Bridge Expansion Joints

Transflex (Type 5)

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Type 5 Reinforced Elastomeric in accordance with BD33/94 standard.


The Transflex expansion joint system is registered with the UK Highways Agency, the Scottish Executive and the Welsh Assembly for use on highway bridge decks on all classes of roads and motorways. (BD 33/94: Joint Type 5 refers).


The Transflex system is included in the UK Highways Agency list of approved products SA1. Britflex Resin Mortar is also included in SA1 as an approved material for transition strips to all types of expansion joint. Transflex bridge joints comprise of steel angles and a steel bridging plate system encased in a flexible elastomer.


They are supplied in module lengths designed to be bolted to the structural concrete on either side of the expansion gap. A range of models are available to accommodate movement up to 330mm, providing a substantially waterproof joint and a smooth running surface.



  • Movement accommodation up to 330mm

  • Corrosive resistant elastomer casing

  • Accommodates skew movement

  • Factory vulcanised kerb and skew kerb units to special order

  • Membrane system included for maximum waterproofing



  • Highway bridge decks

  • Service Ramps

  • Multi-storey car parks