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Skybridge expansion joints from JFK terminal to TWA Hotel sealed with Emseal

Saarinen Soars, Emseal Seals – The Adaptive Reuse of an Icon – TWA Hotel

In the TWA Hotel project at JFK International Airport our Seismic Colorseal expansion joint material plays a small but critical role in sealing some of the tapering, varying, compound curved junctions in Eero Saarinen’s masterpiece the TWA Flight Center. This icon of art, aviation and architecture has now…

Expansion Joint Continuity of Seal RoofJoint MockUp

Expansion Joint Continuity of Seal — Watertight By Design

We’ve said it before: “Anyone can make an expansion joint watertight in cross-section. It’s at changes in plane and direction that they leak.” Emseal’s process, from design to completion, is built around what we call “Continuity of Seal.” This simple principle ensures that joints don’t leak at transitions…

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…

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…

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…

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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,”…