Amalia Bascule Bridge Gouda, The Netherlands

QuayQuipTS suplied panama wheels and spring cylinders for the Amalia Bridge, a motorway bascule Bridge over the river Gouwe near Gouda, the Netherlands. For this prestigious project, QuayQuipTS delivered two cast steel panama wheels with an individual weight of almost 16 tons and two spring cylinders weighing over 8 tons a piece to Hillebrand the fabricator of the bridge.

The panama wheels, spring cylinders along with pinion wheels and bearing house were installed spring 2016. All products were casted and manufactured in the QuayQuipTS factory in China.

The Panama wheels have a diameter of 4 meters and are manufactured under EXC3 execution class according to EN-1090 and by strict ROK guidelines of the Dutch department of waterways (Rijkswaterstaat). Both materials and hardening were third party inspected and certified by Bureau Veritas.