This course examines the differences between silicone and organic sealant chemistries, key sealant properties, how and why sealants fail, appropriate sealant systems and installation techniques, and the primary benefits of silicone sealants and coatings for building restoration.
Upon completion of this course, participants will be able to:
• Describe the differences between silicone and organic sealant chemistries.
• Identify key sealant properties.
• Explain the functions of nonstructural glazing sealants and select appropriate sealing systems for new construction and renovation applications.
• Explain the function of silicone structural glazing and identify appropriate applications.