Concrete Retaining WallsIcon Walls provides a variety of precast concrete sleeper retaining walls for homes, businesses and public performs all through Victoria. A gravity retaining wall is normally a low height (less than 3 to four feet) wall which depends on its personal weight or mass to hold back the earth behind it. This target is accomplished by constructing the wall with a volume of material so that when stacked with each other, the weight and friction of the interlocking material exceeds the forces of the earth behind it. Figure 1 illustrates a very simple loose laid stone gravity retaining wall.

The retaining wall should be able to stand up to the pressure exerted by the backfill, also named lateral earth stress. Mass concrete retaining walls will be designed employing equivalent principles described above for masonry retaining walls and will have the similar safety, labour and expense problems. The further image under also demonstrates how concrete pre-cast units can be utilized in addition to in-situ for Concrete Cantilever retaining walls.

VB concrete retaining walls is an powerful way to fix numerous troubles with out resorting to additional in depth destruction and reconstruction methods.Concrete is a wonderful material to use for retaining walls. … Read the rest