Use Of Expansion Joints In Architecture

Expansion joints are used for many important architectural structures. High rise buildings mainly depend on many factors such as wind speed, weather, seismic activity, etc. all of these things can damage the building even though construction is perfect.

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Some Uses of Expansion joints:

Floor Expansion Joint Covers

Blankets floor expansion joints must be chosen very carefully because it is one of the most important steps in the process specification. The main consideration when choosing a floor blanket is the rolling load and hygiene needs.

Walls and ceilings

After selecting a floor covering choose the next wall coverings. This is a relatively simple decision in comparison but when it comes to seismic joints include no other choice depending on the aesthetics and functionality. 

The outside part

The exterior wall of any structure needs to be strengthened to deal with the worst of the weather. Joints affected by heat, shrinkage, etc. and in such cases you can not have joints that hold together the wall panels in place.

Compression Seals

Seal compression is the best choice for the expansion joint since they are dealing with a very nice gesture. They need to be tied to a place with a water tight sealing and so it is important that you get a good quality compression seal.

Winged Seals

Winged seals used in the garage and the stadium where the constant push and parking of vehicles does not require failure, no nosing and no closing garage for repairs thus saving on maintenance costs.

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