Air Barrier Goes on with a Trowel
A new air barrier product from Sto Corp. is a trowelable version of the company’s established StoGuard Gold Coat air barrier membrane.
|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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