Issue Date: September/October 2016

Launched soil nails are a unique remedial technology in the geotechnical construction toolbox. These 20-ft-long,1.5-in.-diameter nails are installed in a single shot using a compressed air “cannon” at velocities of up to250 miles/hour, and at rates approaching 250 nails/day. The nails reinforced an unstable or potentially unstable soil mass by transferring the nail’s tensile and […]

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Categorized as: GeoEngineering