STP691

    Limitations of Present Test Methods for Roofing Materials

    Published: Jan 1980


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    Abstract

    A development study of test methods and criteria for evaluating new roofing materials is described: prefabricated polymeric and elastomeric sheets, prefabricated modified bituminous membranes, and liquid applied membranes. Results are summarized for a number of materials selected as typical of the three groups in order to illustrate the problems and the limitations associated with the different tests.

    Keywords:

    roofing, waterproofing, membranes, performance, durability, rubberized asphalt, poly(vinyl chloride), rubber, liquid elastomers, prefabricated, asphalt, bitumen, building materials


    Author Information:

    Laaly, HO
    Associate research officer and principal research officer, National Research Council of Canada, Ottawa, Ont.

    Sereda, PJ
    Associate research officer and principal research officer, National Research Council of Canada, Ottawa, Ont.


    Paper ID: STP36106S

    Committee/Subcommittee: E06.57

    DOI: 10.1520/STP36106S


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