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Technical Information on Building Materials for Use in the Design of Low-Cost Housing – 55. Water-Tightness of Expansion Joint Materials in Concrete Roof Construction

Release Date: 
November 1937 (8 pages)
Posted Date:   
June 1, 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 publication presents information regarding the performance of 36 proprietary varieties of joint filler to be used in concrete roof construction, as tested by researcher D.W. Kessler.

This report is part of the collection of scanned historical documents available to the public.