Helical Piles and Their Uses: A Comprehensive Guide | TFG USA
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January 23, 2014

Helical Piles And Their Uses

What are helical piles?

Helical piles, sometimes referred to as screw piles, have many different commercial and industrial applications. They are used quite frequently in the construction industry, for instance. Their purposes include supporting  new foundations and repairing old ones. These helical piles can also create permanent tension, which helps hold down high winds and seismic activity.

Below is a diagram of a helical pile:

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Helical piles are designed for performance

Helical piles are designed to help you improve your performance in the field. They offer several advantages to more traditional drilling or driving methods.  They are easily modified to suit your specific need are fast to install. They can even be used with your own equipment. One of the best advantages, is that helical piles can be used in sites that have limited access, such as the ones with poor soil quality or too much water.

Helical piles are also useful for the following applications:

  • New Construction
  • Underpinning
  • Pipeline Anchoring
  • Walkways and Boardwalks

Helical piles are environmentally friendly

We are very proud to be a part of this environmentally conscious effort. Simply put, helical piles are better for the earth. Due to the way they are engineered, less soil is disturbed compared to a driven pile or drilled shaft. Less disturbance for the environment, means a better ecosystem.

Contact an expert

With more than 40 years in the metal fabrication industry, The Federal Group USA is capable of producing high-quality custom helical piles or screw piles. Schedule a time to speak with one of our experienced customer sales engineers if you are interested in learning more about our capabilities and services.

For more information about Helical Piles, please visit the Helical Pile Association’s website.

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