Sec_GroupProvided by The SEC Group – Mathew Holt

Subject: Testing with five foot stake to pole distance and 7′ side pole height

Testing with five foot stake to pole distance and 7′ side pole height
Test date 4/10/13 – 9:00 AM. – Temp. 70 degrees f – Dry conditions
1/2″ – 18″ Jay Hook Stake – 200 lbs failure 1/2″ – 24″ Nail Head Stake – 300 lbs failure – 5/8″ – 18″ Double Head Stake- set at maximum depth- 400 lbs failure 3/4″ – 24″ Nail Head concrete form stake – 300-400 lbs failure 1″ -24″ single head stake – 300 lbs failure 1″ – 30″ single head stake – 300 lbs failure 1″ – 42″ – driven half depth – rope placement at base of stake -200 lbs failure 1″ – 42″ – driven half depth – rope placement top of stake – 400 lbs failure 1″ -42″ – driven proper depth – rope placement bottom of stake – 500 lbs failure 1″ – 42″ – driven on angle to proper depth- rope placement bottom of stake – 500 lbs failure 1″ -42″ – double head driven to proper depth – 2″ web guy and ratchet – 1000 lbs failure
1 1/8″ – 42″ -double head driven to proper depth-ground mounted ratchet and web guy – 1400 lbs failure Two 1″ – 42″ double head with two hole stake bar stakes set behind each other, ground ratchet and AB guy – 1200 lbs failure Three 1″ -42″ double head stakes with two, two hole stake plates set in ” v” shape with two stakes behind front stake – ground ratchet and web guy – 220 lbs failure
1 -1/8″ – 42″ , three hole stake bar with single ground ratchet and web guy, ratchet mounted in center stake – 3000 lbs failure
1 -1/8″ – 42″ , five hole stake bar with two ground ratchets and web guys, ratchets in stakes 2 and 4 – 4500 lbs NO Failure. Estimate in on site soil conditions system would fail at 6000 + lbs
1 ” – 42″ – two three hole stake bars in line to set six stakes with two ground ratchets and web guys – ratchets set on stakes 2and 4 – conditional failure at 5000 lbs.