Impact driving

Impact driving installs the piling elements dynamically. A hydraulic hammer, usually mounted on a piling rig with leader, impacts on the piling element using a ram mass. Impact driving is used for the same applications as vibrating. The hydraulic hammers currently available are able to transfer much higher dynamic forces. For this reason impact driving is commonly used for very large and long piling elements.

Examples with hydraulically driven free-fall hammers

  • Impact driving of precast concrete piles belongs to the classic pile driving applications.

    Precast impact driven piles

    Impact driving of precast concrete piles belongs to the classic pile driving applications.

  • The LRH 100 piling rig offers the possibility to install piling elements with especially large inclination.

    Pile driving with large inclination

    The LRH 100 piling rig offers the possibility to install piling elements with especially large inclination.

  • Impact driving of sheet pile profiles used to create temporary or permanent supporting and securing measures.

    Sheet pile walls

    Impact driving of sheet pile profiles used to create temporary or permanent supporting and securing measures.

  • Impact driving of steel pipes used for the installation of foundation piles.

    Steel pipes

    Impact driving of steel pipes used for the installation of foundation piles.

  • An LRH 400 in Bremerhaven equipped with a fixed leader for impact driving of sheet piles.

    Hydraulic engineering

    An LRH 400 in Bremerhaven equipped with a fixed leader for impact driving of sheet piles.

  • New hydraulic impact hammer from Liebherr

    The hydraulically driven free-fall hammers of the H series are ideally suited for impact driving steel pipes, I beams, sheet piles and precast concrete and timber piles. The hammers are completely integrated in the control system of the Liebherr carrier machines.

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    Liebherr piling and drilling rigs install precast concrete piles.
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    Liebherr piling and drilling rigs install precast concrete piles.
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