Soil Nail Walls

Soil Nail walls are a means of reinforcing existing soils in-situ using the soil nail and a structural face. The soil nail is called a passive inclusion somewhat different from a tie-back that is tensioned and locked off. Soil nailing is used support cohesive soils that can temporarily self stand vertical or near vertical for the required lift height during nail installation.

The Hilfiker Spiralnail is a proprietary shaped soil nail that provides superior pullout ability than similarly sized members. It is used to provide slope stabilizing reinforcing, temporary shoring for construction staging, permanent spiralnail retaining wall systems include the sprialnail trusswall. Spiralnails are also used to provide additional stabilizing reinforcing for failing retaining wall systems.