For this week’s blog post we discuss some considerations to remember when applying sealant in glazing applications in new construction. Structural sealant glazing involves attaching glass, metal, or other panel materials to a building’s window or curtain wall metal framing system in place of using gaskets and other mechanical attachments. Only structural quality silicone sealants are used since they must be able to withstand ultraviolet radiation, weathering affects, and wind load and other stresses and transfer these affects to the metal framing system. (see photo below)
Pecora offers a complimentary → Structural Glazing Appraisal Program, which is intended to reduce the risks for all team members. Compliance with the program is a requirement of all projects using Pecora structural silicone sealants. More information regarding this program may be found online.
For more information about our glass and glazing sealants, please visit our website at https://www.pecora.com/fenestration-sealants/. Pecora representatives are available to assist you in selecting an appropriate product and to provide on-site application instructions. For further information and assistance, please call our Technical Service department at 215-723-6051 or 800-523-6688.
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