Skyline Steel - U-Type

By: Skyline Steel  09-12-2011
Keywords: Piles, Sheet Piles

U sheet piles retain soil and water just like Z piles with one important difference: U piles have the interlock on the neutral axis. The placement of the lock in the centerline of the wall reduces the efficiency of the section and can cause reduction of section properties because of shear transfer.

Keywords: Piles, Sheet Piles

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Skyline Steel - Z-Type

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Skyline Steel - Flat Web

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When soil properties unexpectedly change, there is no place to put your shipment, or you need to adjust your order, just call, and we will take care of it. At over 20 yards strategically located around North and South America, we have enough of every length and profile you might need. No one ships more steel piling in North and South America than Skyline Steel because no one has more piling than Skyline Steel.


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Skyline Steel - Steel Sheet Piling

Steel sheet piles are long structural sections with a vertical interlocking system that creates a continuous wall. The ability of a sheet pile section to perform is dependent upon its geometry and the soils it is driven into. The pile transfers pressure from the high side of the wall to the soil in front of the wall. Permanent sheet piles remain in the ground and serve as permanent retaining structures.