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Termite protection with copper shields. A handbook for architects and sheet metal workers -- on the application of sheet copper for termite protection. by Copper & Brass Research Association (U.S.)

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Published by Copper & Brass Research Association in New York, N.Y .
Written in English


  • Copperwork.,
  • Termites.

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Edition Notes

Other titlesCopper shields.
LC ClassificationsTA424 .C6
The Physical Object
Pagination11, [1] p.
Number of Pages11
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL6382537M
LC Control Number39003059

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Highlights: Width x Length: 12" x 60' High performance laminated copper termite shield provides superior protection against termites and other insects ACQ-compatible to resist corrosion when used with pressure-treated lumber Asphalt-free % rubber adhesive will not stain concrete, vinyl, or wood Everlam technology enables polymer layer that seals around fasteners to form a /5(3). When installed correctly, termite shields can force subterranean termites to build mud tubes in visible locations where they are more easily detected. In other words, the primary benefit of termite shields is making it more likely that a pest control expert will be able to identify a termite infestation, not preventing an infestation in the. Hi Bill, unfortunately, this 8 in. x 8 in. Galvanized Steel Termite Shield Flashing appears to have been discontinued and is no longer in stock or available for purchase on The item will remain briefly on the website for customer reference, and the description will be updated with “Discontinued” if it has not been 5/5(1). Protection against decay and termites requires discharge lines and gutter downspouts to terminate at least one foot from the foundation. Foundations and Retaining Walls - Termite protection requires foundations to have some form of protection from termites ("labeled for use as a preventative treatment to new construction").File Size: 44KB.

  A termite shield is a barrier installed in the foundations of a house which is designed to prevent termites from crossing into the foundations and flooring. Termite barriers can be put in place during construction or renovation, and the inspection and replacement of such barriers can be a routine part of the maintenance of a structure. Termite shields are designed to create a barrier that the termites cannot tunnel through, and thus they are forced out of the foam. They are typically used as a cap, extending across the full width of the ICF and out up to 3 inches, or embedded into the concrete to prevent access on the inside, forcing them out of the sheltered environment of.   Author of Modern application of sheet copper in building construction, Sheet copper, Pipe and tube bending handbook, Ornamental store fronts and building entrances in bronze, Copper and health, Termite protection with copper shields. Termite Shield Features: Provides a moisture and termite barrier between wood sill and concrete foundation. Material: Galvanized steel. Sizes: 6″ x 10′ 20 per bundle, pallet quantities vary.