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Structural Silicone Glazing 101

Tuesday, July 12, 2016

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Join us for an exclusive webinar on the topic of silicone structural and protective glazing systems.

Structural Silicone Glazing,” a Durability + Design free webinar, will be presented at 11 a.m. ET / 8 a.m. PT Thursday, July 14. Participants are eligible for one AIA LU/HSW credit.

In this webinar, you’ll learn:

  • The definition and purpose of silicone structural and protective glazing.
  • How protective glazing systems work.
  • The appropriate materials, methods and quality assurance tests for structural and protective glazing
  • The impact natural hazards (hurricanes and earthquakes) and terrorist activities (bomb blasts) have on glazing systems.

Register here.

The Expert

High performance building expert Jon Kimberlain will present the webinar.

Jon Kimberlain
Dow Corning

Dow Corning's Jon Kimberlain will present the webinar Thursday (July 14).

Kimberlain currently provides technical expertise and application support for Dow Corning as an Application Specialist in High Performance Building.

He is active in the Glass Association of North America, including serving as current division chair for Building Enclosure Contractors, and as a member of the Board of Directors. Kimberlain has published several research papers on the use of silicone sealants in high performance buildings and is a major contributor to industry documents related to the use of sealants in construction applications, including the GANA Sealant Manual and "Joint Sealants: Product and Application for the Natural Stone Industry" for the Marble Institute of America.

He has been with Dow Corning since 1999 and has been in his current role since 2004. Kimberlain holds a bachelor’s degree in chemical engineering.

Dow Corning sponsored the webinar.

D+D hosts a variety of webinars on topics related to architectural coatings and building materials. All webcasts are archived for free viewing.


Tagged categories: American Institute of Architects (AIA); Coating chemistry; Coatings education; Commercial / Architectural; Dow Chemical Company; Dow Corning; Education; Good Technical Practice; High-performance coatings; North America; Silicone; Webinars

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