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Helical Pile Shake Table Testing

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?

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 SS (Square Shaft) series or Type RS (Round Shaft) series. The Type SS series are … Continued

Atlas

Atlas

The Atlas Resistance® Pier is a manufactured, two-stage product designed specifically to produce structural support strength. First, the Pier Pipe is driven to a firm bearing stratum; then the lift equipment is combined with a manifold system to lift the structure. The Atlas Resistance® Pier System procedure provides measured support strength. Atlas Resistance® Piers are … Continued

Basement Wall Repair

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 accepted, these anchors will keep retaining walls from moving. Basement walls can be repaired using … Continued

Engineers

Engineers

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 the Helicap Software. Welcome to HeliCAP® Helical Capacity Design Software. Version 2.0 adds exciting new … Continued

Chance Civil Construction

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

Heavy Construction

Heavy Construction

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

Tower Foundations

Tower Foundations

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 the CHANCE T/C foundation a priority in transmission line construction. The CHANCE guy anchor, Type … Continued

A Solid Foundation for Homeowners

A Solid Foundation for Homeowners

Generally, a family’s home is their largest investment. One of the best ways to protect that investment is with Chance Helical Piles. CHANCE manufactured anchors are rated up to 100,000 pounds each. These are available in round or square shafts manufactured from high-strength galvanized steel. Special patented brackets are used to stabilize or lift foundations … Continued

Testing Services

Testing Services

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 Helical Pulldown Micropile Test Summary