HC Matcon Inc. has successfully installed hundreds of footing tie down anchors. Pre loading can be accomplished by hydraulic jacks and testing programs often involve proof testing of all anchors on a site.
The footing tie down anchor can be vertical of angled/battered to deliver a horizontal restraining benefit. The anchor, which may be called a mini pile in some situations, has been used by HCM for innovation retaining wall and/or underpinning situations.
HC Matcon Inc. continues to improve the footing tie down technology being offered to clients by innovating connections, drilling methods and improving capacities.