WR Meadows Fiber Expansion Joint

FIBRE EXPANSION JOINT is composed of cellular fibers securely bonded together and uniformly saturated with asphalt to assure longevity. FIBRE EXPANSION JOINT is versatile, resilient, flexible and non-extruding. When compressed to half of its original thickness, it will recover to a minimum of 70% of its original thickness. FIBRE EXPANSION JOINT will not deform, twist, or break with normal on-the-job handling. Breakage, waste and functional failure resulting from the use of inferior, foreign fiber materials can cost you time and dollars and can result in a substandard finished job, generating costly callbacks and rework expenses.

 

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  • Provides the ideal product for the majority of all expansion/contraction joint requirements.
  • Non-extruding … versatile … offers a minimum 70% recovery after compression.
  • This tough, lightweight, easy-to-use, semi-rigid joint filler is available in strips and shapes fabricated to your requirements.
  • Easy to cut … dimensionally stable … not sticky in summer or brittle in winter.
  • Provides neat, finished joints requiring no trimming.
  • Remains the standard of the industry today … with over 80 years of proven and satisfactory performance.
  • Can be punched for dowel bars and laminated to thicknesses greater than 1″ (25.4 mm).

SIZE

PACKAGING

CODE

1/2″ X 3″ X 10′

128 Bdls / SKID

FXJ123

1/2″ X 3-1/2″ X 10′

112 Bdls / SKID

FXJ12312

1/2″ X 4″ X 10′

96 Bdls / SKID

FXJ124

1/2″ X 6″ X 10′

64 Bdls / SKID

FXJ126

1/2″ X 8″ X 10′

48 Bdls / SKID

FXJ128

1/2″ X 48″ X 10′

80 sheets/SKID

FXJ1248

CONFORMS TO SPECS:

  • ASTM D 1751
  • FEDERAL SPECIFICATION HH-F-341 F, TYPE 1
  • AASHTO M 213
  • FAA SPECIFICATION ITEM P-610-2.7
  • CORPS OF ENGINEERS CRD-C 508

 

FIBRE EXPANSION JOINT is positioned against the forms, at interrupting objects or columns, and against abutting structures prior to the placement of concrete. FIBRE EXPANSION JOINT should be installed 1/2″ (12.7 mm) below the concrete surface to accept the joint sealant. Before sealing, slide SNAP-CAP® from W. R. MEADOWS over the top of the expansion joint. Place the concrete and screed to finish grade, as usual. When concrete is cured, insert a screwdriver through the top of SNAP-CAP, pull free and discard. For maximum protection from water infiltration and weathering, and to assure proper function, seal the joint with DECK-O-SEAL®POURTHANE® NS, or POURTHANE SL from W. R. MEADOWS. SOF-SEAL® or any hot-applied sealant, such as HI-SPEC®, can also be used to protect the joint; however, SNAP-CAP is not necessary in this type of application. Simply pour the product over FIBRE EXPANSION JOINT.

 

TYPICAL APPLICATIONS
expansion joint application, 1 expansion joint application, 2 expansion joint application, 3

May help contribute to LEED credits:

  • IEQ Credit 4.4: Low-Emitting Materials – Composite Wood and Agrifiber Products
  • MR Credit 2: Construction Waste Management
  • MR Credit 4: Recycled Content
  • MR Credit 5: Regional Materials