Watertight Expansion Joints and Construction Sealants by EMSEAL

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Fire rated expansion joint filler - General Electric Turbine Manufacturing Facility Installs Fire-Rated Emshield WFR2, Solving Wall Design Challenge.

General Electric Turbine Manufacturing Facility Installs Fire-Rated WFR2 Solving Wall Design Challenge

A fire rated expansion joint filler was an essential requirement in the specification for General Electric’s Gas Turbine Test Stand 8 in Greenville, SC is the manufacturing home of the world’s largest and most efficient gas turbine. It’s an enormous structure capable of housing assembly lines capable of…

Rough expansion joint substrates. Got it Rough? You Need SEISMIC COLORSEAL for Rough-Faced Expansion Joint Substrates

Got it Rough? You Need Seismic Colorseal for Rough-Faced Expansion Joint Substrates

Rough expansion joint substrates are actually very common. We got a ping through online chat recently about rough limestone and its suitability as a substrate for an expansion joint. It’s a great question because so many of the old technologies — compression seal, strip seal, closed-cell foam —…

Bridge Expansion Joint System, BEJS, selected for 2014 AASHTO Innovation Initiative

The AASHTO Innovation Initiative advances innovation from the grassroots up: by agencies, for agencies, peer-to-peer. The program actively seeks out proven advancements in transportation technology, investing time and money to accelerate their adoption by agencies nationwide. Each year, the program selects highly valuable technologies, processes, software, or other innovations that have…

Three New Patents in 2014, Three in 2013, Prove EMSEAL’s Ongoing Commitment to Innovation

NOTE: EMSEAL’s patents are increasing daily. To see the latest news in this area read our latest blog. Previous blog from 2014: Three new 2014 patents prove EMSEAL’s innovation commitment. With two new patents issued in August and another in June this year, EMSEAL continues to demonstrate its…

Shear Pocket Technology Enhances Movement of Deck and Roof Expansion Joints

Developed by EMSEAL over 20 years ago, shear pockets are a loop of Santoprene thermoplastic rubber welded to replace the center member or cells of an expansion joint extrusion. Shear pockets enhance the ability of extruded expansion joints to handle extraordinary shear movements where joints change direction and…

EMSEAL Expansion Joints-COLORSEAL expansion joint from 50 feet away EMSEAL

Expansion Joints are UGLY!?

We occasionally hear this objection from architects. Notwithstanding that eye-of-the-beholder thing, it may be true–if you actually see the joints. Most people don’t ever notice expansion joints. They’re certainly not the visual focal point of architecture. As expansion joint material manufacturers, in order to inform designers about our products and…

EMSEAL stadium expansion joints installed at NJ Meadowlands Jets Giants MetLife Stadium.

Superbowl Joint System from EMSEAL Ready for Showdown

EAST RUTHERFORD, NJ–As the Meadowlands prepares itself for its biggest day in football—Superbowl XLVIII—one thing is for sure—the stadium expansion joints are ready. In the same way that the Meadowlands ushered in the era of billion dollar stadiums, it also marked a watershed in the structural expansion joint…

UK Car Parks Benefit from EMSEAL Watertight Expansion Joints

UK Car Parks Benefit from EMSEAL Watertight Expansion Joints

A Watertight Solution For UK’s Meadowhall Centre Car Parks Failed expansion joints lead to leaky car parks, so specifying the right systems is vital Reprinted from PARKING Review (Issue 259, October 25, 2013) Published online at TransportXtra The Meadowhall Centre in Sheffield, South Yorkshire, is a truly massive…

SJS Seismic Joint System installed in El Dorado International Airport.

Seismic Joint System (SJS) for Interior Floor Joints–Watertight, Fire-Rated

Our SJS System has an unrivaled track record in sealing stadiums around the world. It has a similar track record in addressing parking deck expansion joints. Now SJS and it’s UL2079 certified fire-rated version, SJS-FR, are increasingly being used in interiors. The El Dorado International Airport in Bogota Colombia…

UK Car Parks Benefit from EMSEAL Watertight Expansion Joints

“Like Drinking from a Fire Hose”–Now That’s an Expansion Joint Water Test

When it came down to water testing the central parking garage expansion joints at Will Rogers World Airport, these guys didn’t mess around. DSM System was chosen for the retrofit of the top deck parking structure expansion joints at Will Rogers International Airport in Oklahoma City. A rigorous water…