High Density Foam for Expansion Joints

For use in most water retaining and excluding surfaces, such as water treatment, sea defences, reservoirs and canals. Suitable for use with potable water. Also used in road, airfield, bridge, and basement structures, etc.



Texell HD is a, closed cell, cross-linked, semi rigid polyethylene, joint filler, for use in brick and blockwork. It fully meets the specification of BS5628 Pt 3: 2001 Section 5.4.3 – Code of Practice for use of masonry.

It also meets the Department of Transport Specification 1015 for Roads and Bridges.
Texell HD is ideal for use in all water retaining structures such as reservoirs, sewage tanks, runways, taxiways and aprons, sea defences etc.

Texell HD is ozone, oil, and weather resistant, and has very low water absorption properties of <1% by volume. Texell HD has been tested to BS6920 by the Water Research Council, and can be used with potable water. It is registered under the Water Byelaws Scheme, product no. 9402509. Where Texell HD is used as a joint filler, there is no need for any additional bond breaker.


  • Heavy duty closed cell construction
  • Clean to handle and easy to cut on site
  • High compressive strength
  • Acid and alkali resistant
  • Can be cut to any size
  • Available in 10, 15, 20 & 25mm as standard – other sizes available upon request
  • Available in strip or sheet format
  • Can be split or heat laminated from 1mm to 500mm
  • Excellent recovery after compression
  • Suitable for use with potable water
  • Non-extruding – will not be displaced by compressive loads and movement
  • Resilient – will not distort under load from wet concrete
  • Deformable – accepts movement with low load transfer


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