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Bridge Expansion Joints
Strip Seal Elastromeric Joint ( Movement – which is up to 80 mm) In a Single strip expansion joint which is made up of 2 edge beams along with the anchorages and an elastomeric sealing component which is held definitely in the housing of verge beams that further assures and guarantees the water tautness and stiffness in the joint. The maximum and extreme gap which is in the middle of the edge beams at the road surface when the joint completely opens owing to extreme contraction of the deck which shall be restricted to the 80 mm for the comfortable channel of the traffic. The edge beams generally helps to safe guard the neighbouring bridge deck concrete from harm which is due to the vehicular effect and also relocate the vehicular burden to the deck structure all the way through the strong anchorage system. The characteristic single strip seal joint is described in the figure mentioned as below.
The first and leading need of an acceptable and sufficient joint design is that joint which should be adept and able of accepting all kinds of movements of the deck by means of Translation and rotation. In the entire process, it must not be a reason for intolerable and undesirable stresses which are either one in the joint themself or in the construction by the mode of restriction. An additional need or requirement is a low level of noise particularly in an inner - city or metropolitan environment .
As a result the expansion joints should be available with the below mentioned key features:
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