bituFLAME Tanking | Waterproofing Systems NZ

bituFLAME has many outstanding features, making it the ultimate choice when selecting a torch-on tanking membrane. It's superior qualities of tensile strength, elongation and tear resistance sets bituFLAME apart as the ideal durable solution for your waterproofing requirements. A comparison of product data sheets shows bituFLAME to have the highest mechanical properties of any modified bitumen available.

Masterspec Specification: 4131WP WPS Bituflame Torch On Tanking

In Particular, bituFLAME has:

  • High tensile strength and tear resistance
  • Good elongation
  • Excellent puncture resistance
  • Resistance to rot
  • BRANZ Appraised

Durability and Performance Warranty

When installed in accordance with the manufacturer's specifications bituFLAME is performance warranted to remain waterproof for up to the first 20 years of an indefinite service life. A full product warranty is issued on completion which comes with a maintenance schedule for the owners with guidance notes.


bituFLAME is a fully reinforced polymer modified bitumen membrane which comes in 1.0m wide x 10.0m long rolls.

The single layer system comprises of a 3mm bituFLAME sheet, the 2 layer system comprises of a 3mm bituFLAME base sheet plus a 3mm bituFLAME cap sheet which is installed centralised off the base sheet.

The bituFLAME Anti-Root system comprises of a 3mm base sheet and a 4mm Anti-Root cap sheet for Green Roof systems. For Car park tanking, a 5mm bituFLAME Viaduct sheet is installed as a single layer.

bituFLAME is very hard wearing and can take significant construction wear, particularly when Green Roof Systems are specified where the movement on the membrane would scuff or scratch the surface. With the security of a total bituFLAME thickness of 7mm, there will not be any issues. The bituFLAME system includes V Drain, a vertical drainage and protection system.


The bituFLAME modified bitumen type is an APP which provides greater elasticity, flexibility and is further enhanced with a blend of Thermoplastic Polymer (TPP) and Elastoplastic Copolymer (EPC) providing excellent elongation and low temperature flexibility. One of the advantages of bituFLAME is that it is a specialist membrane system for tanking, planter boxes, green roofs, tunnels and carparks.

bituFLAME is BRANZ appraised.

When you use bituFLAME the 20 year warranty document comes with a maintenance schedule for the owners with guidance notes.

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