Ashland Warehouse Floor Slide

Warehouse Floor Joint Stabilization

Ashland, Virginia

Ashland Warehouse Floor Featured

The Job

This floor joint stabilization project is located in Ashland, Virginia. About two months after occupying a new warehouse, the tenant identified two joints where the floor “popped” at a joint when a forklift drove over them. After consulting the plans, the owner determined that the joint wasn’t doweled, and needed warehouse floor joint stabilization.

The Challenge

Both affected joints were on main, high frequency travel pathways within the warehouse. So, any repairs had to be done quickly, and with zero impact to operations.

The Solution

CJGeo proposed undersealing the two joints, which had experienced slab curl, with high density geotechnical polyurethane grout. In fewer than three hours onsite, CJGeo undersealed the joints with CJGrout 20SDB, load tested them, and demobilized. There were no impacts to operations of the facility during this warehouse floor joint stabilization repair.

Undersealing is the best method for addressing slab curl joint popping. Grinding or polishing, an alternative method does not stop the movement. Filling joints with rigid joint filler can temporarily stop movement, but typically results in fatigue and cracking. Undersealing for slab foundation repair completely fills the voids below the floor so that the floor can’t move. If the curl is significant enough that it affects ride, polishing can be done afterwards to address ridges.

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