ERIC Number: ED028602
Record Type: RIE
Publication Date: 1962
Reference Count: 0
New Joint Sealants. Criteria, Design and Materials.
Building Research Inst., Inc., Washington, DC.
Contents include--(1) sealing concrete joints, (2) sealing glass and metal joints, (3) metal and glass joint sealants from a fabricator's viewpoint, (4) a theory of adhesion for joint sealants, (5) geometry of simple joint seals under strain, (6) joint sealant specifications from a manufacturer's viewpoint, (7) joint sealant requirements from an applicator's viewpoint, (8) causes of joint sealant failures, (9) polysulfide joint sealants, (10) silicone joint sealants, (11) polyethylene sealing compounds, (12) polyurethane joint sealants, (13) butyl sealing compounds, and (14) epoxy joint sealants. A review of specifications for sealants, and a glossary of terms for adhesives, coatings, and sealants are also included. (RH)
Descriptors: Adhesives, Construction Materials, Construction (Process), Criteria, Design, Glass, Glossaries, Specifications, Structural Elements (Construction)
Executive Vice-President, Building Research Institute, 1725 De Sales Street, N. W., Washington, D. C. ($12.00).
Publication Type: N/A
Education Level: N/A
Authoring Institution: Building Research Inst., Inc., Washington, DC.
Note: Report of a program held as part of the BRI Spring Conference, 1962