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Many techniques are used in practice to construct underwater foundations, including caissons and piled foundations. The main challenge of underwater construction is cutting off water seepage so as to always provide dry working conditions.
Water seepage can be eliminated by continually pressurizing inside caissons and dewatering the intercepted space of sheet-pile cofferdams. Although these methods alleviate water seepage, they have negative aspects, including unhygienic working conditions and elevated costs. This Photo presents a method to partly construct the submerged pile caps above water, sink to place, and complete work in totally dry working conditions. This method adapts the heavy lift technology to lower the pile cap to the underwater permanent position. This method of construction is Easier, Faster and Cheaper.

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Popular Questions

  • What is the main item used for sinking of pile caps?

    Jacking system & steel rods placed over posts that are installed on the piles

  • To which depth can the pile caps reach?

    Any depth

  • What is the connection between the rods and the pile caps?

    Embedded steel collars

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