FPC ITALIA and FREYSSINET PERÚ have conquered a large percentage of the seismic protection market in Perù. In fact a long stretch of “Via Expresa linea Amarilla” connecting eleven Districts in Lima, four important hospitals, one private university and the roadway bridge Mantaro will be seismic isolated with the Freyssinet ISOSISM® devices.
The works for rehabilitation, strengthening and replacement of the damaged joint on the viaduct at km 31+610 of the county road 30 “DI VALLE BORMIDA” in the Acqui Terme municipality have been officially started.
FPC ITALIA in cooperation with Fryssinet de Panama has completed the supply of the isolators and of the joints for the San Isidro Bridge in the Republic of El Salvador.
FPC Italia is part of the new projects in Kuwait. We have completed the supply of Nos. 64 steel pot bearings with vertical capacities between 414tons and 828tons. Before the shipment, the devices have even been tested at ISOSISM laboratory in accordance with AASHTO standard with Third Party Witnessing by Bureau Veritas.
Full designed, built and assembled by the FPC ITALIA and ISOLAB team, the new bi-axial testing machine ‘5MN’ has been commissioned on July 2017. A new strength for the ISOLAB laboratory, for FPC Italia and for the Soletanche-Freyssinet group.
The first deliveries of the 855 double surface sliding pendulum isolators ISOSISM PS have started. They will seismically isolate the huge concrete slab post tensioned with 750 ton of strands. The object is the new logistic hub of Trieste port - Italy. The 70.000 square meter slab has a structural net of 10 x 10 meters. On each single column will be installed the sliding pendulum designed, manufactured and tested by FPC ITALIA.
The marketing in Italy of the brand FOREVA is still on progress. Design and technical offices, architects, apartment blocks administrators… our attention is addressed to everyone who are dealing with structures to retrofit and/or repair.
FPC Italia will take part in the following conventions: Edilportale Tour 2017 and Convention ANACI in Pesaro
The supply of the high damping rubber bearings type HDRB according to the European Standard EN15129 for the seismic protection of the new headquarter in Osimo of the LEGA DEL FILO D’ORO (Charity Association helping deaf and blind persons) has been completed, after the successful execution of the type and routine tests. The routine tests have been performed at our improved ISOLAB laboratory which has obtained the ISO 9001 certification and has been recognized as official certified laboratory according to European Standard EN15129.
The synergy among FPC Italia, Freyssinet Total Indonesia and Freyssinet TD scored a great success for the seismic isolation of the Light Rail Train Project in Jakarta, Indonesia. The technical support provided to the local main contractor PT Adhi Karya and the French Consultant SISTRA, to define the best solution for limiting the maximum horizontal force transmitted to the foundation, has played a significant role in the choice of ISOSISM LRB isolators.