Shotcrete

  • 15 Nov

    Using Micropiles for Denver Area Concrete & Construction Projects

    Micropiles are drilled and grouted replacement piles designed to transfer high-capacity load to a more stable subsurface strata. They are a small diameterĀ ( Less Than 300 mm ) replacement, drilled pile composed of placed or injected grout, around a steel reinforced center bar that is more than capable of accommodating every design load engineered specification.

    Micropiles can be used on residential and commercial structural repairs, foundation repairs as well as new installations of foundations and structures. Micropiles are capable of withstanding significant axial loads as well as moderate lateral loads. Micropiles are the perfect choice for almost all new installations and structural, foundation repairs, because they also cause minimal to no disturbance to the adjacent soils and structures.

    Uses of Micropiles

    • Foundation Repairs
    • Structural Repairs
    • Seismic Retrofitting
    • Support of Structures During Excavation, Tunneling and Dewatering
    • Alternative to Traditional Underpinning Methods

    Benefits of Micropiles

    • Versatile process can be used in any ground condition, obstruction, incline or foundation
    • Minimal vibration to foundation and subsoil
    • Connection to existing and new structure is economical and simple
    • Operations can be maintained by facility during construction

    Alpine Companies also supplies all the engineering needed for your micropile projects. Give Alpine Companies a call today at 303-797-8908 for a free estimate on your next micropile project. Or, click here to contact us via email.

    By Alpine Companies Concrete Micropiles Shotcrete
  • 15 Nov

    Using Soil Nailing for Denver Area Concrete & Construction Projects

    Soil nailing involves the insertion of slender reinforcing elements, generally rebar, into a slope to help treat natural, unstable soil slopes. This construction process can also be utilized to allow for the safe over-steeping of soils, either new or existing.

    First, access holes are pre-drilled into the soil with a slight downward incline. Then, a soil nail (reinforced steel rod or rebar) is inserted into the pre drilled hole. Then the drilled hole is grouted with a specialized grout pumping process. Once the soil nails are installed and grouted in place, a process called shotcrete is used to spray concrete over the top of the soil as well as the installed soil nails. The shotcrete will permanently lock the soil and soil nails into one another to allow for safe access and construction.

    Soil Nailing can be utilized for both commercial and residential applications.

    • Soil Stabilization
    • Slope Improvements
    • Retaining Walls
    • Sinking Foundations
    • Tie Back Systems Similar to Helical Piers and Tie Backs
    • Bowing Foundation Walls
    • Preservation of Natural Areas
    • Bridge Stabilization
    • Shoring of Walls During Repairs
    • Earth Retention System to Assist in Deep Excavations

    Benefits of Soil Nails

    • Installed with small scale equipment
    • Quick installation process
    • Helps to prevent ground loss
    • Minimal soil displacement during process
    • Can be installed underneath existing structures
    • Process can be used as either as a temporary or permanent system

    Alpine Companies also supplies all the engineering needed for your soil nailing projects. Give Alpine Companies a call today at 303-797-8908 for a free estimate on your next soil nails project. Or, click here to contact us via email.

    By Alpine Companies Concrete Shotcrete Soil Nailing
  • 15 Nov

    Using Shotcrete for Denver Area Concrete & Construction Projects

    Shotcrete, an all-inclusive term, describes the process of spraying mortar or concrete. This spraying process can either be wet or dry. Previously, the shotcrete process used be called Gunite, but today, Gunite is used to refer to the dry process of spraying concrete only.

    The concrete shotcrete process is fast, clean and much more affordable than most other concrete process alternatives. The cement shotcrete process can be installed or applied all year long, without having to worry about the weather. The concrete used for the shotcrete process can also be colored for a perfect aesthetic match as well.

    Shotcrete and gunite processes can be utilized for both commercial and residential applications.

    Residential Shotcrete Applications

    • Soil Stabilization
    • Slope Improvements
    • Retaining Walls
    • Water Features
    • Swimming Pool Installation and Repair
    • Structural Foundation Repair
    • Structural Walls
    • Crawl Space Shoring
    • Crawl Space to Basement Conversions

    Commerical Shotcrete Applications

    • Bridge Repair
    • Retaining Walls
    • Tunnels
    • Canals
    • Soil Stabilization
    • Arch Culverts
    • Structural Walls
    • Swimming Pools

    Alpine Companies also supplies all the engineering needed for your shotcrete projects. Give Alpine Companies a call today at 303-797-8908 for a free estimate on your next shotcrete project . Or, click here to contact us via email.

    By Alpine Companies Concrete Shotcrete