Helical Seawall Anchors, A Shoring Repair Solution in FL
Helical wall tiebacks are designed to straighten or strengthen basement and retaining walls. This method of shoring has become very popular with the engineering community due to their strength and ease of measuring capacity. Helical tiebacks has many of the same benefits as other helical anchors in the fact that they install with light weight, portable equipment, are not adversely effected by weather and can be load tested immediately upon installation.
Often ECP helical tiebacks are the preferred method of shoring by engineers due to their capacity to torque relationship and predictability of ultimate capacity. Helical tiebacks are used for many applications including:
- Sea Walls (Bulkheads)
- Basement Walls
- Retaining Walls
- Temporary Wall Support
- Tilt Up Construction
Earth Contact Products offers preliminary design services for helical tieback systems to our national network of contractors and their engineers. This design assistance provides product recommendations and calculations based on information provided by the installing contractor or engineer of record. ECP will help you match the correct helical product to your application or load requirement whether it is for a soldier beam and lagging wall, whaler braced wall or a simple concrete retaining wall.
ECP also offers several connection methods including wall plates, all thread adapters or specially designed rebar connection plates. With capacities ranging from 70kips to over 200kips Earth Contact Products has a helical tieback that will meet your individual requirements.
Helical Seawall Anchors in Jacksonville, Florida
Though helical anchors are a great choice no matter what your foundation repair needs, they are an obvious choice when it comes to seawall or lake wall repair. No matter if you are building a new seawall or fixing an existing one, helical anchors will be there to keep the wall solid. Helical anchors are a much better choice than concrete deadmen, and can be used where deadmen aren't doing their job.
Advantages of Helical Seawall Anchors in FL
There are multiple advantages when using helical piers as seawall anchors. First off, they are cost effective. When it comes to installation, they are both quick and flexible. They are installed quickly and tensioned immediately. Their length and bearing can be adjusted on the job. They can also be installed at an angle to avoid things like pools and building foundations. They can be installed both on the land or sea side, and cause little disruption to yards, gardens, and the like.
Because they are quick and relatively easy to install, helical seawall anchors cut labor and equipment costs. They require no excavation, and you don't have to wait for any concrete to cure. They can be installed in any type of weather, and in limited areas. They are removable and extendable, and can be used for both permanent and temporary applications. They load in bearing and in non-friction environments. Helical seawall anchors require no casing.
Helical seawall piers are simply convenient, efficient, and sturdy. You won't find a better option when it comes to securing your seawall. If you are interesting in installing helical seawall piers, or simply want to speak to a professional about a possible project, give us a call. We are here to help you. We serve Tallahassee, Lake City and Jacksonville, FL and the surrounding areas.