Fabreeka® Structural Expansion Bearings & Piping Supports
Bearings - Structural Expansion / Slide Bearings
Fabreeka structural expansion bearings, or slide bearings, accommodate thermal expansion and structural rotation in buildings, bridges and pipe supports. Fabreeka designs and manufactures four types of expansion / slide bearings for a wide range of applications. The expansion bearings are supplied as an upper and lower unit prepared to be tack or stitch welded in the field.
For proper bearing design, several questions must be answered. Please download and fill out our expansion bearing questionnaire, or contact us with the following information:
The maximum available bearing area - depth, width and height.
The maximum expansion expected and in which direction.
The maximum load on each bearing.
The maximum beam rotation in radians at the bearing area.
If any slots/holes are required, a bolt pattern must be supplied.
Building & Construction
SBX type bearing is designed using Fabreeka-PTFE pad in the lower unit to accommodate large rotations and high reaction loads.
TTX and STX type bearings are manufactured using a filled or unfilled PTFE sliding surface as required.
All expansion / slide bearings are designed or manufactured to specification.
SBX type bearings meet AASHTO and State DOT specifications for fabric reinforced bearings pads with PTFE sliding surface.
Fabreeka International, Inc.
PO Box 210
1023 Turnpike Street
Stoughton, MA 02072
Tel: (781) 341-3655
Fax: (781) 341-3983
Tollfree: (800) 322-7352
Web site: http://www.fabreeka.com