ASTM-C1481 Standard Guide for Use of Joint Sealants with Exterior Insulation and Finish Systems (EIFS)

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Standard Guide for Use of Joint Sealants with Exterior Insulation and Finish Systems (EIFS)




1.1 This guide describes the use of single and multi-component, cold-applied joint sealants, or precured sealant systems for joint sealing applications, or both, in buildings using Exterior Insulation and Finish Systems (EIFS) on one or both sides of the joint. Refer to 10.1 for joint seal geometries.

1.2 The elastomeric sealants described by this guide meet the requirements of Specifications C834, C920, or C1311.

1.3 The values stated in SI units are to be regarded as standard. No other units of measurement are included in this standard.

1.4 This standard does not purport to address all of the safety concerns, if any, associated with its use. It is the responsibility of the user of this standard to establish appropriate safety and health practices and determine the applicability of regulatory limitations prior to use.

1.5 There are no ISO standards similar or equivalent to this ASTM standard.


exterior insulation and finish systems; EIFS; joint sealant; tensile adhesion;; ICS Number Code 91.100.50 (Binders. Sealing materials)

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04.07 (Building Seals and Sealants; Fire Standards; Dimension Stone)

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91.100.50 (Binders. Sealing materials Including geomembranes, asphalts for buildings, etc.)

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2012 R17 EDITION



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Feb. 1, 2017

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6 pages

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