Adhesives, Cements, Primers, and Coatings

Johns Manville offers an array of adhesives, cements, primers, cleaners and coatings to complete your roofing system.

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One-part, asphalt-based, clay emulsion roof coating for bituminous roofing systems.

Meets the requirements of: ASTM D 1227, Type II, Class 1 (Asbestos Free);

ASTM 1187, Type I; SS-R-1781, MIL-R-3472A

Use: Protective coating over built-up, SBS and APP modified bitumen roofs, and approved substrates.

Type: One-part, asphalt-based, clay emulsion roof coating.

Substrates: Metal, corrugated, concrete and wood.

Color: Black

Features: Water based, low VOC, and UV resistant. Mineral-fiber reinforced. Breathable; allows water vapor to escape.

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One-part, specification grade, penetrating priming solution for multiple substrates prior to the application of a bituminous roofing system.

Meets the requirements of ASTM D 41, Type II

Use: Used to prepare substrates prior to the application of hot asphalt or cold adhesives in BUR, SBS and APP modified bitumen roofing systems. Do not use Asphalt Primer as a finish coat on roofs.

Type: One-part, specification grade, penetrating priming solution.

Substrates: Compatible with concrete; gypsum; masonry; block; brick; and metal surfaces.

Color: Black Features: Low VOC and sprayable.

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One-part, asphalt-based, trowel-grade mastic for use in flashing details for bituminous roofing systems.

Use: To adhere both vertical and horizontal roof flashing surfaces. Useful for repairing leaks in metal, shingles, concrete, flashings, gutters, around chimneys, flues, soil pipes, drains, eaves, cornices and roof perimeters.

Type: One-part, low VOC, asphalt-based trowel-grade mastic.

Features: Maintains bond during varying temperatures and weather conditions, and bonds to dissimilar materials. Excellent Durability. Remains Flexible Over Time.

Color: Black

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One-part, elastomeric cold-application adhesive for installing BUR roof membranes.

Use: Designed for use with JM BUR membranes, this cold application adhesive is specially formulated to set up quickly and, when cured, it forms a durable, elastomeric and watertight film. JM BUR Adhesive is for use in adhering roofing plies and for aggregate surfacings. It can be used as a direct substitute for asphalt in all JM Cold BUR specifications.

Type: One-part, elastomeric cold application membrane adhesive.

Features: Ideal for areas where hot asphalt is prohibited or not practical. Cold process application – does not have to be heated.

Color: Black

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A protective, reflective coating for built-up, SBS and APP modified bitumen, metal, corrugated and tin roofs.

Meets the requirements of ASTM D 2824, Type III (Asbestos Free)

Use: Used as a protective, reflective coating over built-up, SBS and APP modified bitumen roofs and approved substrates.

Type: One-part, aluminum pigmented roof coating. Substrates: Metal, corrugated, and tin.

Color: Black (dries to a reflective silver color)

Features: Pure aluminum pigment flakes. Highly reflective. Fiber reinforced. Durable.

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One-part, acrylic, elastomeric seam coating designed for use with bituminous systems using a CR (cool roof) cap sheet.

Use: Asphalt bleed-out coverage or aesthetic touch ups on modified bitumen and built-up cool roof coated cap sheets.

Type: One-part, acrylic elastomeric seam coating.

Color: White

Features: Asphalt bleed blocking. Improved aesthetic appearance. Energy savings. Prolonged roof life. Reduced life cycle costs.

CR Seam Coating
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A solvent-based primer designed to aid in the lap-seaming process.

Use: To prime JM EPDM membrane surfaces for adhering JM EPDM Tape and Peel and Stick products.

Type: One-part, solvent-based membrane primer.

Color: Clear

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For adhering JM EPDM membrane to approved roofing substrates.

Use: For adhering JM EPDM membrane to approved roofing substrates. Limited availability from October 1st to April 15th.
        See Bulletin for additional information.

Type: One-part, water-based membrane adhesive, one or two-sided application.

Substrates: Compatible with approved insulations and cover boards; wood or concrete substrates.

Color: White

JM EPDM Water Based Membrane Adhesive
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Sealant for EPDM Peel & Stick Pourable Sealer Pockets or PVC systems to seal irregular penetrations.

Use: JM EPDM/PVC Pourable Sealer is used as a penetration pocket filler.

Type: Two-part polyurethane sealant.

Colors: Part A: Black / Part B: Amber

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One-part, low VOC synthetic polymer-based membrane adhesive.

Use: For adhering JM TPO and JM EPDM membranes to approved substrates. Do not use on fleece-backed membranes at any time.

Type: One-part, low VOC synthetic polymer-based membrane adhesive.

Substrates: Compatible with approved insulations and cover boards, wood substrates, concrete, and light-weight concrete decks.

Color: Yellow

JM LVOC Membrane Adhesive
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For adhering JM TPO and EPDM membranes to approved substrates.

Use: For adhering JM TPO and EPDM membranes to approved substrates. Do not use on fleece-backed membranes.

Type: One-part, synthetic polymer-based membrane adhesive, two-sided application.

Substrates: Compatible with insulation boards; metal, wood and other decking materials.

Color: Yellow

JM Membrane Bonding Adhesive
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Polyurethane adhesive for attaching insulation/cover boards to the roof deck or other insulation boards.

Use: JM One-Step Foamable Adhesive is a two-component polyurethane adhesive used for attaching insulation or cover boards to the roof deck or to other insulation boards.

Type: Two-part, cold application insulation adhesive.

Substrates: Compatible with the following insulations, cover boards, and substrates1 : polyisocyanurate; HD wood fiber; perlite; Invinsa® Roof Board; gypsum; concrete2
(Lightweight structural, poured-in-place structural, precast, and insulating); treated plywood (5/8" [1.58 cm] min. thickness); cementitious wood fiber plank; base sheets; gypsum; and some existing smooth-surfaced asphalt (per inspection).
1. Ensure that all insulation boards are 4' x 4' or smaller.
2. Drying time of 28 days required

Color: Part 1 - Tan, Part 2 - Colorless

Features: Solvent free. Set boards immediately into adhesive; reduces installation time and maximizes adhesive footprint. No hoses or pumps required. Always on ratio, eliminates guesswork.

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Liquid thermoplastic compound placed at the edge of PVC membrane seams.

Use: To seal edges of JM PVC membrane seams after the membrane has been welded to itself or to JM PVC-Coated Metal.

Type: One-part, membrane edge sealing agent.

Color: Clear

PVC Edge Sealer
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Polymer-based adhesive for adhering smooth-backed PVC membranes to approved substrates.

Use: For adhering JM PVC membranes to approved substrates. Do not use on fleece-backed membranes.

Type: One-part, synthetic polymer-based membrane adhesive.

Substrates: Compatible with approved insulations and cover boards, wood substrates, concrete, and light-weight concrete decks.

Color: Amber

JM PVC Membrane Adhesive (Low VOC)
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Polymeric adhesive designed for bonding PVC membranes to approved roofing substrates.

Use: For adhering JM PVC membranes to approved substrates. Limited availability from October 1st to April 15th. See Bulletin T13-007, dated May 23, 2013 for additional information.

Type: One-part, water based membrane adhesive.

Substrates: Compatible with approved insulations and cover boards, concrete, and light-weight concrete decks.

Color: White

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Two-part polyurethane adhesive.

Use: JM Roofing System Urethane Adhesive is a two-component polyurethane adhesive used for attaching fleece-backed single ply membranes to insulation boards or various deck types as well as insulation boards to the roof deck or to other insulation boards.

Type: Two-part, cold application insulation adhesive.

Substrates: Compatible with the following insulations, cover boards, and substrates1 : polyisocyanurate; HD wood fiber; perlite; Invinsa® Roof Board; gypsum; concrete2 (Lightweight structural, poured-in-place structural, precast, and insulating); treated plywood (5/8" [1.58 cm] min. thickness); cementitious wood fiber; gypsum; smooth or granulated BUR, APP or SBS.
1. Ensure that all insulation boards are 4' x 4' or smaller.
2. Drying time of 28 days required

Color: Part 1 - Tan, Part 2 - Colorless

Features: Solvent free, and HCFC or CFC free. Universal adhesive for adhering fleece-backed membranes and insulation boards. Sets in minutes.

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This caulk is used to seal flashing terminations, peel and stick products, and exposed edges of JM membrane cement splices.

Use: To seal the edges around flashing terminations, peel and stick products and exposed edges of JM membrane cement splices.


Type: One-part, elastomeric sealant.


Colors: Black or White

JM Single Ply Caulk
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Low-VOC solvent cleaner used to remove contaminants from TPO and PVC membranes.

Use: To remove dirt, asphalt or other contaminants from JM TPO and PVC single ply membranes to ensure a good weld or bond. Can be used prior to applying TPO Membrane Primer for peel and stick applications.

Type: One-part, low VOC solvent, membrane cleaning agent.

Color: Clear

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Synthetic polymer-based Primer for JM TPO and EPDM Membrane surfaces.

Use: To prime JM EPDM and TPO membrane surfaces for adhering EPDM or TPO peel and stick products.

Type: One-part, low VOC synthetic polymer-based membrane primer.

Color: Clear to Light Yellow

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One-part mastic used to seal single ply membranes to terminations and other penetrations.

Use: To seal JM Single Ply membranes to terminations and other penetrations.

Type: One-part, butyl polymer-based water cutoff mastic.

Substrates: Compatible with wood, concrete, metal, plastic, and other substrates for water penetration prevention.

Color: Grey

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Use: For adhering JM TPO membranes to approved substrates. Approved for sale and use in California. Do not use on fleece-backed membranes at any time.

Type: One-part, 1168 Compliant*, low VOC synthetic polymerbased membrane adhesive.

Substrates: Compatible with approved insulations and cover boards, wood substrates, concrete, and light-weight concrete decks.

Color: Yellow

TPO 1168 Membrane Adhesive

Liquid thermoplastic compound placed at the edge of TPO membrane seams.

Use: To seal cut edges of JM TPO membrane.

Type: One-part, membrane edge sealing agent.

Colors: Clear (White available - not stocked)

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One-part solvent cleaner used to remove dirt, asphalt or other contaminants from TPO membranes.

Use: To remove dirt, asphalt or other contaminants from JM TPO membranes to ensure a good weld or bond.

Type: One-part solvent, membrane cleaning agent.

Color: Clear

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One-part membrane primer used to prepare surface for adhering TPO peel-and-stick products.

Use: To prime JM TPO Membrane surfaces for adhering TPO peel and stick products.

Type: One-part, synthetic polymer-based membrane primer.

Color: Clear to Light Yellow

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JM TPO Pourable Sealer is used as a penetration pocket filler.

Use: JM TPO Pourable Sealer is used as a penetration pocket filler.

Type: Two-part polyurethane sealant.

Colors: Part A - White, Part B - Black

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Polymeric adhesive designed for bonding TPO membranes to approved roofing substrates.

Use: For adhering JM TPO membranes to approved substrates. Limited availability from October 1st to April 15th. See Bulletin for additional information.

Type: One-part, water based membrane adhesive. Substrates: Compatible with approved insulations and cover boards, and concrete decks.

Colors: Bright blue when wet, and dark green when ready to adhere. See Installation/Application for a visual guide to colors.

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Two-part cold-application adhesive for insulation and cover boards.

Use: For bonding insulation board products to approved roofing substrates, and insulation to insulation.

Type: Two-part, cold application insulation adhesive.

Substrates: Compatible with the following insulations, cover boards, and substrates: polyisocyanurate; HD wood fiber; perlite; Invinsa® Roof Board; gypsum; concrete; treated plywood; cementitious wood fiber plank; base sheets; gypsum; and some existing smooth-surfaced asphalt (per inspection).

Color: Amber

Features:

  • No primers or catalysts are required for application. 
  • No ballasting of boards required. 
  • May be used in single ply and bituminous systems.

 

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A two-component polyurethane adhesive used for attaching fleece-backed membranes to insulation and insulation boards to the roof deck or to other insulation boards.

Use: For bonding fleece-backed singly ply, insulation and cover boards.

Type: Self-contained two-part, low-rise foam adhesive.

Substrates: Compatible with the following: insulations, cover boards, and substrates: fleece-backed TPO, fleece-backed PVC, polyisocyanurate; HD wood fiber; perlite; Invinsa® Roof Board; gypsum; concrete; treated plywood; cementitious wood fiber plank; base sheets; gypsum; and some existing smooth-surfaced asphalt (per inspection).

Color: Pink

JM Two-Part UIA Canisters
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Cleans the release agent and dirt from JM TPO and JM EPDM membranes.

Use: To thoroughly clean the release agent and dirt from JM TPO and JM EPDM membranes prior to applying primers or splice adhesives.

Type: One-part, organic solvent cleaning agent.

Color: Clear

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Two-part, solvent free, elastomeric cold-application adhesive for installing SBS modified bitumen roof membranes.

Use: For applying SBS cold applied membranes and insulation/ cover board. Used as a direct substitute for hot asphalt.

Type: Two-part, solvent free, elastomeric, cold application adhesive.

Color: Black to Brown

Features: 100% solids with no volatile organic compounds (VOCs). Low odor and fast set time. Can be applied over wide temperature and humidity ranges. High strength with exceptional wind uplift performance. Ideal for those applications where hot asphalt is prohibited, not desirable or not practical.

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Elastomeric cold-application adhesive for installing SBS and APP modified bitumen membranes.

Meets the requirements of ASTM D 3019, Type III, Grade 2.

Use: For adhering roofing plies, modified bitumen membranes and for aggregate surfacings. It can be used as a direct substitute for asphalt in all JM modified bitumen roof membrane specifications.

Type: One-part, elastomeric cold application membrane adhesive.

Color: Black

Features: Cures to form a durable, elastomeric and watertight film. Cold process – does not have to be heated. Ready for use as shipped.

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Liquid-applied flashing material for bituminous systems and the PermaFlash™ Bituminous Flashing System.

Use: For use with JM BUR and SBS membrane products. It is part of the JM PermaFlash® Bituminous Flashing System for penetrations and other details. Ideal for areas where hot asphalt is prohibited, not desirable or not practical.

Type: Two-part, elastomeric, liquid-applied flashing material.

Color: Black

Features: Cures to a durable, elastomeric film and forms exceptional bonds between the modified bitumen and underlying substrate. Resists virtually all factors affecting base flashing performance while providing superior flexibility and durability. UV stable, high solids, low odor, VOC compliant.

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One-part, asphalt-based, trowel-grade mastic for use in flashing details for bituminous roofing systems.

Use: As a substitute for asphalt and MBR® Flashing Cement in JM modified bitumen flashing details, and can be used to adhere the JM modified bitumen flashing systems and built-up roofing felts to vertical surfaces, as a general purpose mastic on most built up roofing and modified bitumen flashing details, or to strip in the laps of modified bitumen base flashings.

Type: One-part, asphalt-based, trowel-grade mastic.

Color: Black

Features: Cold process – does not have to be heated. Cures to form a durable, elastomeric and watertight film. Ready for use as shipped.

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JM One-Part Pourable Sealer is used as a penetration pocket filler.

Use: JM One-Part Pourable Sealer is used as a penetration pocket filler.

Type: One-part polyether sealant.

Color: Grey

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Liquid-applied system that can accommodate the most challenging penetration shapes.

The PermaFlash System consists of PermaFlash Primer, MBR Flashing Cement, and PermaFlash Scrim. It is an integrated flashing system specifically formulated for use in bituminous systems.

Features: Can be used to flash most penetrations, drains, and vertical surfaces.
Resists virtually all factors affecting flashing performance while providing superior flexibility and durability.
High solids, low odor, VOC compliant, and UV stable.

PermaFlash Primer (Low VOC): One-Part Solvent-Based Primer that improves adhesion of MBR® Flashing Cement to nonporous substrates.

MBR Flashing Cement: Two-part, liquid-applied flashing material that cures to a durable, elastomeric film. (Please see the MBR Flashing Cement data sheet for more information.)

PermaFlash Scrim: Flexible stitchbonded polyester scrim.

Colors:

  • Primer - Clear
  • Liquid Base - Black
  • Activator - Brown
  • Scrim - White
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One-part, elastomeric cold-application adhesive for installing SBS modified bitumen roof membranes.

Use: To adhere modified bitumen membranes and aggregate surfacings. Use as a direct substitute for asphalt in JM SBS modified bitumen roof membrane specifications.

Type: One-part, fast set, elastomeric cold application membrane adhesive.

Color: Black

Features: Excellent wind uplift resistance. Low odor, cold process adhesive.

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Johns Manville SA Primer Low VOC is composed of SBS synthetic rubber and adhesive-enhancing resins.

Use: Designed to enhance the adhesion of self-adhering membranes on approved substrates.

Type: One-part, specification grade, penetrating priming solution.

Substrates: Compatible with gypsum; concrete; fiber cement; wood; and metal surfaces.

Features: Low VOC, Sprayable, ideal for self-adhering membranes, achieves a tenacious bond to a variety of substrates.

Color: Red

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One-part, acrylic reflective coating (in white or tan) for bituminous roof systems.

Use: As a reflective top coat over a variety of substrates, including smooth or mineral surfaced asphalt-based systems, single ply and metal roofing.

Type: One-part acrylic elastomeric roof coating.

Colors: White, Tan

Features: Asphalt bleed blocking. 100% acrylic durability. Energy savings. Prolonged roof life. Reduced life cycle costs.

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One-part, acrylic reflective coating (in white or tan) for bituminous or EPDM roof systems.

Meets the requirements of ASTM D 6083

Use: As a reflective top coat over a variety of substrates, including smooth or mineral surfaced asphalt-based systems, single ply and metal roofs.

Type: One-part acrylic elastomeric roof coating.

Color: White, Tan

Features: 100% acrylic durability. Energy savings. Prolonged roof life. Reduced life cycle costs. Ideal for all climates, especially cold climates where temperatures may drop below 0F.

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One-part, acrylic base coating (for TopGard® 4000 or 5000) that acts as an oil-bleed barrier for bituminous systems.

Use: TopGard Base Coat is used over a variety of substrates, including smooth and mineral surfaced asphalt-based roofing systems and single ply. It provides outstanding bleed-blocking over hot asphalt, asphalt emulsion systems, and both modified and built-up roofing systems. TopGard Base Coat must be used as a base coat in concert with TopGard 4000 or TopGard 5000.

Type: One-part acrylic elastomeric base coating.

Color: Buff

Features: Can be used within 24 hours of roof membrane installation. Guaranteed to withstand ponding water up to 7 days when product is properly installed and cured. Prolonged roof life and reduced life cycle costs. Renewable.

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One-part, reflective, asphalt emulsion roof coating with aluminum flakes and reinforcing fibers for bituminous roofing systems.

Meets the requirements of ASTM D 6848, Type IV (Asbestos Free)

Use: As a reflective coating for smooth-surfaced built-up roofs, and can provide a UL® Class A rating in certain constructions*.

Type: One-part roof coating that is a combination of aluminum flakes and non-asbestos reinforcing fibers suspended in an emulsified asphalt.

Substrates: Built up, SBS and APP modified Bitumen roofs, metal, concrete, stucco and masonry.

Color: Black (dries to a reflective silver color)

Features: Provides a layer of weathering asphalt and excellent reflectivity in a noncombustible roof surfacing.

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