If you asked me what the absolute number one most-popular question our team gets at S&B Helical, it has to be… “How much is a helical pier foundation going to cost me?” That question is, by far, the most common
Helical pier foundations for oil and gas projects are seeing widespread adoption across the United States – from upstream to downstream operations. As demand for domestic oil production spikes, the need for oil and gas infrastructure is nearly at a
In a pipeline where gases and liquids flow together, it’s common for the liquids to settle to the bottom of a pipe while gases rise to the top. This leads to the formation of “slugs”, the name given to large
Heard this one?… “Helical piers might be fine for axial loads, but they’re a bad choice for lateral loads.” Yep, it’s a common myth. I’ve even touched on it before in a previous post, which you can check out here.
In today’s blog, I’m uncorking the honesty as we take a look at 9 common myths about helical pier foundations that refuse to die. If you’re an engineer, contractor, or anyone else who works in (or with) industrial construction… this is a post you can’t afford to miss.
From outstanding helical pier contractors who value good engineering to lazy hacks who couldn’t care less about “design limits” or “best practices”, I’ve seen the best and worst of the helical pier foundation industry. There’s plenty of outstanding companies who