Sonic Column Driving Installation

Rapid Installation

  1. Load post
  2. Set template
  3. Align, level, drive and check post for level
  4. Drive post to final depth
  5. Mount plates
  6. Set rafter same day!

Site:
1525 S. Columbus Blvd.
Tucson, AZ 85711

Installation:
1st American Solar

Cost SAVINGS vs. Setting Column in Concrete

  • $80/hole - dig
  • $86/hole - spoils hauling ($2600/30 frames)
  • $90/hole - set column (3 man hours)
  • $225/hole - concrete
  • $45/hole - concrete labor
  • 1 day delay - inspections
  • 1 day delay - wait for concrete to set

$526/hole + Delays

Sonic Driving Does NOT Remove Galvanized Surface

Column at right was driven through asphalt and compacted caliche soil, then pulled for testing.

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Pull tested column retains galvanized surface.