How to: Cold to expansion joint transitions between coated metal waterstops and PVC waterbars

Expansions joints are placed to safely absorb the expected movement between individual concrete sections. The transition between a cold joint seal using coated metal waterstops and expansion joint seal with PVC waterbars must be executed with particular care

How to:

  • Installation of the PVC waterbar in the expansion joint of the floor slab
  • Installation of the Fradiflex® Premium metal waterstop in the cold joint between the floor slab and the rising wall (coated side facing the water bearing direction)
  • Pre-drill the PVC waterbar; pay attention to maintain adequate embedment of the metal waterstop into the slab
  • Screw the expansion joint connector to the expansion joint PVC waterbar
  • Glue the expansion joint connector to the metal waterstop and secure with a clip

Application of Fradiflex® Premium waterstop:

We recommend
Contact Contact
Contact

+49(0) 9427 189-0

Max Frank GmbH & Co. KG
Mitterweg 1
94339 Leiblfing
Germany

Use of cookies

In order to be able to optimally design the website and continue to improve it, we use cookies. By continuing to use the website, you agree to the use of cookies.  For more information, see the cookie notes.