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BRUCE Offshore Leader for Crane Suspended Pile Driving

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Offshore Type Leads

This type of Pile Hammer operation is for crane free hanging suspended pile driving without Fixed Leader that is used and normally is accomplished its pile driving work on offshore project.

The Hammer requires a lifting wire rope to lift it directly by a Crane due to the limitation of taking Crane’s position when it is being apart from the land.

Bruce Pile Hammer is mainly providing two types of crane suspended type :

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Long Pile Skirt

is most popular type of crane suspended pile driving in the industries which is attached to the hammer housing to hold piles and maintain pile alignment during pile driving.

The adjustable Long pile Skirt can be adjusted inner diameter of pile skirt according to the different pile size.


Suspended Leader

is also for crane suspended pile driving which is one of leader but short length attached to the pile hammer to hold piles and maintain pile alignment during pile driving.

If pile size is smaller than pile hammer housing, suspended leader can be better stable pile driving and a greater battered piling work by the Crane lifts a whole structure of Leader.

Piling Accessories

Swinging Leads

These leads are attached to the crane at the top by the main cable.
They have a gate at the bottom which holds the leads around the pile and will sometimes have spikes on the bottom which are stuck into the ground or template to assist in aligning the hammer.

Semi-fixed Leads

This type of lead has a pivot or sliding connection to the crane at either the top or bottom of the leads.
Normally the connection is at the top of the leads

Hammer Cushions

Hammer cushions are constructed of man-made materials that are heat resistant, durable and absorb a certain amount of shock.
Common types of materials are aluminum, micarta and polymer which are in the form of disks

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Pile Cushions

Pile cushions are placed between the pile top and the pile cap on concrete piles.
Pile cushions are not used on steel piles or timber piles.

Pile Cap or Helmet

This is the section of the pile driving system which rests between the hammer and the pile.
For concrete piles, it contains the striker plate or drive cap, a hammer cushion, and the pile cushion


Bruce provides also Followers which is :
An extension, usually steel, used between the top of the pile and the hammer to extend the driving range of the pile (usually below water).



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