Eighth Conference on Roofing Technology

The Eighth Conference on Roofing Technology was held April 16-17, 1987, Gaithersburg, Md. Following are the names of papers presented during the conference and their authors.

Fasteners, Thermal Performance and Building Codes

"Performance of Fasteners"
S. Riaz Hasan and Albert Hodder
Paper
"Experimental Methods for Determining the Thermal Performance of Cellular Plastic Insulation Materials Used in Roofs"
Andre O. Desjarlais and Ron P. Tye
Paper
"Fire Performance of Replaced and Recovered Roof Assemblies"
Russell L. Parks and Robert M. Berhinig
Paper
"Comparison of White Versus Black Surfaces for Energy Conservation"
Donald E. Backenstow
Paper
"Field Performance of Mechanically Fastened Elastomeric and Plastomeric Membranes"
George F. Kanz and Daniel R. Held
Paper

BUR and Elastomeric/Plastomeric Systems

"Strain Energy of Bituminous Built-Up Membranes: A New Concept in Load-Elongation Testing"
Walter J. Rossiter Jr. and Dale P. Bentz
Paper
"Design of Integrated Roof Systems"
B. Jack Williams
Paper
"Weathering Tests for EPDM Rubber Sheets for Use in Roofing Applications"
Brian D. Gish and Thomas L. Jablonowski
Paper
"Effect of Temperature and Stress on the Time-to-Failure of EPDM T-Peel Joints"
Jonathan W. Martin, Edward Embree and Dale P. Bentz
Paper

Modified Bitumens

"Advantages, Limitations and Selection of Modified Bitumen"
Joel P. Porcher Jr.
Paper
"History and Development of Modified Bitumen"
Ray Johnson
Paper
"Field Performance of Polymer-Modified Bituminous Roofing Membranes"
Richard P. Baxter
Paper
"Evaluation, Testing and Standards for Modified Bitumen"
Robert J. Booth
Paper
"Application Considerations and Product Development of Modified Bitumen"
L.B. Morris and Francis Blake
Paper

 

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