Standard Specification for Plain and Steel-Laminated Elastomeric Bearings for Bridges
|Publication Date:||10 February 2003|
|ICS Code (Bridge construction):||93.040|
This specification covers bearings, which consist of all elastomer or of alternate laminates of elastomer and steel, when the function of the bearings is to transfer loads or accommodate relative movement between a bridge superstructure and its supporting structure, or both.
The values stated in SI units are to be regarded as the standard.
NOTE 1-The words "elastomer" or "elastomeric" will be used interchangeably with the word "rubber" in this specification.
The following safety hazards caveat pertains only to the test methods portion, Section 8, of this specification: This standard does not purport to address all of the safety concerns, if any, associated with its use. It is the responsibility of the user of this standard to establish appropriate safety, health, and environmental practices and determine the applicability of regulatory limitations prior to use.
This international standard was developed in accordance with internationally recognized principles on standardization established in the Decision on Principles for the Development of International Standards, Guides and Recommendations issued by the World Trade Organization Technical Barriers to Trade (TBT) Committee.