Build A Better Air Barrier with Dow Corning® Air Barrier System
By: Allen Anderson / June 1, 2015

The only water-based silicone air barrier complemented by a fully compatible system.

Provide air and water protection for more energy-efficient buildings.

The Dow Corning Silicone Air Barrier System is a suite of fully compatible high-performance silicone technologies from Dow Corning designed to work in concert to help protect the building envelope in both new construction and renovation projects.

Dow Corning’s air barrier system is:

  • ABAA evaluated
  • Airtight performance exceeding industry standards
  • Long-term UV resistance
  • Passes NFPA 285 assembly testing
  • Complete offering of compatible accessory materials
  • Vapor-permeable and breathable
  • One-coat spray application; may also be roller applied
  • Water-based, low-VOC formulation
  • Can be applied at temperatures as low as 20°F (-6°C)
  • Primerless adhesion

The Dow Corning® Silicone Air Barrier System is an air and weather barrier solution that ensures energy efficiency and protection from the elements. Alleviating the shortcomings of current air barriers this system meets architects’ needs for high-performance building design while providing the ease of installation contractors’ require.

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