01 July 2007
01 July 2007
Crane Materials International, the Atlanta based manufacturer of synthetic sheet piling, high performance docks, and innovative marine construction products, will now offer two new composite sheet pile sections.
Until now, the largest FRP sheet piling produced was 18” (46 cm) wide and .26” (0.27 cm) thick. ShoreGuard GG50 is three feet (91 cm) wide and .355” (0.90 cm) in thickness and GG70 is four feet (122 cm) wide and .470” (1.20 cm) in thickness. CMI say that ShoreGuard Ultra Composite GG70 is three times stronger than any fibreglass sheet piling offered by anyone other than CMI.
“Our team has more experience in the design and manufacture of FRP sheet pile than any other company”. Said Mike Yeats, Chief Engineer, CMI. “I am very excited about the prospect of being designed into applications where, before now, steel was the only choice”.
The applications for the new sheet piling products are tall seawalls & retaining walls, as well as cutoff walls, containment barriers and flood control structures.
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