Roof Coating Advantages

Silicone vs. Acrylic

Why buy POLY-SIL silicone?
What does it have that other silicone’s don’t?
High Elongation – Extensive Approvals – No Empty Promises
Poly-Sil 2500 High Solids Poly-Sil 2200 Solvent Borne
Extensive Approvals and Accreditations
Variety of FM 4470 Approvals
Ample list of Miami-Dade County Approvals
UL Approvals
ASTM C1305-08 “Crack Bridging Ability of Liquid Applied Waterproofing Membranes.”
NSF P151 “Health Effects from Rainwater Catchment System Components.”
CEIR Roof Points Available
Poly-Sil 2500 & Poly-Sil 2200 Membrane is not affected by ponding water.

  • Inorganic material - not affected by the elements
  • Uses moisture in the atmosphere to cure the coating
  • Tack-free time approx. 1 hour
  • Theoretical gallons per square =1.81
  • Excellent chemical resistance
  • Underwriters Laboratory approved over any listed single-ply
  • CRRC, Energy Star, Miami-Dade Co., and State of Florida listed
  • Can apply up to 1 hour before rain
  • Low temperature application possible
  • Liquid / cured coating more accepting of temperature extremes
  • Withstands incidental ponding-water conditions


  • Organic material - will weather and erode away over time
  • Water must evaporate during cure
  • Tack-free time typically 2-4 hours
  • Theoretical gallons per square = 2.5
  • Poor chemical resistance
  • Cannot apply when rain is imminent
  • Cannot apply when temperature will drop below 50ºF within 4-6 hours
  • Cannot apply when relative humidity is above 85%
  • Cannot apply late in day because of dew point and condensation
  • Not stable under ponding-water conditions

Available credentials:

  • UL approved over any UL listed single-ply
  • ENERGY STAR® Listed
  • CRRC (Cool Roof Rating Council) listed
  • Dade County
  • VOC Compliant
  • Title 24 compliant

Why silicone???

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  • Long-Life
  • Bang-for-the-buck
  • Single-component
  • Pinhole-free
  • Ponding-resistant
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