SBS Metal Edge Termination

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SBS Metal Edge Termination

Division D - Construction Details

SBS | Metal Edge Termination ( Article

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(1) Primer
For self-adhered or torch-applied base membranes, as required by the membrane manufacturer.
(2) Base Membrane (field)
Torch-applied, adhered, self-adhered (as illustrated), or mechanically attached (subject to deck type and wind uplift design requirements). See Tables 9.1 and 9.2 for acceptable membrane types and securement options. See 9.3 for application requirements.
(3) Mastic
Applied beneath metal edge flashing. Refer to (3)(2).
(4) Metal Edge Flashing
See 13.3.2 Fabrication for manufacturing requirements. See also Low Roof Edges for application standards and securement. Hemmed edges are required; a kicked-out drip edge is optional but recommended (cf. (10)).
(5) Base Membrane (flashing)
Applied to overlap metal flashing and the field base membrane.
(6) Cap Membrane (field)
Installed according to Part 9 standards and sealed along the exposed edge with an un-tooled bead of membrane compatible sealant (cf. (3)(7)(2)).


(A) Acceptable Substrate
(B) Wall Assembly

NOTE: See the Standard for additional requirements.

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