Screw Pier Technical Information

Making it easier for engineers and specifiers

The design and Installation of screw pier foundations are carried out by Ideal Foundations and a specifiers technical guide has been prepared for and to assist consulting engineers or builders in understanding Ideal Foundations methodology. The specifiers technical guide also provides guidance for the specification of screw pier foundations by third party engineers for and on behalf of the builder on their projects.

Ideal Foundations’ engineers and technical staff are here to assist for any projects outside of the scope of the specifiers guide. Our team’s focus is designing the most economical screw pier/pile foundations for your project.

Ideal Foundations are a specialist designer, manufacturer and installer of screw pier foundations in Australia, predominately in NSW and Queensland.

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Ideal Foundations Screw pier technical guide for specifiers

TYPICAL DRAWINGS & DETAILS

For specifying Ideal screw piers on your next project download PDF files below or all connection details in one CAD file – ideal_foundations.dwg

SLAB CONNECTION DETAILS

CONNECTION TO SLAB – NO CAPS

CONNECTION TO SLAB – POST CAPS

CONNECTION TO SLAB – SLIP CAPS

CONNECTION TO SLAB – SHEAR BAR

PIER LAYOUT & ABOVE GROUND CONNECTIONS

SCREW PIER LAYOUT

ISOLATED PIER/POST
CONCRETE FOOTING

ISOLATED PIER/POST
CONCRETE BRACING COLLAR

ISOLATED PIER/POST
NO CONCRETE FOOTING

 

MODULAR VS MANUFACTURED SCREW PIERS

Ideal Foundations manufacture a modular off the shelf screw pier system that suit the majority of residential projects and a custom higher capacity range of screw piers for larger projects.

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