The trimming eliminates the polluted/dirty concrete and a minimum of sound concrete above the cut-off level, over the full cross section of a pile (Standard EN 1536: Execution of special geotechnical works: bored piles). Trimming shall be carried out without damaging the concrete, reinforcement and instrumentation of the pile. The FPS (Federation of Piling Specialists) has prepared an excellent document about breaking down of piles, which includes the most relevant technologies for pile trimming. The … Read more
Grupo Terratest Foundations works for San Francisco Station, in Quito, are over. Great job by Terratest Group.
Grupo Terratest Impressive foundation works for Quito Metro.
Execution of offshore piles for TransGambia Bridge, in Gambia, by Terratest Africa.
Express Yourself Learning Safety measures for the execution of bored piles.
Time-lapse video showcasing pile cap and column construction on the Gerald Desmond Bridge Replacement Project. LBbridgeproject
Excavation pit: retaining walls, anchors and deep foundation by bored piles. geobuuk
Piling Contractors. Utilization of cluster hammers por pile drilling. Apparently rocks with UCS up to 400 MPa can be drilled with this system!
ariel quintero Animation of the execution of full cased piles excavated with clamshell. The casing is installed with an oscillator instead of the rotary head of the piling rig.These piles are commonly called “Benoto piles” in some regions.
Rawad El-Debs Execution of bored piles with a Liebherr LB 36 and temporary casing for ground support.
PT Fujibolt Indonesia Rebar splice coupler connector for cast-in-place piles: earthquake-resistant rebar coupler.
“The reverse circulation drilling is generally used for large diameter piles and consists of returning the drilled material and flushing medium to the surface inside the drill pipes. The pressure and flow of the drilling fluid at, and immediately behind, the drilling bit effectively flushes the drilled material away from the bit and also prevents the borehole from collapsing. Further back from this the hydrostatic head of the drilling fluid ensures the stability of the … Read more