TM 5-822-11/AFP 88-6, Chap. 7
(9) The feature was not previously subjected
well as jet blast, jet fuel, hydraulic fluid, and
to fuel spillage or jet blast but will be in the
other fluids as required. The annual horizontal
movement of the joint should be less than the
c. Poor to Very Poor (2 to 3). Resealing should
working range of the joint sealant. For example,
be programmed immediately unless the pavement
if the joint is expected to have a minimum width
feature is scheduled for major repair or abandon-
of 0.40 inches and a maximum width of 0.60
ment in the near future.
inches, the working range of the joint sealant
should allow it to be compressed less than 0.40
Selecting Appropriate Sealant.
inches and extended greater than 0.60 inches
a. The sealant must have properties that will
without damaging the sealant (see app C).
withstand the horizontal movement required as