capillary break

capillary break

A space between two surfaces which is purposely made wide enough to prevent the movement of moisture through the space by capillary action.
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Fully motorized micromanipulator, among other things with adjustable barrier against capillary break, adjustable speed, adjustable radius, easy and stable setting of Kapillarwinkels;
The alliance will create a range of products for civil and environmental applications such as landfills, gas venting systems, vertical and horizontal drainage, roof gardens, salt barriers and capillary break layers.
ALYAF recently joined forces with GEOfabrics Limited, a UK-based company specillizing in the manufacture of geocomposites to create a range of products for a variety of civil and environmental engineering applications like landfills, gas venting systems, vertical and horizontal drainage, roof gardens, salt barriers and capillary break layers.
Good drainage is critical and the installation of a capillary break layer also can be beneficial.
the presence of vertical gradients in terms of temperature and moisture content in the gypsum board, the role of the air space as a capillary break (brick vs.
Rain-screen construction incorporates a WRB and the space between the back of the siding and the WRB serves as a capillary break (Figure 1).
a capillary break under the foundation, a waterproof roofing system, windows with low potential for condensation, and newly developed mechanical ventilation systems).