Air Barrier Goes on with a Trowel

Posted by D+D  | December 7, 2016

A new air barrier product from Sto Corp. is a trowelable version of the company’s established StoGuard Gold Coat air barrier membrane.

Gold Coat TA
Sto Corp.
StoGuard Gold Coat TA allows the user to apply the vapor-permeable air barrier material with a trowel rather than a spray system.

StoGuard Gold Coat TA allows the user to apply the vapor-permeable air barrier material with a trowel rather than a spray system, as required with the already-available Gold Coat product. It can be used in StoTherm continuous insulation systems.

Waterproof Air Barrier

Gold Coat TA is designed to be troweled directly onto vertical above-grade sheathing and concrete masonry, according to the manufacturer. When used with StoGuard joint and rough opening treatment, the product forms a waterproof air barrier, the company says.

Originally published in D+D • December 2016

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