expansion joint


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expansion joint

n
(General Engineering) engineering a gap in steel or concrete to allow for thermal expansion
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EagleBurgmann has a wide range of products including mechanical seals, magnetic couplings, seal supply systems, packings and gaskets and expansion joints, for an array of industrial applications.
Claire Thomas, of the Highways Agency, said: "The expansion joint has come to the surface and is sticking out the road.
The deputies noticed the curb was breaking and the expansion joints expanded a few inches," Ortiz said.
The Tennessee-based business will be combined with Senior's existing American expansion joint operation in Texas, saving about pounds 2 million a year.
Bridge expansion joint systems are directly exposed to vehicular wheel loads and, therefore, must resist dynamic forces causing fatigue and wear.
Solution Includes State-of-the-art Expansion Joint Systems, Facility Protection, and Compression Seals
WORCESTER - A bridge expansion joint on Interstate 290 westbound at Exit 20 became dislodged, and appears to be one of the reasons a tractor-trailer and pickup truck crashed yesterday morning, according to state police.
Ideally, there should be an expansion joint in a large concrete floor, so you will need to match the two expansion joints on the same line.
Among the first commercial applications for these new materials is a 40-inch-wide seismic expansion joint in a hospital in California.
Directly exposed to vehicular wheel loads, bridge expansion joint systems are an integral part of overall superstructure
The sedimentary earth below the pool began settling under the weight of 260,500 gallons of water, and a gap opened in a expansion joint at the bottom of the pool.
This acquisition will add significant expansion joint presence to Senior's rapidly growing Flexonics Division, increasing both the product range and the markets served," Mr Parrish said.