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Definitions: J

Joint Deterioration

Over the working life of a concrete slab, some of the joints are likely to deteriorate to some extent, especially if they are heavily trafficked by MHE.

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Joint Intersection

A joint intersection is the point at which two joints intersect or where the corners of four panels meet.

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Joint Layout

Joint Layout

is important in the design of a concrete floor. A good joint layout can minimise the risk of unwanted random cracks.

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Joint Sealant

Joint Sealant

Joint Sealants are supplied as liquids or paste-like materials that cure to create a flexible seal.

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Jointed Bay

A jointed bay is a pour divided into smaller panels by sawn restrained-movement joints.

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Joints

Joints

Vertical discontinuity provided in a floor slab to allow for construction and/or relief of strains. The terminology relating to the various types of joint is complex, and reference may be made to the definitions of individual joint types

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