• “Fluid-applied air and water barrier products have rapidly gained market share in many areas of the country. But they are still relatively new to the industry. It is perhaps unsurprising then that various failures of these products have been seen during their installation.


    The opportunity to observe these conditions is relatively narrow and usually occurs in the first few weeks of application before the exterior cladding is installed over the barrier. The most significant of these issues include cured membranes developing large water-filled blisters...”


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    Testing Fluid-applied Air and Water Barriers

    By: Katherine S. Wissink, Laura R. Kellett, and Stephen S. Ruggiero

    The Construction Specifier

    December 2012 Issue

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