STP552: Testing for Water Penetration

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

    Pages: 5    Published: Jan 1973


    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.


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

    Paper ID: STP38917S

    Committee/Subcommittee: E06.51

    DOI: 10.1520/STP38917S

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