STP1069

    Sealant Usage for Exterior Insulation and Finish Systems

    Published: Jan 1990


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    Abstract

    Finish coat delamination is a prime reason for sealant joint failure in certain Exterior Insulation & Finish Systems (EIFS). Several factors contribute to the delamination process and subsequent failure at sealant joints. General design, specification and application procedures for sealant joints on EIFS are discussed with specific recommendations for avoiding this common cause of failure.

    Keywords:

    Exterior Insulation & Finish Systems (EIFS), synthetic stucco, delamination, sealant joint failure


    Author Information:

    Williams, BL
    president and vice-president, Kenney , Williams, Inc., 945 Tennis Avenue


    Paper ID: STP26813S

    Committee/Subcommittee: C24.35

    DOI: 10.1520/STP26813S


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