Expansion joints in the bronze mullions are required to accommodate vertical movement. This section shows two different conditions. The right side of the detail shows the condition at the window. Contact. No substrate is required. The steel structure is used to support the curtain wall at every floor slab. The wall transfers lateral A muntz metal panel is used to cover the inside face of the curtain wall. Learn more about recommended solutions to solving the complicated connection of the transition from the window system to the air barrier system. Download CAD File. We built two store front assemblies and ask Tom to repair both, one using Spectrem Simple Seal and the other assembly using a traditional tear out and re-caulk approach. Today's standards would require a higher level of moisture and thermal control. The framing is attached to the building structure and does not carry the floor or roof loads of the building. The bronze Tee-bar is bolted to the steel angles. The result is a very uniform color among the exterior materials. Tremco’s tape and foams seal out weather around windows and doors while sealing in comfort and energy savings. Primary level where complete defense of water is conducted and if that fails a secondary level where a direction to let percolated water to drained out has to be provided. Here bringing a completely impermeable sealed curtain panel system is not possible. At our own Sustainable Building Solutions Test Facility, Proglaze ETA was pushed to failure during an ASTM E331 test and experience no leakage despite 15 minutes' exposure at 2000 Pa or a 130 mph wind and 41.8 psf. Y001 April 29 2020 A muntz metal panel is used to cover the inside face of the curtain wall. A curtain wall system is an outer covering of a building in which the outer walls are non-structural, utilized only to keep the weather out and the occupants in. Description: The details shown in this plate are from the Seagram Building in New York City, completed in 1957. The Tee-bar is plug welded to the continuous bronze mullions. Drainage and ventilation is achieved via the mullion or via each individual transom on zone drained. Substrate: This system supports itself from floor slab to floor slab. These details demonstrate the approach used to construct a copper alloy curtain wall in a historically significant building. On-site conditions may vary, presenting challenges on the job. We remain committed to staying connected to one another and to you. The curtain wall façade does not carry any structural load from the building other than its own dead load weight. Modern construction methods and materials would certainly improve the moisture and thermal control of the exterior skin. View detail drawings for SteelBuilt Curtainwall Systems from Technical Glass Products. Water penetration is the fundamental function of a facade. 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