Expansion Joints

EMSEAL Receives SBANE's 2010 Innovations Award for Breakthrough Line of Expansion Joints
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EMSEAL Receives SBANE's 2010 Innovations Award for Breakthrough Line of Expansion Joints

Judges cite benefits of new technology in EMSEAL's revolutionary UL-certified, fire-rated expansion joints WESTBOROUGH, Mass. (May 20, 2010) - Expansion joint manufacturer EMSEAL Joint Systems Ltd. has won the distinguished 2010 New England Innovations Award for its line of UL-certified, fire-rated expansion joints. Judges cited EMSEAL's success at addressing market need and benefiting customers...

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Expansion Joint offers 2-hour fire rating.
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Expansion Joint offers 2-hour fire rating.

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...

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EMSEAL Seals Massive Port Allen Lock
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EMSEAL Seals Massive Port Allen Lock

EMSEAL Joint Systems, Inc. has recently been involved in the successful resealing of the Port Allen Lock located at the Mississippi river in Port Allen, LA. The project presented delivery and installation challenges which EMSEAL was able to meet to finish the project ahead of schedule. The key was choosing EMSEAL's DSM expansion joint system which offered the performance specifications which the...

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EMSEAL's WFR2 Expansion Joints Certified for Expanded Fire-Rated and Sound Suppressing Wall Applications
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EMSEAL's WFR2 Expansion Joints Certified for Expanded Fire-Rated and Sound Suppressing Wall Applications

EMSHIELD WFR2, the 2-hour fire-rated vertical wall expansion joint from EMSEAL Joint Systems Ltd., has just been tested and certified in two areas which greatly expands its use and applications. Gypsum Wall Certification to UL 2079 Having recently passed the 2-hour fire-rating rigors of UL 2079 certification for concrete walls, EMSHIELD WFR2 has now passed testing and been certified for the UL...

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Seal Stuff In, Seal Stuff Out
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Seal Stuff In, Seal Stuff Out

One of the best ways to make sure that your machinery stays up and running in the face of adversity is to make sure that it's properly sealed. Of course, it's not always easy to determine whether the integrity of your seals are up to par. How can you tell when you have a problem?

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

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,...

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Mets Citi Field Part of EMSEAL's "Triple-Play" in NY Sports Arena Expansion Joint Sealing
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Mets Citi Field Part of EMSEAL's "Triple-Play" in NY Sports Arena Expansion Joint Sealing

New York City has seen a triple play" of construction projects in the past year as new, massive, state-of-the-art stadiums for the Mets, Yankees and Jets/Giants are at or near completion. Each of the new stadiums is a testament to advanced design engineering that will stand the test of time - in part by remaining watertight. Sports facilities such as these experience constant structural joint...

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Expansion Joints feature non-metallic design.
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Expansion Joints feature non-metallic design.

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...

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Expansion Joint Repair Kit installs during operation.
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Expansion Joint Repair Kit installs during operation.

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...

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Fire-Rated Expansion Joint System is designed for walls.
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Fire-Rated Expansion Joint System is designed for walls.

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.

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Expansion Joints offer watertight seal.
Expansion Joints

Expansion Joints offer watertight seal.

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...

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