Bridge Bearings

Bearings (Structural)

Compression, coefficient of friction, combined vertical and horizontal load and rotation tests on pot-type bearings in the range 90 to 20,000kN at ambient temperature to the following specifications:

  • AS 5100.4
  • AS 1523 Appendix A,
  • AusRoads Bridge Design Code 1992
  • RTA B280
  • VicRoads Specifiction B653
  • Similar methods & specifications


Bearings (Elastomeric)

Stiffness in compression tests in the range 90-20,000kN at ambient temperature to the following specifications:

  • AS 5100.4
  • AS 1523-Appendix A
  • AusRoads Bridge Design Code 1992
  • RTA B280
  • APG-G15.1/04

Stiffness in shear tests in the range 6-1.78MN at ambient temperature to the following specifications:

  • AS 5100.4
  • AusRoads Bridge Design Code 1992
  • RTA B280
  • Similar state road authority specifications
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