND your geographical region, or FM smooth, dry, clean and free of OFTECHNICAL SERVICES by call- ing your geographical region, or sharp projections and depres- obtained from: MANAGER
torching. Upon removal of the AND SAFETY GUIDELINES
sharp projections and depres-
HIS EMPLOYEES ARE THE KEY TO J.l.OQ3A3.AM governing BITEC ing 800-535-8597. F.M. J.l.OQ3A3.AM governing sions, and properly graded to OFTECHNICAL SERVICES by call-
hot trowel, pressure should be PERTAINING THERETO HAVE BEEN
SUCCESS REGARDING SAFETY... products and systems. sions, and properly graded to BITEC products and systems. outlets. ing 800-535-8597.
applied to the top ply, forcing the READ AND FULLY UNDERSTOOD *Extended warranty periods are avail-
SAFETY SHOULD outlets. able, 12, 15 and 20 years.
modified bitumen to flow out the THE APPLICATION OF MODIFIED THE ROOFING CONTRACTOR, *Extended warranty periods are avail-
ALWAYS BE FIRST! SEC. 5.00 OUTLETS SEC. 5.00 OUTLETS able, 12, 15 and 20 years.
desired distance. MEMBRANES REQUIRES THE USE THE ROOFING CONTRACTOR, ARCHITECT, AND ENGINEER MUST
Drainage outlets shall be SOME SYSTEM DETAILS Drainage outlets shall be
OF EXPLOSIVE GAS AND MOLTEN ARCHITECT, ANDENGINEER MUST ALLOW FOR POSITIVE DRAINAGE
All side and end laps should ASPHALTS, WHICH IF MISHANDLED installed below the roof deck ALLOW FOR POSITIVE DRAINAGE ARE PROVIDED ON installed below the roof deck WHEN DESIGNING THE ROOF DECK SOME SYSTEM DETAILS
be a minimum of 4 inches and 6 CAN AND WILL CAUSE PERSONAL surface to permit POSITIVE WHEN DESIGNING THE ROOF DECK THE BACK PAGE. sur face to permit POSITIVE OR ROOF SYSTEM. BITEC DEFINES ARE PROVIDED ON
inches respectively. INJURY AND/OR PROPERTY DRAINAGE of the roof deck and OR ROOF SYSTEM. BITEC DEFINES DRAINAGE of the roof deck and POSITIVE DRAINAGE AS: ROOF THE BACK PAGE.
If the membrane is loose laid, DAMAGE. to prevent water ponding at the POSITIVE DRAINAGE AS: ROOF to prevent water ponding at DECK BECOMES DEVOID OF WATER
an area of 40" each side of the SPECIFICATION: drain rim. Base ply should be DECK BECOMES DEVOID OF WATER SPECIFICATION: rim. Base ply should be evenly WITHIN 72 HOURS AFTER LIQUID
APPLICATION SAFETY
end lap should be fully bonded to
the roof surface. APM-4.5T.1 evenly trimmed with the drain
flange, followed with a 40 x
WITHIN 72 HOURS AFTER LIQUID
PRECIPITATION HAS OCCURRED. APM-4.5T.2 trimmed with the drain flange,
followed with a 40" x 40" heat
PRECIPITATION HAS OCCURRED.
BITEC WILL NOT BE RESPONSIBLE
NON-NAILABLE DECK 40 heat welded collar of BITEC BITEC WILL NOT BE RESPONSIBLE NAILABLE DECK welded collar of BITEC APS-4T. FOR MEMBRANE DAMAGE AS A
Depending on the type of BITEC APP MEMBRANES THE CONTRACTOR APS-4T. This collar must extend FOR MEMBRANE DAMAGE AS A This collar must extend into and RESULT OF INADEQUATE ROOF
roof, APM-4.5T can be either MAY NOT BE INSTALLED IN HOT
It is the contractors respon- into and be fully adhered to the RESULT OF INADEQUATE ROOF be fully adhered to the interior DECK DRAINAGE.
fully adhered, spot or partially ROOFING ASPHALT, COLD PROCESS If plans or specifications If plans or specifications
sibility to observe all fire pre- interior of the drain flange and DECK DRAINAGE. of the drain flange and interior
adhered, or loose laid. BITEC ADHESIVES OR BY MECHANICAL require installation of a modified require installation of a modified
interior surface. The APM-4.5T surface. The APM-4T membrane SEC. 8.00 FINAL SURFACING
ATTACHMENT. vention policies and practices, bitumen membrane system over SEC. 8.00 FINAL SURFACING bitumen membrane system over
specifications applicable to this membrane shall be fully adhered shall be fully adhered to the base
to train, instruct and warn a non-nailable deck apply this a nailable deck apply this specifi- As an option, any BITEC
product should be consulted to BITEC APP MEMBRANES to the base ply, APS-4T flashing As an option, any ply, APS-4T flashing collar and
employees on the use of torch- specification (APM-4.5T.1). cation (APM-4.5T.2). APPROVED ROOF COATING can
determine which system should ARE NOT RECOMMENDED FOR collar and extend into the drain. B I T E C A P P R O V E D R O O F extend into the drain. Clamp ring
ing equipment. Follow OSHA and be applied to the finished mem-
be employed. When applying USE OVER COAL TAR OR PITCH Apply this system using the Clamp ring should be installed COATING can be applied to the Apply this system using the shall be installed while the mem-
NRCA provisions for fire protec- brane system.
the membrane, the polyethylene ROOFS UNLESS THE EXISTING appropriate BITEC approved and tightened while the mem- finished membrane system. appropriate BITEC approved base brane is still hot. A 4 Ib. Iead or
DECK IS SEPARATED FROM THE tion, including but not limited brane is hot. A 4 lb. Iead or 16 16 oz. copper flashing is optional BITEC RECOMMENDS THAT
burn-off film should always be base flashing, metal flashing BlTEC RECOMMENDS THAT flashing, metal flashing or wall
BITEC MEMBRANE BY A MIN. 12" to those listed in OSHA 1962., oz. copper flashing is option- between the collar and the APM- A PERIOD OF AT LEAST 45 DAYS
down facing the roof deck. Prior or wall covering as specified in A PERIOD OF AT LEAST 45 DAYS covering as specified in the most
THICK, MECHANICALLY ATTACHED 150., 151., 153., 1191-110 al between the collar and the 4.5T field membrane. APS-4T ELAPSE BEFORE ROOF COATING IS
to application, the membrane the most current edition of the ELAPSE BEFORE ROOF COATING IS current edition of the BITEC
RECOVER BOARD. BITEC DOES which apply to torch applica- APM-4.5T field membrane. Roofing Material Specification collar should extend 4 inches APPLIED. (ROOF COATING MAY BE
should be unrolled completely, BITEC Roofing Material Spec APPLIED. (ROOF COATING MAY BE
NOT ALLOW THE USE OF PLASTIC tion. The contractor should be APS-4T collar should extend and Details publication. beyond the lead or copper flash- NECESSARY TO COMPLY WITH U.L.
aligned and set before the actual ification and Details publication. NECESSARY TO COMPLY WITH U.L.
ROOFER'S CEMENT WITH ANY OF familiar with NFPA 58 Standard 4" beyond the lead or copper ing. OR F.M. SYSTEM REQUIREMENTS.)
heat welding of the membrane OR F.M. SYSTEM REQUIREMENTS.) SEC. 1.00 INSULATION
ITS MEMBRANES. for the Storage and Handling SEC. 1.00 INSULATION flashing.
occurs. The membrane should SEC. 6.00 PIPE FLASHING BITEC WILL NOT COVER
of Liquefied Petroleum Gas The following insulations are SEC. 6.00 PIPE FLASHING BITEC WILL NOT COVER The following insulations are
then be rolled up half way, leav- AS WITH ANY ROOFING MEMBRANE DAMAGE OR
P R O J E C T, G O O D R O O F I N G and any other appropriate pub- acceptable for use with APM- MEMBRANE DAMAGE OR acceptable for use with APM- Where penetrations occur in FAILURE OF ANY ROOF SYSTEM,
ing the other half fully extended. Where penetrations occur in
PRACTICES SHOULD ALWAYS BE lications of the National LP Gas 4.5T: FAILURE OF ANY ROOF SYSTEM, 4.5T: the roof surface a collar of APS- RESULTINGFROMCOATINGS FROM
(This will insure that the mem- the roof surface a collar of APS- R E S U LT I N G F R O M C O AT I N G S 4T should be installed over the
FOLLOWED. CONSULT THE BITEC Association. ANOTHER MANUFACTURER.
brane will remain aligned during PERLITE 4T should be installed over the FROM ANOTHER MANUFACTURER. PERLITE base ply extending a minimum
the heat welding process.) SPECIFICATION AND DETAILS BOOK
FIRE DEPARTMENT GLASS FIBER base ply extending a minimum of GLASS FIBER 4" beyond the flanges. A metal
FOR INFORMATION GOVERNING
4" beyond the flanges. A metal ***** WARRANTIES *****
Begin torching the burn-off flashing shall be installed having
CERTAIN SYSTEMS. REGULATIONS POLYISOCYANURATE flashing shall be installed having BITEC, INC. POLYISOCYANURATE ***** WARRANTIES *****
film surface of the membrane, a continuous flange 4" minimum
The contractor should be WOOD FIBER a continuous flange 4" minimum, offers two warranties: WOOD FIBER on top of the APS-4T collar. (On BITEC, INC.
using a sweeping motion, main- offers two warranties:
familiar with all local fire codes CELLULAR GLASS on top of the APS-4T collar. (On (1) 10-YR. MATERIAL ONLY CELLULAR GLASS nailable decks, the metal flange
taining even heating. The actual TOOLS nailable decks, the metal flange
in his area. The contractor is must be nailed 3" o.c., 34" from (1) 10-YR. MATERIAL ONLY
torching motion should be done SEC. 2.00 CANTS must be nailed 3" o.c., 34" from (2) 10-YR. LIMITED INSURED SEC. 2.00 CANTS
in an L configuration, preheat- REQUIRED responsible for obtaining all nec-
the perimeter.) ROOFING WARRANTY*
the perimeter.)
(2) 10-YR. LIMITED INSURED
essary permits or certificates Flashing details, where the Flashing details, where the ALL METAL FLASHINGS MUST
ing the previously installed mem- ROOFING WARRANTY*
before any work is started. transition is from the horizon- ALL METAL FLASHINGS MUST In order to obtain warran- transition is from the horizontal BE PRIMED WITH AN ASPHALT
brane lap, then sweeping across To apply BITEC APM-4.5T tal to a vertical surface, a non- BE PRIMED WITH AN ASPHALT ty (2), which covers labor and to the vertical surface, a non- PRIMER AND ALLOWED TO In order to obtain warran-
the roll face while advancing the waterproofing membrane, the combustible cant strip must be
PERSONNEL combustible cant strip must be PRIMER AND ALLOWED TO materials, an AUTHORIZED DRY BEFORE MEMBRANE AND ty (2), which covers labor and
roll over the roof surface. As the only tools needed are: a pro- used. used.
DRY BEFORE MEMBRANE AND BITEC APPLICATOR must install FLASHINGS ARE INSTALLED. materials, an AUTHORIZED
roll is advanced, a bead of modi- pane torch having a UL certi- Proper clothing should be FLASHINGS ARE INSTALLED. the roofing system. A small war- BITEC APPLICATOR must install
fied bitumen should be seen flow- fied regulator, propane bottle, worn at all times while installing SEC. 3.00 BASE SHEET SEC. 3.00 BASE SHEET The APM-4.5T field mem-
ing from between the lap seam spatula or round nose roofer's any modified membrane. Long The APM-4.5T field mem- ranty fee is assessed if the sys- brane must be fully adhered to the roofing system. A small war-
A minimum of one ply of fiber- tem is not coated or does not A minimum of one ply of fiber-
a distance of 14 to 38" from trowel, a roofer's knife, pair of sleeve shirt, long pants, leather brane must be fully adhered to the APS-4T collar and metal ranty fee is assessed if the sys-
glass TYPE G2 base sheet must glass TYPE G2 base sheet must
the membrane edge, which is work gloves, flat soled shoes the APS-4T collar and metal have a factory installed mineral flange. All seams must be trow- tem is not coated or does not
or durable flat soled shoes and be installed over the insulation be installed over the insulation
being advanced. This flow out and an ABC dry chemical fire flange. All seams must be trow- surface. Final inspection by a eled and filled with molten modi- have a factory installed mineral
work gloves. Workmen, other or deck before the membrane is or deck before the membrane is
should be consistent and unin- extinguisher. eled and filled with molten modi- BITEC FIELD REPRESENTATIVE fied bitumen. surface. Final inspection by a
than the torch operator, should heat welded. heat welded.
terrupted. Seams which are not fied bitumen. is necessary before issuance of BITEC FIELD REPRESENTATIVE
BEFORE USING THIS be no closer than 3' from open SEC. 7.00 ROOF DECK
SEC. 4.00 FASTENERS warranty. Information regard- SEC. 4.00 FASTENERS is necessary before issuance of
fully bonded can be repaired by PRODUCT, BE CERTAIN THAT ALL flame. SEC. 7.00 ROOF DECK
Consult Factory Mutual ing BITEC warranties may Consult Factory Mutual The roof deck must be warranty. Information regard-
inserting a hot trowel between INFORMATION CONCERNING THE
Research Publications governing The roof deck must be be obtained from: MANAGER Research Publications govern- smooth, dry, clean and free of ing BITEC warranties may be
the affected seam and lightly INSTALLATION OF THIS PRODUCT
THE ROOFING CONTRACTOR AND your geographical region, or FM smooth, dry, clean and free of OFTECHNICAL SERVICES by call- ing your geographical region, or sharp projections and depres- obtained from: MANAGER
torching. Upon removal of the AND SAFETY GUIDELINES
sharp projections and depres-
HIS EMPLOYEES ARE THE KEY TO J.l.OQ3A3.AM governing BITEC ing 800-535-8597. F.M. J.l.OQ3A3.AM governing sions, and properly graded to OFTECHNICAL SERVICES by call-
hot trowel, pressure should be PERTAINING THERETO HAVE BEEN
SUCCESS REGARDING SAFETY... products and systems. sions, and properly graded to BITEC products and systems. outlets. ing 800-535-8597.
applied to the top ply, forcing the READ AND FULLY UNDERSTOOD *Extended warranty periods are avail-
SAFETY SHOULD outlets. able, 12, 15 and 20 years.
modified bitumen to flow out the THE APPLICATION OF MODIFIED THE ROOFING CONTRACTOR, *Extended warranty periods are avail-
ALWAYS BE FIRST! SEC. 5.00 OUTLETS SEC. 5.00 OUTLETS able, 12, 15 and 20 years.
desired distance. MEMBRANES REQUIRES THE USE THE ROOFING CONTRACTOR, ARCHITECT, AND ENGINEER MUST
Drainage outlets shall be SOME SYSTEM DETAILS Drainage outlets shall be
OF EXPLOSIVE GAS AND MOLTEN ARCHITECT, ANDENGINEER MUST ALLOW FOR POSITIVE DRAINAGE
All side and end laps should ASPHALTS, WHICH IF MISHANDLED installed below the roof deck ALLOW FOR POSITIVE DRAINAGE ARE PROVIDED ON installed below the roof deck WHEN DESIGNING THE ROOF DECK SOME SYSTEM DETAILS
be a minimum of 4 inches and 6 CAN AND WILL CAUSE PERSONAL surface to permit POSITIVE WHEN DESIGNING THE ROOF DECK THE BACK PAGE. sur face to permit POSITIVE OR ROOF SYSTEM. BITEC DEFINES ARE PROVIDED ON
inches respectively. INJURY AND/OR PROPERTY DRAINAGE of the roof deck and OR ROOF SYSTEM. BITEC DEFINES DRAINAGE of the roof deck and POSITIVE DRAINAGE AS: ROOF THE BACK PAGE.
PARAPET WALL DETAIL EDGE DETAIL
TECHNICAL SCHEDULE Coping
Joint cover, 4" to
6" wide, set in
elastomeric sealant
Metal fascia, gravel stop with
low raised edge or plain drip
Modified bitumen
or asphalt
edge without raised lip. bleed out
10' max. length at edge
each piece 1/2" wide gap (4" min. flange width) 93-106
between pieces Prime flange top & bottom Revised March 2007
Bitumen
APM-4.5T ROLLSARE 1 METER WIDE AND 25.58 FEET IN LENGTH. Exterior plywood on
cleat or tapered

Modified bitumen bleed out
sealant under
FLASHING ROLLS ARE AVAILABLE IN HALF AND QUARTER WIDTHS. blocking to
provide slope
Fasteners, approx.
24" o.c. at coping metal flange
and 8" o.c. at 1-1/2" 3"
Solid wood base flashing 3" BITEC
blocking membrane
APPROVALS UL (R13231) BITEC M.B. base
1/2"
edge strip
flashing, up and
Exterior siding, over wall BITEC
brick, etc.
SOFTENING POINT (ASTM D-36) 302F (150C) Bitumen bleed out Continuous
cleat
field membrane
turned down over
Cant strip, securely edge w/opt.

BITUMEN-POLYMER WATERPROOFING MEMBRANE,


nailed or set in BITEC M.B. surfacing or coating
REINFORCEMENT spunbond polyester fabric bitumen membrane with opt.
surfacing or coating Wood blocking,
Fasteners 3" o.c.,
Wood blocking, secured with
staggered as shown

MADE FROM SELECT APP AND DISTILLED BITUMEN,


secured with Fiberglass approp. fasteners,
PENETRATION (ASTM D5) 30 dmm @ 25C approp. fasteners, base sheet match ins.
thickness Base sheet or modified
match ins. thickness bitumen base as required,

REINFORCED WITH SPUNBOND POLYESTER FABRIC.


Base sheet stop at the outside edge
Wood framed wall or M.B. Roof insulation
SLIDE (UNI-8202) <1 mm construction shown base as required
Steel deck
of wood blocking

COLD FLEXIBILITY (UNI-8202) passed +5F (-15C) BITEC APM-4.5T is a torch properties giving the compos- APM-4.5T incorporates a
applied, mineral surfaced, modi- ite membrane similar mechani- smooth and even application
WATER TIGHTNESS (CGSB 37-GP-56M) passed ROOF DRAIN DETAIL Strainer
VENT PIPE DETAIL fied bitumen waterproofing cal characteristics in all angu- of polyethylene film to prevent
Optional M.B. seal around
lead flashing,
primed Clamping ring
Roll lead flashing
1" down
all pipe penetrations membrane composed of care- lar directions in relation to the blocking of rolls and to provide
DYNAMIC PUNCTURE (CGSB 37-GP-56M) passed M.B. target
into the pipe Set lead flange in fully selected asphalts (bitu- membrane surface. Spunbond a smooth, acceptable torching
M.B. sealant. Prime
flashing with opt. flange top & bottom men) having superior modifying polyester fabric imparts the fol- surface. Polyethylene burn-off
surfacing or before stripping.
STATIC PUNCTURE (CGSB 37-GP-56M) passed coating 4" min. flange width characteristics, blended with lowing properties to the com- film is contained on the torch-
Bit. bleed out high quality polypropylene res- posite membrane: able face of the roll. The poly-
TENSILE STRENGTH (ASTM D-412) MD = 100 lbf/in XMD = 70 lbf/in Modified bitumen target ins. APM-4.5T is reinforced with
Opt. lead flashing over the field High flexibility ethylene burn-off film acts as a
flashing, primed membrane joints spunbond polyester fabric. APM-
4.5T waterproofing membrane Puncture resistance sight indicator for the applica-
ELONGATION (ASTM D412) MD = 50% XMD = 55% Taper BITEC 4"
insulation M.B. field
memb. with
Bitumen bleed out
yields the following performance High elongation tor in determining the proper
24" to drain
LOAD STRAIN PRODUCT (CGSB 37-GP-56M) MD = 44,482 n XMD = 34,251 n
opt. surfacing Plumbing BITEC M.B. field
characteristics: flow needed to insure adequate
or coating vent stack membrane with
opt. surfacing
Mechanical strength bonding of plies and seams.
Deck clamp
40" x 40"
Treated wood
blocking
or coating Impermeable to water Fatigue resistance
THICKNESS 4.5 mm smooth surface After installation of the roof-
M.B. collar
BITEC smooth
surface M.B. Low temp flexibility Tear strength
Note: Min. 30" sq., 21/2 to 4 lb. sealed to roof collar membrane. ing membrane is complete,
ROLL WEIGHT, APPROX. 92 lbs lead flashing set on MB membrane in drain flange Thermally stable Deterioration resistance
MB sealant. Prime top surface before stripping.
Membrane plies and lead flashing extend under
M.B. sealant Base sheet or the surface may be coated
clamping ring. Stripping membrane extends 4" Base sheet or M.B. base
as required
Excellent adhesion Dimensional stability with a BITECAPPROVED ROOF
COVERAGE, INSTALLED APPROX. 75 ft2 beyond edge of flashing sheet, but not modified bitumen base Note:
beyond the edge of sump. as required Sheet lead minimum of 21/2 lbs. per foot. Resistant to acids and The mineral surface pro- COATING to increase the overall
most bases reflectivity of the system and/or
TOTAL SURFACE AREA, APPROX. 86.4 ft2 tects the membrane from age-
Puncture resistant ing caused from heat and ultra fire rating. BITEC recommends
DISTRIBUTED BY: APPROVALS: MEMBER OF: Excellent workability violet radiation. Most mineral that a period of at least 45 days
All Information is given in good vidual requirements of each con- at the date of warranty issuance, elapse before roof coatings are
Longevity surfacings yield sufficiently high
faith, but normal tolerances of tract. In consideration of the many and any addendums thereto. Under Factory amounts of solar reflectivity to applied. This will effectively allow
manufacture and testing will apply. factors involved, BITEC cannot be no circumstances will BITEC be held Mutual NATIONAL
ROOFING Spunbond polyester fabric, realized some energy savings, the membrane to cure and
BITEC reserves the right to improve held responsible for the application liable for any damage, whether per- System CONTRACTORS
ASSOCIATION
used as a reinforcement in APM- depending on building construc- accept the roof coating.
and change its products at any of its products and for conditions sonal injury or property damage, 4.5T has isotropic mechanical
A SS I F I ED tion and use. Some heat absorp-
time without prior notice or advice. beyond its control. All claims filed which occur during or after the CL Membrane for Roofing Systems

The use of BITEC products is deter- against BITEC warranties will be application of the membrane. U L Classified By
Underwriters Laboratories, Inc.
tion values are given below, cal-
culated on the basis of an ideal
mined by local conditions and indi- subject to the provisions set forth
R-13231
As to an external fire exposure only
49S8
black surface as being 100%:
PACKAGING

Ideal Black 100% Palletized units contain 20


rolls of APM-4.5T waterproofing
Bituminous Surface 94%
membrane. Each unit is shrink
Gray Mineral 85% wrapped in a special polyethyl-
For more information concerning this and other fine BITEC products, Tan Mineral 57% ene bag for stability. BITEC rec-
CALL 1-800-535-8597 Visit our web site at www.bi-tec.com
White Mineral 30%
ommends that units of material
Manufacturers of Advanced Technology Waterproofing Membranes be single stacked.
Ask for Manager, Technical Services P.O. Box 497 No. 2 Industrial Park Drive Morrilton, Arkansas 72110 Fax (501) 354-3019 Phone 1-800-535-8597
PARAPET WALL DETAIL EDGE DETAIL
TECHNICAL SCHEDULE Coping
Joint cover, 4" to
6" wide, set in
elastomeric sealant
Metal fascia, gravel stop with
low raised edge or plain drip
Modified bitumen
or asphalt
bleed out
10' max. length edge without raised lip.
(4" min. flange width) at edge
each piece 1/2" wide gap
between pieces Prime flange top & bottom
Bitumen Revised April 2007
SPM-3.5H ROLLSARE 1 METER WIDE AND 33.9 FEET IN LENGTH. Exterior plywood on
cleat or tapered Modified bitumen
sealant under
bleed out
blocking to Fasteners, approx.
FLASHING ROLLS ARE AVAILABLE IN HALF AND QUARTER WIDTHS. provide slope 24" o.c. at coping metal flange

SPM-3.5H
and 8" o.c. at 1-1/2" 3"
Solid wood base flashing BITEC

Product Technical Bulletin


3"
blocking 1/2" membrane
APPROVALS UL (R13231) BITEC M.B. base
flashing, up and
edge strip
Exterior siding, over wall BITEC
brick, etc. field membrane
SOFTENING POINT (ASTM D-36) 250F (120C) Bitumen bleed out Continuous
cleat turned down over
Cant strip, securely edge w/opt.
nailed or set in BITEC M.B.

BITUMEN-POLYMER WATERPROOFING MEMBRANE,


surfacing or coating
bitumen membrane with opt.
REINFORCEMENT spunbond polyester fabric surfacing or coating Wood blocking,
Fasteners 3" o.c.,
Wood blocking, secured with
approp. fasteners, staggered as shown

MADE FROM SELECT SBS AND DISTILLED BITUMEN,


secured with Fiberglass
match ins.
PENETRATION (ASTM D5) 40 dmm @ 25C approp. fasteners,
match ins. thickness
base sheet
thickness Base sheet or modified
bitumen base as required,
Base sheet

REINFORCED WITH SPUNBOND POLYESTER FABRIC.


Roof insulation stop at the outside edge
Wood framed wall or M.B. of wood blocking
SLIDE (UNI-8202) <1 mm construction shown base as required
Steel deck

COLD FLEXIBILITY (UNI-8202) passed -13F (-25C) BITEC SPM-3.5H is a hot High elongation low the specific adhesive manu-
asphalt applied, mineral sur- Mechanical strength facturers installation specifica-
WATER TIGHTNESS (CGSB 37-GP-56M) passed ROOF DRAIN DETAIL Strainer
VENT PIPE DETAIL faced, modified bitumen water- tions.)
Optional
Roll lead flashing
M.B. seal around
Fatigue resistance
lead flashing,
Clamping ring 1" down
all pipe penetrations proofing membrane composed
primed
Tear strength After installation of the roof-
DYNAMIC PUNCTURE (CGSB 37-GP-56M) passed M.B. target
into the pipe Set lead flange in of carefully selected asphalts
M.B. sealant. Prime
(bitumen) having superior mod- ing membrane is complete,
flashing with opt. flange top & bottom Deterioration resistance
STATIC PUNCTURE (CGSB 37-GP-56M) passed
surfacing or
coating
before stripping.
ifying characteristics, blended the surface may be coated
4" min. flange width
Dimensional stability with a BITEC APPROVED ROOF
Bit. bleed out with high quality styrene-butadi-
TENSILE STRENGTH (ASTM D-412) MD = 105 lbf/in XMD = 75 lbf/in Opt. lead
Modified bitumen target
ene-styrene rubber. SPM-3.5H The mineral surface pro- COATING to increase the overall
flashing over the field
flashing, primed membrane joints
is reinforced with spunbond poly- tects the membrane from age- reflectivity of the system and/or
ELONGATION (ASTM D412) MD = 60% XMD = 70% Taper BITEC 4"
ester fabric. SPM-3.5H water- ing caused from heat and ultra fire rating. BITEC recommends
M.B. field
insulation
24" to drain memb. with
Bitumen bleed out
proofing membrane yields the violet radiation. Most mineral that a period of at least 45 days
opt. surfacing Plumbing
LOAD STRAIN PRODUCT (CGSB 37-GP-56M) MD = 56,048 n XMD = 46,706 n or coating vent stack
BITEC M.B. field
membrane with following performance charac- surfacings yield sufficiently high elapse before roof coatings are
Deck clamp Treated wood
opt. surfacing
or coating teristics: amounts of solar reflectivity to applied. This will effectively allow
THICKNESS 3.5 mm
40" x 40"
smooth surface
blocking realized some energy savings, the membrane to cure and
Note: Min. 30" sq., 21/2 to 4 lb.
M.B. collar
BITEC smooth
surface M.B. Impermeable to water depending on building construc- accept the roof coating.
sealed to roof collar membrane.
ROLL WEIGHT, APPROX. 100 lbs
lead flashing set on MB membrane in
MB sealant. Prime top surface before stripping.
drain flange Low temp flexibility tion and use. Some heat absorp-
M.B. sealant Base sheet or
Membrane plies and lead flashing extend under
clamping ring. Stripping membrane extends 4" Base sheet or M.B. base Thermally stable tion values are given below, cal-
COVERAGE, INSTALLED APPROX. 100 ft2 beyond edge of flashing sheet, but not
beyond the edge of sump.
modified bitumen base
as required
Note:
Sheet lead minimum of 21/2 lbs. per foot.
as required
Excellent adhesion
culated on the basis of an ideal PACKAGING
black surface as being 100%:
TOTAL SURFACE AREA, APPROX. 111.2 ft2 Resistant to acids and
most bases Palletized units contain 20
Ideal Black 100%
DISTRIBUTED BY: APPROVALS: MEMBER OF: Puncture resistant rolls of SPM-3.5H waterproofing
All Information is given in good vidual requirements of each con- at the date of warranty issuance, Bituminous Surface 94%
faith, but normal tolerances of tract. In consideration of the many and any addendums thereto. Under Excellent workability membrane. Each unit is shrink
manufacture and testing will apply. factors involved, BITEC cannot be no circumstances will BITEC be held NATIONAL Longevity Gray Mineral 85% wrapped in a special polyethyl-
BITEC reserves the right to improve held responsible for the application liable for any damage, whether per-
ROOFING
CONTRACTORS Tan Mineral 57% ene bag for stability. BITEC rec-
ASSOCIATION Spunbond polyester fabric, ommends that units of material
and change its products at any of its products and for conditions sonal injury or property damage, White Mineral 30%
A SS I F I E used as a reinforcement in SPM- be single stacked.
time without prior notice or advice. beyond its control. All claims filed which occur during or after the
D
CL Membrane for Roofing Systems

The use of BITEC products is deter- against BITEC warranties will be application of the membrane. U L Classified By
Underwriters Laboratories, Inc.
3.5H has isotropic mechanical
properties giving the compos-
mined by local conditions and indi- subject to the provisions set forth
As to an external fire exposure only
SPM-3.5H incorporates a
R-13231
49S8
ite membrane similar mechani- smooth and even application of
cal characteristics in all angu- fine sand to prevent blocking of
lar directions in relation to the rolls and to provide a smooth,
membrane surface. Spunbond acceptable application surface.
polyester fabric imparts the fol- SPM-3.5H can be applied by
lowing properties to the com- using hot asphalt or by using any
posite membrane: BITEC APPROVED ELASTOMERIC
For more information concerning this and other fine BITEC products,
High flexibility COLD PROCESS ADHESIVE.*
CALL 1-800-535-8597 Visit our web site at www.bi-tec.com
(When using cold adhesives, fol-
Manufacturers of Advanced Technology Waterproofing Membranes Puncture resistance
Ask for Manager, Technical Services P.O. Box 497 No. 2 Industrial Park Drive Morrilton, Arkansas 72110 Fax (501) 354-3019 Phone 1-800-535-8597

*Cold adhesive application is not UL Classified.