Welcome to RM Lucas


August 2020

Please reference the link below regarding our updated COVID-19 policy for all employees, vendors, and visitors.

March 2020

On March 20, 2020 Illinois Governor J.B. Pritzker, in response to Covid-19, announced Covid-19 Order No. 8 requiring temporary closure of all non-essential businesses in Illinois. R.M. Lucas Co. will continue operations as a supplier of “Essential Products”. Our hours of operation will be M-F 7:00AM-3:00PM.

January 2019

Come on out and join R. M. LUCAS at the 2019 International Roofing Expo™ (February 11-13) at the Nashville Music City Center in beautiful downtown Nashville, TN. CLICK HERE or on the image above to register for a free expo pass, and visit us at BOOTH #2933.

December 2018

R. M. LUCAS would like to take a moment to thank all of those individuals in the roofing trades and construction industry who put their trust every day in our products. From all of us here, we would like to extend the warmest season’s greetings and wish you all a happy new year!

November 2018

Designed to be effective under any conditions the Lucas #8500 100% Silicone Mastic is a superior high solids non-shrinking moisture cure silicone mastic. View the e-mail blast here.

November 2018

TPS 8000 Silicone Roof Coating System

R. M. Lucas would like to take this opportunity to thank Atlantic Coast Contractors for their YouTube video featuring our TPS8000 Silicone Roof Coating System. Click here to view the e-mail blast.

June 2018

R. M. Lucas Co is pleased to announce the opening of our Orlando, Florida manufacturing plant and distribution facility.  The Orlando location will manufacture a limited line of products and serve as a distribution center for Lucas products in Florida and the Southeast region. This additional location will allow us to increase our finished goods inventory and locate products closer to many of our Customers, improving service and delivery times.

Lucas #8000 Silicone Roof Coating is now Energy Star rated with aged reflectivity results that surpass the competition.

August 2017

Miami-Dade has approved Lucas #037 Modified Thermoplastic Roof Coating, Lucas #648 3 Lb. Aluminum Roof Coating and Lucas #748 3 Lb. Fibrated Aluminum Roof Coating.

R.M. Lucas introduces Lucas #8815 Hi-Tack Primer a water-based pressure sensitive primer intended for use with various types of self-adhesive membranes including modified bitumen and TPO.

November 2016

R.M. Lucas is now running on SAP.  This transition has already lead to great improvements in our operations and customer service.  We expect further improvements in the new year.




Lucas #8500 Silicone Sealant.  #8500 is now available in 10 oz cartridges in Clear and White. It is a high-solids, low-odor, non-acidic neutral-cure sealant intended for all types of construction where a non-shrink, long lasting sealant is required.


Lucas #9500 Single-Ply Sealant.  #9500 is a semi-self-leveling sealant used in the installation and repair of single-ply roofing membranes.  It can be used on EPDM, PVC and TPO primed with Lucas #8015 TPO Primer.  #9500 is high-solids and solvent-free.  Use to seal seams, cut edges, as water cut-off around drains, night sealant and for general repairs. Available in Black and White.


Lucas #8660 Non-Curing Butyl Sealant. #8660 is a high solids butyl rubber sealant used in metal roof construction and as an acoustical sound deadening sealant in wall construction application.


Lucas #6600UC Ultraclear Sealant is now available in a plastic cartridge.  Now you can leave your clear sealants on the roof or in the back of a truck without risking damage to the packaging by weather.


April 2016

Lucas #8400 100% Silicone Roof Coating – Low Solids is now available.  #8400 is the same as our #8000 100% Silicone Roof Coating – High Solids but is reduced with a petroleum solvent for easier spray application and lower cost per gallon.


R.M. Lucas welcomes Jay Almendariz as Logistics Manger.  Jay will manage warehousing and shipping activities for the Company.


February 2016

Lucas #8000 High-Solids 100% Silicone Roof Coating has been approved by the Florida Building Commission.

The Bedford Park plant is set to close on Wednesday February 3rd as that operation consolidates into the new Alsip Plant.

New mixing capacity has been added to the Alsip plant. A large, high-volume mixer has been added to increase capacity for our silicone products.  Additional acrylic coating and epoxy coating lines are now on line as well.

January 2016

R.M. Lucas Co. is pleased to welcome Mike Taylor Jr. as our Central and South Florida Technical Sales Representative.

We are also happy to add David Hollandsworth as Maintenance Manager.   Dave is a licensed Electrician and long time Lucas Contractor.  He is responsible for the plant and equipment maintenance provisions of the Lucas Quality Assurance Program in addition to installing all of our new production equipment.

An additional high-speed cartridge filler is now online at the new Alsip plant.

Lucas #8000 Silicone Roof Coating is now available in Tan and Black in addition to White and Gray.

Lucas #9600 is now available in Bronze as shown on our updated Color Chart.

November 2015

Lucas #8000 High-Solids 100% Silicone Roof Coating has been approved by Miami-Dade.



September 2015

A new updated coating catalog has been published with updated pictures of most of our new packaging.


Lucas professional quality caulk guns are now available and in stock. Products include the B12 for 10 oz. cartridges, the B26 with a lower ratio for cold weather use and the B12Q (Quart) for 28 and 30 oz. cartridges.

RM Lucas B12 Caulk Gun  RM Lucas B26 Caulk Gun


RM Lucas B12Q Caulk Gun


August 2015

R.M. Lucas Co. is pleased to announce the acquisition of our new headquarters, research and development center and manufacturing plant.  Our new 92,000 sq. ft. facility is located at 12400 S. Laramie Ave in Alsip IL.  The new facility has 12,000 ft. of offices, 5,000 ft. of laboratory and R&D space and 75,000 ft. of production and warehouse area.  We will be expanding the asphalt products production capacity at the Chicago plant this fall.  The Bedford Park plant will close at the end of this year.


June 2015

Lucas MSDS have all been updated to the new GHS SDS standard and have been posted on this website.

April 2015

Lucas #4500 is also now available in gray in addition to the standard white and black products.  The gray color was added to better match the appearance of galvanized steel roofing.  Lucas # 4500 is an ideal product for sealing metal roof penetrations, seams, fasteners and filling low spots behind chimneys and rooftop units to better shed water and avoid leaks.  It may be left exposed or coated with Lucas water-based acrylic coatings.  It also better matches the color of granulated modified bitumen roofs for use in pitch pans. In stock now in 28 oz. cartridges and 2 liter pouches.


January 2015

New TPS8000 100% Silicone Roof Coating System mailer is published: 8000 Mailer

All new and revised one page, easy to print,  product data sheets are now uploaded to our website.

New labeling system for 2015. New weatherproof and damage resistant plastic labels for all products are being rapidly phased in for 2015.   More of our premium products are now shipping in beautiful blue lithographed Lucas pails with two sided bi and trilingual label text. Product labels are more clearly differentiated by style and color for easy product recognition.  Website product pictures will be updated when all new labels are in production.

R.M. Lucas Co. is pleased to announce the publication of our new 2015 Roofing Catalog

R.M. Lucas Co. Introduces over 25 new products for 2015

Lucas #116 Paint & Graffiti Remover – Manufactured from powerful non-evaporating bio-based solvent and water soluble surfactants. Ideal for removing graffiti from factory finished metal and most painted surfaces.

Lucas #117 Oil and Grease Spot Remover – Designed to dissolve oil stains on concrete and make them water soluble so that the stains can be removed by pressure washing.

Lucas #118 Rust & Stain Remover – For removing rust stains from concrete and masonry. Also neutralizes efflorescence.

Lucas #515 Asphalt Emulsion Primer – Water-based asphalt primer for self adhered membranes and aluminum roof coatings.

Lucas #588 2% Neoprene Asphalt Paver Block Adhesive – Inexpensive adhesive for concrete paver overlays.

Lucas #1600 Low/High Velocity Air Duct Sealant – Non-Fibrated water-based sealant for improving the efficiency of HVAC air ducts.

Lucas #1600F Low/High Velocity Air Duct Sealant – Fibrated water-based sealant for improving the efficiency of HVAC air ducts.

Lucas #1200 Secondary Containment Coating – Low odor water-based liquid applied containment system for mechanical rooms to contain leaks from HVAC and hot water tanks in residential construction.

Lucas #2100 Block Filler – Highly filled primer for CMU for use with #2000 Elastomeric Wall Coating.

Lucas #4015 2 Part Epoxy Primer – For use as a stain blocker and ponding water area primer with Lucas #8000 100% Silicone Roof Coating and a block filler with #8100 100% Silicone Wall Coating


Lucas #4400 Self Leveling Concrete Joint Sealer – Modified Urethane chemistry allows sealing of damp joints in concrete flatwork. 100% solids, no shrinkage.

Lucas #4600 Modified Urethane Low/High Velocity Duct Sealant – Very low odor 100% solids duct sealant accommodated high levels of movement.  Use in any temperature.  No shrinkage.

Lucas #4700 Modified Urethane Below Grade Waterproofing – 100% solids, fluid applied, moisture cure waterproofing membrane.  Contains no asphalt or other extenders.  May be applied to green concrete.  Available in liquid SL grade and semi-selfleveling WG grade.

Lucas #5400 Thermoplastic Rubberized Asphalt Sealant – High performance maintenance asphalt products.  Thermoplastic rubber backbone extended with asphalt.  Available in Brush, Trowel and Caulk grades.

Lucas #7016 Paver Re-Sealer and Finish – VOC compliant in all 50 states and Canada.  Lower solids for resealing previously sealed concrete pavers.

Lucas #7025 Paver Sealer and Sand Stabilizer – 25% solids semi-gloss solvent-based sealer for concrete pavers.  VOC compliant in all 50 states and Canada.

Lucas #7100 Silicate Hardener and Densifier – Lithium silicate hardening treatment for concrete prior to polishing.

Lucas #7230 Cure & Seal – Water-Based – 30% solids high gloss sealer for new and existing concrete.

Lucas #7250 Dissipating Cure – Water-based sealer for freshly poured concrete.  Dissipates over a short period of time or may be removed for staining or surface coating application.

Lucas #8000 100% Silicone Roof Coating – High solids silicone coating for all types of roofs.  Naturally stable inorganic polymer backbone. Exceptional weathering characteristics.  Designed, developed and manufactured by R.M. Lucas Co.  8000 Mailer

Lucas #8015 TPO primer – Available in blue for priming TPO roofing prior to #8000 Silicone application of clear for priming TPO prior to application of Lucas #4500, #8500 or #9600 sealants. VOC compliant in all 50 states and Canada.

Lucas #8060 Duct Liner Adhesive – Permanently tacky water-based adhesive for HVAC air duct applications.

Lucas #8080 Polydimethylsiloxane Penetrating Sealer – Solvent-Base silicone sealer for concrete and masonry walls.  Fills larger capillaries and hairline cracks then silanes/siloxanes.   Adds Graffiti resistance.

Lucas #8100 100% Silicone Wall Coating – 98% solids breathable barrier coating for concrete and masonry walls. Graffiti resistant.

Lucas #8500 100% Silicone Sealant – High-Solids neutral cure silicone sealant for all types of roofs and walls.



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