Joint Profiles

Joint Profiles

PROOFMATE® knock-in profiles are compression seals based on elastomers for sealing joints. There are two types, depending on the type of elastomer used:

  • PROOFMATE® S; SBR pure rubber (SBR = styrene butadiene rubber)
  • PROOFMATE® E; Closed-cell EPDM foam (EPDM = ethylene-propylene diene-monomer)

PROOFMATE® S knock-in profiles are used in new construction and renovation for sealing of building section and movement joints, which are not exposed to weather (no direct UV or ozone exposure).

In contrast to this, due to the high weather, chemical, UV and ozone resistance of EPDM, PROOFMATE® E profiles can be used in joints exposed to weather chemically burdened joints.The sealing effect of PROOFMATE® knock-in profiles takes place due to the restoring force against the joint edges caused by the deformation of the profile during fitting. Additional gluing of the profiles, for example using FIX-O-FLEX or FIX-O-FLEX H is only necessary in special cases.

  • For pressure water tight sealing of dilatation joints from 17 up to 100mm
  • High restoring force due to internal structure (ribbing)
  • For horizontal and vertical joint sealing
  • Special profiles available
  • High chemical resistance against aviation fuel (Jet A-1) and deicer

Recommended Systems

PROOFMATE® EK

Box profile based on EPDM

  • For sealing of dilatation joints from 17 up to 100mm
  • Three-dimensional absorption of movement
  • Waterproof up to 1 bar
  • High chemical and mechanical resistance
PROOFMATE® S

Solid rubber circular profile based on SBR (styrene butadiene rubber)

  • Reliable profile against high pressure
PROOFMATE® E / 25

Circular profile based on closed-cell EPDM foam

  • Excellent resistance to UV-light
PROOFMATE® E / 40

Circular profile based on closed-cell EPDM foam

  • Excellent resistance to UV-light
PROOFMATE® EBF

Tree profiles are joint finishing profiles in different sizes available made from EPDM.

  • Officially proven for public thoroughfares (acc. To ZTV-Fug)
  • For restoration of expansion joints and parting lines
  • High chemical resistance

Equipment

FIX-O-FLEX

Mastic adhesive and sealing compound for gluing on moist surfaces and even under water.

FIX-O-FLEX H

For connection and dilatation joints inside and outside and for permanently elastic sealing.

FIX-O-FLEX E

For the sealing of joints in biogas plants. Good chemical resistance against dung, manure and silage seepage.

Z1 PLUS

Hand press

PZ1

Pneumatic hand press

Z2

Hand press

PZ2

Pneumatic hand press

Use

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