Floor Tile Expansion Joint

Floor Tile Expansion Joint

International Masonry Institute
Description
IMI Detail 06.130.1301. This detail shows a tile expansion joint in floor system made up of tile laid in a mortar bed, adhered to the cured mortar bed using a dry-set or latex-modified portland cement mortar bond coat. The mortar bed is reinforced with 2" x 2" wire mesh, and an antifracture or waterproof membrane separates the tile assembly from the concrete subfloor. The tile expansion joint goes through the tile and the mortar bed. This detail is intended for the use of industry professionals who are competent to evaluate the significance and limitations of the information provided herein. This detail should not be used as the sole guide for masonry design and construction, and IMI disclaims any and all legal responsibility for the consequences of applying the information. For more information contact sconwell@imiweb.org. #AIA #BAC #bricklayer #CBU #cement_board #cementitious_backer_unit #ceramic_tile #concrete #control_joint #Conwell #expansion_joint #finish #floor #green #highperforming #IMI #IUBAC #large_format #marble #masonry #MDS #membrane #mortar #movement_joint #porcelain #porcelain_tile #sealant #stone #sustainability #sustainable #thinset #thinbed #tile #tile_layer #tile_setter #tilelayer #tilesetter
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