Vehbi Koç Vakfı Modern Art Museum




Vehbi Koç Vakfı Modern Art Museum, Istanbul, Turkey

Permanent micropile execution for museum construction



Vehbi Koç Vakfı


ZETAŞ Zemin Teknolojisi



SAS Steel Turkey


Construction period:
July 2015 – December 2016


Scope of supply:
189 pcs of DCP coated thread bar SAS 950/1050 f47mm with a total weight of 48 tons for micro pile system. 378 pcs of required accesories like anchor nuts and lock nuts.



SAS thread bars used as micropiles under the building to protect the foundation against uplist forces due to high water uplift pressure. Concerning to the aggressive environment conditions the long term durability will be ensured by a double corrosion protection assembly. Therefore the SAS thread bar is placed in a corrugated sheathing pre-grouted. So the SAS System can also be used for tensile loading in a durable application.

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