In-situ steel reinforcement with soil nails stabilizes slopes and cuttings
Soil nailing is a passive system for stabilizing slopes, cuttings and deep excavations where deformations are non-critical.
The load transfer system in soil nails differs significantly from actively tensioned ground anchors
The complete soil is consolidated by the soil nail, increasing its load-bearing capacity
Soil nails are used in
How soil nails work
Soil nails do not act individually, but as a complete nailing system. Their use increases the capacity of a slope or cut face by introducing in-situ steel reinforcement.
Soil nails are installed into a passive areas of the slope to stabilize the active zone of the slope. As a result, tensile and shear forces act on the soil nail to reinforce the soil, stabilizing the slope.