EPDM Washers

Frequently Asked Questions

Q. 2 What is so special about Storm-Tite’s rubber washer?

The rubber washer is made in Australia to Australian standards and a genuine EPDM. We use two colours for colour coding black and grey.EPDM Washer

  • Black washers are used for darker coloured roofs
  • Grey washers for the lighter coloured roofs.
  • Washer specifically designed to mold to the shape of the sheeting
  • The washer is suitable for pan fixing and ridge fixing

This EPDM washer by Deks Australia carries a 20 year warranty and is made specifically for Action Fasteners.
The domed washer molds to the shape of the sheeting and seals around the circumference, protecting your roofing from water ingress.
As a point of interest the main properties of EPDM are its outstanding heat, ozone and weather resistance qualities.

Bluescope Steel – Setting the Benchmark for Best Practice Roofing
Bluescope’s TB-16 warns that the quantity of carbon black in a washer is critical, as it can form a ‘corrosion’ pathway, particularly on ZINCALUME® zinc/aluminium alloy coated and COLORBOND® prepainted steel products.

We have found that DEKS black EPDM washers exhibit exceptional levels of performance and provide complete compatibility with BHP Colorbond and Zincalume coated steels. ….. a controlled level of carbon in this product provides
Udo Buecher, Senior Principal Research Engineer. BHP Research  See Deks Industries website