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Series: ASTM Selected Technical Papers
Publisher: ASTM International
Published: 2011
ISBN: 978-0-8031-4471-2
... As building envelope designers have become more attuned to the need to prevent moisture intrusion, window flashing has become more of an issue. Sill pans are an important component of many window flashing systems. These pans are constructed from a variety of materials, including metal...
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Book: Masonry
Series: ASTM Selected Technical Papers
Publisher: ASTM International
Published: 2010
ISBN: 978-0-8031-3424-9
... with the location of insulation within the walls. This paper outlines considerations for detailing the interface between masonry veneer over steel stud wall systems and fenestration systems. The fenestration systems reviewed in this paper include typical storefront or operable windows and curtain walls. Both...
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Series: ASTM Selected Technical Papers
Publisher: ASTM International
Published: 2010
ISBN: 978-0-8031-3426-3
... Silicone sealants have a long history of successful use in high performance windows and curtainwalls, such as structural glazing systems. With the recent threat of terrorist attacks, there has been an increased use of windows designed to mitigate the impact of bomb blasts. Due to the high...
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Series: ASTM Selected Technical Papers
Publisher: ASTM International
Published: 2009
ISBN-10: 0-8031-3418-5
ISBN: 978-0-8031-3418-8
... than 25 years of service, deficiencies in the brick façade, coupled with inadequate exterior wall framing, required removal and replacement of the entire exterior wall system from the interior drywall, up to and including the brick veneer. As part of the exterior wall replacement, window systems...
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Series: ASTM Selected Technical Papers
Publisher: ASTM International
Published: 2009
ISBN-10: 0-8031-3418-5
ISBN: 978-0-8031-3418-8
... Integrating sill pan window flashing can be challenging using block-frame windows or installing flashings within a recessed opening in a concrete wall. Two case studies summarize the details of design and retrofit installation for sill pan flashing of replacement block-frame window...
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Series: ASTM Selected Technical Papers
Publisher: ASTM International
Published: 2003
ISBN-10: 0-8031-3457-6
ISBN: 978-0-8031-3457-7
... rake flashing rubberized-asphalt scratch coat self-furring lath sheathing stucco veneer waterproofing membrane weep screed window Francesco J. Spagna l and Stephen S. Ruggiero ~ Stucco Cladding - Lessons Learned from Problematic Facades Reference: Spagna, F. J. and Ruggiero, S. S., "Stucco...
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Series: ASTM Selected Technical Papers
Publisher: ASTM International
Published: 2000
ISBN-10: 0-8031-2852-5
ISBN: 978-0-8031-2852-1
... The neutron irradiation effects on the window and mirror materials proposed as optical elements for plasma diagnostic components were studied. Specimens were sapphire and KU-quartz as the window material, molybdenum corner cubic reflector, gold-coated mirror and aluminum corner cubic reflector...
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Series: ASTM Selected Technical Papers
Publisher: ASTM International
Published: 1998
ISBN-10: 0-8031-2042-7
ISBN: 978-0-8031-2042-6
... The focus of this paper is on the design development considerations for window detailing to prevent water leakage. Architectural design and detailing considerations discussed include: performance criteria; secondary flashing systems; integration with facade waterproofing; air seals; sealant...
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Series: ASTM Selected Technical Papers
Publisher: ASTM International
Published: 1998
ISBN-10: 0-8031-2042-7
ISBN: 978-0-8031-2042-6
... increase significantly. At nozzle/target distances of 102 mm (4 in.), maximum pressures approached 2.15 kPa (45 psf). 4) Multi planar test areas like curtain wall and window systems with protruding mullions require special test techniques to assure similar test pressures are applied to the various exposed...
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Series: ASTM Selected Technical Papers
Publisher: ASTM International
Published: 1997
ISBN-10: 0-8031-2409-0
ISBN: 978-0-8031-2409-7
... 976 [1] for calibrated hot boxes and C 1199 [2] for fenestration system hot box test methods. The hot box has the capability of simulating both parallel and perpendicular weather side wind directions on building assemblies, including fenestration (window and door) systems. The weather side chamber...
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Series: ASTM Selected Technical Papers
Publisher: ASTM International
Published: 1995
ISBN-10: 0-8031-2023-0
ISBN: 978-0-8031-2023-5
... The air leakage characteristics of eight methods of sealing, or otherwise treating, the rough openings (R/O) found around window and door frames were evaluated under laboratory conditions. The eight methods studied were: 1. no treatment (empty), 2. conventional (fiber glass), 3. densely packed...
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Series: ASTM Selected Technical Papers
Publisher: ASTM International
Published: 1990
ISBN-10: 0-8031-1278-5
ISBN: 978-0-8031-1278-0
... At the Swedish National Testing Institute (SP) window thermal transmittance ( U -value) measurements are carried out in a Guarded Hot Box (GHB). It is shown that the GHB meets the requirements of the relevant Swedish Standard (SS 024212,13) and International Standard Draft Proposal (ISO/DP 8990...