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How To Drill Bored Pile


Posted by Harry Lee on April 7, 2009 at 9:37 pm Usually bored pile is used for those tall buildings or massive industrial complexes, which require foundations which can bear the load of thousands of tons, most probably in unstable or difficult soil conditions. The method of drilling bored pile is different from RC Square pile or spun pile which are using driving method, the piling machine to be used will be different too. Bored piling works required specialist bored piling contractor to follow up instead of hiring general piling contractor. There is a simple step-by-step method on how to drill the bored pile in construction site.

How To Drill Bored Pile

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1) Adjust the piling machine on the pile axis and haul with the auger to the drilling place.

2) Start drilling until the auger is filled.

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3) Return from the drilling level to the top of the pile hole.

4) Swing to the uploading area.

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5) Unload the dirt in the unloading area.

6) Swing back to the top of the hole.

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7) Repeat steps 2 to 7 until the pile is completely drilled. Relocated the machine and start steps 1 to 8.

8 ) Start erecting rebar cage using a crane.

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9) Use funnel for dry method and tremie for wet method. Start pouring the concrete and finish the pile.

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What Is Bored Piles


Posted by Harry Lee on March 30, 2009 at 10:04 pm Bored pile is another type of reinforced concrete pile which is used to support high building which has heavy vertical load. Bored pile is a cast-in-place concrete pile where the bored piles have to be cast on construction site, while other concrete piles like Spun Pile and Reinforced Concrete Square Pile are precast concrete pile which theyre cast in the factory. Normally bored piling has be to carried on those tall buildings or massive industrial complexes, which require foundations which can bear the load of thousands of tons, most probably in unstable or difficult soil conditions. Bored piling is cast by using bored piling machine which has specially designed drilling tools, buckets and grabs, its used to remove the soil and rock. Normally it can be drilling into 50metres depth of soil. The advantage of bored piling is its drilling method, little vibration and lower noise level.

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The drilling method is depending on the condition of soil, piling contractor has to do soil investigation and decide which drilling technology has to be carried on. Piling contractor decide the correct drilling technology and minimize disturbance of the surrounding soil. For cohesionless soils such as sands, gravels, silts etc, whether its under the water table or not, the pile bore hole must be supported using steel casing or stabilizing muds such as bentonite suspension. After these, reinforcement bar will be put into the bore hole and concrete will be poured into the bore hole.

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Bored piling is popular to be used in construction as a foundation especially for bridge work and tall building as well. Bored piling work has to be done by specialist bored piling contractor, normal piling contractor cant be done without experience and knowledge about bored piles.

How To Handle And Store Pile


Posted by Harry Lee on March 18, 2009 at 9:04 pm Under Super Strength Pile Pile can be done in precast or cast-in-situ, cash-in-situ pile which is casted on the site, while precast pile is casted in the factory and deliver to construction site. This article will be teaching you how to handle and store the precast pile after it has been casted in the factory. Basically this article is writing about handling and storing hollow section pile such as Super Strength Pile (SS Pile). It has several steps need to be followed.

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