Techno metal post is the first company in the screw pile industry to have obtained certifications in canada and the u.s., as well as a technical assessment in europe.
In 2002 (and renewed in 2014), Techno Metal Post received certification from the Canadian Construction Materials Centre (CCMC) attesting that Techno Pieux/Techno Metal Post products comply with the requirements of the National Building Code of Canada (NBC).
Techno Metal Post received an evaluation report (ESR #3418) from the ICC Evaluation Service (ICC-ES), the equivalent of the CCMC in Canada and the CSTB in France, providing evidence that our 3 ½ in. (88.9 mm) diameter helical pile, models P3-8, P3-10 and P3-12, as well as bracket models PC5, PC6, PC8, PU4, PU5, PU4B, PU5B, PSC6, PSC8, PIB6 and PIB8 comply with code requirements.
ICC ESR#3418, U.S. (.Pdf)
Since 2006, Techno Metal Post’s technology has been granted technical approval #3/13‑740 by the Centre Scientifique et Technique du Bâtiment (CSTB – Scientific and Technical Centre for Buildings) in France. To date, this technical approval is in force in France and the French Overseas Countries and Territories for the implementation of specific foundations. The helical piles manufactured by Techno Metal Post can be used to support new constructions or additions, and to reinforce existing structures. They can be used in any type of soil as well as in high-level seismic zones. CSTB is a major organization in France in the field of product certification, activities and use tests for construction products.
Techno Metal Post is also certified by the Canadian Welding Bureau (CWB) CSA W47.1 for the following welds:
- Helix with pile
- Ring with pile
- Ring with extension