Expansion Joints and Pre-Compressed Sealants




For joint sizes up to 3-inches (75 mm)
in floors where high point loads are expected:
  • Fork Lifts
  • Trucks
  • Scissor Lifts
  • Gurneys


  • Luggage Carts
  • Hand Trucks
  • Pedestrians
  • Mobile Medical Equipment
  • Emergency Vehicles
  • Vendor Carts
  • Maintenance Equipment


Joint Size Movement Capability Visible Width

 Up to* mean joint size of:


 *For example: Can be used to
   straddle mean joint sizes of
1", 2"
   or 3"
(25, 50 or 75mm)

1 1/4"
(30 mm)

+5/8" and - 5/8"
 (+15mm and -15 mm)

from mean-To midpoint of movement range

4 3/8"





Load per axle for
trucks with pneumatic tires:
Load per axle for forklifts with pneumatic or solid, soft-rubber tires: Load per axle for equipment with solid, hard-plastic tires:
22,500 lbs
10,200 kg
100 kN
15,700 lbs
7,138 kg

70 kN

NOTE: Because a fork lift load is carried almost entirely on the front axle, this can also be considered the gross, loaded vehicle weight.

365 lbs/inch width of tire
6.5 kg/mm
63.7 N/mm

NOTE: Multiply total width of all tires on axle by above value to get total load capacity.

For assistance in calculating wheel loads of expected vehicles--Consult EMSEAL

Floor-to-Wall Version (E-4)

Floor-to-Wall Version (E-3)



Model #:

Leg Height

Floor-To-Wall Options Production Length Overall Width Installation Height Blockout Width

FS 110/3000

1 1/4"


E-4(wall flange turned up)

E-3 (wall flange turned down)



(4 m)


Finished floor level = Leg Height + 1/4-inch (6mm) for epoxy-mortar setting-bed


For retrofit or solid slab installations, Blockout recess width will vary depending on joint-gap size--Consult EMSEAL


FS 110/4200

1 5/8"

FS 110/5200


FS 110/6200

2 1/2"

FS 110/7700


FS 110/8700

3 1/2"

FS 110/9700

3 7/8"


Special properties
- ADA compliant
- Fire-rating available through addition of EMSHIELD DFR.
- Good skid resistance through striated surface
- Smooth and impact-free traffic surface
- Extreme durability

This joint can be fire-rated for 2 Hours with EMSHIELD DFR2

--"Interior-Floor Expansion Joint Checklist"--

--EMSEAL_FS110_ProductData (.pdf)--(printable version of this web page)

--Link to CAD Details (.dwg)-- 

FS 110 virtually disappears in granite airport  floor.
(Click image to enlarge)

(Need help with Floor Expansion Joints? Fax or Email Us This Checklist)

EMSEAL JOINT SYSTEMS LTD. 25 Bridle Lane, Westborough, MA 01581
EMSEAL LLC. 120 Carrier Drive, Toronto, ON M9W 5R1



1-800-526-8365 -- 508-836-0280 --  techinfo@emseal.com -- Fax: 508-836-0281

Last Modified: April 26, 2015

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