Expansion Joints

Safety & Security Equipment, Mounting & Attaching Products, Architectural and Civil Engineering Products

Complete Parking Structure System helps prevent breakdown.

March 4, 2014

Consisting of multiple components, Parking System Solution helps protect parking structures from abuse from cars as well as seismic, thermal, and wind activity. System includes 787P Series Joint with profile that minimizes impact and noise of vehicular traffic; Easy Install Compression Seals, which toughen parking structures against thermal movement and weather damage; and combination of corner guards, dock bumpers, and wall guards that add cushion to spots most likely to be damaged by cars. Read More

Fluid & Gas Flow Equipment, Electrical Equipment & Systems, Green & Clean, Mounting & Attaching Products, Optics & Photonics, Materials & Material Processing

Slip Ring Assemblies support power up to 50 A and beyond.

May 1, 2013

Intended for machine builders and OEMs, Slip Ring Assemblies and Rotary Joints support rotary-to-stationary transmission of electrical signals, video signals, and field buses. Precision devices include long-life gold and other precious alloy rings and brushes, with up to 96 circuits in standard designs that span miniature capsule units and large diameter packaged designs – some with through holes. Fiber-optic rotary joints are also available. Read More

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Seismic Expansion Joint suits split slab construction.

June 1, 2011

Intended for large and seismic expansion gaps found in split-slab construction, Model SJS-FP-FR is UL/ULC certified for nominal joint openings from 4-6 in. with up to 100% of total joint size movement and 1- or 2-hour fire rating. Watertight expansion joint is installed entirely from deck or floor above, eliminating need for utility lifts. Typical applications include parking decks, stadiums, concourses, and anywhere trafficability and fire rating are required. Read More

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Expansion Joint features 3 hour fire rating.

February 24, 2011

Suited for walls and vertical applications, EMSHIELD WFR3 accommodates structural movement caused by thermal, wind, seismic, and other forces. UL-approved, single-installation product, featuring 5 in. depth of seal, is designed for joint widths of ½-6 in. and has expansion movement range of +25%/-25%. Fire-retardant-impregnated foam is factory pre-coated on both inside and outside faces with intumescent fire-proofing material, and each outer face is coated with silicone. Read More

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UL-Certified Seismic Expansion Joint is 2 hr fire-rated.

November 8, 2010

Watertight SJS-FR2 expansion joint offers UL/ULC-certified fire-rated performance that eliminates need for fire blankets and gutters. Installed entirely from deck or floor above, product offers non-invasive non-destructive anchoring, suiting it for retrofit and new construction. System eliminates leaks and handles traffic and point loads at large structural expansion gaps from 4-10 in. It meets requirements of ASTM E1966, ASTM E119, and ASTM E1399. Read More

Mounting & Attaching Products, Construction Equipment & Supplies

Expansion Joint suits seismic and large-gap applications.

August 23, 2010

Featuring watertight design, EMSHIELD SJS-FR1 is UL and ULC certified for joints from 4-10 in. with up to 100% of joint size movement. One-hour fire rated expansion joint is suited for floor and deck joints subject to cars, pedestrians, material handling equipment, and other loads. Installed entirely from deck or floor above, no utility lifts or holding labor are required. Non-invasive anchoring makes joint suited for retrofit as well as new construction. Read More

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Watertight Expansion Joint withstand chlorinated water.

July 20, 2010

Suited for use in submersed locations, SUBMERSEAL precompressed expansion joint seal is manufactured to resist degradation while continuously immersed in chlorinated, saline, or potable water environments. Single convex silicone-bellows sealing surface is backed by integral, pressure-resistant, impregnated foam backing. Available in widths from ½-4 in., product provides movement capabilities of ±25% and continuously resists water pressure of various levels without leaking. Read More

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Expansion Joint offers 2-hour fire rating.

March 11, 2010

Available in widths for gaps ranging from 1-6 in., SecuritySeal is comprised of fire-retardant-impregnated foam, factory pre-coated on both outward facing sides with intumescent fire-proofing material. Joint features pick-resistant watertight seal, which has hardened tamper-resistant surface and is capable of 50% movement. Field-injected polyurethane sealant band seals bellows to substrate at installation surface in weather-facing applications. Read More

Adhesives & Sealants, Mounting & Attaching Products, Materials & Material Processing

Splicing Irons/Kits enable in-field expansion joint repair.

September 25, 2009

Splicing irons, used for making emergency in-field repairs of non-metallic expansion joints, are available individually or as part of professional splicing kit. Latter includes splicing iron (P38), stapler, staples, spray adhesive, PFA splice film, spare fuses, splice rubbing block, scissors, and instruction manual. For protection and portability, all items are stored in watertight, dust-tight, foam-lined Pelican case. Read More

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Expansion Joints feature non-metallic design.

July 29, 2009

Suited for applications where system temperature does not exceed 400°F, Series 400 may be constructed of 2 plies of FKM fluoroelastomer and 1 or 2 plies of reinforcing material such as corrosion-resistant wire mesh or fiberglass cloth. Fluoroelastomer and reinforcing material are calendared and vulcanized to form rugged unit that is impervious to flue gases and resistant to acids. All joints are available in flanged designs, which feature continuous molded corner. Read More

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Expansion Joint Repair Kit installs during operation.

July 23, 2009

Expansion joint repair kit includes non-permeable bolster that covers damaged area to minimize leakage in or out. Bolster is secured with adjustable, high-tension straps, which can be secured to exposed bolt threads or frame itself without welding or removing any hardware. Patch seals damaged expansion joint until belt can be replaced, and repair kit can be installed in minimal time without shutting unit down. Various kit components may be reused. Read More

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Fire-Rated Expansion Joint System is designed for walls.

June 1, 2009

EMSHIELD WFR2 is UL 2079-certified fire-safety expansion joint system for walls that protects against thermal, wind, seismic, and other changes. Fire-rated for 2 hr, system minimizes environmental impact and meets fire-safety and building codes. It is designed for facilities such as stadiums, hospitals, schools, universities, airports, and hotels. Read More

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Expansion Joints offer watertight seal.

March 30, 2009

Single-piece 90° UNIVERSAL-90 Expansion Joints are designed to be installed in corners, risers, parapets, curbs, and other locations where vertical or horizontal transitions and joins may occur. Coated on top and bottom, they can be rotated to be either inside or outside corner as well as upturn or downturn transition. Units are also available as 90° terminations, each piece manufactured with one end precut at 45°, coated and sealed. Read More

Adhesives & Sealants, Mounting & Attaching Products, Construction Equipment & Supplies

Expansion Joint Sealant is chemical-resistant and watertight.

March 13, 2009

CHEMSEAL+5 is pre-compressed, primary seal for expansion and construction joints where contact with chemicals and chemical dilutions is expected. It is composed of nonstaining, microsphere-modified-acrylic-impregnated foam backing, which is precoated with chemical-resistant polysulfide sealant. Able to resist water pressure of up to 5 ft without product deflection or leakage, sealant is suited for submerged or intermittent-contact applications. Read More

Adhesives & Sealants, Mounting & Attaching Products, Construction Equipment & Supplies

Hybrid Material performs all expansion joint functions.

February 18, 2009

Comprised of hybrid silicone and impregnated precompressed foam sealant system, UL/ULC-Certified EMSHIELD DFR2 is suited for use in new/retrofit construction and infrastructure applications for containment of fire at structural expansion joints. It can withstand vehicular and other traffic; handle thermal-, traffic-, wind-, and seismic-induced movements; and provide waterproofing protection of adjacent building materials, all while providing life-safety protection of 2 hr fire rating. Read More

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Custom Expansion Joint targets flue duct systems.

February 27, 2008

Offered in variety of configurations and material combinations, Model 8400-HT is intended for low-pressure, lightweight piping and ductwork applications, and can withstand temperature excursions from -75 to +2,200°F. Joint can be constructed with blend of fluoropolymers and reinforcing materials that provide resistance to corrosive gases such as SO2 and H2SO4, making it suitable for most operating conditions in flue gas desulphurization systems. Read More

Mechanical Components & Assemblies, Mounting & Attaching Products

Custom Universal Joints target packaging/conveying industry.

June 5, 2007

Machined from stainless steel, corrosion resistant universal joints and drive shaft assemblies are also resistant to sterilizing solutions, nitric acid, inorganic chemicals, foods, and organic chemicals and dyes. Heavy duty units can be manufactured in both inch and metric sizes with operating angles up to 35°. Needle bearing joints provide precise positioning and can operate continuously at high speeds. Units can also be passivated to remove impurities. Read More

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PTFE Expansion Joints withstand corrosive environments.

December 13, 2006

PTFE Molded Expansion Joints are spool-type flexible couplings designed to compensate for movement and abate noise in severe corrosive environments. Available in 2, 3, 4, or 5 convolutions with various dimensions and operating temperature ranges, products are delivered with ductile iron flanges and control units ready for installation in field. Flanges are protected to resist atmosphere corrosion and are tapped to ANSI standard drilling of 150 lbs. Read More

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Expansion Joints withstand severe duty applications.

August 17, 2006

Available for wet or dry service, RM-Holz(TM) Fabric Expansion Joints are engineered to help solve air and gas handling problems, such as high acid concentrations, ammonia slip, ash accumulation, and large pipe and duct movements in corrosive and high-temperature environments. Units come in flanged or belt configurations and can withstand operating temperatures from 300-2,000°F. Available compounds include Neoprene, Chlorobutyl, EPDM, FKM, and PTFE and alloy foil barriers. Read More

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Expansion Joints feature non-metallic construction.

June 27, 2006

Built to withstand extreme heat conditions as well as abrasive and caustic gases, non-metallic expansion joints are available with either elastomer or flouroplastic belt materials. Supratef® series flouroplastic materials combine fluorocarbon resins for chemical resistance and woven fiberglass reinforcement for strength. Each expansion joint is built to application requirements, and mounting of belts with steel channels offers strong, consistent clamping force. Read More