Pioneering Percussion Driven Earth Anchors (PDEA®) for 40 Years


Ground Anchors for a variety of market sectors

We are the global market leaders in the design, manufacture and supply of Percussion Driven Earth Anchors (PDEA®).

What is a Platipus Percussion Driven Earth Anchor (PDEA®)?

The Platipus Percussion Driven Earth Anchor (PDEA®) is a unique, modern and versatile device that can be rapidly deployed in most displaceable ground conditions. It offers a lightweight corrosion resistant earth anchor that can be driven from ground level using conventional portable equipment. It creates minimal disturbance of the soil during installation, can be stressed to an exact holding capacity and made fully operational immediately. As a completely dry system it also has minimal environmental impact.

Over the past 43 years Platipus has developed a comprehensive range of temporary and permanent earth anchoring systems  (PDEA®) suitable for applications within the Civil Engineering & ConstructionLandscapePipelineElectricity & CommunicationsMarinePhotovoltaic and Vineyard Industries.

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Why choose Platipus Earth Anchoring Systems?

With over 40 years‘ experience and thousands of successful projects completed worldwide, Platipus® has developed a comprehensive range of ground anchoring solutions designed for most applications and industry sectors.

As part of our commitment to deliver a complete package for our customers we offer pre-contract site evaluation and anchor testing together with on-site training and support. We can provide real-time technical support at all stages of the design and installation process including specification guidance, AutoCad drawings and non-chargeable System / Conceptual Proposals, outlining possible ground anchoring solutions suitable for your project. In addition, we are able to supply a full Indemnified Design through our Geotechnical Consulting team, which are chargeable. We are able to offer a supply and installation service through our network of Platipus Approved Installers (UK only) and global Distributors / Partners.

We also understand the importance of Continued Professional Development. Our philosophy is to offer busy professionals the opportunity to discover the advantages of the Platipus anchoring solutions through a comprehensive 1 to 1, group or webinar technical presentation, at a time and location convenient to you.

Ground testing for Earth Anchors together with on-site training and support