ASTM E2511 - 17 - Standard Guide for Detailing of EIFS-Clad Barrier and Drainage Wall Assemblies

ASTM E2511 - 17

Standard Guide for Detailing of EIFS-Clad Barrier and Drainage Wall Assemblies

Status : Current   Published : January 2017



1.1 This guide describes the types of project-specific construction conditions that need to be communicated by means of drawings (“details”) for the purpose of constructing Exterior Insulation and Finish System (EIFS)-clad barrier and drainage wall assemblies. EIFS manufacturers provide basic details for the installation of their materials and interface with adjacent materials. These details are generic and, in many cases, do not apply to specific project conditions.

1.2 This guide addresses only the EIFS itself and the interface between the EIFS and the materials immediately adjacent to the EIFS; it does not address all parts of the wall assembly.

1.3 Not all possible construction detail conditions are addressed by this guide. Identify and provide details for all construction conditions that exist on a specific building.

1.4 This guide is intended to supplement but not supersede information from the EIFS manufacturer about how their specific product should be detailed, nor to supersede technical product acceptance reports or the code requirements of regulatory authorities.

1.5 The values stated in inch-pound units are to be regarded as standard. No other units of measurement are included in this standard.

1.6  This standard does not purport to address all of the safety concerns, if any, associated with its use. It is the responsibility of the user of this standard to establish appropriate safety and health practices and determine the applicability of regulatory limitations prior to use.

Standard NumberASTM E2511 - 17
TitleStandard Guide for Detailing of EIFS-Clad Barrier and Drainage Wall Assemblies
Publication Date15 January 2017
Normative References(Required to achieve compliance to this standard)No other standards are normatively referenced
Informative References(Provided for Information)No other standards are informatively referenced
Descriptors Design, Details, Doors, Drawings, EIFS, End dams and flashings, Exterior Insulation and Finish System, Flashings, Joints, Opening, Penetrations, Sealants, Windows
File Size58 KB

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