Holding Court in DELMARVA - Summer 2018:
CHANCE Civil Construction, Avon Corp. and Earth Anchoring Suppliers
hosted structural, civil and geotechnical engineers from Maryland,
Delaware, southern New Jersey, eastern PA and Metro DC for a hands-on
deep foundation demonstration and seminar.
Located on the shores of the Chesapeake Bay in Deale, Maryland area
engineers were engaged, enlightened and a bit indulged as well.
The early morning session under the cabana was energized. With about fifty
engineers in attendance, the day started with a comprehensive
presentation from Phil Brackett of Hubbell Power Systems (CHANCE Helical
Piles) and Alex Raposo of Earth Anchoring Suppliers. The focus was deep
foundations and helical piles: applications, design, installation and the latest
A highlight of the morning session was engineer Matt Conte’s detailed
review of his invention, the DRIVECAST high capacity screw displacement
pile (manufactured by CHANCE). DRIVECAST’s high capacity and low
impact installation piqued the interest of the engineers.
Along with our presenters, veteran deep foundation contractors Avon Corp.
of Alexandria, VA provided crews and equipment for a series of live
• DRIVECAST installation and live load test
• ROCK-IT carbide tipped helical pile for challenging, high blow count soils
• Square shaft helical pile installation with highly mobile installation rig
• The full range of helical pile terminations and their applications
DRIVECAST was the main interest for attendees. The live load test of the
installed DRIVECAST pile tested to 200 kips at a depth of 30 feet, 10,500 ft/lbs
of torque with 0.058" of permanent deflection after rebound. These results
were embraced by all.
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Earth Anchoring Suppliers, LLC
19 Trenton-Lakewood Road
Clarksburg, New Jersey 08510
183 Locust Avenue - No. 483
West Long Branch, New Jersey 07764
CHANCE® Civil Construction is a division of Hubbell Power Systems, Inc., the international leader in earth anchoring. CHANCE and ATLAS® brands are used worldwide in a variety of deep foundation applications.
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