What does EPDM liner stand for?

What does EPDM liner stand for?

Ethylene Propylene Diene Monomer
EPDM stands for Ethylene Propylene Diene Monomer. EPDM pond liners fall under the classification of flexible pond liners, meaning they can be manipulated into nearly any size and shape. Often, one sheet of EPDM rubber material will be big enough to meet your needs.

How long do EPDM liners last?

30 years
EPDM and butyl pond liners have almost identical properties, being stretchy, strong, durable and UV resistant. This means rubber pond liners can last upwards of 30 years.

How do I join EPDM liner?

How to join Firestone or SealEco EPDM:

  1. Lay one piece of the liner over the other so that there is a minimum 100mm overlap.
  2. Fold back the top liner (you can use a small amount of the QuickPrime Plus to hold the liner back against itself) and check that the two surfaces that will be joined are clean and dry.

What is the thickest pond liner you can buy?

60 mil liner is the heaviest and thickest material you’ll find commonly sold, but some manufacturers can produce liners up to 80 or even 100 mil in thickness if necessary. For most purposes, you’ll find that 60 mil material meets all the impermeability and durability requirements of even the biggest jobs.

Can I use EPDM as a pond liner?

EPDM is a synthetic rubber membrane ideal for lining ponds, lakes, lagoons and streams. Ideal for aquatic installations EPDM is a popular choice for larger projects where unusual shapes, contours and sizes are required.

Can you use EPDM as a pond liner?

Another common material used for pond liners is ethylene propylene diene terpolymer, or EPDM. This is the same material that most rubber roofing is made out of, but the differences between the two applications are important and discussed below.

What is the most durable pond liner?

High-density polyethylene (HDPE) liners, also known as reinforced polyethylene liners, are one of the best choices for flexible pond liners. They offer even better puncture resistance than either EPDM or PVC liner, while weighing roughly one-third as much and being half as thick.

Is EPDM safe for fish?

EPDM resists harmful UV deterioration. Since the rubber does not contain any plasticizers, it does not become brittle or crack and is completely safe to use with fish and plants!

What pond liner is best?

Can I use roofing EPDM for pond liner?

Can You Use Flex Seal on pond liner?

Real people who use Flex Seal tape or spray to join two pieces of pond liner together are pleasantly surprised by the results. Flex Seal clear adhesive can also be used to repair leaks in pond hoses, seal aging pond liners, seal cracks in concrete ponds, and more.

Can you join 2 pond liners together?

To join two pond liners together, there must be at least a 7″ overlap of the top two pieces. Coat the liners with a primer/activator and let the primer/activator dry. Then you must apply seam tape to seal the two pond liners together while using a small steel roller to seal the liners together.