Where foundation movement has been caused by ground heave, (such as moisture recovery of clay soils following removal or decay of a tree) the underpinning scheme should incorporate appropriate anti-heave protection. Underpinning piles may require special design consideration and incorporate reinforcement over their entire length.
WB Equipment is a specialized equipment supplier to industry and construction, with emphasis on custom hydraulic and pneumatic systems. We specialize in both Synchronous and Simultaneous Jacking Systems. These systems are used mainly to jack, hoist, lift or move any type of structure. Applications include bridge raising, bridge rolling, pipe jacking, pile testing, pre-stressing post tensioning.
House Lifters New Zealand is known for our precise Lifting, Sliding, Levelling and Foundation work. Our Lifting expertise includes lifting houses for repiling, basement conversions, renovations, subsidence works and house re-positioning. House Lifters North Island head office is in Auckland, our South Island head office is in Christchurch.
House Levellers is a Canterbury owned and operated business with a total understanding of local building construction techniques. The company specialises in the re-levelling of modern or older style houses and commercial structures including re-piling, foundation replacement, underpinning, re levelling of slab on grade dwelling and void filling. Our hydraulic lifting system along with our.
This article is about how to dig a foundation for a house,. renting a hydraulic digger, or hire several people to dig the trenches by using shovels. Obviously, the first alternative will do the job quickly, but there are cases in which a hydraulic digger might not have access to narrow or isolated sites. In that case, the only solution is to hire 3-4 persons to dig the foundation by using.
The installer begins by digging a two-foot hole next to the foundation and uses a hydraulic ram to drive the cylinders, one on top of the other into the soil until significant resistance is felt. A concrete cap is then added. Bottle jacks are used to lift the house as close as possible to its original position, additional cylinders and metal shims fill the space between the piling’s cap and.
United Rentals also provides hydraulic pallet jacks that are versatile with easy manual operation. Available pallet jacks have load capacities up to 6,000 lb. Come alongs (come-a-longs) are all-purpose lever hoists designed to pull, drag, lift or stretch heavy loads. The United Rentals material handling fleet also includes fishing and pulling materials, trolley beams and accessories, carts.
Lifting jacks are used for leveling or positioning heavy equipment, lifting automobiles and for supporting structures. They typically use screw or cylinder-based actuators and are powered by hydraulic, mechanical, electric, or manual methods. The lifting element is described as either a shoe or a saddle. A shoe is usually specially designed to match a lifting point while a saddle is a plate.