Ekspan, a UK based mechanical engineering company since 1990, continue to operate in their specialist field of structural movement control for large loads on bridges and structures such as buildings, highways, rail, car parks, pipelines, wind turbines, offshore oil and gas platforms, large machinery, bespoke fabrications and installations. Ekspan supply a diverse range of structural products from bridge bearings, expansion joints, drainage systems to specialist fabricated component parts.
All product supply is complimented with Ekspan’s comprehensive range of services for product and site support. These can be delivered either as a principal contractor or sub-contractor basis. Our services include; design, manufacture, installation, inspection, temporary works and site maintenance.
Ekspan is the UK's largest quality bearing supplier and installer to meet demands both in the UK and worldwide.
Ekspan supply an extensive range of mechanical and elastomeric expansion joints and seal joints, where the majority have Highways England SA-1 accredited approval.
Ekspan carry out joint installations both in the UK and worldwide. If you have a requirement for a specific application, please send us your details and we will review and advise which expansion joint will best suit your needs.
Bridge jacking and temporary works are an essential part of most bearing replacement and refurbishment operations, ensuring works are carried out safely and efficiently without affecting the integrity of the structure.
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.
Ekspan bearing inspections typically cover:
Ekspan expansion joint inspections cover:
The report offers options for ongoing corrective and preventive maintenance measures.
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.