prestressed pile

prestressed pile

A concrete pile which is prestressed or posttensioned in order to eliminate or reduce cracking during its transportation to the construction site, during driving, and while in service.
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Caption: Prestressed pile with Corrosion-Free Carbon Fiber Composite reinforcement being driven at the Nimmo Parkway Bridge site.
Caption: Through investment and management realignment, Gulf Coast Pre-Stress has positioned the TCP headquarters plant to capitalize on a spike in prestressed pile orders, while maintaining commitments to TX and U bridge girder customers.
In addition, the lateral load field test on both the composite and prestressed piles showed similar behaviour to that attained from the laboratory flexural test and analysis [10].