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AGOM INTERNATIONAL SRL Via Mesero, 12 20010 OSSONA (MI) ITALY

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POT BEARINGS

TECHNICAL DATA SHEET
BS 5400





































AGOM INTERNATIONAL SRL Via Mesero, 12 20010 OSSONA (MI) ITALY
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INTRODUCTION

This technical data sheet is useful for the designers to select the type and the size of the
Agom pot bearing required.
All bearings listed here are designed in accordance with the requirements of BS 5400, but
Agom can design in accordance with any other standard on request, e.g. EN 1337-5,
CNR 10018, AASHTO etc.


PRINCIPLE OF FUNCTIONING

Pot bearings are designed to carry combinations of vertical loads, horizontal loads,
longitudinal and transversal movements and rotations and they are used in road and
railway bridges in steel and concrete.
This kind of bearings can carry very high loads, over 50000 kN

A completely encased natural rubber pad is positioned in a steel pot. Under high pressure
the pad behaves like a liquid. The elasticity of the rubber allows tilting movement (rotation)
of the piston in the horizontal axis.
Depending on whether the bearing is fixed, guided sliding or a free sliding, Agom pot
bearings accommodate vertical loads and corresponding horizontal forces, as well as
movements in longitudinal or transversal directions
.

QUALITY

Agom pot bearings are designed and manufactured in accordance with the
requirements of a wide range of international standards ( European EN1337.5,
British BS 5400, Italian CNR 10018, German DIN 4141, French SETRA B.T.4.
and American AASHTO). Every single component is mechanically worked and
assembled by fully qualified and trained workers at the Agom factory under
strict ISO 9001:2000 accredited quality control standards.

All the pot bearings are manufactured using only high-quality materials:

Ferrous material for pot and piston:
The pot, the piston and if applicable the sliding plate are manufactured from ferrous
material in accordance with EN 10025 standard

Elastomer material:
The elastomer material used for the elastomeric pad is natural rubber in accordance with
ISO 6446.

Physical and mechanical properties of elastomer

Characteristics Test method Requirements
Tensil strength (MPa) ISO 37 type 2 16
Elongation at break (%) ISO 37 type 2 450
Tear resistance (kN/mm) ISO 34-1 (method A) 5
Compression Set 24 h; 70 C (%) ISO 815 30
Hardness (ShA3) 50 5

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Austenitic steel sheet:
The austenitic steel used for sliding surfaces
is X5CrNiMo17-12-2 in accordance with EN
10088-2 1.4401 with a minimum thickness of
1.5 mm
The roughness is R
y5i
1 m
The Hardness 150 HV1 and 220 HV1







PTFE
Agom uses only virgin PTFE without regenerated
or filler materials.
The minimum thickness of PTFE is 4.5 mm and
varies in according with the bearings size.







Physical and mechanical properties of PTFE

Characteristics Test method Requirements
Tensil strength (MPa) ISO 527-2 29
Elongation at break (%) ISO 527-2 300
Hardness (Shore D) > 55


CORROSION PROTECTION:

Steel components exposed to the elements are
protected against corrosion. Agom adjusts the
corrosion protection in accordance with the
aggressiveness of the environment in which the
bearings are to be installed and each customers
requirements.

The standard corrosion protection is as follows:
- sandblasting SA3 grade
- two components high thickness epoxy zinc
paint: 200 m

If required , different type of corrosion protection can be supplied

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COMPREHENSIVE LABELLING:

All the bearings are provided with a metal label
detailing the propreties of the bearings:

- bearing type
- maximum vertical and horizontal loads
- rotation
- order number
- date of manufacture



The top face of the bearing gives
information on the type of the bearing,
the direction of the axis of the bridge,
the presetting (if any), the position.

On customer request, a special sliding
label gives the information about the
movement condition of the bearing.




LOAD COMBINATIONS

The bearings are designed for combined maximum vertical and horizontal loads. The
standard range of Agom pot bearing is designed to have an horizontal load 15% of the
maximum vertical load with a maximum rotation of 0.01 rad (other load and rotation
combinations are provided on request).


CONCRETE AND ELASTOMER PRESSURE

According to BS 5400 the allowable concrete pressure depends on the relative dimensions
of the bearing structure interface to the total support area and the characteristic strength of
the concrete.
For the standard range Agom has used the mean concrete pressure at SLS 20 N/mm
2


The elastomer pressure at SLS approaches 40 N/ mm
2



FRICTION OF BEARINGS

The reaction of the bearing to the movement can be mathematically calculated by
considering friction coefficient between stainless steel and PTFE to be 0,03. The exact
friction coefficient between stainless steel and PTFE is determined in according to BS
5400.

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AGPT - Transversal guided sliding pot bearing
vertical load
[kN]
-
longitudinal load
[mm]
/
horizontal
trasversal
excursion [kN]
AGPL - Longitudinal guided sliding pot bearing
vertical load
[kN]
/
longitudinal
excursion [mm]
-
horizontal
trasversal load
[kN]



AGOM POT BEARINGS CODES













































AGPF - Fixed pot bearing
vertical load
[kN]
-
horizontal
longitudinal load
[kN]
-
horizontal
transversal
load [kN]
AGPM Free sliding pot bearing
vertical load
[kN]
/
longitudinal
excursion [mm]
-
transversal
excursion
[mm]

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FIXED POT BEARINGS

These bearings consist of a pot / piston assembly within
which an elastomeric disc is encapsulated and fitted
with an anti-extrusion sealing device. Under load this
encapsulated elastomeric disc acts in a similar manner
to an uncompressible confined fluid, enabling the pot
and piston to rotate relative to each other. Agom
bearings enable rotation in any direction while at the
same time the structure is constrained horizontally. The
pot and piston feature fittings for securing the bearing to
the bridge structure.






SLIDING GUIDED POT BEARINGS

Guided sliding devices are identical in construction to
free sliding bearings but are also fitted with one or more
guides to limit the bearings movement to only one
direction











FREE SLIDING POT BEARINGS


Identical in construction to the fixed bearings, these
multi-directional devices are fitted with a virgin PTFE
sheet in contact with an austenitic steel plate, enabling
the bearing to slide in all directions.









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AGPF - FIXED POT BEARINGS

vertical load [kN]
horizontal load
[kN]
B = Bx = By [mm] H [mm]
1000 150 250 56
1250 188 280 56
1500 225 310 57
1750 263 330 57
2000 300 350 58
2250 338 370 58
2500 375 390 59
2750 413 410 59
3000 450 430 66
3500 525 470 66
4000 600 500 67
4500 675 530 68
5000 750 560 70
5500 825 580 72
6000 900 610 73
6500 975 630 75
7000 1050 660 76
7500 1125 680 77
8000 1200 700 83
8500 1275 720 86
9000 1350 740 86
9500 1425 760 88
10000 1500 780 88
11000 1650 820 95
12000 1800 860 99
13000 1950 890 101
14000 2100 930 104
15000 2250 960 110
16000 2400 990 113
17000 2550 1020 115
18000 2700 1050 117
19000 2850 1080 119
20000 3000 1110 120


Rotation capacity: 0,01 Rad. ( 10 )
Average contact pressure 20 N/mm
2
Other sizes and bearings with other technical features available upon request







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AGPL / AGPT - SLIDING GUIDED POT BEARINGS


vertical load
[kN]
horizontal
load [kN]
B
[mm]
H
[mm]
By
[mm]
Bx
[mm]
1000 150 250 80 300 250
1250 188 280 80 330 280
1500 225 310 84 360 310
1750 263 330 85 380 330
2000 300 350 85 400 350
2250 338 370 85 420 370
2500 375 390 87 440 390
2750 413 410 87 460 410
3000 450 430 87 480 430
3500 525 470 95 520 470
4000 600 500 95 550 500
4500 675 530 102 580 530
5000 750 560 105 610 560
5500 825 580 105 630 580
6000 900 610 106 660 610
6500 975 630 110 680 630
7000 1050 660 111 710 660
7500 1125 680 112 730 680
8000 1200 700 114 750 700
8500 1275 720 115 770 720
9000 1350 740 115 790 740
9500 1425 760 119 810 760
10000 1500 780 121 830 780
11000 1650 820 122 870 820
12000 1800 860 135 910 860
13000 1950 890 136 940 890
14000 2100 930 140 980 930
15000 2250 960 142 1010 960
16000 2400 990 148 1040 990
17000 2550 1020 150 1070 1020
18000 2700 1050 152 1100 1050
19000 2850 1080 153 1130 1080
20000 3000 1110 155 1160 1110



Rotation capacity: 0,01 Rad. ( 10 )
Average contact pressure 20 N/mm
2
By is fixed by value of longitudinal movement ey = 25 mm
In case of bigger value of ey it can be used the following formula:
By = B + 2ey

Other sizes available upon request.

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AGPM - FREE SLIDING POT BEARINGS


vertical load
[kN]
horizontal
load [kN]
B
[mm]
H
[mm]
By
[mm]
Bx
[mm]
1000 150 250 73 300 250
1250 188 280 73 330 280
1500 225 310 73 360 310
1750 263 330 73 380 330
2000 300 350 77 400 350
2250 338 370 78 420 370
2500 375 390 79 440 390
2750 413 410 79 460 410
3000 450 430 79 480 430
3500 525 470 84 520 470
4000 600 500 85 550 500
4500 675 530 86 580 530
5000 750 560 88 610 560
5500 825 580 89 630 580
6000 900 610 90 660 610
6500 975 630 91 680 630
7000 1050 660 92 710 660
7500 1125 680 93 730 680
8000 1200 700 98 750 700
8500 1275 720 98 770 720
9000 1350 740 100 790 740
9500 1425 760 102 810 760
10000 1500 780 102 830 780
11000 1650 820 104 870 820
12000 1800 860 111 910 860
13000 1950 890 113 940 890
14000 2100 930 115 980 930
15000 2250 960 117 1010 960
16000 2400 990 119 1040 990
17000 2550 1020 120 1070 1020
18000 2700 1050 122 1100 1050
19000 2850 1080 123 1130 1080
20000 3000 1110 124 1160 1110

Rotation capacity: 0,01 Rad. ( 10 )
Average contact pressure 20 N/mm
2
By is fixed by value of longitudinal movement ex = 10 mm
By is fixed by value of longitudinal movement ey = 25 mm
For bigger value of ey it can be used the following formula:
By = B + 2ey

Other sizes available upon request.

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FIXING TYPES

In case of horizontal loads < 20% of the simultaneous
vertical load, if there is sufficient friction between the
bearing and the sub or superstructure, the anchor
bolts can be left out and the bearing can be connected
to the structure by means of cementitius or epoxy
resin.






Upper and lower anchors can be provided on
request





In case of pre-cast concrete beam the
bearings can be provided with upper pin and
top subsidiary plate







In case of steel beams the bearings
shall be provided with upper pin or
connecting boalts







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To adjust the angle of inclination of the superstructure,
the pot bearings top plate can be manufactured at an
angle or a wedge plate can be fixed at the top of the
bearing



BEARINGS RANGE OF MOVEMENT

The berings total range of movement may be determined base on
the need for movement in a given structure. One or more of the
following factors may cause movements in the structure:
- Total temperature movement
- Shrinkage movement
- Creep movement
- Structural setting
- Movement and load arising after installation such as back
filling and prestressing.
- Wind movement
- Earthquake movement

Standard Pot bearing are designed for a range of movement 25
mm in longitudinal direction and 10 mm in the transversal direction (only for
multidirectional bearings).


PRESETTING OF POT BEARINGS

When calculating the bearing for site-poured concrete
structures, it is important to calculate assumed
movements in the structure proper. The aim of pre-setting
is to make future longitudinal movement symmetrical over
the bearings centre line. Pre- setting makes it possible to
offset movements caused by conditions as described in
the section (bearings range of movement). Pre-setting is
carried out in the factory according to specified criteria.
Do not attempt this operation on site.


INSTALLATION PROCEDURE

Refer to the Agom Pot Bearing Handling, storage,
installation and maintenance instruction.