ECI on new and bespoke contracts via USL TEKSERV.
With more complex and substantial machining demands for projects, Ekspan now operate a state-of-the-art Hurco DCX3226i CNC machine, an essential addition to their in-house manufacturing facilities.
USL Ekspan is the UK's largest quality bearing supplier and installer to meet demands both in the UK and worldwide.
USL Ekspan install an extensive range of mechanical and elastomeric expansion joints and seal joints to CD358 standards.
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.
USL 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.
Modular sliding bearings are used to permit structural movement to take place with the minimum coefficient of friction. Often the excellent properties of PTFE fail to be realised because of the use of inadequate mating surfaces or poor installation.
Ekspan EQF uses PTFE and stainless steel to offer a simple and economical sliding support.
Ekspan EQF is ideal for use in numerous industrial applications where structures are required to move under load.
Examples of such applications are as follows:
The EQF is intended for industrial applications and is not EN1337 or BS5400 compliant.