🕑 Reading time: 1 minuteCased piles consist a shell around it and these piles when casted in site are called cased cast-in-situ concrete piles. Types and advantages of these piles are discussed. In case of cased cast in situ piles, the shell is usually made of steel. This type of piles is suitable for any types of soils.
Advantages of Cased Cast-in-Situ Concrete PilesMain advantages of cased cast in situ piles are as follows.
- The shell has driving resistance so, it can be easily driven.
- Concrete filling is not disturbed.
- Internal inspection can be done after driving shell.
- Piles can be easily cut or extended in case of cased piles.
Types of Cased Cast-in-Situ Concrete Piles and UsesDifferent types of cased cast in situ concrete piles are:
- Raymond piles
- Mac-Arthur piles
- Union metal monotube pile
- Swage pile
- Western button bottom pile
Raymond PilesRaymond piles are economical piles of cast in situ piles which are developed by A.A. Raymond in 1897. There are two types of Raymond piles are available, namely
- Standard Raymond pile
- Step taper Raymond pile