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Helical Pile Shake Table Testing
The largest outdoor shake table in the world demonstrated the seismic test of helical piles lead by Dr. Amy Cerato, P.E. at the University of California, San Diego Jacobs School of Engineering.
What is a Helical Pier?
A helical anchor/pile is an extendable deep foundation system with helical bearing plates welded to a central steel shaft. Load is transferred from the shaft to the soil through these bearing plates. Central steel shafts are available in either Type…
Basement Wall Repair
Screw anchors can help prevent wall movement by holding the wall when soil swells and the resulting pressure pushes against the wall. Retaining walls can be designed using screw anchors with a modest increase in cost. Proven and building code…
Engineers – We are you one stop shop for technical literature, software, and design assistance. Located at the top of the page are various tiles providing drawings, specifications, and literature for our products. We also offer a free copy of…
Chance Civil Construction
Click Here to watch a short video on Chance’s Civil Construction division and their dedication to their customers. Since 1912, Chance has been the international leader in earth anchoring. Our helical piles are used worldwide to secure residential and commercial buildings, tower foundations, heavy equipment foundations and many other deep foundation applications. CHANCE® … Continued
Whether you are needing compression or tension loads to secure your structure, we can help. Helical Concepts, Inc. can provide design assistance to your heavy commercial projects. Commercial New Construction Commercial Remedial Repair Tiebacks Soil Nails using the Chance Soil Screw System Pipelines Mooring
Applications for guyed structures, self-supporting towers, structures substations, and switching stations are all part of the CHANCE T/C (tension-compression) foundation and guy anchor product line. Applications in sensitive areas, high water tables, difficult access as well as normal soils make…
When in doubt, test it. Helical Concpets, Inc. is proud to provide our pile or anchor testing services to our customers. Below are testing summaries provided by Chance and Helical Concepts, Inc. Test Summaries Cohesive Soils Test Summaries Cohesionless Soils…
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Helical Concepts Incorporated
REGIONAL DISTRIBUTOR FOR CHANCE CIVIL CONSTRUCTION & ATLAS RESISTANCE PIERS
WORKING FOR OVER 60 YEARS
The earliest known use of an anchor foundation was for the support of lighthouses in tidal basins around England. A blind English brickmaker, Alexander Mitchell, is credited with the design of a "screw pile" for this purpose in 1833.
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Atlas Resistance® Piers have been used to restore and/or stabilize homes and commercial structures that had settled. True end-bearing Atlas Resistance Piers are sold and installed only by contractors trained by Atlas.