Watertight Expansion Joints and Construction Sealants by EMSEAL

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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…

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…

Fire-Rated Expansion Joints Installed at New Hampshire Federal Prison

Fire barrier expansion joints are essential to life safety in any structure. Part of the Emshield family of products, EMSEAL’s WFR2 and DFR2 2-hour fire-rated expansion joint seals were installed throughout the newly constructed Berlin Federal Prison in Berlin, NH. As is common with prison construction, large panel concrete walls…

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…

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…

EMSEAL Expansion Joints at 100 Cambridge Street

Lowest Total Cost of Ownership Building Expansion Joints

100 Cambridge Street Still Trouble-Free (2003, New Construction) Installed in 2003, the building expansion joints at 100 Cambridge Street, Boston remain trouble-free. This means the owners aren’t spending money on maintenance. It also means they have no leaks into tenantable space. The complex that includes the Saltonstall government…

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…