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6 Helical Pile Foundation Design Considerations

6 Helical Pile Foundation Design Considerations

Before helical piles are installed, there are a few design considerations you need to make to ensure they'll effectively support the intended structure. Without taking into account the size and shape of the piles, the type of soil, the pile capacity, and other such...

How to Determine Helical Pile Load Capacity

How to Determine Helical Pile Load Capacity

Helical piles are used to create strong, steady foundations with the ability to bear heavy loads in unique or difficult terrains. Because of their critical function in supporting foundations for industrial applications, it’s important to know exactly how much weight...

Helical Foundation vs. Concrete Foundation: Which Is Better

Helical Foundation vs. Concrete Foundation: Which Is Better

If you’re planning a large construction project, you need to find a foundational solution that will keep your structure standing strong for years to come. In the past, traditional concrete foundations have been the go-to method. But in recent years, that’s begun to...

How to Install Helical Piles

How to Install Helical Piles

The helical pile installation process is quite different from that of traditional foundational solutions. That said, if you’re considering taking advantage of its benefits for your next project, you may have some questions before getting started.  Below, we’ll discuss...

4 Industries That Use Helical Piles

4 Industries That Use Helical Piles

When compared to more traditional types of foundations, helical piles offer safer, stronger, and longer-lasting performance. However, since they are a less traditional type of foundation, many facilities managers and construction professionals aren’t sure when to use...

What Are Helical Piles?

What Are Helical Piles?

Helical piles are segments that make up a larger, deeper foundational system. They consist of helical bearing plates that are welded to a central shaft. The load they bear is then transferred from the shaft to the soil through those helical bearing plates. As a result...