All directional movable expansion joint bears 40 tons
Munich/Bucharest. The industrial monument “Triumphal Arch of Bucharest“
was subject to a complete overhaul and protected by means of seismic isolation
against earthquake. An expansion joint that is 86 m long, 1.25 m wide and
moveable into all directions encircles the total structure. This joint had to be
designed in a way to bear the load of a 40 ton axle load.