Factory-Applied Roofing Tape (FAT™)
Carlisle SynTec's Factory Applied Tape or FAT offers many advantages. Applied in a factory-controlled setting, FAT seam technology provides uniform adhesive width and thickness while reducing the risk of human error during seam installation. Available in 3 and 6 widths, FAT is now manufactured on 40 variations of Carlisles EPDM sheeting. In side-by-side comparisons with other seaming methods, FAT seam technology reduced seaming time by 75 percent and cut labor requirements by one-third. FAT also delivers 30% greater peel strength and 32% greater shear strength than traditionally applied seams.
EPDM single-ply membranes have been the commercial roofing industry’s material of choice for nearly half a century, and Carlisle has been defining the standard since the beginning. Today, Carlisle SynTec offers the most high-performance, energy-efficient, sustainable and innovative line of EPDM membranes and accessories on the market. From Factory-Applied Tape (FAT®) for stronger, more dependable seams to the industry’s only ENERGY-STAR®-qualified EPDM membrane, no one offers the versatility and performance like Carlisle. So when you need a sustainable, long-lasting rooftop, look no further than the single-ply membrane with nearly a half-century track record of performance and durability...Carlisle EPDM.