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Check out this alternative method of pile hacking!

Written by  TheStructuralEngineer.info

Breaking the bond between the concrete and the steel reinforcement bars is now less noisy and messy

Breaking the bond between the concrete and the steel reinforcement bars is now less noisy and messy

During the past days, a video of a relatively new pile head removal method has gone viral, as it considerably speeds up the hacking process. Contrary to the conventional method of hacking pile heads, this one uses a hydraulic breaker, excavator and air compressor to separate the concrete from the steel reinforcement bars. The concrete is then chopped into small debris for easy removal, while there is also a significant reduction of noise on site.

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