Watertight Expansion Joints and Construction Sealants by EMSEAL

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EMSEAL Rocks Earth Day 2019

Every single day at EMSEAL we ask our all of our employees to be the best that each person can be. Whether it’s remedying a construction problem, maintaining strong customer relationships, or  making sure that the best product gets to where it needs to be — when it…

Waterproof carpark expansion joint transition from Emseal

ON THE SHOP FLOOR: Parking Expansion Joints Follow Changes In Plane and Direction

Anyone can make an expansion joint watertight in cross-section. It’s at changes in plane and direction that they’ll leak. That is, unless you order custom, factory-welded, reinforced, leak-tested transitions and terminations from Emseal. This week, like any other, we have a number of jobs on the shop floor…

Expansion Joint website from EMSEAL

Expansion Joint Tools and News—What’s new at www.emseal.com

EMSEAL is devoted to keeping the information on our expansion joint products and their many applications relevant, easy to access, and up to date. We are constantly uploading new content and files to accommodate any question you might have about our company and line of seismic, fire-rated, or…

Expansion Joint Patents: US Patent And Trademark Badge

US Patent Office Continues to Recognize EMSEAL Expansion Joint Innovation

Update July 1, 2019: On June 11, 2019 US Patent 10,316,661 B2 issued. This patent broadens coverage on our  fire-rated tunnel expansion joint systems. Update February 7, 2019: On January 15, 2019 US Patent 10,179,993 B2 issued. This patent broadens coverage on our factory-fabricated fire-rated and water resistant Universal and…

How Does the Sika Acquisition of EMSEAL Affect Me? FAQ’s

With the recent announcement of the acquisition of EMSEAL by Sika, we’re sure our customers are asking two questions: 1) how does this affect me? and 2) how does this affect me? In short, it doesn’t. Our business and our brand will stand alone. It is absolutely business as usual from…

Expansion Joint Manufacturer EMSEAL Expands

EMSEAL Expands

Move into 156,000 SF Plant will meet Growing Global Expansion Joint Demand EMSEAL Expands. But you already knew that. EMSEAL’s self-expanding, non-invasively anchored, watertight expansion joint systems have been expanding to fill building expansion joints for decades. In response to global demand for 360-degree building envelope sealing solutions…

Peter Hensley in his workshop working on SJS samples

At 87, Peter Hensley Still Inspires

Design efficiency, exacting assembly, graciousness and continuous improvement are among living legacy. “How’s your father?” is among the most asked, non-technical questions during our SWRI Validated Expansion Joint Training sessions at EMSEAL. More than 500 of you—architects, engineers, consultants, contractors, distributors, independent reps and owners—have come through this…

Seismic Colorseal-DS Expansion Joints are able to stand up against high winds and strong weather at the Kellogg School of Management at Northwestern University.

OITC-56 and R-13.5 Expansion Joints Match High Performance Building, Design, and Functional Intent of the Kellogg School of Management

EMSEAL’s Seismic Colorseal and Seismic Colorseal-DS wall expansion joint systems are able to accommodate the many demands placed on them in Northwestern University’s new Kellogg School of Management’s Global Hub. Having been tested to provide high sound attenuation and R-Values and low air permeability architects at KPMB Architects chose EMSEAL products to ensure high indoor environmental…

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EMSEAL Manufacturing Plant Achieves ISO 9001 and 14001 Certification

In its ongoing commitment to quality and sustainability, EMSEAL is proud to announce achievement of ISO certification both to the 9001:2015 standard for quality assurance as well 14001:2015 environmental management certification. “ISO certification is external validation of the practices on which we have always run the EMSEAL plant,”…

Fargo Theater Island Park Ramp EMSEAL Parking Garage Expansion Joints

Parking garage expansion joints in Fargo, ND are standing the test of time–“You betcha!”

16 years later and the Thermaflex parking expansion joints are still mint at the Island Park Ramp in downtown Fargo, North Dakota. Caulk and backerrod in perimeter joints has long ago dried up and failed adhesively and cohesively (“Oh Geez!”) while the Thermaflex soldiers on. Even the factory-welded…