Movement Joints - Sussex, Surrey, Kent and London


Asphaltic Plug Joints (APJ) – suitable for low to medium movement of +/-20mm on heavily trafficked highway bridges:

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Elastomeric in Metal Runners (EMR) – Type 6

A prefabricated joint comprising an elastomeric seal fixed between metal rails or runners. There are two types of EMR joint depending on how the metal runners are attached to the deck, either Cast-In (CI) or Resin Encapsulated (RE). The CI type is available in both single and multi-element form with a movement capacity of 75mm (single) to 1 metre (multi), whilst the RE type is a surface mounted Elastomeric single sealing element fixed between carrier rails embedded in resin nosing material fully bonded to structural deck concrete. Movement range 30mm - 150mm dependent on Elastomeric sealing element:


Internal Movement Joints - An expansion joint (or movement joint, MJ on structural drawings) is a structural gap designed to accomodate the movement of a building in a controlled manner.  Without an expansion joint, the building movement will cause damage to the building, often making it unsafe.
Expansion joints absorb movement caused by shrinkage, expansion and structure settling of construction materials, providing a barrier against damage caused by the general flow of wheelchair and pedestrian traffic:

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Nosing Joint (NJ) – Type 3 & 4.  Consists of a section of nosing material bonded to the deck of either side of the expansion gap, with a compression seal bridging the gap. The purpose of the nosing material is to 2 BJA/028 Current Practice Sheet May 2003 support the adjacent surfacing, and provide an edge which will resist the effects of vehicle wheel loads. Movement range ± 20mm as the maximum joint gap is not permitted to exceed 65mm as per BD33/94:

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