APRIL / 2014

Beam Launchers

Construction Methods of precast decks

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In general terms the precast deck construction methods are divided in
three groups:
• Dividing the deck longitudinally, resulting in the assembly of T
or U shaped beams whith a lenght corresponding to the span to
be built.
• Dividing the deck transverssally in segments.
• Full span deck corresponding to the total width and total lenght
of one deck span excluding any longitudinall or transversal
division.

SCAFFOLDING SYSTEMS & LAUNCHING GANTRIES FOR CONCRETE BRIDGES-BRIDGE ENGINEERING CONSULTANTS

Beam Launchers
Finding its application on one of the most commonly used
construction methods for standard sized bridges, the BL
represents a cost efficient, fast and technically flexible solution.
Strukturas provides the BL including the corresponding
transport trolleys on the bridge deck, to provide a
comprehensive solution to our clients.
Strukturas supply the Beam Launhcers including the
corresponding precast concrete beams transport Trolleys
running on top of the deck.
The Beam Launchers allows to perform the assembly of the
concrete precast beams without the need of cranes, being
specially suitable for bridges an viaducts with very high
columns, and difficult access conditions at ground level or
when construction is made above water or when ground has
low bearing capacity.
Over 160 units supplied with capacities ranging between 30m
and 55m span and precast beam weights in between 60 ton and
250 ton.

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SCAFFOLDING SYSTEMS & LAUNCHING GANTRIES FOR CONCRETE BRIDGES-BRIDGE ENGINEERING CONSULTANTS

www.strukturas.com

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Our services include:
-tender stage quotation preparation
-design, fabrication, delivery and technical assistance to the new equipment
-rebuilt design regarding existing equipments delivered by us, for use in different conditions of the original
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Mobile (+351) 932 255 374
E-mail ar@strukturas.no
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