When and How to Use Helicals on Your Foundation Project

January 31, 2022 / in Blog / by Admin

When and how to use helicals

There are several different times when you cannot use standard foundation solutions because the foundation will be exposed to moisture. This could be because soil conditions don’t allow for the use of standard solutions. Learn more below on when and how to use helicals on your foundation project.


What is a Helical Pier?

A helical pier, also known as, a helical pile, screw pile, or helical anchor is a deep foundation solution. The plates thickness, number of helices, and diameter are dependent on the design of the project that are standardly specified by an engineer. PierTech systems now has a sister company, PierTech Engineering, which can help you with all your helical project design needs.

How do Helicals Help?

Helical Install uses Earth Moving Equipment. Due to what they use they do not need a substantial amount of excavating allowing for minimal soil disturbance, which will be beneficial in areas where you may not want to disturb the environment. The helical install will reach the load depth that the engineer has specified.

Why should I use Helicals?

Helical anchors will be used to proactively safeguard new foundations. They would also correct existing foundations because they are failing. The PierTech Hercules System will support up to 500 tons. . Whatever foundation project you have PierTech has a patented full proof solution for you.

What are the Benefits of the PierTech System?

  • Removable
  • Reusable
  • Install in all weather
  • Minimal Soil Disturbance
  • Will save you up to 50% on Labor
  • Use the Exclusive Patented PierTech Cross Lock Connection
  • Little Vibration Install
  • 24/7 Customer and Engineering Support

There are even more benefits in becoming a certified PierTech Installer!

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