STP552

    Testing for Water Penetration

    Published: Jan 1973


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    Abstract

    The following general areas relating to water penetration testing of exterior windows, curtain walls, and doors are covered: (1) historical background (2) static pressure water leakage testing including test for water penetration of exterior windows, curtain walls, and doors by uniform static air pressure differential (E 331-70), (3) dynamic pressure water leakage testing, and (4) comparison and limitations of current static and dynamic test methods.

    Keywords:

    curtain walls, windows, walls, doors, static pressure, dynamic pressure, tests, water infiltration, water penetration


    Author Information:

    Sakhnovsky, AA
    Owner, Construction Research Laboratory, Miami, Fla.


    Paper ID: STP38917S

    Committee/Subcommittee: E06.51

    DOI: 10.1520/STP38917S


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