GIKEN (Corporate office in Kochi, CEO: Akio Kitamura) developed a new model of pollution-free press-in machine “Silent Piler F401-P1200” eligible to handle the Tubular Sheet Pile Press-in Method, and started receiving orders in January 2018.
Steel Tubular Sheet Pile Press-in Method is a construction method that continuously pressing tubular sheet piles with static load hydraulically into ground for the case of wall requested with large section performance such as harbor or great depth constructions. Using a press-in machine self-moving on existing piles, implant structure walls with high strength are able to be built safely and economically in space-saving manner.
This construction method has been promoted with accumulated construction performances by the companies recognized by the GTOSS memberships including Gikenseko, one of the group companies of GIKEN. Meanwhile, adopting this construction method at the site of renovation and reinforcement constructions for seawalls with growing demand of disaster prevention was gradually expanded as well as perfection of construction method was improved and stepped into the stage of standardization. Under such circumstances, a new press-in machine, F401-P1200 thus has been developed, and receiving orders has started. Delivery of the products is scheduled to be started from July 2018.