Load Test on Piles in Kenya & East Africa
A Pile load test is one of the most accurate methods of calculating the load capacity of a pile. Until and unless a pile is not tested for any potential failures, the civil engineer would not be able to recommend appropriate measures prior to any foundation design. Pile testing is relevant to almost any kind of deep foundation that has similarity to piles, despite the technique of installation. Pile testing involves the use of load which can displace the base and estimate its capacity from the response.
SECO is constantly looking forward to more successful methods of supervise pile construction to give you an accurate estimate. To ensure a safe foundation as desired, the strength of each pile must fulfill both geotechnical and structural limits present. Taking up a pile load test is the most accurate method of estimating the ultimate geotechnical capacity of a pile.
In complex and challenging projects, an initial load test program can help the design engineer to choose the right pile type of the job which can withstand any kind of strain during driving. Pile load test detects any shortcoming or pile damage before starting the project and help the design engineer to choose the correct pile type fit for the job. It also cuts down pile length with right end-of-driving requirements. Pile Load test avoids pile damage from excess driving.