Building gaskets: Contact and migration stain (NT BUILD 112)

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  • Report #: NT BUILD 112
  • Approved: November 1991
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  • Version: 2

Abstract

This test method is used to study the risks of staining involved in contact between a building gasket and painted or varnished surfaces, plastic coatings or similar. In openable windows, for instance, discolouration of the paint or varnish is usually considered undesirable. Physical and/or chemical reactions may also occur, resulting in exudations and sticky surfaces.

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