WINDOWS AND DOORS LECTURE

WINDOWS AND DOORS LECTURE - - Gaskets E. Thermal Breaks-...

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Dillon M Wilson Building Materials Building Materials: LECTURE NOTES WINDOWS Chemical strengthening gives qualities as tempered A. Surface Finishing   - etching - enameling - spandrel - silvering B.  Reflective Coastings - applied to interiors to prevent weathering - used to create one way mirrors  2. Tinting - adding color pigment to molten glass cartion C.  Composite Glasses - Laminated glasses have plastic coatings - insulated glasses have a pocket of air - Plastic glazing on glass is called plexi - NO need to insulate glass inside vestibule  ( example ) D.  Pilikington Glass - glazing compound
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-  stops can either be wood or thermal
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Unformatted text preview: - Gaskets E. Thermal Breaks- resin preventing hot/cold transfer - Frame holds the entire pane- sash holds the glass WOOD IS HYDROSCOPIC = expands and shrinks based on moisture Equilibrium= moisture content surrounding air. ( 6% - 12% moisture) DOORS F. Types -swinging-bifold-accordion-pocket-sliding-overhead G. Wood door configuration- Flush doors and panel doors H. Glass / Panels-Vision Door-Glass Door I. Door Hardware -Locks are usually cylinder or mortis-Hinges-Butt hinges/pivot/piano/spring/panic/closers/and swingers-Knobs-Push plates...
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This note was uploaded on 04/17/2008 for the course TEC 104 taught by Professor Kuzinski during the Spring '08 term at Illinois State.

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