The Importance of Expansion Joint Maintenance and Inspections

The Importance of Expansion Joint Maintenance and Inspections

I was invited to perform some preliminary expansion joint inspections at a retail center in Southern California. We had had a few early rains and there were some obvious leaks into the structure that were causing havoc to the tenants and facility managers. Seismic...
Wall System to Aid in Seismic Safety

Wall System to Aid in Seismic Safety

A BASF Construction Chemicals company has unveiled a high performance exterior/interior vertical wall expansion system joint reportedly capable of accommodating large, multi-directional thermal and seismic displacements. Watson Bowman Acme (Buffalo, New York) launched...