STP 1334 features state-of-the-art information on durability and joint design as well as innovative material concepts in joint sealing.
Twenty-four peer-reviewed papers cover the latest ongoing research in such topics as:
The impact of temperature changes and fatigue on sealant longevity
How joint design effects sealant wear
An overview of accelerated weathering tests compared with real time weathering damage
Qualitative differences between acrylic latex sealants and chemically cured sealants
Weather protection sealant failures, causes and cures
Esthetic concerns of sealant fluid migration and staining potential
Innovative adhesion durability testing; Improved joint design and joint geometry stress analysis
Waterproofing membrane adhesion
This publication is an invaluable resource for architects, specifiers, design engineers, maintenance engineers, building owners, insurance companies, forensic engineers and sealant manufacturers.
An Examination of Yearly and Daily Temperature Change and Its Significance to the Evaluation of Sealant Performance
Giffin G., Lacasse M., Margeson J.
Laboratory and Exterior Durability of High Performance Acrylic Sealants
Demarest V., Dionne J., Lertora M., Magnotta J.
Effect of Cross-Sectional Shapes of Polysulfide Sealant on Shear Fatigue Resistance to Sliding Joint Movement
Hirai T., Miyauchi H., Tanaka K.
Laboratory Cyclic fatigue Test of Silicone Sealant Mini-Specimens
Giffïn G., Lacasse M., Margeson J.
Destruction of Sealant in Building Envelope Joints by Birds
Chin I., Sass C.
A Simple Device for Measuring Adhesive Failure in Sealant Joints
Shephard N., Wightman J.
Silicone Preformed Joint Seals (PJS) and Their Applications
Hagen P., Klosowski J., Mayville G.
Custom Molded Silicone Flashing Shapes for Sealing Curtain Walls
Brown M., Klein K.
Evaluation of Accelerated Laboratory Test Methods to Predict Sealant Staining of Stone Substrates
Chin I., Gorrell T., Scheffler M.
Comparison of Various Test Methods for Assessing the Long Term Fluid Migration Potential for Sealants
Badour R., Carbary L., Snyder R., Wolf A.
Finite Element Analysis as a Design Tool for Thermoplastic Vulcanizate Glazing Seals
Gase K., Hudacek L., Pesevski G.
Paper ID: STP1334-EB