Lunch & Learn

Used for more than 175 years, helical piles are a versatile deep foundation system. Their high compression and tension capacities allow them to be installed at any angle by hand or small machine. However, this pile system is hardly mentioned in engineering studies. With their introduction into the 2009 IBC, engineers are now beginning to understand how these helical piles really are great solutions to many of the problems they are trying to solve.

Ram Jack Solid Foundations offers FREE lunch and learn sessions for engineers, real estate representatives and municipality employees to learn more about the uses of these helical piles and driven pile systems.

What we cover

 

Pile Systems
A Ram Jack engineer will cover the advantages, components, applications and benefits of the Ram Jack Solid Foundation Driven Pile System and the Helical Pile System.

Theory & Design
We will cover the principles behind the design of helical piles.

ICC Acceptance Criteria
In 1836 Alexander Mitchell was the first to use helical piles to underpin the Maplin Sands Lighthouse in England. Back then there wasn’t an industry standard or requirements. The ICC (International Code Council) did approve a helical pile acceptance criterion in 2007 and later added helical piles to the 2009 IBC.

Most engineers believe that helical piles are all equal. However, there are many piles on the market today that do not meet these IBC requirements. These piles may not perform their required task and may not last as long as piles that do meet ICC specifications. They also may not meet some building code requirements.

IBC 2009-2015
During a Lunch & Learn we’ll cover helical pile sections included in the IBC; which will also apply to other foundation systems. We’ll discuss unbraced lengths, stability requirements, group effects, and lateral loads.

Ram Jack Foundation Solutions Software
Ram Jack Foundation Solutions offers engineers free access to our helical pile design software. We can show the benefits of our software, the types reports the software can generate, and the solutions it can provide your firm.

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How Do I Schedule a Lunch & Learn?
Just complete the form on this page or email us at [email protected] to arrange your Lunch and Learn or Call Us Now at 727-447-5502

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Quality Assurance & Applications
Our products are all manufactured in the United States under very strict quality control guidelines. Our manufacturing plant is ISO 9001:2008 certified. Ram Jack Solid Foundations products are sold and installed by highly trained specialists.

Our ICC-ESR Report promises that our products are recognized by the ICC and that they meet building code requirements. We’ll present real-world applications and solutions of the helical and driven pile systems with in depth case studies.

RamJack is..
the ONLY company using Under pin and Helical Piers that are Approved by the FLORIDA BUILDING CODE and Statute Ac358  requiring an ESR (Evaluation Service Report) that says products are tested and evaluated BEFORE they can be used in FLORIDA.

Exterior Indications of Foundation Problems

  • Doors that will not open or close properly
  • Gaps at the corner of fascia trim
  • Diagonal cracks in the wall at corners of doors and windows
  • Gaps between the garage door and the pavement at either side
  • of the garage door
  • Windows that are hard to open and close
  • Cracks in the exposed grade beam of the house
  • Cracks in brick and mortar

Interior Indications of Foundation Problems

  • Unlevel Floors
  • Large cracks in the concrete slabsinkhole_repairin
  • Gaps above kitchen cabinets
  • Cabinet doors that will not stay shut
  • Diagonal cracks in the wall at corners of doors and windows
  • Curling and tearing of existing sheetrock repairs
  • Leaks and cracks in and around the fireplace

The Ram Jack Process

Here's what sets us apart from any other Sinkhole Repair Company

  • LIFETIME TRANSFERABLE WARRANTY

    The Ram Jack foundation repair system is the most reliable foundation repair method in the industry. Our installed systems come with a standard Transferable Lifetime Warranty that is backed a Warranty Trust guaranteeing future performance. read more

  • EZ Pay Financing

    Ram Jack is now The Only Repair Company that offers an EZ-PAY Program for all your foundation and sinkhole repair needs. Don’t be stuck with not having enough money to do the foundation and sinkhole repairs.  read more

  • Proven History

    Ram Jack has been helping clients stay on solid ground since 1968. The backbone of the business is providing the most technologically advanced solutions to ease the worries. Ram Jack has built a business that customers trust and depend upon. read more

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