CHANCE® Foundation Solutions Blog

Want to improve the efficiency and durability of your foundation solutions? Our blog highlights all things helical anchors and foundation solutions.

Gary L. Seider, PE

Helical Pile Shaft Optimization

Helical Pile Shaft Optimization

The shaft type/size of a helical pile is critical to both the axial and lateral capacity –...

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3 Methods to Determine Helical Pile Capacity (and why you should use 2)

3 Methods to Determine Helical Pile Capacity (and why you should use 2)

The load capacity of helical piles can be determined 3 ways. The method(s) used are dictated by the...

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Origin and Development of the Torque Correlation (Kt) Factor

Origin and Development of the Torque Correlation (Kt) Factor

Today, it is generally accepted that installation torque can be used to verify the axial capacity...

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Effective Torque and Instantaneous Torque – What’s the Difference?

Effective Torque and Instantaneous Torque – What’s the Difference?

Capacity-to-torque relationships for helical piles are used frequently to determine termination...

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