Dow Corning Corporation - Dow Corning® Silicone Air Barrier System

Provide air and water protection for more energy-efficient buildings The Dow Corning Silicone Air Barrier System is a suite of fully compatible high-performance silicone technologies from Dow Corning designed to work in concert to help protect the building envelope in both new construction and...


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Dow Corning Corporation
Corporate Center
PO Box 994
Midland, MI 48686
Tel: (800) 322-8723

andy.shives@dowcorning.com

http://www.dowcorning.com/construction

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Dow Corning® Silicone Air Barrier System

Dow Corning® Silicone Air Barrier System

The only water-based silicone air barrier complemented by a fully compatible system.

Provide air and water protection for more energy-efficient buildings

The Dow Corning Silicone Air Barrier System is a suite of fully compatible high-performance silicone technologies from Dow Corning designed to work in concert to help protect the building envelope in both new construction and renovation projects.

Dow Corning’s air barrier system is:

  • ABAA evaluated
  • Airtight performance exceeding industry standards
  • Long-term UV resistance
  • Passes NFPA 285 assembly testing
  • Complete offering of compatible accessory materials
  • Vapor-permeable and breathable
  • One-coat spray application; may also be roller applied
  • Water-based, low-VOC formulation
  • Can be applied at temperatures as low as 20°F (-6°C)
  • Primerless adhesion

The Dow Corning® Silicone Air Barrier System is an air and weather barrier solution that ensures energy efficiency and protection from the elements. Alleviating the shortcomings of current air barriers this system meets architects’ needs for high-performance building design while providing the ease of installation contractors’ require.

Benefits for Architectural Design

  • Specify an ABAA-evaluated air barrier
  • Full system warranty with compatible system components for greater peace of mind
  • Meet fire rating needs – Passes NFPA 285
  • Achieve airtight, vapor-permeable performance
  • Eliminate concerns about extended, uncovered outdoor exposure with maximum UV resistance
  • Gain design freedom in applications such as rainscreens by eliminating concern from UV affecting air barrier performance
  • Avoid system failures due to material incompatibility
  • Accommodate building movement
  • Maximize system effectiveness with expert technical support

Benefits for Contractors

  • Simplify installation with a liquid-applied air barrier membrane that:
    • Can be applied with a single-coat spray application or roller application
    • Can be applied at temperatures as low as 20°F (-7°C)
    • Features primerless adhesion to most construction substrates
  • Obtain a full system warranty with compatible system components for greater peace of mind
  • Eliminate concerns of air barrier degradation due to job delays which may cause extended, uncovered outdoor exposure of air barrier to UV
  • Avoid system failures due to material incompatibility
  • Maximize system effectiveness with expert technical support

Benefits for Engineers & Consultants

  • Specify an ABAA-evaluated air barrier
  • Full system warranty with compatible system components for greater peace of mind
  • Meet fire rating needs – Passes NFPA 285
  • Achieve airtight, vapor-permeable performance
  • Eliminates concerns about extended, uncovered outdoor exposure with maximum UV resistance
  • Avoid system failures due to material incompatibility
  • Accommodate building movement
  • Maximize system effectiveness with expert technical support


Dow Corning® Silicone Air Barrier System

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Dow Corning Corporation
Corporate Center
PO Box 994
Midland, MI 48686
Tel: (989) 496-6000
Toll-free: (800) 322-8723
Web site: http://www.dowcorning.com/construction





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