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Publisher: ASTM International
Article Type: Research-Article
J. ASTM Int.. May 2012, 9(5): 1–17.
Published Online: July 17, 2012
...Christopher C. White; Donald L. Hunston; Kar Tean Tan; James J. Filliben; Adam L. Pintar; Greg Schueneman An accurate service life prediction model is needed for building joint sealants in order to greatly reduce the time to market of a new product and reduce the risk of introducing a poorly...
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Publisher: ASTM International
Article Type: Research-Article
J. ASTM Int.. February 2012, 9(2): 1–8.
Published Online: May 8, 2012
...Christopher C. White; Donald L. Hunston; Kar Tean Tan The durability of building joint sealants is generally assessed using a descriptive methodology involving visual inspection of exposed specimens for defects. It is widely known that this methodology has inherent limitations, including...
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Publisher: ASTM International
Article Type: Research-Article
J. ASTM Int.. January 2012, 9(1): 1–14.
Published Online: December 23, 2011
...Hiroyuki Miyauchi; Michael A. Lacasse; Shigeki Murata; Noriyoshi Enomoto; Kyoji Tanaka The strength of autoclaved lightweight concrete (ALC) is evidently lower than that of normal concrete. Therefore, when movement occurs at a sealed joint between ALC panels, the sealant is required to deform...
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Publisher: ASTM International
Article Type: Research-Article
J. ASTM Int.. January 2012, 9(1): 1–12.
Published Online: December 23, 2011
...Hiroyuki Miyauchi; Michael A. Lacasse; Noriyoshi Enomoto; Shigeki Murata; Kyoji Tanaka In Japan acrylic sealants are traditionally the sealant products of choice when specified for use between autoclaved lightweight concrete (ALC) panels. Although, in general terms, the mechanisms...
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Publisher: ASTM International
Article Type: Research-Article
J. ASTM Int.. January 2012, 9(1): 1–12.
Published Online: December 23, 2011
...Noriyoshi Enomoto; Akihiko Ito; Kyoji Tanaka The weatherability of construction sealants is a highly important performance criterion for the prediction of their service lives. Currently, the evaluation of a sealant’s surface weatherability is carried out mainly via qualitative visual judgment. One...
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Publisher: ASTM International
Article Type: Research-Article
J. ASTM Int.. March 2009, 6(3): 1–10.
Published Online: March 1, 2009
...Glenn V. Gordon; Loren D. Lower; Lawrence D. Carbary The current measurement test method to assess elastomeric sealant durability is ASTM C719. This method requires a minimum of five weeks of curing and conditioning before being subjected to ten movement cycles at room temperature and then ten...
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Publisher: ASTM International
Article Type: Research-Article
J. ASTM Int.. February 2009, 6(2): 1–17.
Published Online: February 1, 2009
...Kenneth Yarosh; Andreas T. Wolf; Sigurd Sitte Silicone sealants have a long history of successful use in high performance windows and curtainwalls, such as structural glazing systems. With the recent threat of terrorist attacks, there has been an increased use of windows designed to mitigate...
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Publisher: ASTM International
Article Type: Research-Article
J. ASTM Int.. February 2009, 6(2): 1–9.
Published Online: February 1, 2009
...Noriyoshi Enomoto; Akihiko Ito; Kyoji Tanaka This paper presents information on the weatherability of construction sealants based on a newly developed test specimen design that allows simultaneous exposure of the sealant to forced compression and extension movement in a single specimen...
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Publisher: ASTM International
Article Type: Research-Article
J. ASTM Int.. February 2009, 6(2): 1–10.
Published Online: February 1, 2009
...Christopher C. White; Donald Hunston; Kar Tean Tan The effects of applied strain on sealants exposed to outdoor weathering were examined for two sealant formulations, Sealants A and C. Both static and dynamic strain was applied to the sealants during the summer in a Gaithersburg, MD outdoor...
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Publisher: ASTM International
Article Type: Research-Article
J. ASTM Int.. February 2007, 4(2): 1–9.
Published Online: February 1, 2007
...Noriyoshi Enomoto; Akihiko Ito; Ichirou Shimizu; Takashi Matsumura; Yoshimitsu Takane; Kyoji Tanaka Although construction sealants are used for all kinds of construction joints such as static joints with little movement, dynamic joints with thermal or seismically induced movement, and so...
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Publisher: ASTM International
Article Type: Research-Article
J. ASTM Int.. February 2007, 4(2): 1–13.
Published Online: February 1, 2007
... movements occur only several tens of times. Second, the three criteria required to create a joint design method were investigated, i.e., type of sealant, effect of cross-sectional size and shape of the sealed joint, and fatigue resistance of the sealant at intersectional zones of sealed joints...
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Publisher: ASTM International
Article Type: Research-Article
J. ASTM Int.. September 2006, 3(8): 1–6.
Published Online: September 1, 2006
...D Huff With current expectations for building exteriors to prevent all air and water entry into the building interior, the need for a near pertect seal of weatherproofing sealant joints has reached new levels of intensity. The need for better field tests has increased accordingly. To reach...
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Publisher: ASTM International
Article Type: Research-Article
J. ASTM Int.. June 2006, 3(6): 1–11.
Published Online: June 1, 2006
...AT Wolf; S Sugiyama; F Lee Six sealant samples that had been weathered outdoors for 6.8 years in Japan were evaluated using an Optical Imaging/Image Analysis System, Atlas VIEEW™. The specimens were first visually evaluated with aesthetic ratings assigned. These ratings were then used...
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Publisher: ASTM International
Article Type: Research-Article
J. ASTM Int.. April 2006, 3(4): 1–6.
Published Online: April 1, 2006
...JM Klosowski; JE Plott The premise is that if one reduces sealant fatigue by lowering modulus while leaving other characteristics of a sealant unchanged, its durability will improve. Reducing sealant fatigue is seen as a positive consequence of lowering the modulus of elasticity of a sealant...
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Publisher: ASTM International
Article Type: Research-Article
J. ASTM Int.. July 2004, 1(7): 1–10.
Published Online: July 1, 2004
...CC White; DL Hunston Quantification of the mechanical properties of cured sealant is complicated by the presence of the Mullins effect. This paper examines the Mullins effect using five different sealants encompassing the range of properties and formulations found in commercial sealants. Three main...
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Publisher: ASTM International
Article Type: Research-Article
J. ASTM Int.. March 2004, 1(3): 1–15.
Published Online: March 1, 2004
... life, sealed joint, sealant, building, construction Introduction Despite the extensive research on durability of building materials and components performed over the past two decades, no reliable quantitative method of service life prediction (SLP) has gained wide acceptance. Consequently, the research...