EPDM Liner Applications

Firestone EPDM GeoGard

High Performance Rubber Liner

The main component of Firestone Lining Systems is Firestone EPDM GeoGard, a single-ply synthetic rubber waterproofing membrane made of ethylene – propylene – diene terpolymer, mixed with carbon black, oils, curing agents and processing aids. It is calendered into large sheets and vulcanized.



Effluent Ponds
Dung Pits
Waste Water Reservoirs  
Constructed Wetlands
Landfill Covers
Irrigation Canals

Key features and benefits

  • The success of Firestone EPDM GeoGard can be attributed to the unique combination of benefits:
  • High flexibility: Firestone EPDM GeoGard remains highly flexible even at very low temperatures (down to –45 °C), enabling year round installation in a variety of climates and terrain.
  • High elongation: Firestone EPDM Geogard can elongate over 300%, which enables the membrane to stretch and conform to objects in the subgrade.
  • Superior weathering resistance: Firestone EPDM Geogard offers unmatched resistance to ultraviolet radiation and ozone.
  • Quick and easy installation: Firestone EPDM GeoGard is available in large seamless panel sizes up to 15m in width and 61m in length resulting in fewer field seams and less installation time.fire-edpm-overview1
  • Low maintenance: Firestone EPDM GeoGard requires little or no regular maintenance after installation. GeoGard can survive normal environmental exposure for well over 30 years.
  • Environmentally friendly: Firestone EPDM GeoGard is an inert material with low environmental impact during production and use. In addition, Firestone’s EPDM manufacturing facilities have received ISO 14001 certification, a testimony of the company’s commitment to environmental management.