Based in Finland, Paalupiste Oy have over 15 years of professional experience in screwing piles and are also one of Europe’s largest screw pile manufacturers. This particular job required the installation of over 600 screw piles for railway noise barriers. Utilising the Digga PD40 Paalupiste drilled directly into the track bed quickly with ease and no vibrations to the rail track.
"We have installed 2 screw piles under each pillar (post). We have connected these 2 screw piles with horizontal I-beam and attached vertical I-beam (fence post) on top of horizontal beam. This way we can use shorter and smaller piles to gain superior lateral load capacity, The work can be done fast due to loose installation tolerances (tolerances can be loose because we just need to get beam between 2 piles) Fast, easy, environment friendly, no noise or vibration and cost efficient foundation solution. Work can be done quickly which does not disturb so much normal train traffic.”
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