Depending on site conditions and the construction project, builders have a choice of using overlapping or interlocking sheet pile systems.
Sheet piles are usually the most cost effective deep foundation solution.
Vibration is the most commonly used technique for installing and extracting sheet pile through the use of a vibratory hammer.
The bracing system consists of horizontal members called wales, which transfer loads from the sheet piling to compres- sion members called struts, or to external supports called tie backs or anchors.
As a result of oblique bending, the strength and lateral stiffness of the sheet piling wall may be decreased considerably up to values of 60 % to 70 % compared to a continuous sheet piling wall.
The only purpose made sheet pile capping system available for concrete cap formwork, is faster and more cost effective than any on-site "lash ups".
Hot Rolled Sheet Piling are produced directly in hot form from a beam blank into its final shape.
Sheet piles retaining walls are a very cost effective way of forming a retaining wall, as there is reduced bulk excavation with maximum underground space.
Sheet Piling Infills are designed as a quick, economical and lightweight solution to infilling the open pans in an exposed sheet piling wall.
Permanent sheet pile wall structures are finished off at the top with a steel capping or reinforced concrete capping beam.
The bracing of sheet piling walls using ground anchors facilitates deep excavations whilst leaving the area free of obstacles.
To study the performance of sheet pile wall in peat during roadway construction, a long-term instrumentation program was conducted over a period of two years, measuring total lateral earth pressures, sheet pile deflections, soil movements, and water table level variances during construction.
There are three types of composite sheet piles, light piles, heavy duty sheet piles and super heavy duty piles.
Pultruded sheet piling is a section of piling that is manufactured by the continuous processing of raw materials by pulling resin-rich reinforcements through a heated steel die to form profiles of constant cross section of continuous length.
Our heavy-duty overlap sheet pile is designed for shoring and bulkheading.
Temporary sheet piling shall have a minimum nominal section modulus of 18.1 in3/ft of wall,when retaining traffic loads or adjacent to traffic.
In addition to economy, sheet piling offers a readily available, environmentally-friendly solution for retaining structures, providing excellent stability and ease of construction in both permanent an temporary applications.
Sheet pile is used to retain soil or water using steel sheet connectors with interlocking edges that form a wall and can either be permanent or temporary.
Sheet piling is attractive, quickly installed and economical.
Permanent retaining walls utilising sheet piles are used on schemes large and small, from simple projects to complex slope stabilisation solutions.