For over 30 years Platipus Anchors has been a market leader committed to providing innovative, cost effective and easily installed Percussion Driven Earth Anchor (PDEA® ) solutions. We excel in designing and manufacturing high quality anchoring products and tools used in a diverse range of market sectors.
The fundamental advantage of our Platipus Earth Anchoring System is the simplicity and effectiveness of a solution providing an alternative to traditional anchoring techniques. We use lightweight corrosion resistant products that are conducive to a range of design life requirements making our anchors ideal for temporary and permanent applications. Installation is fast and easy and can be accomplished with readily available equipment with minimal environmental impact.
In addition to delivering proven anchors solutions, Platipus provides excellent customer service which can include design assistance, preliminary on-site evaluations and testing, contractor training and technical support. We offer anchor specification guidance with our Anchor Load Calculator and detailed installation guides available for online use.
Platipus Anchors manufactures its anchor assemblies for the US market at its location in Raleigh, NC in accordance with ISO 9001:2008 standards. As a “just in time” (JIT) manufacturer, we are able to quickly produce required anchor assemblies adapting to meet unanticipated and changing project conditions.
Platipus has long been recognized as a pioneer in the civil engineering and construction industries for developing alternative solutions for conventional structural applications.
For over 30 years Platipus Anchors has been the market leader in innovative techniques to stabilize and irrigate newly planted trees.
The lack of deep rooted vegetation, excess water, poor drainage and over steepening makes slopes susceptible to erosion and instability. These situations can be addressed with the Anchored Reinforced Grid Solutions (ARGS® ).
High ground water offers significant challenges in controlling buoyancy issues with submerged pipes.
The unique design and installation method of Platipus Anchors makes it an optimal choice for marine construction. Our anchors are available in galvanized cast iron, heat treated aluminium that can be hard anodized and aluminium bronze.
Platipus has a selection of standard Percussion Driven Earth Anchor systems (PDEA's®) suitable for a range of applications including guying pole lines / stays for new or refurbished electricity and telecommunication distribution networks, power line crossings, replacement towers and conductor restringing.
Technology in the vineyard and fruit growing industry improves with almost every harvest. The anchoring point and end post kit for any trellis, soft fruit or crop protection system is usually the most important part of the structure.