Encyclopedic Dictionary of Polymers

2011 Edition
| Editors: Jan W. Gooch

Built-up Roofing

  • Jan W. Gooch
Reference work entry
DOI: https://doi.org/10.1007/978-1-4419-6247-8_1661

n A continuous roof covering made up of laminations or plies of saturated or coated roofing felts, alternated with layers of asphalt or coal tar pitch and surfaced with a layer of gravel or slag in a heavy coat of asphalt or coal tar pitch or finished with a cap sheet; generally used on flat or low-pitched roofs. (Harris CM (2005) Dictionary of architecture and construction, McGraw-Hill Co.)

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  • Jan W. Gooch
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  1. 1.AtlantaUSA