Stadium expansion joints at FedEx began leaking into the occupied space below the concourses. Premold joints originally installed leaked after one winter. Total replacement of concourse joints with EMSEAL’s Thermaflex system was completed in August 2000.
A wall expansion joint, Seismic Colorseal (Colorseal*) is a silicone-coated, precompressed primary seal for high-movement wall joints. Seismic Colorseal ensures watertightness in vertical-plane structural, seismic, and abutment joints in virtually any substrate. Continuity of seal and continuity of thermal insulation throughout changes… More
A parking deck expansion joint system, Thermaflex consists of extruded thermoplastic-rubber sealing glands with punched flanges embedded in a high-strength, flexible, impact-absorbing elastomeric concrete nosing material (Emcrete). The thermoplastic-rubber sealing glands are heat-weldable, making transitions through changes in direction and plane not… More
Expansion joint transitions are essential for ensuring a sealed, safe, and energy efficient building envelope. Continuity of seal at changes in plane and direction, and between expansion joint systems, is achieved when factory-fabricated transition assemblies are specified and installed. The image library… More
M&T Bank Stadium–Baltimore Ravens–New Construction–1998 and Retrofit The stadium expansion joint story at Ravens M&T Bank Stadium is a case study in “you get what you pay for.” While EMSEAL’s suite of stadium expansion joint solutions was the basis-of-design, the GC was allowed…
Basra Sports City Soccer Stadium gets expansion joints equal to its bold design BASRA, Iraq–Part of a bold vision of reconstruction, the Basra Sports City complex in Basra Iraq will feature this spectacular $550 million, 65,000-seat, FIFA (international soccer) and Olympic (track and…