Thermoplastic Sheet Piles

The Advanced Structures and Composites Center has developed and patented a thermoplastic sheetpile for use in the construction of retaining walls.

Features of these sheetpiles include:whitter_farm_sheet_pile_project.jpg 

  • They will not corrode or decay in a marine environment  
  • They are environmentally inert - 100% recyclable
  • They resist impact, creep, UV and weathering 
  • They are far more economical than traditional materials when life-cycle costs are considered.

Sheet Piling Panels with Elongated Voids, US Patent 7,416,368 B2





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  • Shane Bourgault