Watertight Expansion Joints and Construction Sealants by EMSEAL

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Emshield® WFR Overview & Easy Installation

Emshield® WFR Overview & Easy Installation

EMSEAL’s Emshield® WFR is an easy to install UL/ULC-certified wall expansion joint. Available with 1, 2 or 3-hour fire-ratings. Watertight, thermal insulating and sound attenuating. For interior or exterior use. This quick overview shows the product and how easy it is to install. Your best choice for new or retrofit construction.

Seismic Colorseal Wall Expansion Joint

Seismic Colorseal Wall Expansion Joint

EMSEAL’s Seismic Colorseal is an easy to install high-movement wall and vertical expansion joint. Watertight, thermal insulating and sound attenuating. For interior or exterior use it is available in many industry standard silicone colors.This quick overview shows the product and how easy it is to install. Your best choice for new or retrofit construction.

EMSEAL SJS Seismic Trafficable Watertight Expansion Joint

EMSEAL SJS Seismic Trafficable Watertight Expansion Joint

EMSEAL’s SJS seismic expansion joint system is the industry standard for larger, watertight expansion joints used in parking garages, decks, walkways and other horizontal areas with vehicular or pedestrian traffic requiring a coverplate. This quick overview shows the product and how easy it is to install. The EMSEAL SJS system is the best solution to your new construction or retrofit repair larger horizontal expansion joint needs.

2016 EMSEAL BEJS Installation – Bridge Expansion Joint System

2016 EMSEAL BEJS Installation – Bridge Expansion Joint System

BEJS is ideal for new construction and retrofit of old or failed bridge expansion joint systems:

  • Watertight, tensionless silicone bellows
  • Traffic durable
  • Precompressed
  • Primary seal for bridge preservation
  • Retrofit and new
  • Easy installation, non-invasive anchoring
  • Staged installation preserves traffic flow
  • Joint-face adhered
  • 100% free of wax or asphalt compounds
  • Standard Sizes: 1/2″ (12mm) to 4″ (100mm)
  • Movement Capability:
  • +50% and -50% (Total 100%) of nominal material size (see “Performance”).
DSM System in parking structure at Meadowhall shopping centre.

DSM System in parking structure at Meadowhall shopping centre.

Installation of DSM System installed at the Meadowhall Shopping Centre in Sheffield, South Yorkshire, UK

As is seen in this first-hand video, the DSM system is a simple installation that will yield a watertight trafficable seal within one hour under normal conditions.

DSM has been installed in hundreds of locations throughout the world providing a continuity of seal in decks and vehicular /pedestrian traffic surfaces.

Who’s Using EMSEAL Expansion Joints?

Who’s Using EMSEAL Expansion Joints?

Yeah, we sealed that. EMSEAL has been leading the structural expansion joint market for years and our track record is the proof. Here are just a few of the structures into which our breakthrough fire, water, seismic, roof, parking, bridge below-grade, submersed, and acoustic expansion joint systems have been installed. What’s in your joints?

EMSEAL Accepts SBA Small Business Exporter of the Year Award

EMSEAL Accepts SBA Small Business Exporter of the Year Award

Initiative, Innovation, Immigration keys to EMSEAL export success commented Lester Hensley, EMSEAL CEO, on reception of the US Small Business Administration’s Massachusetts and New England Exporter of the Year award. The ceremony on May 4th, 2015 kicked off the SBA’s annual Small Business Week and featured headline speaker Massachusetts Governor Charlie Baker.

EMSEAL, a leading innovator and supplier of building expansion joints has established markets for it’s breakthrough line of multi-purpose structural expansion joints worldwide.

UL/ULC Fire-Rated Expansion Joints for Walls

UL/ULC Fire-Rated Expansion Joints for Walls

The EMSHIELD family of products from EMSEAL are breakthrough innovations that incorporate multiple joint filler functions into single product units. The first two models DFR2 (Deck, Fire-Rated, 2-hours) and WFR2 (Wall, Fire-Rated, 2 hours) are both watertight AND fire-rated and have been tested to the rigors of UL/ULC 2079. The test is similar for decks and walls as depicted in this video except that for decks the test does not have a hose-stream component.

Fire and Water Resistant Expansion Joint Performance Capabilities

Fire and Water Resistant Expansion Joint Performance Capabilities

Lester Hensley, CEO of EMSEAL Joint Systems presents an update of performance capabilities of the EMSHIELD line of fire and water resistance expansion joint systems for commercial construction applications. The presentation highlights the 100% of material size movement capabilities of these award-winning, patented materials.

EMSEAL RoofJoint Overview Roof-to-Walls

EMSEAL RoofJoint Overview Roof-to-Walls

RoofJoint by EMSEAL is a roof expansion joint and roof-to-wall expansion joint that is a dual-seal, double-flanged, extruded thermoplastic rubber system for sealing expansion joints in roofs. It seals the both the roof surface and also the transition between the expansion joint in the roof and the expansion joint in walls.