15 AUGUST 2005
PILE DRIVING EQUIPMENT
Purpose. The criteria presented in this UFC are to be used by the engineer
and the construction representative to develop methods and details for driving and
installing pile foundations. The data referenced can aid the engineer in driving, testing
and evaluating the capacity and condition of the piling before, during and after
Scope. Apply the Geotechnical criteria to all projects for the military services.
The descriptions of pile driving and installation equipment including the weight, stroke,
capacity of hammer, ram weight, helmet, swinging and fixed leads, cushions, cushion
blocks and other hammer criteria and physical properties are presented in the
UFC 3-220-10N, Soil Mechanics
Pile Buck, Inc.