A case of peeling

Anders Nielsen

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    Abstract

    Peeling of paint and plaster from building facades is a well-known phenomenon. This contribution analyses a case of peeling on a villa and its gardens walls, Figure 1. The walls were levelled with cement plaster, before painted with a formally very dense acrylic paint. - The analysis shows that the present layer of acryl paint is not very dense because it is applied on a rough plaster surface. - However, the main reason of the peeling seems to be the difference in thermal expansion between the masonry and the cement plaster. It is shown that the peeling takes place both winter and summer.
    Original languageEnglish
    Title of host publicationInternational RILEM Conference on Materials, Systems and Structures in Civil Engineering 2016 : segment on Moisture in Materials and Structures
    PublisherRilem publications
    Publication date2016
    Pages223-229
    ISBN (Print)978-2-35158-178-0
    ISBN (Electronic)978-2-35158-179-7
    Publication statusPublished - 2016
    EventInternational RILEM Conference on Materials, Systems and Structures in Civil Engineering - Technical University of Denmark, Kgs. Lyngby, Denmark
    Duration: 15 Aug 201629 Aug 2016

    Conference

    ConferenceInternational RILEM Conference on Materials, Systems and Structures in Civil Engineering
    LocationTechnical University of Denmark
    Country/TerritoryDenmark
    CityKgs. Lyngby
    Period15/08/201629/08/2016

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