Silicone Sealants’ Evolving Role in Structural and Protective Glazing

From JPCL, September 2016

By Jon Kimberlain, Dow Corning Corporation

The development of structural silicone glazing in the 1960s has allowed architectural imaginations to soar, enabling the attractive all-glass facades of the modern skyline. This article explores the basics of structural sand protective silicone glazing, from early uses to current practices and future trends....

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Tagged categories: Building Envelope; Building facades; Dow Corning; Field joint coatings; Sealant; Silicone; Windows

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