Can ground screws be installed all year round and in any weather?

The simple answer is – yes! 

We can install our range of RADIX Ground Screws all year round, in spring, summer, autumn or winter, and come the sun, rain or snow.

ground screw foundations being installed in winter

All-year-round installation is possible due to two important factors.

Our range of professional and extendable ground screws from RADIX is engineered to withstand significant forces, so as well as giving them their ability to support incredible loads, we can drive them into the hardpacked ground without compromising their integrity, including into frozen ground in the depths of winter.

ground screw foundations being installed in snow

Secondly, installation in all weather conditions is possible using our professional equipment. Our electric-powered hand-turning machines, which deliver up to 4700 Nm of torque, are portable units that will install and extract screws from 76mm up to 114mm in diameter in the most demanding conditions, including cold winters and into the frozen or hard-packed ground.

In some instances, customers have used this ability for ground screws to be installed all year round to their benefit, choosing to install projects in winter when the ground conditions are more solid and can withstand the arrival of multiple trucks or if needing to deploy a crane.

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