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Delamination of Building Materials: Causes & Solutions

Uncover the hidden threat – Delamination of building materials explained

Delamination of building materials is the unintended separation of material layers or plies of materials. In many cases, building materials are applied or installed on top of one another in a manner intended to be a permanent installation.

The photos below show examples of roof ply materials that have separated from one another due to exposure to the elements, improper installation, or deterioration related to exposure to ultraviolet rays.

The two particular examples below happened to be cases of fish mounting in modified bitumen roofing systems.

delamination of building materials

types of delamination of building materials

The picture below shows a different different type of dilemmation. In this case improper mortar was applied on top of a historic lime mortar joints. The improperly installed mortar has flaked off from the substrate material, this is a case of delamination. The newer improperly installed material has delaminated from the substrate.

causes of delamination of building materials
Scam pointing delaminated from substrate