Installation Equipment

The mechanical engineering department designs and manufactures equipment for the installation of piles. Three models of installation machines, as well as several custom systems, are available.

Our limit is your imagination: we can produce parts and machinery tailored to meet your objectives.
Every year, we respond to a great number of specific requests from our certified installers.

 

See what Paul Lafrance has to say about the Techno Metal Post installation equipment.

 


 

équipement d'installation R2D.

R2D

Our smallest installation machine for this product line.
It can install piles anywhere.
Despite its small size allowing it to fit through a door frame, this machine is extremely powerful.

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Specifications

Dimensions: Length 2,500 mm (98 ½ in) x Width 760 mm (29 in) x Height 1,500 mm (59 in)
Weight: 750 kg (1,653 lbs)
Maximum mast height: 3,400 mm (133 ⅞ in)
Mast rotation: +/- 60°
Minimum required clearance for installation: 178 mm (7 in)
Maximum bearing capacity under compression per pile installed:
Service: 115 kN (25,850 lbs)
Ultimate: 161 kN (36,190 lbs)
Équipement d'installation EM-1.

EM-1

Our mid-range model is able to provide more power than the R2, when needed.
This machine can easily go on sites and complete the installation of helical piles faster and more accurately than any other machine on the market.

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Specifications

Dimensions: Length 2,362 mm (93 in) x Width 1,219 mm (48 in) x Height 1,676 mm (66 in)
Weight: 2,025 kg (4,464 lbs)
Maximum mast height: 3,683 mm (145 in)
Mast rotation: 360°
Minimum required clearance for installation: 203 mm (8 in)
Maximum bearing capacity under compression per pile installed:
Service: 150 kN (33,750 lbs)
Ultimate: 210 kN (47,250 lbs)
équipement d'installation et-1.

ET-1

Our heavy-duty model for industrial projects.
When our engineers ask for piles of larger diameter with a greater bearing capacity, the ET‑1 is up to the task.

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Specifications

Dimensions: Length 4,267 mm (168 in) x Width 1,727 mm (68 in) x Height 2,133 mm (84 in)
Weight: 4,037 kg (8,900 lbs)
Maximum mast height: 4,572 mm (180 in)
Mast rotation: 360°
Minimum required clearance for installation: 229 mm (9 in)
Maximum bearing capacity under compression per pile installed:
Service: 225 kN (50,625 lbs)
Ultimate: 315 kN (70,875 lbs)