SYMPOSIA PAPER Published: 01 January 1992

Making Diaphragm Wall Joints Watertight with the CWS System


Diaphragm walls are discontinuous structures composed of individual panels. Making the joints between the panels watertight has been a problem for decades. The CWS system is a technique that allows the construction of geometrically well defined joints equipped with watertight devices such as waterstop blades.

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Vanel, P
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Developed by Committee: D18
Pages: 16–25
DOI: 10.1520/STP19720S
ISBN-EB: 978-0-8031-5191-8
ISBN-13: 978-0-8031-1427-2