Experimental Assessment of Water Penetration and Entry into Siding-Clad Wall Specimen

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DOIResolve DOI: http://doi.org/10.4224/20377802
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TypeTechnical Report
Series titleInternal Report (National Research Council Canada. Institute for Research in Construction); no. IRC-IR-862
Physical description58 p.
Subjectdurability, envelope performance, long-term performance, water entry, water penetration, watertightness; Moisture performance
AbstractChapter 1 introduces background information in relation to previously conducted work for the assessment of water penetration and entry of various claddings.Chapter 2 provides a description of the test specimen, the composition of the wall assembly, types of through wall penetration incorporated into the assembly, and types of deficiencies that simulate the field conditions.Chapter 3 offers a description of the test protocolChapter 4 describes the Dynamic Wall Test Facility in which the test protocol is performed on the specimen.Chapte 5 gives the results of the experimental work.
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PublisherNational Research Council Canada
AffiliationNRC Institute for Research in Construction; National Research Council Canada
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NRC numberNRC-IRC-16429
NPARC number20377802
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Record created2012-07-24
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