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Series: ASTM Selected Technical Papers
Publisher: ASTM International
Published: 2022
ISBN: 978-0-8031-7712-3
... The 82-story-tall Amoco building (now Aon Center) in Chicago, Illinois, was originally clad with approximately 44,000 marble panels. After the marble lost significant strength from exposure to the weather, all of the marble panels were removed and replaced with granite panels. During the design...
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Series: ASTM Selected Technical Papers
Publisher: ASTM International
Published: 1995
ISBN-10: 0-8031-2008-7
ISBN: 978-0-8031-2008-2
... A variety of commercial sealant products have been studied at BRE over the past 20 years, during which changes in key properties have been measured in samples exposed to artificial laboratory ageing and weathering, and to natural weather in England and in more severe climates abroad. Most...
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Series: ASTM Selected Technical Papers
Publisher: ASTM International
Published: 1994
ISBN-10: 0-8031-1993-3
ISBN: 978-0-8031-1993-2
... Some results from the second phase of a two year experimental study are reported and discussed. A range of well cured commercial sealants products was exposed to natural weather and to various laboratory simulations of the factors in weather which cause degradation or changes in properties...
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Series: ASTM Selected Technical Papers
Publisher: ASTM International
Published: 1992
ISBN-10: 0-8031-1857-0
ISBN: 978-0-8031-1857-7
... Durability characteristics of sealants have been assessed by measuring the changes in certain key properties (“performance indices”) after exposure of specimens to natural and to artificial weathering. A major problem in such assessments is the long duration of the cure processes of sealants...
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Series: ASTM Selected Technical Papers
Publisher: ASTM International
Published: 1990
ISBN-10: 0-8031-1386-2
ISBN: 978-0-8031-1386-2
.... The tests demonstrated that mechanical pressurization of the elevator shaft or lobbies can be effective in preventing smoke contamination of these shafts and lobbies. elevator pressure smoke control testing fire safety weather high rise George T. Tamurs and John H. Klotez Experimental Fire...
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Series: ASTM Selected Technical Papers
Publisher: ASTM International
Published: 1989
ISBN-10: 0-8031-1286-6
ISBN: 978-0-8031-1286-5
... and specifications are discussed. glazing tapes sealants characteristics glass weather compressibility wind pressure Carmen L. Bellanca I Preformed Butyl Tapes in Glazing Applications REFERENCE: Bellanca, C. L., "Preformed Butyl Tapes in Glazing Applications," Science and Technology of Glazing Systems...
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Series: ASTM Selected Technical Papers
Publisher: ASTM International
Published: 1986
ISBN-10: 0-8031-0469-3
ISBN: 978-0-8031-0469-3
..., with the minimum value in late summer and fall and the maximum value in winter and early spring. The difference is more pronounced in the leakier house. There is also indication of a rough correlation between envelope airtightness and indoor humidity ratio. air leakage measurement pressure fan weather...
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Series: ASTM Selected Technical Papers
Publisher: ASTM International
Published: 1986
ISBN-10: 0-8031-0490-1
ISBN: 978-0-8031-0490-7
.... This information can be of value in assisting preliminary analysis and design of marine structures of this region. geotechnology marine science climatology weather geology foundation engineering coastal engineering earthquakes landslide wind load Hsai Yang Fang^ and Ronald C. Chaney^ Geo...
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Series: ASTM Selected Technical Papers
Publisher: ASTM International
Published: 1977
ISBN: 978-0-8031-8901-0
... The problems and concerns of a sealant applicator in glazing work are somewhat vague and uncertain rather than scientifically exact and subject to precise controls. It is the uncertainties of weather, job conditions, personnel, variations of materials, and other factors at least partially beyond...
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Series: ASTM Selected Technical Papers
Publisher: ASTM International
Published: 1970
ISBN-10: 0-8031-6193-X
ISBN: 978-0-8031-6193-1
... for the composition of the mortar, is often questioned. Laboratory and outdoor curing of a series of cement-lime mortars were compared on the basis of compressive strength values. Outdoor curing reflects a variety of weather conditions typical of six geographical areas of the continent. Results indicate increasing...