Project Description

Wabo®Flex is a molded rubber cushion type expansion joint system designed for heavy traffic and snowplow loading. The molded monolithic units are reinforced with structural steel. High strength aluminum wear plates are molded into the top surface and grooved to provide skid resistance. To prevent uplift or separation, tongue and grooves are provided to ensure a watertight connection. The Wabo®Flex system can accommodate structural movements up to 13 inches. SR

The Wabo®Flex system is approved on Highways  England SA-1 for Type 5 expansion joints and bridges.

Product Highlights

  • Molded rubber segmental joint system
  • Exposed riding surface designed with aluminum skid resistance plates
  • Accommodates movements up to 13”
  • Low profile system
  • Designed to minimize debris accumulation

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WBA’s superior customer service allows swift turnaround on an urgent request

The Sunshine Skyway Bridge was damaged for a second time in the summer of 2016 when a tanker truck caught fire and damaged the bridge, including a section of Wabo®Flex joints.  As a major transportation system for the area, the bridge could not be shut down and a quick repair was critical.  See more