There are many advantages of prefabricated driven piles: quality guaranteed by industrial prefabrication, improvement of the ground characteristics by soil displacement, immediate control of the bearing capacity and real working speed. If the use of driven piles meets the expectations of professionals perfectly, this type of deep foundation is still struggling to renew itself. The special foundations industry is now changing and adapting to the demand of construction companies, decision makers and interested purchasers, especially at an environmental level.
With the ever-increasing development of the recycling and wood sectors, materials derived from recycled raw and renewable materials like centrifuged ductile iron or reconstituted solid wood have made their appearance in the special foundations sector and are now economic alternatives to be taken seriously.
Their mechanical properties are similar to traditional materials, whilst their resistance to hard driving is clearly better. The Eurocodes now integrate these new materials in consistent European standards for both structural and geotechnical design.
The sector of prefabricated driven piles is being modernized. The equipment is increasingly going in the direction of even more versatility and simplicity. Driven piles are now applied to many geotechnical fields involving deep foundations and soil improvement as well as retaining structures.
Driving and pumping machines are also evolving and becoming more accessible. The proposed equipment now has the advantage of being lightweight, compact and very efficient.
More modern, more accessible, more versatile. The prefabricated driven pile sector is expanding. Sarl Coulon Pieux Battus offers you innovative and competitive systems, complying with the highest European standards and evolutions within the profession.