Kemper System America, Inc.

Waterproofing & Roofing Membranes

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Kemper System is the worldwide leader, innovator and manufacturer of the highest quality, cold liquid-applied, fully reinforced waterproofing and roofing membranes in the industry. Architects, engineers, roofing consultants, quality contractors and building owners have come to trust Kemper System when only the best will do.

Since 1957, Kemper System waterproofing, roofing and surfacing products have been protecting some of the world's most important landmarks and valuable properties. With offices in 10 countries, Kemper System membranes protect over 2 billion square feet of surfaces under the most adverse conditions.

From the top of the Empire State Building to Buckingham Palace to the Alaskan Pipeline, when there is a critical waterproofing, roofing and surfacing challenge, Kemper System delivers the solution.

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Waterproofing - Roofing  

Kemperol® 2K FR Color Series is a two-component, high performance, UV and color stable, cold liquid-applied, fully reinforced roofing resin.

Easy-to-apply, the fully-reinforced membrane is solvent-free, odor-free, and low VOC. The liquid waterproofing system cures to a bright white or color stable finish. No topcoat is necessary, which reduces labor costs and installation time. The roof resin system is fire rated for Class-A roof assemblies. Engineered and introduced in Germany, the system is now made in the USA.

The bright white formulation also known as Kemperol 2K FR - Reflect White (Kemperol Reflect 2K FR) has been tested and is listed by the Cool Roof Rating Council. Kemperol 2K FR - Reflect White boasts an inital SRI value of 110.

Available colors: Reflect White (Reflect 2K FR), Light Gray, Stone Gray, Patina Green, Military Beige, and Bronze.

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Kemperol 2K-PUR is a solvent-free, fleece-reinforced and liquid-applied waterproofing system based on polyurethane resin. The odor-free product can be used universally on roof decks, roof gardens, plazas, balconies, terraces and also for indoor areas such as bath rooms, catering kitchens and plant rooms.

It is the ideal waterproofing system for sensitive areas such as nurseries, hospitals, schools or senior citizens' homes. It is not only a solvent-free product, but 80% of the polyalcohols (resins) are obtained from renewable raw materials. Kemperol 2K-PUR is root and rot resistant according to FLL testing and offers a proven performance for 25 years.

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KEMPEROL® AC Speed FR is a quick-curing, cold liquid-applied Polymethyl Methacrylate (PMMA) waterproofing resin that can allow same-day application. The membrane is fully reinforced with a needle-punched polyester fleece that provides exceptional durability for exposed or buried roofing & waterproofing applications. The resin is available in two standard colors, gray or a highly reflective white with an SRI of 108.

For roofing applications, KEMPEROL® AC Speed FR system can be applied exposed, direct-to-deck, over an insulated assembly, or recover an existing membrane. The self-flashing membrane is ideal for inverted roof applications as there are no seams or termination bars used.

When used for waterproofing, the membrane can be covered with tile, paver, pavement, growing media and other types of approved overburden. Optional KEMPERDUR® AC Traffic Coating allows for additional surfacing of balconies, terraces, walkways and parking decks with the quick-cure performance.
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The universal, solvent-free traffic coating Kemperdur TC is a solvent-free, polyurethane-based surfacing system. This liquid, self-leveling material is suitable for use as a long-lasting protective wearing coating on all interior and exterior concrete surfaces. And the surface is ready to walk on after just four hours.

Kemperdur TC produces not only multifunctional surfaces, they can be decorative too. Parking decks, driveways, inner courtyards and ramps are just as ideal for this treatment as are balconies, terraces and walkways. Since the multifunctional Kemperdur TC does not contain any solvents it is especially recommended for interior parking decks.
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KEMPEROL® 1K AQUA is a cost-effective, hybrid elastomeric roof maintenance coating that can help extend the life expectancy of an existing roof system. This durable cold-liquid applied roofing resin comes in a highly reflective white finish with an SRI of 110.

KEMPEROL® 1K AQUA is a single component water-based coating that can be easily spray, brush or roller applied. The water-based nature of the coating makes the maintenance of tools and equipment simple, as it can be cleaned with soapy water, avoiding harsh solvent-based chemicals. The coating may be used over: Metal roofs, single-ply membranes, modified bitumen systems, as well as other approved surfaces.

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KEMPEROL® 1K-LF is a single-component, UV-stable, “low-odor" and solvent free liquid-applied resin.  This high performance fully reinforced membrane system was designed for ease of application on complex details, adhering to damp surfaces and is alkaline resistance.  KEMPEROL Premium Fleece 165 is easily saturated with the 1K-LF resin, due to its perforated finish, further simplifying the membrane application.

With no mixing or waiting time needed, the resin is simply stirred and applied straight from the can to the substrate. Ideal for waterproofing complex penetration details, flashings, skylights, drains, gutters and retrofitting small roof and balcony projects.

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Interior Waterproofing  

Kemperol® 022 is a two-component, cold-liquid applied, reinforced, solvent free, high performance seamless and self-terminating liquid synthetic waterproofing membrane that can be applied in a single layer application.

Kemperol 022 waterproofing membrane is suitable for interior waterproofing applications and can be applied to walls and floors with direct or indirect load and floor drainage. It is ideal for residential and commercial shower pans, bathrooms, water features, kitchens, mechanical rooms and any other wet room areas that require tile application.
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STS Coatings  

Wall Guardian You can protect your wall with the best single-component, water based, fluid applied air barrier product available. Wall Guardian FW-100A meet IECC 2009 standards.

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HEATBLOC radiant attic barrier is formulated to be sprayed on the underside of the roof deck, rafters, ridge and gable ends. Applying a thin, even coat to these surfaces creates an effective radiant barrier that will stop 80% or more of the potential radiant energy transfer into the attic.
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COELAN Coatings and Hot Rubberized Asphalt  

COELAN Coating Systems are specifically designed unreinforced multi-layer systems to meet the waterproofing needs for foot traffic and vehicular traffic surfaces. The key elements of each system are the Primers, Base, and Finish coats. Each plays a uniquely engineered role in the waterproofing and long-term performance of the COELAN Coating System.
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The COELAN Balcony System is an unreinforced multi-layer coating system engineered for non-skid pedestrian traffic on Balconies, Walkways, Terraces, Entries, Stairwells, and Pedestrian Bridges. In addition, the COELAN Balcony System can be used for interior floor solutions for surfaces that may require additional protection such as mechanical rooms, laundry rooms, locker rooms, industrial floors, and other areas where moisture protection is a concern. The COELAN Balcony System offers standard colors of Gray or Tan with several other stock and non-stock color options available to add some architectural flair to your non-skid waterproofing needs.
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The COELAN Parking System offers a variety of Primers to prepare cast-in-place or pre-cast concrete surfaces based on the existing condition. The COELAN Parking System standard assembly is suitable for almost any parking garage, driveway, passenger drop-off area, or loading dock. The COELAN Heavy-Duty Parking System offers additional UV protection and rapid cure to get the facility back in operation as soon as possible. Consider a hybrid using the Heavy-Duty system on your top/exposed level, while using the Standard System on the lower/shaded levels. COELAN Parking Systems readily accept lane striping and other traffic markings and are available in standard colors of Gray or Tan.
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Applications  

Green roofs are considered an integral part of a sustainable building strategy. Kemper System offers a single-source warranty for green roof assemblies comprised of liquid-applied waterproofing membrane, insulation, drain mat, retention mat, filter sheet, growing media and in some instances, the plantings as well.

Kemper SystemIs monolithic, seamless, rot and root resistant membranes can accommodate virtually any roof landscaping design offering long-term peace-of-mind solutions for extensive landscaped green roof overburdens.
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The Kemper System Eco-Roof is a unique assembly that includes liquid-applied waterproofing membrane and a state-of-the-art media tray system. It provides a monolithic design incorporating the functions of drainage, filtration, retention and irrigation within one component.

With its ability to receive up to 2 feet of soil, growing media design options for extensive or intensive applications are greatly expanded. A Kemper System Eco-Roof roof acts as a thermal blanket to the buildingIs roof and reduces energy costs for both heating and cooling.
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Kemper System membranes fully adhere to the substrate and are permanently resilient, even under extreme climatic conditions. They are resistant to ice and standing water while offering a proven long-term solution of plaza waterproofing. Kemper System offers plaza deck and below grade waterproofing systems with single-source warranties available. Kemperol waterproofing membranes are compatible with:
  • Paver systems
  • Concrete overburden assemblies
  • Fountains and planters
  • Precast concrete paver/stair systems
  • Tile in a mortar setting bed
  • Bricks/pavers in a sand or sand/asphalt bed
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Kemper System membranes can be installed on any new roof with direct application to plywood, concrete and metal. Kemper System products consist of up to 80% renewable resources including recycled fibers, making them an ideal, environmentally-safe solution. In addition Kemper System's odor- and solvent-free products eliminate environmental issues with building occupants.

Due to its tenacious bond strength and seamless performance properties, Kemper products are ideal for flashing any difficult architectural element or configuration. Kemper System membranes also are unaffected by ponding water and ice conditions, ideal for dead level decks. They can be used in conjunction with a wide range of built-up roof and insulation assemblies.

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Kemperol membranes can be applied for complete edge-to-edge roof installations and are compatible with standard roof assemblies while eliminating the need for pitch pockets. The membranes are ideal for base flashing transitions and ponding water areas. Kemper System roofing membranes are suitable for direct application to plywood, concrete and metal substrates.
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Kemper System membranes offer the ideal solution for the recovery of existing roofs where removal of and the logistics associated with the existing assembly presents costly challenges. They adhere to virtually any substrate and compensate for movements in the structure caused by thermal expansion/contraction of different materials. Residual moisture in the structure can dry out, due to the membrane's vapour diffusion properties. Application of Kemper System membrane from edge-to-edge brings a peace-of-mind solution and long term protection of the building.
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Kemper System's reinforced liquid-applied roofing membranes have been installed when traditional roof membranes fail to meet project demands. They withstand substrate expansion/contraction and fully adhere to seams and transitions. Kemper System membranes are permanently resilient and resistant to ice and ponding water. In addition, they preserve the architectural appearance of metal roofs and are an excellent alternative to metal roof replacement.
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When paired with limestone, sandstone, terra cotta and other cast stone ornamental elements, Kemper System waterproofing membrane provides a perfect complement along with excellent water absorption prevention. Kemper System products can be installed as through-wall flashing to restore virtually any architectural element and substrate.

In addition, the waterproofing membrane withstands the dimensional changes associated with dissimilar materials and offers excellent protection for cornices, ledges and water tables without compromising aesthetics. Kemper's aggregate surfacing and colored quartz blend with transparent finish can flawlessly Imitate and preserve the original look of the building or structure)
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Kemper System provides complete protection for fountains and planters which endure constant water submersion and exposure including the flashing of irrigation systems. They form a monolithic, seamless membrane that fully adheres to the surface. Kemper System waterproofing membranes are compatible with stone, pavers, concrete or tiles and offer a variety of design options. They are rot and root resistant and withstand bio-deterioration making them an ideal solution for waterproofing fountains & planters.
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Kemper System offers odor-free waterproofing and surfacing systems with a wide range of options for functionality and aesthetics. Aggregate surfacing and colored quartz blend with transparent finish is ideal for balconies and terraces.

Kemper System's products are cold-liquid applied, thus eliminating the need of torches and kettles. In addition, Kemper System products consist of up to 80% renewable resources along with recycled fibers making them an ideal, environmentally-safe solution.
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Kemper System monolithic waterproofing membranes adhere over the entire surface and eliminate the need for pitch pockets, term bars, fasteners and adhesives, providing extreme bond strength and seamless performance properties.

Kemper System is ideal for flashing any difficult architectural element or configuration. Our membranes also are unaffected by ponding water and ice conditions while remaining permanently resilient to compensate for movements in the structure due to thermal expansion of different materials. Where the competitorIs systems typically fail; Kemper System ensures long-term protection at all transitions, penetrations and terminations.
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Kemper System offers odor-free and solvent-free membranes which are ideal for critical interior applications including spas, private bathrooms, kitchens and plant rooms. Kemper System products consist of up to 80% renewable resources along with recycled fibers making them an ideal environmentally-safe solution. Our membranes are compatible with ceramic or terra cotta tiles and can be coated with Kemper surfacing systems offering a variety of design options.
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Kemper System waterproofing membranes adhere to the substrate over the entire surface, thus ensuring long-term protection at all transitions, penetrations and terminations. They eliminate mechanical fixings and withstand wind uplift without additional layers. Kemper System's protective membranes are resistant to UV-radiation and a wide range of chemicals.
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Long-term durability makes Kemper System the surfacing system of choice for a wide range of traffic-bearing surfacing applications. Kemper System's aggregate surfacing with odor-free epoxy and urethane or MMA-based colored top coat provides enhanced durability and traction.
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