VIBRO COMPACTION

TECHNIQUE:

Vibro Compaction is used in areas where weak and unconsolidated soils impose constraints on development. This technique is the compaction of loose granular soils by penetration of a vibratory probe or vibroflot.

Based on the results from a test zone, Menard finds the optimal probe frequency and power, and the required period of vibration for the site. Water is typically jetted to aid the compaction process. The resulting void that develops is filled with clean sand or gravel that is compacted by the probe.

ADVANTAGES:

  • Increases soil bearing capacity.
  • Reduces total and differential settlement.
  • Reduces the potential of liquefaction.
  • The treatment is localized, which allows a customized and optimized treatment of the various soil Layers.
  • Possible Treatment to great depth up to 70m.