07 95 13 Expansion Joint Cover Assemblies

07 95 13 Expansion Joint Cover Assemblies

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8.5" x 11"


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Expansion Joint Cover Assemblies

Use this section to specify prefabricated expansion joint cover assemblies for floor, wall, and ceiling surfaces.


Expansion joint covers for roofing systems are specified in each roofing system section.


Prefabricated expansion joint covers are available for floors, walls, and ceilings. They allow for structural movement within the assembly or between different assemblies without damage to the adjacent surfaces.


Expansion joints covers for floor assemblies are available to withstand pedestrian and vehicular traffic.

Fire-rated covers are available for use in fire-rated assemblies.


Expansion joint covers four use in low-slope roofing are typically specified along with the roofing system, since they should be provided or approved by the roofing system manufacturer.


Related SimpleSpecs™ master specifications:

07 84 00 – Firestopping

07 91 00 – Preformed Joint Seals

07 92 00 – Joint Sealers 

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