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Exciting news from TENSA! The EAD (European Assestment Document) & ETA (European Technical Assessmentl) for TensaSlide material are officially released and published! Moreover on January the 2nd, the Italian Patent (by Luigi Massa and Ivan Marenda) for using TensaSlide inside bearings and antiseismic devices was approved! More informations? Click here to download the certification from EOTA website: https://www.eota.eu/pages/etassessments/detail.aspx?uid=17/0403
February 09, 2018
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We are extremely proud to announce that TENSA PT system is the first officially approved by Florida Department of Transportation (FDOT) under the new 2017 Standard Specifications for Road and Bridge Construction. Tensa America 19AMTS bonded PT system is the first officially introduced on January 24th 2018 in the “Approved Post-Tensioning System Vendor List” released by FDOT Structures Design Office. A link to the web page is here: http://www.fdot.gov/structures/CADD/standards/ApprovedPTDrawings/ApprovedPTDrawings.shtm This first prestigious approval comes after nearly 5 years of developments and tests carried out in US laboratories to meet severe technical specifications and requirements from Florida Department of Transportation. This achievement is a powerful proof of the performance and development of Tensa PT system which is now ready and available to the Florida and USA market. Congratulations to the Technical Department working group who put together a huge effort to deal with a long testing and approval process that is not yet over!
January 26, 2018
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📣Successful completion of fatigue and tensile test and fatigue and leak test over Tensa 4 strands hanger system for Pensacola Bay Bridge project! 🇺🇸🛣 Tensa has brilliantly completed the testing program for assessment of the 4 strands hanger system for the Pensacola Bay Bridge project in Florida (USA). Fatigue + tensile test and fatigue + leak test in accordance with PTI DC45.1-12 recommendations have been positively completed in the Structural Engineering Laboratory (GIMED) of the Politecnico of Milan (Italy). Tests have been required to assess the performance of the system that will be installed in the Pensacola Bay Bridge project, located in Pensacola, Florida, under the FDOT Authority. Cables for this project are designed to use galvanized, waxed and hdpe coated strand: this will be a new feature for US bridges and has been specifically requested by FDOT. Tensa America will be responsible for the supply and installation of the system in middle 2018.
January 16, 2018
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Successful completion of fatigue and tensile test over 127 strands Tensa stay cable system 🎯 We have positively completed a fatigue and tensile test according to FIB bulletin 30 Recommendations over a 127TSR stay cable system in the CTL laboratory of Chicago. Such brilliant result extends TENSA range of stay cables tested sizes, reaching the capacity of more than 35 MN. This is a new limit reached that allows use of this system within structures where high capacity is required. More about SC technology: http://www.tensainternational.com/stay-cables
January 10, 2018
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December 21, 2017
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New Ross Bypass
December 13, 2017
Few days ago, TENSA International attended the First International Symposium on present and future of Seismic Protection in Perú, organized by the Ministry of Housing, Construction and Healthcare. Our contribution concerned "Eurocode and European Experience in Seismic Protection Systems ". We want to thank all the many visitors for the great interest shown and the Ministry for the kind invitation! For any information regarding the event, please send a mail to p.scotti@tensainternational.com
November 07, 2017
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A combination between architectural aesthetic with engineering function. The New Calatrava Bridge in Cosenza is a masterpiece of engineering. In the back, the impressive pylon (that rises to a height of 87 m) is supported by two 169 strand stay cables, supplied by TENSA.
November 06, 2017
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Il 28, 29 e 30 Settembre saremo a Venezia in qualità di sponsor del Congresso del Collegio dei Tecnici dell'Acciaio. I nostri ingegneri saranno presenti ai due giorni di congresso sulle costruzioni antisismiche resilienti, espressive e sostenibili, e parteciperanno ai workshop della sessione speciale.
September 11, 2017
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On the 10th of August 2017, the new cable-stayed bridge has been officially opened in Basra. The new 1,5-kilometres-long bridge crosses Shatt El Arab river in Southern Iraq and consists of a central cable-stayed bridge and two approach viaducts. The centre span reaches 150 meters of height and the two main towers rise 40 meters from the top of the deck, supporting 28 stay cables. TENSA stay cables were installed at the beginning of the launching operations, to permit working in protected conditions. http://www.tensacciai.it/projects/basrah-bridge
September 05, 2017
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TENSA has positively completed a fatigue and tensile test carried out over a 37 strands stay cable provided with a multi-tube saddle type 37TSS-T. Test has been performed at the Politecnico of Milan, structural laboratory LPM, in full compliance with FIB Bulletin 30 (2005), imposing 2 fatigue million cycles and subsequent tensile resistance test, providing a final results in full compliance with acceptance requirements. This test, extremely complex for the set-up needed and dimensions of the testing apparatus, has been developed through more than 2 months and it is a unique test, having no other similar done in the market. This result has a strategical importance in the development and growth of Tensa stay cable system and it is a logical development of the previous one carried out in 2016 over a 7 strands stay cable. Congratulations to the entire working group of the Technical Department for such brilliant result!
August 14, 2017
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Sei mai stato in Madagascar? E ' una terra inesplorata con paesaggi mozzafiato! Qui, abbiamo fornito tutto il sistema di sospensione per il nuovo ponte di Kamoro, migliorando notevolmente la capacità del traffico di quello già esistente - la vecchia carreggiata era di circa 4 m. Leggi il nuovo articolo su Strade&Autostrade (per ora, solo in Italiano)
August 11, 2017
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A great work in a fantastic setting! The 118 mt span bridge is equipped with TENSA stay cables and overhangs a 100 mt deep valley. --- Click here to see more stay-cable bridge projects: https://goo.gl/wNpZC3 video ©studiodemirandaassociati
July 26, 2017
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Welcome to TENSA new UniBlock Joints! With service movements from 40 to 360mm (±20 to ±180mm), and seismic movement up to 1000mm, our new Uniblock Joints respect the ETAG032 and guarantee a design life of 50 years https://goo.gl/uFhtZR
July 03, 2017
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Yesterday inaugurated the new "Ennio Flaiano" bridge over the Pescara river! More info about TENSA supply? -> https://goo.gl/92J887
June 16, 2017
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Gli highlights della tappa di giovedì scorso, con l'intervento di ing. Massa. Un pomeriggio di aggiornamento e formazione, un successo di pubblico ed interesse!
May 12, 2017
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May 08, 2017
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***PTI Design Awards 2017*** Manhattan West Platform has been chosen for the Award of Excellence in the Industrial/Special Applications Category! Discover more at: http://www.tensainternational.com/projects/manhattan-west-development-platform
May 03, 2017
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Giovedì prossimo 4 maggio saremo a Edilportale Tour per presentare la soluzione per la protezione di edifici ad alto valore storico e artistico. Vieni a trovarci!
April 26, 2017
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Il 4 maggio vieni a trovarci alla tappa di Firenze di Edilportale tour. Con ing. Massa, parleremo di dispositivi antisismici e della protezione di edifici ad alto valore storico ed artistico. Ci trovi presso lo stand Unicmi!
April 21, 2017
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