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Title:
PILING APPARATUS AND METHOD OF INSTALLATION
Document Type and Number:
WIPO Patent Application WO2005040505
Kind Code:
A3
Abstract:
An in-situ pile apparatus (10) includes a helical anchor to which a plurality of elongated generally cylindrically shaped sections can be added. Each of the sections has a specially shaped end portion for connecting to another section. An internal drive is positioned in sections inside the bore of each of the connectable pile sections. The internal drive includes enlarged sections that fit at the joint between pile sections. In one embodiment, the internal drive can be removed to leave a rod behind that defines reinforcement for a tension rod connection from the anchor tip to an upper portion attachment point.

Inventors:
WHITSETT MICHAEL (US)
Application Number:
US2004031932W
Publication Date:
December 28, 2006
Filing Date:
September 29, 2004
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Assignee:
WHITSETT, MICHAEL
International Classes:
E02D5/38; E02D5/80; E02D7/30; E02D
Foreign References:
US5707180A1998-01-13
US5833399A1998-11-10
US5919005A1999-07-06
Other References:
See also references of EP 1692346A2
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