Corus sheet piling specifications

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Corus sheet piling specifications
The world's first major steel bridge is the Forth Rail Bridge in Scotland. (forth rail bridge image by Jean Morrison from Fotolia.com)

Sheet piling has several advantages in bridge construction projects, key amongst which is that it can act both as foundation and wall, saving both time and money. Corus produces several steel sheet piling products, such as Frodingham Z sections, LX and Larssen U sections and Straight Web sections. Corus also makes a range of corner and junction piles.

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Frodingham

Frodingham sheet piles are available in lengths up to 30m (32.80 yards). They are usually supplied in pairs. If required, they can be painted by Corus with glass flake epoxy or polyester. Frodingham piles are available in widths from 425 to 483mm (16.73 to 19.01 inches). The depth range is from 143 to 330mm (5.62 to 12.99 inches). The thickness is from 8.4 to 17.0mm (0.33 to 0.66 inches).

LX and Larssen

LX and Larssen sheet piles are available in lengths up to 30m (32.80 yards). They are usually supplied singly but on request, will be supplied in crimped pairs. If required, they can be painted by Corus with glass flake epoxy or polyester. LX and Larssen piles are available in widths from 400 to 600mm (15.74 to 23.62 inches). The depth range is from 200 to 450mm (7.87 to 17.71 inches). The thickness is from 8.2 to 28.6mm (0.32 to 1.12 inches).

Straight Web

Straight Web sheet piles are available in lengths up to 24m (26.24 yards). Straight Web sections can be used in cellular cofferdams, to create perpetual ship collision defence on the piers of bridges. Straight Web piles are available in a width of 413mm (16.25 inches). The thickness is 12.7mm (0.5 inches).

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