Drilling tool Patent #: 4091882
ApplicationNo. 06/934620 filed on 11/24/1986
US Classes:405/244, With anchoring of structure405/232, Process or apparatus for installing405/52FLUID CONTROL, TREATMENT, OR CONTAINMENT
ExaminersPrimary: Taylor, Dennis L.
Attorney, Agent or Firm
International ClassesE02D 5/54 (20060101)
E02D 5/22 (20060101)
E02D 5/34 (20060101)
E02D 5/44 (20060101)
E02D 5/80 (20060101)
Foreign Application Priority Data1984-04-06 ID
AbstractA pile element is disclosed for supporting a structure after being driven into a soil stratum. The pile element includes a pile body defining an exterior surface of the pile. At least one plate is adapted to be retained substantially within the pile body during driving of the pile. The at least one plate is caused to protrude sideways from the pile body upon completion of driving of the pile.