Tufcot® structural bearings are typically manufactured from our T100G material grade.

Tufcot® composite materials have an advantage over traditional materials. They do not corrode, are not affected by UV or changes in humidity, are not biodegradable, need no maintenance and have an infinite lifespan.

This reduces the need for traditional metals such as steel which are expensive and can deteriorate over time.

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bridge bearings

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Types of Structural Bearings

There are many different types of bridge bearings that are used depending on multiple factors such as bridge span and so on, some of these include:

  • Elastomeric bridge bearings: The most common and modern form of bridge bearing. The elastomeric bridge bearing can accommodate horizontal rotation and are the most economical solution in the construction of bridges.
  • Mechanical bridge bearing: There are many types of this bearing including the fixed bearing which allows rotation but no other movement forms.

Bridge Bearings Available

  • Fixed – Fixed in both X & Y -axis

  • Multi Direction – Free X & Y -axis

  • Single Direction – Fixed X, Free Y -axis

To find out more about our types of Bridge bearings please feel free to contact us or download our Structural Bearings Flyer below!

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The 6 Main Benefits of Using Tufcot®

  • Self-Lubricating

  • No Maintenance

  • High Strength to Weight Ratio

  • Minimal Swell in Water

  • Low Friction

  • Easy Installation

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      United Kingdom
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