Identifies the main categories of seal used in weatherstripping doors and windows. These include compression seals which are compressed during closure to form a seal, wiper seals which form a seal as they slide over a closing surface, and gap fillers and sealants which restore a fit between closing surfaces. Outlines broadly the merits and disadvantages of each, and provides general guidance on seal selection and application.
The weatherstripping of windows and doors.
BRE Information Paper IP16/81 October 1981 4p. 7 figs. #DATE 01:10:1981 in English