APP’s ProTek Slide Plates are bearing surfaces engineered to reduce the friction and wear of various structural components at expansion and contraction joints. They can be used in multiple applications such as in the support of heavy piping, equipment, bridges, and other structural members. The ProTek Slide Plates can be constructed from various materials and in different sizes to best meet your needs.
ProTek Slide Plates are welded to steel components
Both backing plates and slide surfaces are available in different thicknesses and material (ie. stainless steel, graphite, FRP).