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Technical Lecture | Silicone Glazing | 150 Years of Performance

  • HKU Shanghai Study Centre 298 Suzhou Bei Lu Shanghai China (map)


The presentation will explain, through the referred historical landmark projects, how the 50 years proven performance of structural Silicone Glazing is demonstrated. In the scientific explanations, you will have chance to learn:

-Mapping the basic load distribution on a piece of glass and how that load is transferred to the edges of the panel.

-Calculating the amount of structural silicone required to support the edge of glass.

-Identifying structural silicone as a thermal break in a glazing system.

-Referring to standards and publications that document the science, engineering, and performance of structural silicone glazing

About the Speaker


Lawrence (Larry) Carbary is an Industry Scientist of Dow Performance Silicone's Facade Engineering and Architectural Team.  He designs and validates high performance technologies for commercial facade.  He is internationally recognized with more than 30 publications for ASTM and construction trade Journals on the topics of curtainwall sealing, aesthetic considerations and restoration.


AIA Members - Free

Non Members - Free with RSVP

Non-members who do not register in advance may be required to pay at the door. 


March 13, 2019

7pm - 9pm