EN 12794:2005

Precast concrete products - Foundation piles EN 12794:2005

Publication date:   Oct 21, 2005

General information

99.60 Withdrawal effective   May 9, 2007


CEN/TC 229 Precast concrete products

European Norm

91.100.30   Concrete and concrete products | 93.020   Earthworks. Excavations. Foundation construction. Underground works



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This document specifies the terminology, requirements, basic performance criteria, test methods and evaluation of conformity that will be applied to precast concrete foundation piles, factory produced for building and civil engineering works and installed at the site by the use of impact, vibration, pressing or other suitable techniques. This document may also be applied to products manufactured in temporary plants on site where production is controlled in accordance with the provisions of Clause 6 and is protected against adverse weather conditions as necessary.
This document applies to foundation piles produced in a plant as reinforced or prestressed concrete elements. The cross-section may be solid or provided with a hollow core, either prismatic or cylindrical. The cross-section may be constant over the full length or tapered partly or wholly along the pile or pile segment length.
This document deals with foundation piles manufactured either in one length or in segments with cast-in pile joints. The foundation piles may have an enlarged toe or a pile shoe.
This document applies to normal weight concrete as defined in EN 206-1 compacted so as to retain no appreciable amount of entrapped air other than entrained air.

Related legislation

Legislation related to this standard


Construction products


Regulation (eu) No 305/2011 of the European Parliament and of the Council of 9 march 2011 laying down harmonised conditions for the marketing of construction products and repealing council directive 89/106/eec

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EN 12794:2005
99.60 Withdrawal effective
May 9, 2007


EN 12794:2005/prA1