TESS
Standard wall assemblies for EIFS and
one coat stucco installations
TESS Thinset Exterior Surfacing System: Three Typical Wall Assemblies
EIFS Installation
8. TESS Finish
7. TESS Primer (optional)
6. TESS Base Coat
5. Fiberglass reinforcing mesh
4. TESS EPS foam insulation
3. Tyvek®StuccoWrap®*
2. TESS Weather Barrier (2 coats)
1. Substrate fastened to studs
One Coat Stucco, Frame Installation
7. TESS Finish
6. TESS Primer
5. TESS One Coat Stucco
4. Wire lath
3. Tyvek®StuccoWrap® (2 layers)
2. TESS Weather Barrier (2 coats)
1. Substrate fastened to studs
One Coat Stucco, Masonry Installation
5. TESS Finish
4. TESS Primer
3. TESS One Coat Stucco
2. TESS Additive and Bonding Agent
1. CMU
TESS Thinset Exterior Surfacing System meets ICC-ES AC235 Acceptance Criteria for EIFS Clad Drainage Wall Assemblies and ICC-ES AC11 Acceptance Criteria for Cementitious Exterior Wall Coatings. In EIFS configuration, this new technology provides insulation factors typical of current EIFS products. (*) Two layers of Tyvek are necessary for use with wood frame structures.
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