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The International Concrete Abstracts Portal is an ACI led collaboration with leading technical organizations from within the international concrete industry and offers the most comprehensive collection of published concrete abstracts.
Title: Over 20 Years of Elastomeric Bearings Without Trouble: A Scheme for Safety and Reliability
Author(s): Jupp Grote
Publication: Special Publication
Appears on pages(s): 865-886
Keywords: bearings; performance; plastics, plolymers, and resins; polycloroprenes; quality control; rubber; tests
Abstract:In view of the practically incalculable long-term behaviour of elastomer and all the hazards of rubber products manufactured in small batches, German authorities preferred to lay stress more on the reliability of high-quality performance than on detailed design calculations. They decided on one single approved compound based on polychloroprene, and on a single table of approved dimensions. . .The institution submits an annual report on this quality control.
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