New Construction

Helical Foundations

Heavy-duty Helical Foundations

Because of the ability to transfer the structure load to deep, stable soils, engineers are increasingly relying on helical piles for new construction applications. Originally popularized for light-duty new construction and remedial repair, helical piles are now commonly used for high-capacity new construction projects in commercial, industrial, and residential applications. Click to read some new foundation case studies where helical piles proved to be the best solution for the job:

Helical Piles New Construction

Challenging Soil Profiles

Chance helical foundation systems for new construction are designed, tested and proven for applications in expansive soils, high water tables, fill areas and other areas where unstable soils require piling. Chance helical pile systems reach competent soil below active zones, are predictable via torque-to-capacity correlation, do not require excavation or spoils to prepare site, will accept loads immediately and install in limited access areas in most weather conditions.

Helical Piles Foundation

Predictable capacity

When contractors pour a shallow foundation, such as a strip footing or turned down slab, there is no reliable measurement of the capacity of that foundation. That’s why foundation repair is such a huge industry today. When an engineer specs a helical pile foundation, they can be confident that it will carry the load that the helical piles were designed to hold. Try our free design software, HeliCAP, to calculate capacity and select the best products for the job.