JPCL June 2017


Wind-Driven Rain Resistance Testing of Exterior Coating Systems

by KEVIN BROWN AND JULIE GLOVER, KTA-TATOR INC.

An exterior wall coating with inadequate resistance to rainwater penetration can lead to moisture intrusion and, as a result, a host of material and health problems. However, several test methods – both in the laboratory and in the field – are available to assess a coating system’s ability to contro...

Wind-Driven Rain Resistance Testing of Exterior Coating Systems

by KEVIN BROWN AND JULIE GLOVER, KTA-TATOR INC.

An exterior wall coating with inadequate resistance to rainwater penetration can lead to moisture intrusion and, as a result, a host of material and health problems. However, several test methods – both in the laboratory and in the field – are available to assess a coating system’s ability to contro...

History Is Investigation: An Introduction to Historic Finish Analysis

by ALLEN ZIELNIK, ATLAS MATERIAL TESTING TECHNOLOGY LLC

In the world of historic preservation, paint analysis is frequently used to identify the original colors and media used in order to maintain historical accuracy, proper restoration and ongoing preservation. This feature looks at various investigative techniques, as well as examples where this proces...

History Is Investigation: An Introduction to Historic Finish Analysis

by ALLEN ZIELNIK, ATLAS MATERIAL TESTING TECHNOLOGY LLC

In the world of historic preservation, paint analysis is frequently used to identify the original colors and media used in order to maintain historical accuracy, proper restoration and ongoing preservation. This feature looks at various investigative techniques, as well as examples where this proces...

Choosing an Air Barrier System: Know Your Variables

by PHIL KABZA, FCSI, CCS, AIA, SPECGUY SPECIFICATIONS CONSULTANTS

When it comes to specifying air barrier products, a wide array of variables come in to play, ranging from building assembly and exposure conditions to product chemistry and construction management issues. Learn more about how they affect selection, and how to build your knowledge and expertise.

Choosing an Air Barrier System: Know Your Variables

by PHIL KABZA, FCSI, CCS, AIA, SPECGUY SPECIFICATIONS CONSULTANTS

When it comes to specifying air barrier products, a wide array of variables come in to play, ranging from building assembly and exposure conditions to product chemistry and construction management issues. Learn more about how they affect selection, and how to build your knowledge and expertise.

The Nitty Gritty of Coating Selection: A Panel Discussion about Specific Coating Brands

by HAROLD HOWER, D+D IN DEPTH

Conference panelists are usually prohibited from sharing specific coating names and product claims in the name of objectivity. However, the upcoming D+D Material Selection Conference takes the opposite approach. See what attendees can expect to learn about the performance of specific coating brands ...

The Nitty Gritty of Coating Selection: A Panel Discussion about Specific Coating Brands

by HAROLD HOWER, D+D IN DEPTH

Conference panelists are usually prohibited from sharing specific coating names and product claims in the name of objectivity. However, the upcoming D+D Material Selection Conference takes the opposite approach. See what attendees can expect to learn about the performance of specific coating brands ...