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Domestic Flooring Industry – Types and Applications of Movement Joints

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The components of UK domestic flooring industry can be classified into three major subsets namely, expansion joints UK, movement joints UK and cleats UK. Each sub-set of the industry is further divided into a number of sub-groups. Each of these sub-groups are further split into a number of technical industries such as steel, timber, engineering and concrete and flooring and tile joint industry sub-groups.

What Are the Different Types of Movement Joints For Floorboards in the UK?

The flooring movement joints UK are highly used in different areas of the building structure. The most common sub-group is the engineering flooring movement joints UK which is mostly used in the construction of buildings. These are also commonly used for joist installation in timber trusses. Another sub-group which is also popularly known as nailing floors UK comprises of nailing plates that are attached to a floor with the help of special plates and screw threads. This type of industrial flooring joints is highly demanded in the construction of reinforced concrete floors.

The movement joints UK is also widely used in the manufacturing sector. Here we have cambered joints that are generally used in the manufacture of carpets and rugs. These joints are made by joining pieces of fabric or other material with overlapping seams. They help in easy movement of the carpet within the structure. They are also required in aerospace industry where highly complicated materials are manufactured.