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Roofing Compounds & Adhesives

Roofing Compounds & Adhesives

Roofing Adhesives

McArthur is one of the leading trade suppliers of roofing adhesives & roofing compounds to domestic & commercial roofing contractors in the UK & abroad. We offer a great selection of roofing adhesives & roofing compounds that cover a wide range of roofing applications. McArthur only supplies high-quality roofing adhesives that present fantastic value-for-money & long-life in changing seasonal environments & temperatures.

Felt Roofing Ahesive

Felt roofing adhesive is a solvent based, cold-applied bitumous adhesive for bonding successive layers of roofing felt. It is formulated for convenience, ease-of-use and safety. Felt roofing adhesive ensures affinity & a strong final bond to bituminous membranes. Felt Adhesive

Examples of uses for felt adhesive are:
  • Bonding roofing felts to metal, timber and concrete, and asphalt
  • Lap cement
  • Bonding chippings to flat roofs
Approx coverage of the felt roofing adhesive is 2m square per litre. McArthur offer felt roofing adhesives in 2.5l, 5l or 25l tins.

Allweather Coating Solution

Allweather roofing compound is a solvent based, cold-applied bituminous coating that contains a small amount of organic fibre to add tensile strength & roof stability. Our Allweather roofing compound is an effective, general purpose roofing compound that becomes water-resistant almost immediately after application. This roofing compound is ideally suited for winter use.

Allweather Coating Solution Allweather roofing compound may be used to reseal, waterproof & repair many different types of roof coverings including:
  • Asphalt Roofs
  • Built-up Felt Roofs
  • Concrete Roof Decks
  • Asbestos-Cement Sheeting
  • Metal Sheeting including Iron, Steel, Zinc & Lead
  • Slates & Tiles
This Allweather roofing adhesive may be used in conjunction with rot-proof hessian reinforcement or bitumised glass-fibre scrims. It may also be used as a adequate vapour barrier

Allweather roofing adhesives should normally be applied in two coats at 1-1.5m square per litre depending upon the porosity of the surface. The coating is available in both 5l & 25l metal containers.

Cold Gritting Solution

Cold gritting adhesive solution is a solvent based, cold-applied bituminous adhesive for bonding chippings to flat or low-pitched roofs. The cold gritting roofing adhesive is supplied ready to use & must not be diluted or heated. It is designed to bond a wide variety of aggregate surfaces. It also provides a final solar reflective, weather-proof & damage resistant surface.

Chippings that are compatible with our cold gritting roofing adhesives include:
  • Limestone
  • Granite
  • White Calcined Spar
  • Flint
  • Gravel
  • Slate Mineral Chippings
Coverage is dependent upon the size of the chippings to be bonded. Our cold gritting roofing adhesives are in 5l & 25l plastic or metal containers.

Black Bitumen Paint

Black bitumen paint is a solvent based, general purpose waterproofing method used for waterproofing steelwork, asphalt and wood, concrete and portable water tanks. When dry it forms an odourless & taint free bitumen film.
Bituminous Black Paint
Universal black bituminous paint forms a waterproof, weatherproof, corrosion resistant protective coating. It is resistant to low concentrations of alkalis & acids can withstand prolonged oxidation. It is suitable for application to a wide variety of substrates including steel, iron, lead, zinc, aluminum, concrete, stone and brick and is used mainly for:
  • Metal protection for any type of exterior metalwork - fire escapes, ladders, gutters etc.
  • A protective coating for concrete structures, stone, brick, concrete screeds and sand/cement surfaces.
Bitumen paint is black, shiny coating when dry, dulls with exposure to sunlight. The coverage per litre is dependent upon the porosity of the substrate surface. Our black bitumen paint is available in 5l & 25l plastic & metal containers.

Our roofing adhesives forms part of our roofing supplies portfolio.

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