What is Modified Bitumen?

Modified bitumen, also known as “mod bit”, is a cost-effective roofing solution. Modified bitumen has been used for over 100-years, but was first introduced to the United States in the 1970’s. Modified bitumen systems are seen as the modern alternative to the traditional built-up roofs (BUR). This is because multiple layers of single-ply modified bitumen are combined to create multi-ply built-up roofing. Mineral cap sheets are available in light color options that help reflect UV light, making modified bitumen an energy efficient roof choice. One of the biggest advantages of modified bitumen roofs is that they are strong. Mod bit is highly puncture resistant, tolerant to foot traffic, UV resistant, can be installed over an existing roof with minimal preparation, and comes in 3’ wide rolls which makes it an ideal solution for complicated roofs that have abnormal shapes or more penetrations than normal.

What is Modified Bitumen?

Modified bitumen, also known as “mod bit”, is a cost-effective roofing solution. Modified bitumen has been used for over 100-years, but was first introduced to the United States in the 1970’s. Modified bitumen systems are seen as the modern alternative to the traditional built-up roofs (BUR). This is because multiple layers of single-ply modified bitumen are combined to create multi-ply built-up roofing. Mineral cap sheets are available in light color options that help reflect UV light, making modified bitumen an energy efficient roof choice. One of the biggest advantages of modified bitumen roofs is that they are strong. Mod bit is highly puncture resistant, tolerant to foot traffic, UV resistant, can be installed over an existing roof with minimal preparation, and comes in 3’ wide rolls which makes it an ideal solution for complicated roofs that have abnormal shapes or more penetrations than normal.

Types of Modified Bitumen

APP (Atactic Polypropylene) & SBS (Styrene-Butadiene-Styrene). APP and SBS are both asphalt based. APP-modified bitumen is a “plastic asphalt” and SBS-modified bitumen is an “elastic asphalt.” Why? APP is modified with plastic and SBS is modified with synthetic rubber. SBS is the most popular type of modified bitumen in the St. Louis, MO region.

Types of Modified Bitumen

APP (Atactic Polypropylene) & SBS (Styrene-Butadiene-Styrene). APP and SBS are both asphalt based. APP-modified bitumen is a “plastic asphalt” and SBS-modified bitumen is an “elastic asphalt.” Why? APP is modified with plastic and SBS is modified with synthetic rubber. SBS is the most popular type of modified bitumen in the St. Louis, MO region.

Modified Bitumen Specialist.

Fuchs Roofing’s skilled professionals can install your next modified bitumen roof system using a cold adhesion technique, the torch-down/torch application method, or with a self-adhering membrane. Best of all, we are a factory certified low slope contractor so we offer the best warranties in the industry.

Modified Bitumen Specialist.

Fuchs Roofing’s skilled professionals can install your next modified bitumen roof system using a cold adhesion technique, the torch-down/torch application method, or with a self-adhering membrane. Best of all, we are a factory certified low slope contractor so we offer the best warranties in the industry.

Need Mod Bit Services?

Fuchs Roofing’s team of experts can maintain and repair your existing commercial roof system.

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Need Mod Bit Services?

Fuchs Roofing’s team of experts can maintain and repair your existing commercial roof system.

Contact Us Now!

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