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Expansion Joints

What are Expansion joints?

Expansion joints are devices used to allow for the heat-induced expansion and reduction that takes place in various states of weather. They are designed to:

Expansion joints are also known as a movement joints.

Advantages of using an expansion joint are as follows:

Typical applications of expansion joints are in:

When selecting expansion joints it is important to select a fabric suitable for the application. Movements can be caused by thermal expansion of ducting system, wind conditions or vibrations from other system components or machines. In addition, fabric expansion joints can also serve as seals and compensate for installation misalignments.