STP1034

    Structural Sealant Glazing in the 1980s

    Published: Jan 1991


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    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


    Author Information:

    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


    Paper ID: STP20131S

    Committee/Subcommittee: E06.96

    DOI: 10.1520/STP20131S


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