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1/4" to 1/2" deep .
----- Original Message -----
From: La Count, Curt <Curt.LaCount(--nospam--at)Jacobs.com>
To: 'seaint' <seaint(--nospam--at)seaint.org>
Sent: Monday, September 20, 1999 2:38 PM


> I need some opinions from members of the list.
>
> Floor joints exposed to hard wheeled traffic are often filled with a semi
> rigid epoxy joint filler.  The joint filler supports the joint edges and
has
> some limited  capacity to move with the slab as it shrinks.  At sawn
joints,
> the joint width is often 1/8" to 1/4" wide and the saw cut depth is around
> 1/4 of the slab depth.  My question is;  At construction joints, what
would
> be a reasonable joint depth and width?  Is there a minimum aspect ratio to
> the joint filler for proper performance?  I've got the joint filler
> manufacturer working on the answer too, but I thought that I would tap
into
> the collective wisdom of the list server.
>
> TIA,
>
> Curt La Count
> Jacobs Engineering
> Portland, OR
>
>
>