Category Archives: grillages

4 Benefits of Grillage Foundations

Written on August 18, 2017 at 9:39 am, by

Grillages are a framework of either single or double tiered beams, used to secure the foundations of a building (such as screw piles) to the structure itself so that it can spread safely across the ground above. As a result, grillages contribute to the equal and reliable distribution of the weight of the construction. They  Continue Reading »

The Lowdown on Grillages

Written on August 31, 2016 at 10:33 am, by

Grillages are a versatile and environmentally friendly foundation technique which is often applied in situations where towers, road signs, gantries or overhead line electrification needs to be installed. The term grillage comes from the French “greille” meaning grating of metal or steel bars. Placed on a number of screwpiles, steel grillages support the overlying structure  Continue Reading »

Designs for Grillage Applications

Written on January 9, 2016 at 8:37 am, by

ScrewFast offers leading edge geotechnical engineering solutions that have been gradually developed to include a variety of standard and bespoke design applications.  This is especially true in the invention of the steel grillage. Grillages are a framework of single or double tiered beams, placed crosswise to support and secure a foundation.   This ridged framework joins  Continue Reading »

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