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Technical Information on Building Materials for Use in the Design of Low-Cost Housing – 5. Exterior Waterproofing for Masonry

Report Acceptance Date: 
April 1936 (4 pages)
Posted Date:   
May 18, 2020

This historic digest is part of a series published by the U.S. Department of Commerce’s National Bureau of Standards on the technical characteristics of building materials used in the construction of affordable housing units. Each digest presents condensed, essential facts regarding its given topic, and is intended for use by staff at federal agencies, manufacturers, trade associations, and builders. This brief provides a summary of the 1935 research paper “Experiments on Exterior Waterproofing Materials for Masonry” by Daniel W. Kessler, National Bureau of Standards.

This report is part of the collection of scanned historical documents available to the public.