Securing of courtesy canopies for the general public
Engineered Solutions and Halfords
Halfords had been seeking a solution to their staff helping their customers fit replacement car accessories and needed all weather protection during fitting operations.
When Engineered Solutions were asked to support this project, which had been ongoing for more than 3 years, they came to SpirafixGround Anchors, who had alredy been working on the problem.
Partnering with Engineered Solutions, we produced a flexible facility to cope with all conditions.
A jig was commissioned by Engineered Solutions which enabled our site teams to independently prepare the site without loss of facility to Halfords pending the arrival of the new shelter.
Of course ground conditions can vary considerably but at Spirafix we have a range of ground anchors which drill in to suitable depths and are easily capable of producing compression forces in prepared tarmac finish groundworks in excess of 1700 kgs of pull force.
This can increase up to 5000 kgs. and even in weak ground has achieved in excess of 900 kgs. on the shorter anchors.
Halfords were delighted with the solution as it places them very favourably with landlord tenancy terms as it doesn't damage the ground and is practically invisible once the anchors are remove - which again can be done without damaging the ground.