Vulcan Onshore Tip #51: Sheet Pile Designations

To simplify Sheet Pile Designations for domestic manufacturers, there has been formulated a “New Standard, Designation” system. Given in the table below are the new and old designations for reference purposes.

NEW STANDARD DESIGNATION U.S. ARMY CORPS OF ENGR. DESIGNATION U.S. STEEL BETHLEHEM WEIRTON STEEL (DlV. OF NAT’L.) AREA SQUARE INCHES LB. PER LINEAR FT.
PZ38 238 MZ38 ZP38 16.77 57
PZ32 232 MZ32 ZP32 16.47 56
PZ27 227 MZ27 ZP27 11.91 40.5
PDA27 DA27 MP116 DP2 10.59 36
PMA22 MA22 MP115 AP3 10.59 36
PSA23 SA23 MP112 SP4 WS3 8.99 30.7
PSA28 SA28 MP113 SP5 WS4 10.98 37.3
PS28 S28 MP101 SRA WS1 10.29 35
PS32 S32 MP102 SP7A WS2 11.76 40
PSX35 MP103 SP7B 13.09 44.5
WZ27 (not comp. PZ27) 19 36
PWZ22 11.03 29.33

When ordering Helmets for driving steel sheet piling, please use the New Standard Designations.

Note: more information on older sheet piling sections can be found in the Vulcanhammer.info Guide to Pile Driving Equipment.

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