Expansion Joints are typically the weakest link in the building envelope. They ore often times excluded from many building envelope components’ warranties. PPSI takes pride in assisting the A/E community with the complex designs that today’s projects require. From design to construction, and even maintenance, PPSI has been a part of thousands of successful expansion joint projects in this marketplace, since the company’s inception.
Exterior expansion joints need to meet several requirements. Watertightness, trafficability, and aesthetics may be some of them. Whether it is simply a parking deck, or a critical transition from the roof to the wall. PPSI has you covered.
Fire rated assemblies play a critical role in the life safety aspect of construction. Contact PPSI to discuss key factors include substrate composition and depth.
Interior joints present a different set of challenges to the design team. Not only do they need to handle to rigors of constant pedestrian traffic, they also need to provide a smooth transition for the many different flooring surfaces.
Stadiums pose a unique challenge for expansion joint design. Whether it is the bowl, concourse, or simply exterior walls, PPSI can assist in providing solutions that remain watertight.