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ASTM Selected Technical Papers

Exterior Insulation Finish Systems (EIFS): Materials, Properties, and Performance

By
PE Nelson
PE Nelson
1
Simpson Gumpertz & Heger Inc.
,
Arlington, MA 02174
;
symposium cochairman and coeditor
.
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RE Kroll
RE Kroll
editors
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ISBN-10:
0-8031-2040-0
ISBN:
978-0-8031-2040-2
No. of Pages:
215
Publisher:
ASTM International
Publication date:
1996
Description

STP 1269 is the first publication of its kind featuring extensive information on the components, characteristics and effectiveness of EIFS. 14 peer reviewed papers cover the following key categories:

Performance of EIF System--4 papers examine Canadian field performance, why EIFS systems succeed and fail, an extensive look at U.S. Army Facilities and fire resistance

Evaluation of Surface Coating--Such topics as water resistance, and exterior crack-bridging prediction are discussed in 4 papers

Evaluation of Joints, Flashing and Rainscreen Technolog--Issues including alternatives in sealant systems, water penetration and resistance and various performance test methods are explored in five papers

Costs--A comprehensive paper delves into cost forecasting methods for an exterior insulation and finish system

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