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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

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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