Pile Foundation Types and Their Main Characteristics
Pile foundation recognize three main pile types. Cast-in-situ piles, driven piles and driven and cast-in-situ piles are the three types of construction piles. Driven pile foundations are formed with concrete, steel or timber. The process guide them passing through prefabrication process before they are set up at the construction site. These piles are possessed through a pile hammer.
Pile Foundation Types Characteristics
Cast-in-situ piles refer to concrete pile. They are created with drilling holes in the ground to the necessary depth and then the hole is filled up with concrete. Some occasions need reinforcement which is utilized in the concrete as well.
Driven and cast-in-situ piles provide same benefits of both driven and cast-in-situ piles. The process for setting up a driven and cast-in-situ pile is given in the pictures below.