Pipe Piling has become the most attractive piling system for deep foundation systems across the United States. Pipe Pilings have been tested time and time again in all soil types and have easily out performed the competition, these tests were able to demonstrate how effective pipe pilings are in load bearing, and thus use of pipe piling in the civil construction industry for deep foundation systems. If your construction project involves a deep foundation system, you need to know about pipe piling. This page will explain the basics on how pipe pilings work and how it can be optimized for best results in civil construction and deep foundation system in residential and commercial applications.
Pipe piles are very simple and easy to understand piling system. A pre-manufactured steel pipe section is driven into the ground until refusal is reached. installing the piles can be achieved with three different types of equipment types, vibratory, drilled and pneumatic hammer. The pile designs will vary depending on the soil conditions and load requirements. Because they are made of steel, they can handle extremely heavy loads, and the right steels can make them virtually impervious to environmental conditions.
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Deep foundation systems are required when shallow soil layers are not strong enough to carry the loads from the structure. Pipe piles are commonly used in deep foundation systems and transfer the loads from building to load Bering soils deep below the surface levels. The loads are resisted through friction build up on the walls of the pile and point bearing soils targets that are determined off the soil boring logs. Pipe should then be filled with concrete to add strength to the pile and to keep out ground water. Pipe piles range in size from 2-7/8 inches to several feet in diameter and can be easily spliced to create piles hundreds of feet in length.