This chapter describes the requirements to be set for a proper rim seal construction for aerogel glazings and includes theoretically parameter analyses of thermal bridge effect, water vapour diffusion and gas diffusion through the rim seal. Different ideas for rim seal solutions are described.
|Title of host publication||Development and Investigation of Evacuated Windows Based on Monolithic Silica Aerogel Spacers|
|Place of Publication||Brussels|
|Publication status||Published - 1996|