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sheet pile

n
(Civil Engineering) civil engineering one of a group of piles made of timber, steel, or prestressed concrete set close together to resist lateral pressure, as from earth or water. Compare bearing pile
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Noun1.sheet pile - a pile in a row of piles driven side by side to retain earth or prevent seepage
piling, spile, stilt, pile - a column of wood or steel or concrete that is driven into the ground to provide support for a structure
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This phenomenon had not been yet studied or analyzed practically or theoretically with presence of sheet pile wall.
It was at this time that suspected damage to the open cell sheet pile was confirmed and new damage was identified, including sheet pile that were found "bent or twisted or somehow damaged to an extent they couldn't be used without pulling them and going back to a competent sheet at some location.
The penetration rates of three different sheet pile types having up to four different lengths driven with or without clutch are documented.
Last April the company announced it had expanded its product range to include sheet pile materials which it had been developing over the past two years.
Abu Dhabi-based Emirates Steel has expanded its product range to include sheet pile materials; high value-added products that the integrated steelmaker has been developing over the past two years.
The event, at which Arcelor Mittal's Luxembourg-based commercial director Boris Even will provide the keynote speech, will also discuss new developments in sheet pile sections, applications for use in infrastructure projects and the use of sheet pile in underground car parks.
“With Bayer's polyurethane and our manufacturing technique, we're able to create a 100 percent pure polyurethane composite sheet pile section that is 30 percent stronger than any other composite sheet pile currently sold by others.
One of the building activities influencing its surroundings is the construction of sheet pile walls that are used for the prevention of earth slide or water leaking into building pits.
Approximately 40,000 cubic-yards of the most highly contaminated, dioxin-laden sediment will be removed beginning in the spring of 2012 from within a sheet pile enclosure adjacent to the Diamond Alkali site, then piped to a processing facility that will be constructed one-quarter mile downstream at 117 Blanchard St.
United Rentals operates more than 50 trench safety rental branches that offer the latest technologies in steel and aluminum trench shields, aluminum trench shores, steel sheet pile with modular waling systems, steel crossing plates and custom slide rail systems.
The work to be performed provides for bulkhead repairs, and includes provision of sheet pile in front of the existing bulkhead with concrete infill, provision of a jet-grouted soil curtain wall behind the existing bulkhead, provision of additional fill material with a geo-textile grout matt overlay for sheet pile toe stabilization; seawall repairs, tie rod repairs, repair of existing fender system, and related work behind the existing bulkhead.
and other contractors were approached by the Corps of Engineers with a problem: How to drive 4,300 linear feet of sheet pile 70 linear feet long around the London Avenue canal levees to a water pumping station.