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WABO Expansion Joints

Solutions for structural movements
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be made as to a product's suitability for a particular use or application and no warranty as to its accuracy, reliability or completeness
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for their intended use.
Introduction on WABO
Founded in 1950 in USA, Watson Bowman Acme is a world wide leader and a recognized innovator in
the development and manufacture of expansion joint control systems for the construction industry.
WABO, an adopted trademark of Watson Bowman Acme, is committed to providing the same high
energy and passion for excellence that made us a world wide leader by focusing on quality services
and products. Our ability to create custom solutions for our customers is one of the keystones to our
success. WABO
,
s focus is to use our expertise in the design and manufacture of expansion control
systems to produce products that perform.
WABO, now a part of Construction Chemicals Division of BASF, worldûs leading chemical company, is
the only brand servicing the Bridge and Highway, Architectural, and Parking and Open Air structures
markets, offering the broadest range of products and services in the construction industry.
Architectural
Bridge and Highway
Parking & Open Air Structures
It has been through our understanding of these specific market needs that we come to recognize the
need to further define our business through product lines based upon different market dynamics for
each of our technologies. By grouping these technologies, WABO is able to provide the right products
and services to meet the current and future needs of our customers.
About BASF
,
s Construction Chemicals Division
BASF
,
s Construction Chemicals division is the leading supplier of chemical systems and formulations
for the construction industry. Continuous innovation and tailor-made solutions ensure its customers
are more successful. Its Admixture Systems strategic business unit specifically helps customers in
the ready-mix, pre-cast and manufactured concrete and underground construction industries. The
Construction Systems strategic business unit offers a wide range of products for sports and industrial
flooring, external renders and wall insulation, expansion joints and wood preservatives, as well as
specialist repair mortars, tile adhesives and waterproofing membranes. The division operates production
sites and sales centers in more than 50 countries and regions and achieved sales of 2.1 billion with
approximately 7,100 employees in 2007. For further information, please visit www.ap.cc.basf.com
About BASF
BASF is the world
,
s leading chemical company: The Chemical Company. Its portfolio ranges from oil
and gas to chemicals, plastics, performance products, agricultural products and fine chemicals. As a
reliable partner BASF helps its customers in virtually all industries to be more successful. With its
high-value products and intelligent solutions, BASF plays an important role in finding answers to
global challenges such as climate protection, energy efficiency, nutrition and mobility. BASF has more
than 95,000 employees and posted sales of almost 58 billion in 2007. BASF shares are traded on the
stock exchanges in Frankfurt (BAS), London (BFA) and Zurich (AN). For further information, please
visit www.basf.com
Wabo
®
Modular
Wabo
®
Modular
SDM-160
SB-240
SB-320
SB-400
SB-480
SB-560
SB-640
SB-720
SB-800
“A”
“H”
• Water resistant sealing
• Engineered to last
• For high impact condition
• Greater vibrational damping
• For multi-directional movements
movement and use in heavy traffic bridge
• Sealing of joints on bridges with movements
greater than 100 mm.
• Rehabilitation or new construction.
• High impact and repetitive loading conditions.
WABO
®
MODULAR
Support Bar
Longitudinal
Displacement Box
Edge Beam
Separation Beam
Elastomeric Seal
Wabo
®
Modular Expansion Joint system
Typical Cross Section
WABO
®
MODULAR
Bridges required to provide secondary life safety
Watertight
Multidirectional movement
Undertakes day-to-day service movement
Recommended for seismic conditions










WABO
®
X-cel Modular
Wabo
®
X-cel Modular
Wabo
®
X-cel Modular
Wabo
®
X-cel Modular
Movement
Range (mm.)
Joint Gap (mm.)
Model
25W
40W
50W
65W
75W
100W
13
20
25
33
38
50
Profile
38
60
75
98
113
150
25
40
50
65
75
100
25
40
50
65
75
100
50
70
80
105
135
140
Min. Max Width Depth Total
Movement
Range (mm.)
Joint Gap (mm.)
Model
25FW
40FW
60FW
65FW
75FW
100FW
17
27
34
43
50
67
Profile
34
53
67
86
100
133
25
40
50
65
75
100
17
26
33
43
50
66
50
75
90
110
120
150
Min. Max Width Depth Total
• Rapid installation
• 100% watertight sealing
• Multi directional changes
• 20 years installation history
• Air inflated installation




• Non-skid surface
• Mechanically fastened
• Heavy-duty construction
• Tongue and groove interlock
• Steel reinforced elastomeric blocks
WABO
®
TRANSFLEX
Wabo
®
Transflex is the original-reinforced elastomeric
angles. Properly installed, the Wabo
®
Transflex will
debris and create, smooth riding, wear-resistant surface.
• Bridge, deck and ramps
• Low height joint sealing restrictions
• Expansion joint applications with maximum
movement of 330 mm.
• New construction or repair and maintenance of
existing joints
WABO
®
POT BEARINGS
Wabo
®
Pot Bearing









WABO
®
LAMINATED BEARINGS
Wabo
®
Laminated bearings are
Wabo
®
Elastomeric
Wabo
®
Elastomeric





WABO
®
ADHESIVE PC
• Thixotropic
• Long open time
• High elastic modulus
• High bonding strengths
• Good bond to damp surfaces
• High HDT (heat deflection temp)
Wabo
®
Adhesive
Wabo
®
Adhesive
• Bonding precast bridge elements
• Bonding external steel reinforcing plates for
strengthening beams, column and slab
• Anchoring bolts, dowels, steel bars in concrete
• Bonding the ends of concrete or metal pipes used
to transport water or sewage
Wabo
®
Adhesive PC
Bolte Bridge, Australia
Songkhla Bridge, Thailand Karuah Bypass, Australia
Airport Rail Link Project, Bangkok
Manhattan Bridge, USA Sunshine Skyway Bridge, USA
Bangna-Trad Expressway, Thailand
Shenzhen Bridge, Hongkong
BASF (Thai) Limited
Construction Chemicals Division
23
rd
Fl, Emporium Tower, 622 Sukhumvit 24 Rd.,
Klongtoey, Bangkok 10110 Thailand
Phone +66 2664 9430 Fax +66 2664 9427
Wabo Authorized Agent
Intelligent Solutions from
BASF Construction Chemicals
Whatever your construction problem, BASF Construction
Chemicals has an intelligent solution to help you be more
successful.
Our market leading brands offer the widest range of proven
technologies to help you build a better world.
Wabo
®
– Expansion Joint Systems
Emaco
®
– Concrete Repair Systems
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®
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®
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®
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Masterseal
®
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®
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Systems
Conica
®
– Sports Flooring
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®
– Hand and Spray Applied Waterproofing Systems
Coniroof
®
– PU Based Roofing Systems
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®
– PU Based Membranes to Protect Bridge Decks
Mastertop
®
– Decorative and Industrial Flooring Solutions
Ucrete
®
– Flooring Solutions for Harsh Environments
PCI
®
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Systems
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®
–Plasticising Admixtures
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®
– Mid Range Plasticising Admixtures
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®
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®
– New Generation Superplasticising Admixtures.
Micro Air
®
– Air entraining admixture.
Rheomix
®
– Manufactured Concrete Products Admixtures
Cementium
®
– Cement Additive Grinding Aid
BASF Construction Chemicals Asia Pacific
14/F Harbour Ring Plaza, 18 Xizang Zhong Road
Shanghai 200001, P. R. China
Phone: +86 21 2320 3901
Fax: +86 21 2320 3991