Factory fabricated precompressed water and/or fire resistant expansion joint system transition

  • US 9,637,915 B1
  • Filed: 12/31/2012
  • Issued: 05/02/2017
  • Est. Priority Date: 11/20/2008
  • Status: Active Grant
First Claim
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1. A fire and water resistant expansion joint system, comprising:

  • a core;

    a fire retardant infused into the core; and

    a water resistant layer disposed on the core;

    wherein the layer is tooled to define a profile to facilitate compression of the expansion joint system when installed between substrates, wherein the core infused with the fire retardant compressed has as a density of about 160 kg/m3 to about 800 kg/m3; and

    wherein the expansion joint system is angled around a corner, and the fire and water resistant expansion joint system and the core infused with the fire retardant are configured to pass testing mandated by UL 2079.

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