Guide for Sealed Joint Design

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TypeTechnical Report
Series titleTechnical Paper, Division of Building Research, National Research Council Canada; Issue 385
Physical description24 p.
Subjectjoints (junctions); sealants; design criteria; Buildings
AbstractThere are many points that have to be considered when seeking a successful solution for the design of a sealed joint. In this paper, the author tries to simplify this complex field. It is pointed out that the most important characteristic of a sealant is its movement capability. The principles applicable to joint design are discussed in the order they would be encountered in the design process. Only principles are discussed and no panacea can be offered.
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AffiliationNRC Institute for Research in Construction; National Research Council Canada
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NRC number13027
NPARC number20374803
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Record created2012-07-23
Record modified2016-10-03
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