STP1034: Structural Sealant Glazing in the 1980s

    Parise, CJ
    Vice president and corporate consulting architect, Smith, Hinchman & Grylls Associates, Inc., Detroit, MI

    Spindler, RG
    Director of sales and marketing, commercial/architectural products, Cardinal IG, Minneapolis, MN

    Pages: 24    Published: Jan 1991


    Abstract

    Discussed are history of structural sealant glazing, basic systems, features and advantages, major concerns and potential problems, system selection, building code requirements, system components, structural considerations, field glazing versus shop glazing, remedial and reglazing considerations, testing and quality assurance, postconstruction inspection and maintenance, roles of participants, resources and needs, durability and life expectancy, and future projections.

    Keywords:

    curtain wall, structural, silicone, sealant, glazing, glass, reglazing, testing


    Paper ID: STP20131S

    Committee/Subcommittee: E06.96

    DOI: 10.1520/STP20131S


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