Joint movement and sealant selection

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Series titleCanadian Building Digest; no. 155
Physical description6 p.
Subjectjoints (junctions); sealants; jointing performance; Buildings
AbstractThe joint width should not be less than the minimum required for the sealant, allowing some flexibility in construction tolerances and counting on cyclical movements of structure. Authors discuss estimating of joint movement and installation temperatures. Examples given.
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PublisherDivision of Building Research. National Research Council Canada
AffiliationNRC Institute for Research in Construction; National Research Council Canada
NoteAussi disponible en français : Le mouvement des joints et le choix du matériau de calfeutrement
Peer reviewedNo
NRC number600
NPARC number20328196
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Record created2012-07-18
Record modified2016-05-09
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