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BU631 How micro-environments affect material performance

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Product Description

BRANZ is monitoring sun, rain, wind and wind-blown sea salt in different positions on a building envelope. These conditions help to create a variety of micro-environments over the building that can be very different from the surrounding atmospheric environment.

This bulletin reports on the first monitoring of how micro-environments affect material performance on a BRANZ test building near Wellington.

This bulletin covers: 

  • testing and the test building
  • temperature
  • time of wetness
  • wind-driven rain
  • salt deposition
  • UVA irradiation
  • corrosion rates of mild steel coupons
  • corrosion rates of mild steel nails in timber. 
Product Information
Publication date December 2018
Product type Bulletin
Availability Available
Product code BU631