Resources Contact Us Home
Browse by: INVENTOR PATENT HOLDER PATENT NUMBER DATE
 
 
Method and apparatus for utilizing non-cylindrical support sections to lift and level existing buildings from a location underneath the buildings










Image Number 8 for United States Patent #6705053.

An apparatus and a method are provided for lifting and leveling an existing building from a position underneath the existing building. At least a first non-cylindrical support section having a substantially rectangular shape and first and second ends is located within the earth at a position underneath the existing building. A cap support section is placed in contact with the second end of the first non-cylindrical support section. A jack is disposed on the upper side of the cap support section and raised until the foundation of the existing building has been lifted to a desired height. The non-cylindrical support section has low bearing and high friction characteristics. The low bearing characteristics enable the apparatus to be driven further into the earth than cylindrical pilings that are commonly used to lift and level existing buildings. The high friction characteristics assist in maintaining the stability of the apparatus once it has been installed.








 
 
  Recently Added Patents
Load balancing multicast traffic
Accelerating memory operations blocked by ordering requirements and data not yet received
Electronic device holder
Brain stimulation response profiling
Object-based 3-dimensional audio service system using preset audio scenes
Bearing grease composition
Folding rigid box
  Randomly Featured Patents
Coating system transparent to light and reflecting thermal radiation
Turf divot fixer and golf tee holder with cover
Analog implementation of linear transforms
Purified and antigenically selective vaccines for domestic animals
Toothbrush
Sample dimension inspecting/measuring method and sample dimension inspecting/measuring apparatus
Application recovery
Voltage upconverter for portable time divisional multiple access radio
Method and apparatus for power throttling of highspeed multi-lane serial links
Non-phasing chloroprene polymer adhesive composition and preparation thereof