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Catalogue Vinh Hung ISO 9001:2008

Application of new bridge joint type for concrete bridge


On 16th August 2013, in Hochiminh City, Vietnam Bridge and Road Association (VIBRA) cooperated withVinh Hung Trading, Consulting and Construction JSC held a conference on presentation of new bridge joint types -  FEBA& BEJ expansion joint applying for concrete Bridge projects, especially for construction of bridge system in Vietnam.

Attending to the conference, there are leaders from Directorate for Roads of Vietnam (DRVN), state management agencies, leading construction experts, and representatives of VIBRA’S member bodies from 20 Southern cities and provinces.

The conference brought new information about types of new expansion joint

At the conference, General Director of USL Asia Pacific (GJP Group) – Mr. Lim Boon Teck presented 04 types of expansion joint including: Uniflex buried joint, FEBA joint, NJ and BEJ joint with outstanding function and properties such as: simple design, fast installation, effective performance, minimize disruption of traffic as well as elastomeric insert is such flexible that can accommodate to elongation up to 300%…

As the recent survey results, there are some types of expansion joint popularly used in Vietnam market such as: Bitumen filling joint, sliding steel plate joint, and rubber joint with max movement of 50mm. During the performance of these joints, they have not satisfied the requirements of smooth riding, reducing noise, and have short lifecycle.

The Doctor Mr. Nguyễn Tấn Mẫn–Vice-Chairman of VIBRA, Former Deputy Minister of The Ministry of Transportation (MOT) expressed at the conference: “The conference’s aim is providing basic information about some products used for concrete bridges in many countries in the world and in Vietnam recently. Thereby, all delegates receive actual information and come to right decision when apply expansion joint products in order to assure quality, durable working life as well as more reasonable prices”.


    Mai VănHuyên