Accubrace® System

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With the Accubrace total bracing system, Helical Ground Anchors (HGAs) are utilized in place of "dead men." The system consists of three pieces - a 7'0" HGA, a Connector and a 4'0" Helical Extension for deeper installations. This HGA brace achieves the loads required to match wall brace loads up to 12,000# SWL, 15,000# SWL with the extension.

HGAs installed into the soil provide an economic method for support of wall braces. The HGA must be installed to an installed torque to attain the loads required of the steel braces temporarily supporting the wall panels. The braces are bolted to the wall panel and to the top of the HGA via a transition connector.
Using high strength Accubrace braces to take advantage of the 12,000# minimum HGA SWL will reduce the number of braces and HGAs required per panel, therefor reducing the overall installed cost of braces and HGAs.  Additionally, bracing to the outside can facilitate faster erection of structural steel.