Watertight Expansion Joints and Construction Sealants by EMSEAL

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Rethinking Expansion Joints in the Face of Quakes and Hurricanes

Expansion joints can be said to be among the most critical aspects of design in relation to building performance under geological and weather extremes. In the wake of the recent earthquake, hurricane Irene, and tropical storm Lee, those of us on the East Coast are being given repeated reminders of a…

Do Expansion Joint Leaks Plague your Projects?

“We have come to realize that our projects show more problems with expansion joints than all other product categories combined. Yet, expansion joints are a miniscule part of projects in terms of construction costs. How can we work together to produce trouble-free joint seals?” Received in a letter…

Could You Pass UL 2079?

SJS-FR2 — 2-hour Fire Rating Built-In to Seismic Joint System from EMSEAL Try this:  from a deep, knees-bent squat, stand up to your full height and squat back down again, slowly, taking 6 seconds to complete the cycle.  Do that 400 times.Now squat down and stand up 100…

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20+-year Run at Guggenheim—Colorseal a Permanent Exhibit at Historic Landmark Museum

We are often asked how long our products will last.  The answer often is “we have installations in place over 25 years old.” But one is never really sure, until you go and take a look. Seeing the Guggenheim museum has been on my bucket list for a…