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Passing the Test
The war against water

From JAC, March/April 2008

by Allen Zielnik, Atlas Material Testing Technology, LLC

An array of water-repellent and waterproofing measures are enlisted in the never-ending quest to keep buildings dry....
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Tagged categories: Accelerated laboratory testing; Acrylic; ASTM; Barrier coatings; Building envelope; Concrete; Cool Roof Rating Council (CRRC); Elastomeric coatings; Epoxy; Polysiloxane; Polyurea; Polyurethane; Rubber; Sealers; Silane; Siloxane; Surface preparation; Waterproofing

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