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Yorkshire & Humber knowledge sharing: structural bearings

Event organised by ICE

Date
30 March 2023
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Overview

It is fundamental to have the right structural bearing in place to allow the structure to perform as it is designed to do so for its design life.

This webinar will look at the following aspects of structural bearings:

  • What is a bridge bearing?
  • What information is required to select or design the right bearing?
  • Different types of bearings
  • How do we ensure quality
  • What are the maintenance issues? What warranties can we expect?
  • Correct installation
  • Incorrect Installation
  • Installation best practice

In addition to the above, some broad commercial costs shall be discussed.

Speaker

Max Angerer

Max Angerer

USL Ekspan

senior project manager

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Max Angerer

Since joining USL Ekspan as a project manager, Max works closely with the service team on all levels from administration logistics of planning site works/ordering materials to hands-on involvement with fellow site engineers carrying out installation/refurbishment on day/night shift works to ensure deadline schedules are met.

Working on the DLR project in London, gave Max relevant experience on performing quality assurance tasks such as carrying out bearing paint tests and completing paint test forms, providing photographic evidence at each stage of the remedial works and meeting/liaising with the relevant management/supervisor staff.

Shawnee Grace

Shawnee Grace

USL Ekspan

technical engineer

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Shawnee Grace

Shawnee’s background and extensive experience within the industry are being utilised in our bearing design improvements, bearing selection process, and continuous improvement projects.

In addition to updating and improving USL Ekspan’s own structural bearing ranges, Shawnee also works in close liaison with the design team on projects of varying complexities, many of which are often bespoke requirements.

Responsibilities key to Shawnee’s achievements are; client/designer/manufacturer liaison; bearing selection and design, hand calculations, bearing pricing, attending technical meetings, continuous improvement project management and research and development of new and existing products

For more information please contact:

Joanne Topping

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