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Record 1 2011-01-18

English

Subject field(s)
  • Man-Made Construction Materials
  • Roofs (Building Elements)
DEF

composition shingle: A unit of asphalt shingle roofing.

DEF

composite shingle: [A roofing shingle] composed of a base material, either organic felt or glass fiber mat, asphalt, and surfacing material, generally in the form of mineral granules.

CONT

Asphalt shingles are made from heavy rag felt, saturated with asphalt and coated with high-melting-point flexible asphalt. Ceramic-coated mineral granules are pressed into the asphalt coating on the exposed face to provide a fire-resistant surface. ... Shingle styles include a number of individual shapes, as well as a number of double- and triple-tab multiple shingles. Most types of asphalt shingles can be used for reroofing over old shingles as well as for new applications.

French

Domaine(s)
  • Matériaux de construction artificiels
  • Toitures (Éléments du bâtiment)
DEF

Plaque constituée d'une ou de plusieurs armatures enrobées d'un mélange de bitume et de charges minérales (silice ou craie), recouverte d'une couche de protection contre les intempéries faite de granulés d'origine minérale ou de paillettes d'ardoises naturelles, généralement de forme rectangulaire et présentant souvent une ou plusieurs entailles séparant l'élément en jupes (généralement au nombre de trois).

CONT

Couvertures en bardeaux bitumés. Les bardeaux bitumés sont connus en Amérique du Nord depuis un demi-siècle et plus particulièrement au Canada où ils couvrent la majorité des toits.

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