The importance of carrying out bearing and expansion joint inspections by proficient and competent engineers who understand their functionality can often be key to maximising a structure’s lifespan and avoiding major, unexpected, emergency repair costs.
USL Ekspan have carried out a number of projects for swing bridges and foot bridges. From design, fabrication of all structural components, to trial erection and final installation. Details of these type of bridge installations can be supplied on request.
USL Ekspan F range of restraint and guide bearings are designed to resist only horizontal forces induced into the structure. These bearings are commonly used in conjunction with laminated elastomeric bearings which are designed to resist the vertical loads.
Designed in accordance with BS5400-9