Watson Bowman Acme Corp.
A BASF Construction Chemicals Business | laminates and expansion
  • 95 Pineview Dr.
    Amherst, NY 14228-2166
  • Toll Free: 800-677-4WBA
    Phone: 716-691-7566
    Fax: 716-691-9239

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OVERVIEW

For more than 50 years Watson Bowman Acme Corp. has developed and manufactured products for some of the worlds most unique and complex projects. While our focus has been in the area of expansion control for civil structures, our technical expertise is far reaching. Today WBA is expanding beyond these core products and offering specialty products and services to a host of markets. We have a fully qualified engineering staff of professional engineers and designers backed by strong relationships with national testing labs and universities. Our professional operations team employs the principles of lean manufacturing, and enterprise resource planning tools, all supported by our formal ISO 9001-2000 and AISC quality management systems.

Watson Bowman Acme Corp. is the only Expansion Control Company servicing the Bridge and Highway, Architectural, and Parking and Open Air structures markets, offering the broadest range of products and services in the construction industry. Our key to success is providing innovative, quality products and engineered solutions.

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  • Featured Articles
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    The Parking Professional Magazine 2007 International Parking Awards Issue; “When Garages Move”, By Charlie Munn, CAPP Featuring Watson Bowman Acme.
  • Technical Support
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    Contact us if you need our technical support for your project. Our technical support individuals have decades of product installation experience which can be put to use for you. Our engineering group can provide design consultation, AutoCAD details, and guide specifications.
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  • Exterior Joint Systems
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    Exterior Wall Joints image Wabo® Flash (EVS) is a flexible water-proof closure for vertical building walls designed to accomodate movement between building components caused by thermal, settlement, wind, flex and seismic forces. The expanded rubber profiles are integrally attached to metal flanges and are capable of following complex directional changes in a wide variety of applications. The system can be utilized as a primary protection barrier or as a secondary system behind a variety of construction materials. EVS
    Specs for Exterior Wall Joints PDF Exterior Wall Joints e-Catalog
    Exterior Wall Joints image Wabo®GutterFlex is a flexible fabric reinforced neoprene profile that satisfies the required movement criteria and compresses without damage during the full cycle of joint closure. The system collects and drains excess amounts of moisture through a optional drain tube that exhibits similar flexibility. The block out or under slab versions can be used as a secondary back up to any expansion joint system in today’s marketplace. BOG, USG
    Specs for Exterior Wall Joints PDF Exterior Wall Joints e-Catalog
    Exterior Wall Joints image Wabo®InverSeal is a preformed, flexible, closed cell neoprene, expanded rubber expansion joint seal. The system is bonded in place with a specially formulated two-component epoxy adhesive providing water tightness throughout the entire joint area. IV, IS
    Specs for Exterior Wall Joints PDF Exterior Wall Joints e-Catalog
    Exterior Wall Joints image Wabo®SafetyFlex (United States Patent No 6.751.918.) is an elastomeric hinged cover system that is ideal for pedestrian walkway areas as well as in low-speed vehicular traffic areas. Independent metal plates integral to the rubber cover allows the system to flex in response to changes in vertical displacement between opposing slabs. Used in both recessed and surface mount applications. SFP
    Specs for Exterior Wall Joints PDF Exterior Wall Joints e-Catalog
  • Exterior Roof Joint Systems
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    Exterior Roof Joints image Wabo®Flash is an exterior roof and wall flexible bellows expansion control system that provides multidirectional movement capability and weatherproofing. The expanded rubber profiles are integrally attached to metal flanges and are capable of following complex directional changes in a wide variety of applications. The system can be utilized as a primary protection barrier or as a secondary system behind or below a variety of construction materials. EEJ, ECF.
    Specs for Exterior Roof Joints PDF Exterior Roof Joints e-Catalog
    Exterior Roof Joints image Wabo®Flash is an exterior roof and wall flexible bellows expansion control system that provides multidirectional movement capability and weatherproofing. The expanded rubber profiles are integrally attached to metal flanges and are capable of following complex directional changes in a wide variety of applications. The system can be utilized as a primary protection barrier or as a secondary system behind or below a variety of construction materials. EEJ, ECF
    Specs for Exterior Roof Joints PDF Exterior Roof Joints e-Catalog
    Exterior Roof Joints image Wabo®RoofCover is an aluminum system engineered for flat and sloped roofs that are subject to thermal and seismic movement. Designed to handle ice, snow loads, and occasional maintenance foot traffic. Integral weather seals and moisture barriers keep outside elements from penetrating the structural opening and interior areas. RFL, RFC
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  • Exterior Wall Joint Systems
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    Exterior Wall Joints image Wabo®CompressionSeals have been perfected over their 30-year history of successful installations in parking structures, athletic facilities and general horizontal applications. WE, WA.
    Specs for Exterior Wall Joints PDF Exterior Wall Joints e-Catalog
    Exterior Wall Joints image Wabo®CompressionSeal is a field-proven product that includes colorable Santoprene (WE series) seals. The WE profiles are ideal for areas where color matching to adjacent surfaces is desirable. The system is available in continuous lengths and easy to install. WE
    Specs for Exterior Wall Joints PDF Exterior Wall Joints e-Catalog Green Product Data for Exterior Wall Joints
    Exterior Wall Joint image Wabo®Flash (EVS) is a flexible water-proof closure for vertical building walls designed to accomodate movement between building components caused by thermal, settlement, wind, flex and seismic forces. The expanded rubber profiles are integrally attached to metal flanges and are capable of following complex directional changes in a wide variety of applications. The system can be utilized as a primary protection barrier or as a secondary system behind a variety of construction materials. EVS.
    Specs for Exterior Wall Joint PDF Exterior Wall Joint e-Catalog
    Exterior Wall Joints image Wabo®SeismicWeatherSeal is a pre-compressed elastomeric coated expansion joint for columns, vertical walls and facades, that works under its own constant internal pressure to provide a permanent weather tight seal eliminating costly water damage. Wabo®SeismicWeather Seal can be used on applications where simple thermal movements occur or on applications where seismic movement is anticipated. SWS.
    Specs for Exterior Wall Joints PDF Exterior Wall Joints e-Catalog
    Exterior Wall Joints image Wabo®SeismicCover WFX is a exterior wall system designed to accommodate both thermal and multi-directional movement. The system provides a simple, attractive and durable solution for areas exposed to the general public and possible vandalism. Metal covers are available in aluminum, bronze, brass or stainless steel. Color anodized aluminum provides a cost effective aesthetic option when wide seismic conditions exist. WFX, WFE
    Specs for Exterior Wall Joints PDF Exterior Wall Joints e-Catalog Green Product Data for Exterior Wall Joints
    Exterior Wall Joints image Wabo®WeatherSeal II joint seals are superior to silicone or urethane strip seals because it acts as a dual sealant. The impermeable closed cell foam backer is a weather-tight seal. Also, the silicone face serves as the primary seal and provides an aesthetic, colorized finish. When installed, Wabo®WeatherSeal II will expand depending on the temperature and time adapting to the width of the joint and the irregularities of the substrate. WS.
    Specs for Exterior Wall Joints PDF Exterior Wall Joints e-Catalog
    Exterior Wall Joints image Wabo®WeatherSeam is a weather tight seismic joint system for interior and exterior walls and ceilings. The system is easily installed and accommodates thermal and multidirectional seismic movement. Attractive in design the colorable elastomeric seals completely cover the supporting aluminum frame resulting in no exposed metal. Secondary moisture barriers are available to inhibit the passage of exterior moisture and condensation from entering the wall cavity. WSW, WSE, WSC
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  • Fire Barrier Systems
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    Fire Barriers image Wabo®FireFlex is approved to accommodate +/- 50% parallel lateral shear and multi-directional seismic movement. Additionally, Wabo®FireFlex is cycle tested to exceed ASTM E-1399 and is listed with Underwriters Laboratories for Class II and III movement classifications for standard and seismic lateral shear. HFF, HFW, VFF.
    Specs for Fire Barriers PDF Fire Barriers e-Catalog
    Fire Barrier image Wabo®FlameGuard II is a factory assembled fire barrier system that has been designed to provide the required fire endurance rating, minimize passage of smoke and accommodate dynamic movement without stress or degradation to its components. It has been designed and tested to meet the most current building codes and test standards. HFG.
    Specs for Fire Barrier PDF Fire Barrier e-Catalog
    Fire Barrier image Wabo®FlameGuard II is a factory assembled fire barrier system that has been designed to provide the required fire endurance rating, minimize passage of smoke and accommodate dynamic movement without stress or degradation to its components. It has been designed and tested to meet the most current building codes and test standards. UFG.
    Specs for Fire Barrier PDF Fire Barrier e-Catalog
    Fire Barrier image Wabo®FlameGuard II is a factory assembled fire barrier system that has been designed to provide the required fire endurance rating, minimize passage of smoke and accommodate dynamic movement without stress or degradation to its components. It has been designed and tested to meet the most current building codes and test standards. VFG.
    Specs for Fire Barrier PDF Fire Barrier e-Catalog
    Fire Barrier image Wabo®ThermoShield (HTS) is a fire barrier system with over 25 years of proven use. Recommended for horizontal joint openings up to 3 inches that meet the requirements of ASTM E-119, NFPA-251, UBC 7-1, UL263 and CAN4-S101-M82. HTS.
    Specs for Fire Barrier PDF Fire Barrier e-Catalog
    Fire Barrier image Wabo®ThermoShield (VTS) is a fire barrier system with over 25 years of proven use. Recommended for vertical joint openings up to 3 inches that meet the requirements of ASTM E-119, NFPA-251, UBC 7-1, UL263 and CAN4-S101-M82. VTS.
    Specs for Fire Barrier PDF Fire Barrier e-Catalog
  • Interior Floor Joint Systems
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    Interior Floor Joint image Wabo®Allure is the original expansion joint system that is nearly invisible to the surrounding floor area except for a narrow aluminum trim strip. While often imitated, the patented features of the Allure provide the highest quality, service life and performance ability in the marketplace today. Allure accepts flexible floor coverings like carpet and sheet vinyl and can be adjusted on site to receive a range of thickness. AFJ.
    Specs for Interior Floor Joint PDF Interior Floor Joint e-Catalog Green Product Data for Interior Floor Joint
    Interior Floor Joint image WBA®ConvexCover is a durable and reliable interior floor expansion joint system capable of accomodating multi-directional thermal movement and vertical slab offsets. Wabo®ConvexCover is an aesthetically attractive system that complies with ADA guidelines and suitable for installation with traditional floor finishes. CCF, CCS.
    Specs for Interior Floor Joint PDF Interior Floor Joint e-Catalog Green Product Data for Interior Floor Joint
    Interior Floor Joint image Wabo®CorridorWrap Floor Series is a durable joint system with narrow sightlines that offers a choice of models with a variety of elastomeric seals and edge retainers. This variety provides a wide range of attachment solutions for floor applications and permits selection of a system appropriate for expected building movement and project conditions including compliance with ADA guidelines. CWFC, CWFF, CWFS, CWFT.
    Specs for Interior Floor Joint PDF Interior Floor Joint e-Catalog
    Interior Floor Joint image Wabo®FastFloor is a Series of durable and reliable interior floor systems capable of accommodating thermal and multi-directional seismic movement. Easily installed with minimal components the systems are surface mounted directly to the concrete floor slab and do not require the use of traditional preformed blockouts. FJF, FJS.
    Specs for Interior Floor Joint PDF Interior Floor Joint e-Catalog Green Product Data for Interior Floor Joint
    Interior Floor Joint image Wabo®HingeMount is a durable expansion control system that accommodates thermal movement with the capability of accepting finish floor treatments ranging from 1/8 inch to 3/8 inch in thickness. The integral hinge feature of HingeMount accommodates displacement from vertical movement or uneven slabs up to 2 inches. HDH
    Specs for Interior Floor Joint PDF Interior Floor Joint e-Catalog Green Product Data for Interior Floor Joint
    Interior Floor Joint image Wabo®SeisMaxPlus blends its seismic features into an aesthetically pleasing "No-Bump" ADA compliant system which has no exposed metal. The system stays flush during thermal movement and will rotationally displace the slide plate during severe seismic movement, providing protection for the surrounding interior surfaces. NBS.
    Specs for Interior Floor Joint PDF Interior Floor Joint e-Catalog Green Product Data for Interior Floor Joint
    Interior Floor Joint image Wabo®SeismicFloor FJC is supplied with coverplates that ride on top of the finished floor. It is a durable and reliable interior floor system capable of accommodating thermal and multi-directional seismic movement. Designed for high volume foot traffic and heavy load conditions SeismicFloor accepts most interior floor materials and finishes. All models comply with ADA guidelines. FJC.
    Specs for Interior Floor Joint PDF Interior Floor Joint e-Catalog
    Interior Floor Joint image Wabo®SeismicFloor FJG is supplied with coverplates that are recessed and flush with finished floor. It is a durable and reliable interior floor system capable of accommodating thermal and multi-directional seismic movement. Designed for high volume foot traffic and heavy load conditions SeismicFloor accepts most interior floor materials and finishes. All models comply with ADA guidelines. FJG.
    Specs for Interior Floor Joint PDF Interior Floor Joint e-Catalog
    Interior Floor Joint image Wabo®SeismicFloor FJX is supplied with Stainless Steel coverplates that are recessed and flush with finished floor. It is a durable and reliable interior floor system capable of accommodating thermal and multi-directional seismic movement. Designed for high volume foot traffic and heavy load conditions SeismicFloor accepts most interior floor materials and finishes. All models comply with ADA guidelines. FJX.
    Specs for Interior Floor Joint PDF Interior Floor Joint e-Catalog
    Interior Floor Joint image Wabo®SeismicFloor FNB is designed with a coverplate that has inverted bevel thus reducing gaps between the coverplate and extension plate and is flush with finished floor. It is a durable and reliable interior floor system capable of accommodating thermal and multi-directional seismic movement. Designed for high volume foot traffic and heavy load conditions SeismicFloor accepts most interior floor materials and finishes. All models comply with ADA guidelines. FNB.
    Specs for Interior Floor Joint PDF Interior Floor Joint e-Catalog
    Interior Floor Joint image Wabo®SeismicFloor FXE is designed conditions without any blockouts. The coverplate rides on top of the finished floor. It is a durable and reliable interior floor system capable of accommodating thermal and multi-directional seismic movement. Designed for high volume foot traffic and heavy load conditions SeismicFloor accepts most interior floor materials and finishes. All models comply with ADA guidelines. FXE.
    Specs for Interior Floor Joint PDF Interior Floor Joint e-Catalog
    Interior Floor Joint image Wabo®SeismicPan is a nearly invisible floor system capable of accommodating parallel lateral shear and multi-directional seismic movement including vertical displacement. It is ideal for use with natural stone pavers and slabs in atriums, courtyards and walkways as well as with most traditional flooring materials. SeismicPan stays flush during thermal movement and rises upward during a seismic event allowing for full movement within the structural joint opening. SPJ.
    Specs for Interior Floor Joint PDF Interior Floor Joint e-Catalog Green Product Data for Interior Floor Joint
    Interior Floor Joint image Wabo®TwinSeam is a durable interior floor system capable of accommodating thermal and seismic movement. The attractive system provides a totally flush finish that is easily installed and surface mounted directly to the concrete floor slab. All models comply with ADA guidelines and accommodates finish floor material inlays up to 5/16" thickness. TSF.
    Specs for Interior Floor Joint PDF Interior Floor Joint e-Catalog Green Product Data for Interior Floor Joint
    Interior Floor Joint image Wabo®VIP is a heavy-duty interior floor system with attractive sight lines. Designed for areas of high visibility requiring the ultimate in aesthetics and durability, VIP modular is narrow in width and provides a smooth no bump walking surface ideal for high volume foot traffic, sensitive equipment and heavy carts. Expandable in 3/8-inch movement increments the system requires no field assembly and is ideal for terrazzo applications. VIP
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  • Interior Wall & Ceiling Joint Systems
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    Interior Wall & Ceiling Joint image WBA®Contour II is a wall and ceiling expansion control system capable of following complex directional changes, as well as, integrating with a variety of wall and ceiling surface treatments. Contour II is available in clear or color anodized aluminum, brass or stainless steel to create a high end elegant appearance at an economical price. CTR.
    Specs for Interior Wall & Ceiling Joint PDF Interior Wall & Ceiling Joint e-Catalog Green Product Data for Interior Wall & Ceiling Joint
    Interior Wall & Ceiling Joint image Wabo®CorridorWrap WC Series is a proven joint system with narrow sightlines that offers a choice of models, each of which consists of a variety of elastomeric seals and edge retainers. This variety provides a wide range of attachment solutions for wall and ceiling applications and permits selection of a system appropriate for the expected movement and project conditions including compliance with ADA guidelines. CEB, CWCA.
    Specs for Interior Wall & Ceiling Joint PDF Interior Wall & Ceiling Joint e-Catalog
    Interior Wall & Ceiling Joint image Wabo®CorridorWrap WC Series is a proven joint system with narrow sightlines that offers a choice of models, each of which consists of a variety of elastomeric seals and edge retainers. This variety provides a wide range of attachment solutions for wall and ceiling applications and permits selection of a system appropriate for the expected movement and project conditions including compliance with ADA guidelines. CWWF, CWWS, CWWE.
    Specs for Interior Wall & Ceiling Joint PDF Interior Wall & Ceiling Joint e-Catalog
    Interior Wall & Ceiling Joint image Wabo®CorridorWrap WC Series is a proven joint system with narrow sightlines that offers a choice of models, each of which consists of a variety of elastomeric seals and edge retainers. This variety provides a wide range of attachment solutions for wall and ceiling applications and permits selection of a system appropriate for the expected movement and project conditions including compliance with ADA guidelines. CWWM.
    Specs for Interior Wall & Ceiling Joint PDF Interior Wall & Ceiling Joint e-Catalog
    Interior Wall & Ceiling Joint image Wabo®FastWall is a durable and reliable interior wall system capable of accommodating both thermal and shear movement. The system is designed to be installed flush with 5/8" thick gypsum wallboard or it may be surface mounted to other types of wall construction such as masonry block. Simple to install, FastWall’s components snap lock for easy assembly. FastWall is available in clear anodized aluminum to create a high end elegant appearance at an economical price. EWH
    Specs for Interior Wall & Ceiling Joint PDF Interior Wall & Ceiling Joint e-Catalog Green Product Data for Interior Wall & Ceiling Joint
    Interior Wall & Ceiling Joint image Wabo®SeisMaxPlus blends its seismic functional features into an aesthetically pleasing “No-Bump” system that has no exposed metal. The system stays flush during thermal movement and operational during seismic movement. But unlike other joints that deform when seismic motion exceeds their capabilities. NBW.
    Specs for Interior Wall & Ceiling Joint PDF Interior Wall & Ceiling Joint e-Catalog Green Product Data for Interior Wall & Ceiling Joint
    Interior Wall & Ceiling Joint image Wabo®SeismicCover is a wall and ceiling system designed to accommodate both thermal and multi-directional movement. The system provides a simple, attractive and durable solution for areas exposed to the general public and possible vandalism. Metal covers are available in aluminum, bronze, brass or stainless steel. Color anodized aluminum provides a cost effective aesthetic option when wide seismic conditions exist. WFT, WFI
    Specs for Interior Wall & Ceiling Joint PDF Interior Wall & Ceiling Joint e-Catalog Green Product Data for Interior Wall & Ceiling Joint
    Wabo®TwinSeam is a durable interior wall system capable of accommodating thermal and seismic movement. The attractive system provides a totally flush finish that is easily installed and surface mounted directly to the concrete wall. All models accommodate finish material inlays up to 5/16" thickness. TSF.
    Specs for Interior Wall & Ceiling Joint PDF Interior Wall & Ceiling Joint e-Catalog
    Interior Wall & Ceiling Joint image Wabo®WeatherSeam is a weather tight seismic joint system for interior and exterior walls and ceilings. The system is easily installed and accommodates thermal and multidirectional seismic movement. Attractive in design the colorable elastomeric seals completely cover the supporting aluminum frame resulting in no exposed metal. Secondary moisture barriers are available to inhibit the passage of exterior moisture and condensation from entering the wall cavity. WSW, WSE, WSC.
    Specs for Interior Wall & Ceiling Joint PDF Interior Wall & Ceiling Joint e-Catalog
  • Parking Structures & Stadium Products
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    Parking Structures & Stadium Products image Jeene® is a patented structural sealing joint system comprised of a neoprene profile, which is air-pressurized and bonded in place with a specially formulated epoxy adhesive. When properly installed, the high performance Jeene® joint system will not tear away, protrude out of, or slip from its original position when exposed to repeated mechanical or thermal movements.The Jeene® FW Series is ADA compliant. W, FW.
    Specs for Parking Structures & Stadium Products PDF Parking Structures & Stadium Products e-Catalog
    Parking Structures & Stadium Products image The Wabo®BusTuff is a rugged and reliable expansion joint system specifically designed to accommodate high load, high speed, high daily traffic count parking deck challenges. The system can carry axle loads up to and including 40,000 pounds, 30% horizontal impact forces created by vehicles traveling at high speeds across the system. This system has been tested and designed to withstand the most demanding seismic events making it the most fully functional, robust expansion joint system for parking structures.
    Specs for Parking Structures & Stadium Products PDF Parking Structures & Stadium Products e-Catalog
    Parking Structures & Stadium Products image Wabo®CompressionSeals have been perfected over their 30-year history of successful installations in parking structures, athletic facilities and general horizontal applications. WE, WA.
    Specs for Parking Structures & Stadium Products PDF Parking Structures & Stadium Products e-Catalog
    Parking Structures & Stadium Products image Wabo®CorridorWrap WC Series is a proven joint system with narrow sightlines that offers a choice of models, each of which consists of a variety of elastomeric seals and edge retainers. This variety provides a wide range of attachment solutions for wall and ceiling applications and permits selection of a system appropriate for the expected movement and project conditions including compliance with ADA guidelines. CWWM.
    Specs for Parking Structures & Stadium Products PDF Parking Structures & Stadium Products e-Catalog
    Parking and Stadium Products image The industry’s original and most specified elastomeric concrete system, Wabo®Crete Membrane is a high performance joint sealing system specifically designed to meet the unique demands of parking structures. MX, MM, ME
    Specs for Parking and Stadium Products PDF Parking and Stadium Products e-Catalog Green Product Data for Parking and Stadium Products
    Parking and Stadium Products image The Wabo®Crete StripSeal System is an effective, heavy duty expansion joint system for use in parking structures. The system utilizes Wabo®Crete II elastomeric concrete as the blockout filler and provides superior impact resistance to absorbing the impact of heavy traffic loads. SSS with SE, SSS with SEC
    Specs for Parking and Stadium Products PDF Parking and Stadium Products e-Catalog
    Parking and Stadium Products image WaboElastoFlex provides a continuous membrane combined with heavy duty, steel reinforced rubber blocks. The system is designed for heavy duty applications in parking decks, loading docks, elevated roadways and other vehicle and forklift traffic. EFJ.
    Specs for Parking and Stadium Products PDF Parking and Stadium Products e-Catalog
    Parking and Stadium Products image Wabo®Evazote UV is preformed low density closed cell joint seal that is bonded into place with a two component 100% solids modified epoxy adhesive. Wabo®Evazote has a working movement range of 60% compression, 30% tension and 120% shear. The UV stability of Wabo®Evazote allows the seal to be resistant to abrasion, oxidation, oils, salt and other materials that are spilled on or applied to the surface. UV.
    Specs for Parking and Stadium Products PDF Parking and Stadium Products e-Catalog
    Parking and Stadium Products image Wabo®GutterFlex is a flexible fabric reinforced neoprene profile that satisfies the required movement criteria and compresses without damage during the full cycle of joint closure. The system collects and drains excess amounts of moisture through a optional drain tube that exhibits similar flexibility. The block out or under slab versions can be used as a secondary back up to any expansion joint system in today’s marketplace. BOG, USG.
    Specs for Parking and Stadium Products PDF Parking and Stadium Products e-Catalog
    Parking and Stadium Products image Wabo®HSeal is a pre-compressed elastomeric coated expansion joint system designed to provide a permanent weather tight seal. Primarily used in horizontal applications, the system is sealed in place with an epoxy, to accommodate horizontal, vertical, and skew expansion joint movements. Wabo®HSeal consists of a UV stable, mico-cell, polyurethane foam impregnated with a hydrophobic polymer and topped with a traffic grade elastomeric coating. EH.
    Specs for Parking and Stadium Products PDF Parking and Stadium Products e-Catalog
    Parking and Stadium Products image Wabo®InverSeal is a preformed, flexible, closed cell neoprene, expanded rubber expansion joint seal. The system is bonded in place with a specially formulated two-component epoxy adhesive providing water tightness throughout the entire joint area. IV, IS.
    Specs for Parking and Stadium Products PDF Parking and Stadium Products e-Catalog
    Parking and Stadium Products image Wabo®SafetyFlex (United States Patent No 6.751.918.) is an elastomeric hinged cover system that is ideal for pedestrian walkway areas as well as in low-speed vehicular traffic areas. Independent metal plates integral to the rubber cover allows the system to flex in response to changes in vertical displacement between opposing slabs. Used in both recessed and surface mount applications. SFP.
    Specs for Parking and Stadium Products PDF Parking and Stadium Products e-Catalog
    Parking and Stadium Products image The Wabo®SeismicSafetyFlex system is an elastomeric molded cover plate system recommended for wider joint openings exposed to heavy loading or when design considerations call for the ability to accommodate multi-directional seismic movement. Independent metal plates integral to the rubber cover, allows the system to flex in response to changes in vertical displacement between opposing sides of the expansion joint. SSF
    Specs for Parking and Stadium Products PDF Parking and Stadium Products e-Catalog
    Parking and Stadium Products image Wabo®SeismicWeatherSeal is a pre-compressed elastomeric coated expansion joint for columns, vertical walls and facades, that works under its own constant internal pressure to provide a permanent weather tight seal eliminating costly water damage. Wabo®SeismicWeather Seal can be used on applications where simple thermal movements occur or on applications where seismic movement is anticipated. SWS.
    Specs for Parking and Stadium Products PDF Parking and Stadium Products e-Catalog
    Parking Structures & Stadium Products image Wabo®SeismicSpan System is for wider joints exposed to heavy loading or when design considerations call for the ability to accommodate multi-directional seismic movement. The APS model has a surface mounted slide plate while the APX's plates are recessed. Slide plates are available in aluminum or stainless steel. A snap-in moisture barrier combined with a Wabo®Crete II edge void filler enhances the system's water integrity. APS, APX.
    Specs for Parking Structures & Stadium Products PDF Parking Structures & Stadium Products e-Catalog Green Product Data for Parking Structures & Stadium Products
    Parking Structures & Stadium Products image The Wabo®SeismicSpan II system is recommended for wider joint openings exposed to heavy loading or when design considerations call for the ability to accommodate multi-directional seismic movement. APX model complies with ADA guidelines. APS II, APX II.
    Specs for Parking Structures & Stadium Products PDF Parking Structures & Stadium Products e-Catalog
    Parking Structures & Stadium Products image Wabo®SiliconeSeal is a dynamic, high performance; two-part sealant designed for a variety of parking expansion joint applications. The Wabo®SiliconeSeal is not recommended for installation openings greater than 3 inches. Wabo®SiliconeSeal does not require the use of primers and will bond tenaciously to steel, concrete and Wabo®Crete II elastomeric concrete headers.
    Specs for Parking Structures & Stadium Products PDF Parking Structures & Stadium Products e-Catalog
    Parking Structures & Stadium Products image Wabo®StripSeal is a heavy-duty system capable of accommodating multi-directional seismic movement. Elastomeric seals lock into the steel extrusion cavity for a watertight connection. A variety of elastomeric seals, steel and aluminum profiles, steel angles, plates and channels allow for engineered solutions to unique project conditions in parking decks, elevated roadways, entrance ramps and other structures. Can be anchored with Wabo®Crete elastomeric headers, cast into the concrete slab or bolted into block outs.
    Specs for Parking Structures & Stadium Products PDF Parking Structures & Stadium Products e-Catalog
    Parking Structures & Stadium Products image Wabo®UreFlex Joints are installed flush with the deck surface over a steel plate. The system features a factory polyurethane pre-mold held in place by a polymeric nosing material. These systems provide a economical means of expansion control. T.
    Specs for Parking Structures & Stadium Products PDF Parking Structures & Stadium Products e-Catalog
    Parking Structures & Stadium Products image Wabo®WaterTite is a high performance, completely watetrtight expansion joint system. Wabo®WaterTite integrates the expansion joint into the waterproofing membrane in split slab applications through the use of a flashing sheet. The Wabo®WaterTite system combines a choice of versatile elastomeric seals for variable joint openings with variable system heights to accomodate split slab construction. WT
    Specs for Parking Structures & Stadium Products PDF Parking Structures & Stadium Products e-Catalog
    Parking Structures & Stadium Products image Wabo®WeatherSeal II joint seals are superior to silicone or urethane strip seals because it acts as a dual sealant. The impermeable closed cell foam backer is a weather-tight seal. Also, the silicone face serves as the primary seal and provides an aesthetic, colorized finish. When installed, Wabo®WeatherSeal II will expand depending on the temperature and time adapting to the width of the joint and the irregularities of the substrate. WS.
    Specs for Parking Structures & Stadium Products PDF Parking Structures & Stadium Products e-Catalog
    Parking Structures & Stadium Products image Wabo®WeatherSeam is a weather tight seismic joint system for interior and exterior walls and ceilings. The system is easily installed and accommodates thermal and multidirectional seismic movement. Attractive in design the colorable elastomeric seals completely cover the supporting aluminum frame resulting in no exposed metal. Secondary moisture barriers are available to inhibit the passage of exterior moisture and condensation from entering the wall cavity. WSW, WSE, WSC.
    Specs for Parking Structures & Stadium Products PDF Parking Structures & Stadium Products e-Catalog
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  • Armored Joint Systems
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    Armored Joints image The Wabo®CreteFabroSpan expansion joint system incorporates the primary features of WaboFabroSpan with WaboCrete II elastomeric concrete to provide a heavy duty expansion joint system. FR.
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    Armored Joints image The Wabo®Crete StripSeal System is an innovative and effective method for restructuring failed joint headers or installation of expansion joints on new construction projects. Wabo®Crete II used in conjunction with the Wabo®StripSeal and sinusoidal anchorage provide a cost and time effective, waterproof expansion joint system. Easy to install, the Wabo®Crete StripSeal system can be opened to traffic within hours. SSS with SE.
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    Armored Joints image The Wabo®FabroSpan expansion joint system was specifically developed for the Ministry of Transportation of Ontario bridge market. The system incorporates a top removable clamping bar exposed to traffic. The bolting system is accessible on the top surface and is designed to compress the seal-locking lug between steel sections to provide a watertight seal.
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    Armored Joints image Field proven under the toughest bridge conditions everywhere in the world, the Wabo®Modular joint system is made to order in accordance with the highest fabrication standards and can be engineered to meet a variety of conditions and movement requirements.
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    Armored Joints image Field proven under the toughest bridge conditions everywhere in the world, the Wabo®Modular joint system is made to order in accordance with the highest fabrication standards and can be engineered to meet a variety of conditions and movement requirements.
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    Armored Joints image The Wabo®StripSeal system is a unique concept for effectively sealing expansion joints in bridges and structures. Elastomeric seals lock into a machined steel cavity for a watertight connection.
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    Armored Joints image The Wabo®X-cel Modular is an expansion joint specifically designed to accommodate structural movements in all directions. This system will satisfy thermal, high velocity, and multi-directional movement requirements for both seismic and/or multi-directional movement applications. The Wabo® X-cel Modular is the product of a ten year research and development program, during which full scale dynamic performance tests were conducted at the University of California/ Berkeley PEER Center.
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  • Armorless Joint System
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    Armorless Joints image Wabo®Crete FlexFoam armorless expansion joint systems designed with closed-cell foam joint seals installed with epoxy adhesive between an impact absorbing elastomeric concrete header. The high impact absorbing, ambient cured and self-leveling properties of the Wabo?Crete II joint header allows for the joint system to monolithically bond to the deck creating a watertight system. EV, IV.
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    Armorless Joints image The Wabo®Crete SiliconeSeal joint system is a fast and effective solution for repairing existing joints or constructing new joints on bridge deck overlays. It is designed utilizing Wabo®Crete II, an impact absorbing elastomeric concrete header with Wabo®SiliconeSeal, a dynamic high performance two-part silicone sealant.
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    Armorless Joints image The Wabo®Crete SPS expansion joint system along with Wabo®Crete II, forms an ideal expansion joint system for both new construction and rennovation/repair. The preformed silicone joint sealing system is designed to accommodate movements and varying joint widths on bridges and other civil structures requiring watertightness of expansion joints. SPS.
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    Armorless Joints image The Wabo®Expandex system is a unique expansion joint for asphalt overlays and abutment joints. The system is a one piece monolithic asphaltic plug joint designed to eliminate the need for any anchoring device and provide a flexible yet smooth ridging joint.
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  • Joint Headers & Spall Repair
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    Joint Headers image Wabo®Crete II is a two component polyurethane with a specialty aggregate, 100% solids material for use in exterior construction environments. Wabo®Crete II absorbs traffic impact loads and evenly disperses them into the deck, while allowing the system to flex with deck loads. It is resistant to ozone, deicing chemicals, and abrasives. Part A, Part B, Aggregate.
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    Joint Headers & Spall Repair image Wabo®ElastoPatch is a ambient cured unique modified elastomeric concrete material for repair of random cracks and spalls in existing Portland cement concrete pavement. Wabo®ElastoPatch is resistant to wear under repetitive loadings and chemical attack in harsh environments. The superior bonding capabilities to concrete minimizes edge spalling associated with high impact loads.
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  • Joint Seals
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    Joint Seals image Jeene® is a patented structural sealing joint system comprised of a neoprene profile, which is air-pressurized and bonded in place with a specially formulated epoxy adhesive. When properly installed, the high performance Jeene® joint system will not tear away, protrude out of, or slip from its original position when exposed to repeated mechanical or thermal movements. W, FW.
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    Joint Seals image Wabo®CompressionSeal Bridge Series seals are preformed neoprene compression seals which allow you to effectively seal expansion joints with field proven 30 years of experience. The elastomeric element is highly resistant to deterioration from exposure to weather, sunlight, oils and impact. Wabo®CompressionSeal Bridge Series seals are available in a variety of cross sections and sizes for heavy duty traffic and high load applications. WA
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    Joint Seals image Wabo®Evazote UV is preformed low density closed cell joint seal that is bonded into place with a two component 100% solids modified epoxy adhesive. Wabo®Evazote has a working movement range of 60% compression, 30% tension and 120% shear. The UV stability of Wabo®Evazote allows the seal to be resistant to abrasion, oxidation, oils, salt and other materials that are spilled on or applied to the surface. UV
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    Joint Seals image Wabo®HSeal is a pre-compressed elastomeric coated expansion joint system designed to provide a permanent weather tight seal. Primarily used in horizontal applications, the system is sealed in place with an epoxy, to accommodate horizontal, vertical, and skew expansion joint movements. Wabo®HSeal consists of a UV stable, mico-cell, polyurethane foam impregnated with a hydrophobic polymer and topped with a traffic grade elastomeric coating. EH
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    Joint Seals image Wabo®InverSeal is a versatile, cost-effective joint seal for sound walls, barriers and secondary bridge applications. Extruded from a preformed flexible closed cell neoprene expanded rubber, the Wabo®InverSeal is bonded in place with a specially formulated two-component epoxy adhesive providing water tightness throughout the entire joint area. IV
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    Joint Seals image Wabo®SiliconeSeal is a dynamic, high performance; two-part silicone sealant designed for a variety of bridge expansion joint applications. The self-leveling, rapid cure of the Wabo®SiliconeSeal is ideal for joints where anticipated movements are +100%/- 50% of the joint opening.
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    Joint Seals image The Wabo®SPS expansion joint system is a preformed silicone joint sealing system designed to accommodate movements and varying joint widths on bridges and other civil structures requiring watertightness of expansion joints. Ideally suited for both new construction and retrofitting of existing expansion joints, the Wabo®SPS system is a durable quick turn around solution for sealing deck joints.
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    Joint Seals image The Wabo®StripSeal system is a unique concept for effectively sealing expansion joints in bridges and structures. Elastomeric seals lock into a machined steel cavity for a watertight connection.
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  • Modular Joints
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    Modular Joints image Field proven under the toughest bridge conditions everywhere in the world, the Wabo®Modular joint system is made to order in accordance with the highest fabrication standards and can be engineered to meet a variety of conditions and movement requirements.
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    Modular Joints image Field proven under the toughest bridge conditions everywhere in the world, the Wabo®Modular joint system is made to order in accordance with the highest fabrication standards and can be engineered to meet a variety of conditions and movement requirements.
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    Modular Joints image The Wabo®X-cel Modular is an expansion joint specifically designed to accommodate structural movements in all directions. This system will satisfy thermal, high velocity, and multi-directional movement requirements for both seismic and/or multi-directional movement applications. The Wabo® X-cel Modular is the product of a ten year research and development program, during which full scale dynamic performance tests were conducted at the University of California/ Berkeley PEER Center.
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  • Segmental Joint Systems
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    Segmental Joints image The Wabo®ElastoFlex bridge series joint system features a continuous gland of fabric reinforced EPDM rubber mechanically locked by modular steel reinforced EPDM anchor blocks. Ends of each anchor block tongue and grooved together to ensure a positive connection and prevent uplift or separation. The membrane gland which is installed continuous curb to curb has a total movement capability of 4 inches. EFL, EFJ
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    Segmental Joints image Wabo®Flex is a molded rubber cushion type expansion joint system designed for heavy traffic and snowplow loading. The molded monolithic units are reinforced with structural steel. High strength aluminum wear plates are molded into the top surface and grooved to provide skid resistance. To prevent uplift or separation, tongue and grooves are provided to ensure a watertight connection. The Wabo®Flex system can accommodate structural movements up to 13 inches. SR.
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    Segmental Joints image Wabo®SafetyFlex (United States Patent No 6.751.918.) is an elastomeric hinged cover system that is ideal for pedestrian walkway areas as well as in low-speed vehicular traffic areas. Independent metal plates integral to the rubber cover allows the system to flex in response to changes in vertical displacement between opposing slabs. Used in both recessed and surface mount applications. SFP.
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    Segmental Joints image Wabo®TransFlex is the original-reinforced elastomeric molded rubber expansion joint system. All sections feature tongue and groove fittings for tight end-to-end mating across decks and at curbs and are steel reinforced. It can be installed in new decks, or in older structures on rehabilitation projects. All models adapt readily to skew angles. Properly installed, the Wabo®TransFlex system will accommodate anticipated thermal movements reject debris and create a level, smooth-riding, wear-resistant surface. Photo is for graphic purposes only.
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