jacking plate

jacking plate

A steel plate, atop a pile during jacking operations, which is used to transmit the load of the jack to the pile.
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A fitting on a hydraulic hose connected to a hydraulic jack was sheared off after being improperly placed in a buckstay cradle, leading to the fitting being pinched between the cradle and the jacking plate.
In describing the rigging required to push the pipe into the trench, Reavis said two cables were attached to the 100-ton barge-mounted crane that ran the full length of the pipe and then hooked up to the jacking plate at the back of the pipe string.