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Passing the Test
Curtain Walls - Exterior metals: A premium on performance

From JAC, August/September 2007

by Allen Zielnik, Atlas Materials Testing Technology LLC

Building design and construction underwent a fundamental shift in the first half of the 20th century. The exact timing of the transition in architectural design from traditional, external loadbearing walls—usually masonry—to today’s dominant technology o...
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Tagged categories: AAMA; Acrylic; Air spray; American Spray Coaters Association; Coil coatings; Curtain wall extrusions and cladding; Epoxy; Fluoropolymer; Metals; Polyester; Silicone

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