Low Density Expansion and Movement Joint Filler

All TEXELL low density expansion and movement joint fillers are ideal for use in brickwork and blockwork due to their low compressive strengths. Also ideal for expansion and isolation joints in concrete slab construction. They are specified, therefore, in the construction of hardstandings, factories and warehouses, community and commercial buildings, airports and military bases etc.

TEXELL LD

Description

Texell 3 is a cream coloured, closed cell, cross- linked, polyethylene, low resistance 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 3 is ozone, oil, and weather resistant, and has very low water absorption properties of <1% by volume. Where Texell 3 is used as a joint filler, there is no need for any additional bond breaker.

Features

In general terms the size/width of the joint should be double the expected total movement, allowing for the compressibility of both the filler and the mastic.

  • Light, clean and easy to store and handle
  • Closed cell construction, stops absorption of water
  • Ideal movement joint filler for blockwork or brickwork
  • Easy and quick to cut on-site
  • Excellent recovery after compression
  • Weather, alkali and acid resistant
  • Low load transfer
  • Can be supplied in any cut size
  • Available in 10, 12, 15, 20, & 25mm thickness as standard
  • Available in strip or sheet format
  • Can be split or heat laminated between 1mm & 500mm
  • Tear-off edge for removal prior to sealing, if required
  • Available with adhesive coating one side
  • Protected by a peel-off silicone liner
  • Suitable also for use with most polyurethane contact adhesives
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