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Structural joints in building construction

Properties of a good sealant

  1. Protection

  2. Durability

  3. Less expansion

  4. Good adhesion

  5. Chemical inertness

  6. Sound insulation - Air tight

  7. Must be of softer grade and not stiff

  8. Good wetting behaviour

  9. Must be able to absorb thermal stresses

Characteristics and Properties of good Joint filler materials

The followings are the different requirements of good joint fillers.

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