Elastomeric Bearing Pads


Elastomeric bearing pads have become the cornerstone of modern engineering, offering unparalleled support in limited load-bearing applications for steel or precast concrete bridges and structures. Developed to withstand vertical loading and accommodate thermal expansion, the elastomeric bearing pads from Denver Rubber Company are an ideal choice for applications exposed to various forces such as vibration, shock, shear, and rotation.

Properties that Exceed Expectations

Denver Rubber Company takes pride in producing elastomeric bearing pads that meet the most stringent industry requirements, providing a reliable foundation for critical structures. The key properties of these bearing pads include:

Conformance to AASHTO M251 Grade 2 and 3 Requirements: Denver Rubber Company’s elastomeric bearing pads adhere to the high standards set by the American Association of State Highway and Transportation Officials (AASHTO), ensuring optimal performance.

Shock and Vibration Isolation: These bearing pads are designed to minimize and isolate structural shocks and vibrations, contributing to the longevity and stability of the supported structures.

Noise Dissipation: The elastomeric construction efficiently dissipates noise, creating a quieter and more comfortable environment for surrounding areas.

Chloroprene Neoprene Construction: The bearing pads are crafted from 100% chloroprene neoprene, a durable material known for its resistance to environmental factors and longevity.

High Tensile Strength: With a minimum tensile strength of 2,250 psi, these bearing pads provide robust support for various applications.

Range of Durometers: Available in common Shore A durometers, the elastomeric bearing pads offer flexibility to cater to different structural requirements.

Variety of Thicknesses: Denver Rubber Company provides elastomeric bearing pads in stock thicknesses of 1/8″, 1/4″, 1/2″, 3/4″, and 1″, offering versatility for diverse applications.

Versatile Applications

 Denver Rubber Company’s elastomeric bearing pads find application across a spectrum of industries and structural projects. Some prominent areas of use include:

Steel and Precast Concrete Bridges and Structures: Offering reliable support and stability for vital infrastructure projects.

Heavy Equipment Foundations: Ensuring a solid and vibration-resistant foundation for heavy machinery.

Load-Bearing Infrastructure: Providing critical support in load-bearing applications to enhance structural integrity.

Steel-Reinforced Concrete Construction: Contributing to the stability and longevity of structures in the steel-reinforced concrete sector.

Shock and Vibration Isolation: Ideal for applications where dampening structural shocks and vibrations are paramount, such as in forging and heavy industry.

Start Creating with Denver Rubber Company Today!

Elevate your engineering projects with Denver Rubber Company’s elastomeric bearing pads. Our commitment to quality, durability, and innovation makes us the preferred choice for engineers and architects seeking reliable solutions for their structural challenges.

Embrace the future of structural stability and noise control by incorporating Denver Rubber Company’s elastomeric bearing pads into your projects. Connect with us today and explore the possibilities of creating robust and enduring structures with our premium elastomeric products. Your vision, our expertise – let’s build the future together!

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