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Expansion joints are primarily designed to facilitate the movement in structures caused by temperature induced expansion and contraction. They also help extend the life of concrete structures by providing some “give” in the movement of the structure. Expansion joints can be used in parking garages, overpasses, roadways, sidewalks, piping structures and railway tracks.
There are many types of expansion joints. This guide will help you understand the differences, so you can make an informed decision for your next construction project.

Closed Cell Polyethylene Joint Filler Board is a semi-rigid, U.V. resistant, high performance closed cell polyethylene foam joint filler in sheet form. It is suitable for use as an expansion joint filler in concrete, brick, blockwork and isolation joints, where a readily compressible low load transfer joint filler is required.
It is non-tainting and therefore suitable for use in potable water retaining and water excluding structures.

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Construction Typical Uses

1.Structural expansion joints in concrete, brick and blockwork
2.Isolation joints to infill panels
3.Bridge joints, abutments, pier hinge joints
4.As a back-up support for sealants
5.As a bond breaker for sealants over bituminous joint fillers
6.Anti-vibration pads for machinery bases

Construction Foam Advantages

  Non absorbent, closed cell

  Readily compressible

  Rot proof

  Economical in use

  Excellent recovery after compression

  Non-tainting, suitable for potable water

  Deformable

It accepts temperature cycle with minimal load transfer.

  Bitumen free

No bond breaker required for sealants.

  Easily worked

It can be cut with a knife.

  Resilient

It will not distort under normal load from wet concrete.

  Chemical resistant

It inerts to most dilute acids and alkalis, resistant to oil and hydrocarbons

Foam Construction Application

Closed Cell Polyethylene Joint Filler Board is a compressible joint filler in sheet form, used to form and fill expansion joints.

  In Concrete

Joint Filler Board can be placed against formwork on the concreting side prior to placing the first section of concrete and is left in place on removal of the formwork. The subsequent pour is then cast directly against the JOINT FILLER BOARD. The board is then cut back later to form the sealing slot.

  In Blockwork and Brick

Joint Filler Board should be installed, whilst laying brick or blockwork, in such a way that a sealing slot, of the required dimensions, is formed.
 
 
 

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