This course will discuss important things that you, the architect, need to know about silicone sealants and related silicone coatings for the construction industry.This course will provide basic information about sealant types, then review different applications for silicone sealants in construction.
Upon completion of this course, you should be able to:
- Describe the differences between silicone and organic sealant chemistries.
- Explain the functions of nonstructural glazing sealants and select appropriate sealing systems.
- Explain the function of silicone structural glazing and identify appropriate applications.
- Describe appropriate designs for structural versus weathersealing sealant joints.