Effects of thermal shrinkage on built-up roofing by William C. Cullen

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Published by U.S. Dept. of Commerce, National Bureau of Standards, for sale by the Superintendent of Documents, U.S. Govt. Print. Off. in Washington .

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  • Roofing, Bituminous

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Bibliography: p. 6.

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Statement[by] William C. Cullen.
SeriesNBS Monograph, 89
LC ClassificationsQC100 .U556 no. 89
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Pagination6 p.
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Open LibraryOL5932322M
LC Control Number64062622

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BUILT-UP ROOF DAMAGE Built-up roofs are comprised of overlapping layers of rolled roofing felt bonded together with asphalt. Sometimes the built-up roof is flooded with asphalt and covered with rock or coated with aluminum paint.

Roofing membranes are three feet wide and usually applied with inch (three-ply) or inch (two-ply).

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