Viper Support Systems  Helical Pile

What a Helical Pile (helical pier)

A manufactured steel foundation system containing a central shaft with welded helix-shaped bearing blades with the purpose to be installed into the ground to provide surface equipment support as well little environmental impact. This type of design has been around for over 150 years and can handle various conditions and cut down the time taken versus using concrete caissons. Pipe racks, equipment skids, dehydrator towers, etc can be set on Helical Piles. This system can also easily be uninstalled quickly and easily, making it a great temporary/semi-permanent option.

Advantages of Helical Piles:

  • Ideal for areas with limited access, remote locations, minimal headroom, etc.
  • Installation is unaffected by weather conditions
  • Construction time reduced
  • No vibrations causing damage during installation
  • Can be removed and reused
  • Rapid installation with small equipment
  • Minimize and/or eliminate the use of concrete
  • Little environmental impact when installed and uninstalled