What is expansion joints?
What are expansion joints use for?
Constant movement in these joints causes moisture to enter the building ,side walls and seepage in interior walls due to moisture steel bars causes corrosion and leakages affected structure very badly.
What are expansion joint made of?
Expansion joint gap is approximately 1 mm to 2 mm in width.
This gap is also found more in some exceptional cases.
How to treat expansion joint?
After that we apply Proper Sealant in it
Polyurethane, polysulphide, flexiblepolyolefin (FPO) waterproofing tapes for concrete-to-concrete joints in the opening with an approved backer rod to control the distance down of the sealant. The making sudden light again and again material should be fully stuck to both the upright and horizontal 1 substrates 2 and should give (kind attention) to a least possible or recorded of 4-inches up the upright top.
Types of expansion joint:-
- Horizontal expansion joint:
The making sudden light again and again material should be fully stuck to both the upright and horizontal substrates and should give (kind attention) to a least possible or recorded of 4-inches up the upright top.
- Vertical expansion joint:
The flashing material should be fully adhered to the substrate and overlap the space by a minimum of 3-inches at each side of the joint. If a reglet is required, it should be a minimum of 1/2-inch in depth.
Protection for flashing and waterproofing barriers are required in back fill applications.
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